Technomistress

TechnoMistress

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Technomistress

That was rejected by Ziva and has "put her in a drawer and moved on", according to Michael Weatherly.

Technomistress

It has been almost a year since Ziva rejected Tony and stayed in Israel (and will be more than a year by the time this episode airs). I would say that's more than enough time for him to move on.

Technomistress

The problem with the whole "McGee has daddy issues" part, though, is that he didn't originally. That was totally retconned, the same way Tony's father was retconned when Robert Wagner came on board. In the early DPB seasons, McGee supposedly has a very close relationship with his father, and in one episode he says something about talking to him every week. Years later, first when they did the episode with Lily Tomlin and then when they did the one with Jamey Sheridan, that got totally changed to provide conflict between McGee and his father. In a lot of ways, they gave Senior's background to McGee's father. Think about it - before RJW came on booard, Senior was at very least emotionally distant and possibly emotionally abusive - Tony was disowned as a young child, he was shipped off to military academy after his mother died, abandoned for several days in a hotel in Maui, amongst other things. There were inferences that Senior might have been physically abusive too. Then RJW is cast, and all of a sudden Senior becomes a loveable conman, beloved by Tony's teammates despite them knowing how he treated Tony as a child and how he continued to treat him as an adult.

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