NECESSARY ROUGHNESS “Baggage Claim” Season 1 Episode 11 – Secrets are like baggage, according to Dani, and in “Baggage Claim,” this week’s Necessary Roughness, everyone’s hauling around their own personalized set.
But no one has more has more stuff weighing them down than Dani’s latest client, Anne Marie (Gail O’Grady), a home-decorating media mogul/obvious homage to Martha Stewart. When her board ofdirectors order her into mandatory therapy, it’s up to Dani to figure out why America’s Sweetheart isdisplaying bouts of psychotic rage. I would think it’s obvious (decades worth of varnish fumes), but Dani feels there’s something deeper than simply a bitch with a glue gun.
At first, Anne Marie is a brick wall, but after another breakdown, she asks Dani to come inside herhouse, which doesn’t seem like that big of a deal until her boyfriend admits that he’s never been invited past the driveway. Hoarder, was my first thought, and I was totally right. Anne Marie is the world’s neatest and most organized hoarder (not a rat dropping in sight), but she still flips out in a spectacular way when anyone threatens her stuff. Read More...