Because if we couldn’t laugh at the absurdity of it all, we’d go insane. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. Real life doesn’t have any laugh tracks. And it goes on.
In a sitcom, we have to preempt failure. That’s what keeps the episodes moving.
When he said, “I’m sorry I screwed this up,” before it even happened, it didn’t speak of his sense of humor–about life, about love, about me and what a fucking hoot and a holler I am–it just signaled a lack of faith, above everything else. It’s insecurity, is what it is.
It’s shitty to be on the receiving end of that lack of faith. I’m sure he knows that life isn’t scripted.