Friday, March 7, 2014

Elliot is a Coloradan

Back to Handy Manny... since it's on right now and I'm procrastinating my actual work. ;)

I'm pretty sure that Kelly's brother Elliot a total stoner. I've seen quite a few episodes featuring Elliot lately, and it seems likely that he enjoys an occasional (frequent) joint.

Every episode featuring Elliot shows him as forgetful, slow reaction to situations, hungry (munchies?), and having conversations that make little sense. He also just has that kind of classic stoner look... the shaggy hair, baseball cap (worn backwards, of course), sloppy t-shirt and board shorts. (We're all too familiar with this look in Colorado, what with the pot enthusiasts being thick on the ground around here!)

According to WebMD:
"Effects of pot include:
  • Distorted sense of time (he asked Manny for a repair, and a few minutes later asked if it was done yet... before Manny even had a chance to start)
  • Paranoia (haven't seen that one... but maybe I missed that episode)
  • Magical or "random" thinking (he "organizes" things at Kelly's store according to some system that makes sense only to Elliot)
  • Short-term memory loss (whenever anyone asks him to do something, he seems to forget that he was going to take care of that... and conversations with him include him spacing out and forgetting or not understanding what others are talking about)
  • Anxiety and depression (he gets scared of situations, seemingly at random, so Manny has to get him out of it)
 I'm telling you, Elliot is enjoying Colorado's new marijuana laws. ;)


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