'Cougar Town': Dan Byrd explains why the finale's in Hawaii


We've seen the downward spiral of Travis (Dan Byrd) on "Cougar Town" over the past few weeks, culminating in him taking up residence on his dad's boat at the end of last week's episode.Yes, he got crushed when Kirsten turned down his proposal, and yes, he's effectively dropped out of college. But it's not all bad -- at least he gets a trip to Hawaii out of it. The show's hour-long season finale on Wednesday (May 25) was filmed on location on the north shore of Oahu."Part of [Travis'] healing process is running away to Hawaii," Byrd tells Zap2it, "which allows the rest of the gang to go after him."His character's current mopey state hasn't let Byrd participate in the show's comedy as much of late, but he enjoyed the change of pace for Travis."It's been a really cool character arc for me, and there's been emotion involved, which is fun just because it's different...



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