MONDAY MUSINGS: THINGS THAT KEEP ME UP AT NIGHT

As I, once again, watch the entire series , I am amazed at some of the thoughts and nuisances I stumble across. So today. Let me offer some streams of consciousness in regard to family dynamics. For instance:

ALEXIS BIG MOMENT

At the end of season 4, Alexis reaches a milestone in her life, a huge one too. Not only graduating from High School but being Valedictorian! We see how proud poppa Castle is which makes me wonder where is her mom? I mean Meredith should have been there, right? What parent wouldn’t want to share that moment with their child?

PROVIDING COMFORT

And if she did show up, she could have been there for Castle after the rejection from Beckett to ease the pain of missing Alexis. Plays how great a scene would it have been if Beckett still showed up to finally couple with Castle only to find a deep fried Twinkie there first?

ABDUCTION

I have to ask, when they realized Alexis was taken, did anyone notify Meredith? Shouldn’t she know? I mean, if she showed up when she was sick with mono, wouldn’t she care enough to be there at this time of peril? For the most part, we all love Mer, so why make her look like an uncaring mom, even if she kinda is?

ALREADY THERE?

Meredith eventually did go off to Paris without Alexis. How long was she going to stay? I mean, it is within the realm of possibility that Meredith could have still been there when Alexis found herself there. My crazy mind can envision the ransom scene with Meredith as the conduit to do the money exchange and how that could play out. Maybe set it up to use her ample acting skills to negotiate Alexis release?

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