Cougar Town Needs to Resolve Its Travis and Laurie Issues Already

Last night's Cougar Town serves as an effective bridge between the show's ABC run and its upcoming TBS one, gently closing out the show's Jules-and-Grayson wooing phase with a sweet and appropriate sitcom wedding. There's no reason to think the show can't make the leap to basic cable with its quirks and silliness intact, but "My Life/Your World" did point to one major issue the show needs to confront and soon: Travis and Laurie.

Since the beginning, Dan Byrd and Busy Phillips have played up the flirtatiousness of their characters' banter, and each season has nudged the characters a little closer together. Finally last night, after years of build-up and several close calls, Travis confessed his love in a drunken haze of confidence and nudity. But even that didn't seem to resolve much of anything, followed as it was by meaningful glances and good-natured mutual understanding. Read More...


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