She got her Ph.D. in incredulity.
She's dressed to convey a clear viewpoint here. After giving Denise a low grade and threatening to fail her if she doesn't improve, Dr. Hughes could easily come across as strict to the point of cruelty. To bolster the actor's natural charisma, however, the costume department has avoided stuffy suits and rigid professional attire in favor of a more colorful, less conventional approach to work clothes. She's delivering a lot here in terms of palette, veering from the sunny wrap in her hair to the bold teal of her puffy blouse to the crimson accents on her coat. The jacket also serves up some subtler shading in the leafy print along the torso. Personally, I'm not inclined to validate any of this as fashionable or attractive. It's too much, and needs to be toned down significantly. The coat alone is competing with itself, and then the shirt, headpiece, and jewelry all struggle for attention on top of it. The message that she's a cool teacher could have been conveyed just as effectively with a more tasteful look. She goes past "fun" and into "unhinged" in this getup.
Do you really want to hurt me?
Do you really want to make me cry?
I'm starting with this picture merely to answer my own question from episode #2.4: yes, these are pajamas.
Going through a goth phase?
Look at the range of emotion. These two frames should be on her reel.
That topknot is so freaking cute!
Honestly, I think the sun's dance looks pretty boring from her demonstration.
Her instructions on the proper bow are actually kind of great.
She looks great from all angles, which is a rare achievement in this house.
From now on, spend more time observing your mother.
How do I even stay awake through his scenes anymore?
I GET IT DRUGS ARE BAD LEAVE ME ALONE.
I'm really going to type it in all caps for the entire season, so you may as well accept it: HOW ARE THEY HIDING PHYLICIA'S PREGNANCY THIS WEEK?
I prefer not knowing what prompted this reaction. It's a standalone.
"Do you guys have any more crap to bury her under?"
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