Implausible Plot


Today's audiences accept the assertion that capitalist businessmen  are evil in whatever they do, even when alleged actions make no sense.


The motivation for the lawsuit in the new TV series Damages is  nonsensical.

The opening episodes have revolved around a clash of two titans: Glen  Close as Patty Hewes, a ruthless and hard-boiled plaintiff lawyer,  and Ted Danson as Arthur Frobisher, an apparently equally ruthless  and highly successful entrepreneur.  The implausible plot brings them  into a head-to-head clash.

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