With Tempestt Bledsoe and her character leaving for college sooner than expected, the show needed a new Vanessa. To solve this problem, they introduced Cousin Pam, a distant relative of Cliff's who has never met anyone in this family even though she lives a couple boroughs away. Seriously, her friends ride the subway to come visit her, and she couldn't do the same to see her blood relatives? I'm also a little lost on the exact structure of the family tree here. I know it's possible to have a cousin more than 30 years younger than you, but it's rare, and a little illumination on that would have been nice. But whatever.
He's giving me OITNB Crazy Eyes realness.
There's no need for stank, girl. You just got here.
Men on this show are usually a terrible influence on the women they date.
They're not great fashion advisers, either.
Who the hell are you?
So you just, like, live here now?
Eyes on the pies.
They'd rather cast someone new than give her more lines.
At least she had two scenes this time.
So much for welcoming.
Why are you huddled against the cabinet like that?
I know that this entry wasn't necessarily worth the wait. But I promise I'm not going to stop now that I've gotten this far. Even if finishing this blog seems like a ridiculous goal sometimes.