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post #41 of 130
That preview was really great. I love his arguments- reasonable and to the point. And they really make Bree look shallow.
And I really love how he protects his (kind of) son by sending letters to the drs & hospitals- very thorough!
I really hope he wins!
post #42 of 130
Wow!
How fantastic is that!

I'm even more impressed that as far as I can assume (and correct me if I'm wrong) but it seems that Orson (the husband) is cut himself!

I'll be holding my breath on Sunday!

(I really, really hope they don't. I mean how could they after the pain and decrease in Sexual pleasure comment? I would really hate to have to stop watching after this episode!)
post #43 of 130
Go Orson!!!!!!!!!!!!!
post #44 of 130
And don't you love the look the nurse gives her when she asks who she needs to see to get the baby circumcised? The nurse looks at her like, you've gotta be kidding. No way. What?
post #45 of 130
I've never watched the show before, but this thread has me curious. I may have to watch this one...I'm so hopeful!
post #46 of 130
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Originally Posted by Sancta View Post
And don't you love the look the nurse gives her when she asks who she needs to see to get the baby circumcised? The nurse looks at her like, you've gotta be kidding. No way. What?
Yep, I noticed that as well.

I'll be interested to find out what happens. And, yes, that woman sounds crazy, superficial and mindless.
post #47 of 130
What an awesome preview! I have never watched the show, but add me to the list of new viewers for Sunday!
post #48 of 130
I wont be watching but I will be checking back here to see what happens. : that it goes the right way.
post #49 of 130
Wow, I have been an avid viewer since the beginning, but I was going to miss this week b/c of the previews. I'm going to watch now that I've seen that sneak preview. Go Orson! I REALLY hope they do the right thing so I don't have to stop watching. :
post #50 of 130
never seen the show, after the first few minutes of the very first one, i changed it thinking it was really weird, LOL..but that preview made me laugh. very cool. i hope he gets his way, too!
post #51 of 130
I don't watch it but honestly, not hoping for much.
post #52 of 130
Desperate housewives has been AP-friendly in the past. Gaby wore her adopted baby girl (Lilly? I think) in a sling, when she was doing yoga and Lynette freaked out when Bree spanked one of the twins and talked about how humiliating that must be for a child. So maybe there is hope...
post #53 of 130
This is the classic cliff hanger. Pick a topic that is controversial, add a dose of dissention, string it out and surprise everyone. It keeps viewers coming back for more. It's a tactic to build viewership and ratings.

Apparently, someone there is very familiar with this issue and the heated passions around it and they are using it to build their ratings. That's OK with me because there are millions of viewers and they seem (from the trailer I've seen) more than willing to put the truthful information out there. No matter which way it goes, it's good for intactivism. I think we can expect this to be stretched out over several episodes to milk it for all it's worth.

One possible scenario I see coming is for there to be a heated argument between mother and father with the mother finally coming around but not totally convinced. But in the end, the baby comes home with all his parts intact. Then, Bree being the compulsive type and being the perfect wife and homemaker and wanting for cleanliness, etc., etc., conspires to get the baby alone and have the circumcision done. From that point, it gets a little bit muddy. If she succeeds, there will be a massive argument and if she doesn't succeed and gets caught, there's going to be a massive argument. There will be alienation and retribution. Somehow in the end, everyone will work it out.

Another possible scenario is that the baby won't be circumcised but will "have to be circumcised" later and you all know the story from that point.

I've watched maybe 2 or 3 episodes of DH but you can be sure I'll be watching to see how they handle this. That's just what they want!

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post #54 of 130
The character "Bree" sounds like a complete nut. I've never watched DH before. I'll check out the link now.
post #55 of 130
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Originally Posted by Sancta View Post
have ya'll seen this?

http://video.aol.com/video/tv-desper...cision/2018088

i think the hubby's doing a nice job....making his wife's reasons seem very superficial.

i don't even watch this show and I'M interested!

oh yeah - and they are bottlefeeding too....not even promoting the breast.
WTG Orson!!!
post #56 of 130
I've never seen the show, but that clip was awesome! Somebody has got to post an update when the show airs!!!!
post #57 of 130
If she does circ then I AM DONe with DesH. I can't stand Susan so it is just another reason to stop watching. I have better things to do like Blog on MDC. LOL
post #58 of 130
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Originally Posted by ColoradoMama View Post
I've never seen the show, but that clip was awesome! Somebody has got to post an update when the show airs!!!!
Is there any chance at all that someone could briefly summarise what happened in the clip (maybe using spoiler tags for those who don't want to read?1)?

I live in the UK, and Desperate Housewives won't be aired here until the New Year, so they won't let us watch clips of it - arrgh! And I'm so nosy, I'm desperate to know what they said about circumcision in that clip...
post #59 of 130
This isn't the whole thing, but gives a good picture!

Bree goes to hospital to get baby circed, doctor says he can't help her and reads letter that Orson had sent him. The letter says that he does not wish for his son, Benjamin Hodge, to be circed and should the recipient of the letter encounter his wife, show her the letter and assure her of its wide distribution to hospitals and doctor's offices in that and 2 surrounding states. It goes to scene of Bree and Orson and she's complaining about him not trusting her.
O: Of course I trust you, not to break your word, but since you pointedly would not give it, I trusted you to snip first and debate the merits later
B: I'm only thinking of the baby, be reasonable
O:You're unreasonable, what do you have against untrimmed penises?
B: They're...unsightly! I do not want our son to be teased for being different, do you?
O: So it all comes down to tradition and conformity
B: What's wrong with that? I though we liked conformity!
O: Not at the price of pain and reduced sexual pleasure
B: I can tell you who's sexual pleasure is going to be reduced big time! (As Orson walks away to feed the baby)
post #60 of 130
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Originally Posted by notyetamommy View Post
This isn't the whole thing, but gives a good picture!

Bree goes to hospital to get baby circed, doctor says he can't help her and reads letter that Orson had sent him. The letter says that he does not wish for his son, Benjamin Hodge, to be circed and should the recipient of the letter encounter his wife, show her the letter and assure her of its wide distribution to hospitals and doctor's offices in that and 2 surrounding states. It goes to scene of Bree and Orson and she's complaining about him not trusting her.
O: Of course I trust you, not to break your word, but since you pointedly would not give it, I trusted you to snip first and debate the merits later
B: I'm only thinking of the baby, be reasonable
O:You're unreasonable, what do you have against untrimmed penises?
B: They're...unsightly! I do not want our son to be teased for being different, do you?
O: So it all comes down to tradition and conformity
B: What's wrong with that? I though we liked conformity!
O: Not at the price of pain and reduced sexual pleasure
B: I can tell you who's sexual pleasure is going to be reduced big time! (As Orson walks away to feed the baby)
Thanks so much! Very cool - that sums up the pro- and anti- arguments amazingly well - way to go Orson! (I never liked him so much as I do right now!)
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