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  • What DID happen to Mr. Mumbles at the end of "Dancing"? Some people may be sick of hearing that, but there's seriously no explanation. Did Elise hear Chris and go up and feed her off screen during the week's time? Chris did mention that Elise likes Mr. Mumbles. But she really wasn't paying attention at that point.
    • I think he blew up the dance theater. That's why it cuts to it being blown up after they mention that.
  • What is this show's target audience? It seems a bit too adult for kids, but also not adult enough for adults.
    • I always guessed it was for older kids and/or teenagers.
      • Temp jobs, car troubles, the DMV, jury duty, school reunions, in-laws... trust me, it's plenty funny for adults.
      • It's a show with the language and subject matter of adults, that's about as mature as Dan and Chris are.
      • It's for people old enough to like dark comedy and to think a show doesn't need profanities and blatant sex jokes to be funny.
  • What did someone like Elise see in Chris?
    • It could be that she thought he was a generally okay guy and more importantly, he was dumb enough not to figure out about her job as a secret agent. That way her secret is safe and she can have a husband.
    • He's a nice guy who pays attention to her and treats her with respect. That's a pretty good start.
    • Elise, badass as she is, isn't a very good wife, or person; she's possessive, temperamental, and more than a little unstable. Not that surprising that her husband would be a pushover and an idiot.
  • And what does Chris see in Dan? If I were him, I would've gotten tired of his demeaning and egotistical behaviour years ago.
    • Just watch the episode "Summer Camp". It shows how Dan and Chris met and how they teamed up.
  • Can someone explain to me how Dan hasn't been evicted yet? The guy is jobless, therefore he probably can't even get enough money to pay his own bills.
    • Dan probably pays his bills by either stealing from or extorting Chris. Either that, or he's a squatter.
  • Why does Elise, a government agent, allow a known identity thief to get away without intervening? Especially when they replace someone close to her who could potentially discover her work.
    • To be fair, Elise doesn't work for the government—she works for a "shadowy quasi-governmental agency" that gets up to some pretty sketchy things themselves. Hell, Elise may have killed Chris' former boss for his key card, and she suggested shipping the Lemonade Stand Gang off to Siberia to work a sweatshop. Elise's moral compass is not exactly the best aligned—identity theft is relatively low on the list of ethically objectionable.

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