Originally Posted by mikeyis4dcats.
I've seen the first 3 eps and I'm having a hard time getting into it. Something about Olyphant in this just rubs me wrong.
I'm totally the opposite. Love the mix of anger and wistful regret and cockiness and southern manners.
And as big a fan of Deadwood as I was, I didn't think Olyphant distinguished himself overly there. Part of that had to do with him playing such a reserved character often juxtaposed against one of [and amidst many of] the most fascinating outlandish characters in TV history.
All Redd [Foxx] did all day was coke, grass and ****. . .
So our first network taping, name in big letters right on the set, Redd doesn't arrive at curtain call.
I go back to his dressing room, all I see is the girl doing his hair is sitting on him.
So I see her body, her dress, and his legs.
I say, Redd, don't you know we're on camera?
Redd sticks his head up from between the hairdresser's legs and asks indignantly. . .
"Can't a man relax?"
- Bob Einstein