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Old 10-02-2012, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by KingXerxes View Post
Agreed - But he was viewed as the aunt who could never lead the right card. He would never shut up, he would never stop criticizing, yet it was endearing.

There is nothing in Harrelson's delivery even remotely pointing in the direction of lighthearted or humorous. Just the billowing of a guy who has no sense of the fact that he's delivering an entertainment product.
Definite example of "eye of the beholder" then, because I never found Jimmy "endearing."

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