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Ken Houghton

I think I've said this before, but Hatcher does have decent comic timing when teamed with the right people. (Kevin Kline: I love your eyes. Hatcher: Most people prefer my tits.)

But there is still no reason to watch DH (which one used to be able to watch for Felicity Huffman).

Mike Schilling

They're real, and they're magnificent.


Hi Lance,

Delurking for the first time because I'm French and I might shed some light on the issue du jour. I've been reading and enjoying your blog very much for a year or two.

I don't know what it is with French people, Teri Hatcher and this picture you posted, but she is quite popular since Lois & Clark was broadcasted in France about ten years ago. I must admit I was quite smitten myself. Of course whe was more beautiful then, more curvaceous and Lois Lane, as she played her, was a very attractive woman, strong-willed ans self-assured.
Now I just want to slap some sense into her character in DH and she's going for the skeletal look, so the attraction has worn off. Pretty good actress, though.

I wouldn't say 'le duh', perhaps 'bah' or 'bof'.



I always had Mrs. Robinson fantasies when I was younger. (Still do, but it's hard to come up with suitable Mrs. Robinsons when you're 54. Suggestions appreciated. My long-time crush, Lauren Bacall, would be strictly a nostalgia fling now.) But where were the Mrs. Robinsons then? For all you can righfully say about the DH's, there was nobody even close to them in my neighborhood, and I never found one of my mother's friends the least bit tempting.


Back in her "Lois & Clark" days, Simon Schama once referred to her as jolie laid. Maybe the French agree, and are drawn to someone who embodies the very French concept of an ugly beauty (Jean-Paul Belmondo, anyone?)...


It's a nice picture, Lance, but I read your blog for the articles!


You would be surprised what they like in other countries, post a picture of rocky next thing you know you have tons of traffic....Go figure...


The French, as a nation, have long been out of touch with any true sense of reality. Perhaps, having been affected by delusions of grandeur for so long has set askew their judgment? What American can ever know what the French think or why they think as they do? Certainly not me.

As for Teri Hatcher.....early in her career, she brought both a youthful vulnerability and sensual sweetness to her roles....that, child-woman, aspect that many men find so sexually enticing, and yet the average woman somehow sees as non-threatening, similar to Marilyn Monroe. However, as I followed her career choices, I think she chose to reject that babydoll persona for a hotter, more hardcore sexiness that she saw as more demanding of her abilities as an actress than getting stuck always playing the lady or girl in distress. I assume that losing weight made her feel sexier. I recall her doing nude roles in 2 or 3 grade B movies, but I remember thinking that the more gaunt she became, the more she lost her girlish sex-appeal. As she opted away from her cuteness, her charm disappeared along with her career until Desperate Housewives came along.


Beautiful Gorgeous Lady.

mike anthony

I had the great luck of meeting Teri recently in Las Vegas & playing poker w/her for several hours. She is warm, kind & down to earth. I don`t know what her show biz persona is supposed to be but what i do know is she`s a genuine & warm person.

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