He never had a secret relationship such as we were having. Our drives home, our foolish jokes, kidding on the set, all the behavior of kids in love - he’d never known. Nor had I. (…) Just his looking at me made me tremble. When he took my hand in his, the feeling caught me in the pit of my stomach - his hand was warm, protecting, and full of love. - Lauren Bacall
i need some physical affection and 3 bottles of vodka
The episode was really supposed to be how everyone handles grief differently. But it’s also about Alicia dealing with the ambiguity of death. The inability to access the deceased and his thinking. It’s a little bit of a detective story, but about the mystery of a loved one’s last moments and their frame of mind. When someone you love dies, you want to stand where they stood, and see what they saw. In the absence of facts, you have to create your conclusion — which is what Alicia does.