Casualty: Dr Pinky Hair less perky

alicia casualty(Series 30, ep.11) Is this the last we’ll be seeing of Dr Perky Pinky Hair? Was she only temporary? I ask this because at the end of last night’s episode she was emailing her resignation to Connie. Emailing! Time was when only a proper paper letter in a proper paper envelope would do, but these are the times we’re living in.

The reason for her resignation was that she felt she’d been bullied by Dr Lily Chao. Well, I know Dr Chao can be a bit of a Cao, but compared to Jac Naylor she’s a pussycat. Plus she has mitigating circumstances in the form of grieving about her late father and trying to choose a nice headstone for his grave.

Alicia demonstrated her brilliance at doctoring (nice work with the improvised chest drain in the back of a van while an angry vengeful man is trying to bash his way in to finish the job he started), but the thing that annoys Lily is that Alicia also feels the need to demonstrate her tip-top people skills regularly, rather than sticking to the job at hand. I can see her point, really. The doctors should get on with the doctoring and leave the touchy-feely stuff to Lofty.

noel jacob casualtyMeanwhile, Jacob received a letter containing the name of the police officer who shot him. Rather than an email, this one was a proper paper letter in a proper paper envelope. This was so Connie could catch him about to open it and persuade him that to do so would have career- and liberty-threatening consequences. I like it when Connie gets all cross and talks through her front teeth while her back teeth remain firmly clenched. You know she means business, and it makes a change from going all simpery and silly whenever Jacob is in view.

And Dr Zoe Hanna decided that Max really wasn’t going to change his mind about being Mr Zoe Hanna, and took her wedding ring off. She didn’t throw it into a nearby bin like Jacob did with his letter, though, so there’s hope.

Next time: Cal “faces every parent’s nightmare.” Back to back episodes of Thomas the Tank Engine! (Or is that just me?).

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4 responses to “Casualty: Dr Pinky Hair less perky

  1. Neil.

    Lets hope Lilly gets done for workplace bullying.

    To be honest me and the wife are sick of seeing her miserable face, for goodness sake pick a headstone and have done with it.

    I do hope Dr Pinky hair comes back, shes a breath of fresh air.

  2. mrssatan

    Casualty is going downhill as Holby is going up – can’t they write well for both shows at the same time?

  3. Barbara

    In the real world, Lily would have been dealt with long before now. That stony face is enough to turn the milk sour. If she’s modelling herself on Jac, she’s got it all wrong. Jac can, indeed, be a vicious Cao, but does manage the odd human relationship and is also blessed with a sense of humour – even if it’s well hidden at times…

    Sort it, please, and, while you’re about it, let’s lose Jacob. All that smouldering (for whatever reason) is tedious in the extreme.

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