Err, right. It seems to have lurched from silly right into completely bonkers in the space of a couple of episodes. The bit where Mark works out the phone number for D Gibbons was sheer unadulterated bonkersness of the highest order.
Mark: Look! I was trawling through old chess games that D. Gibbons played years ago
Mark: I was looking for CLUES. Look. I found one!
Demetri: Oh, cool!
Mark: If you look at these three matches from 20 years ago, and see that he made moves which took either 2 or four seconds.
Demetri: How bored were you, exactly?
Demetri: Seriously, are you high? Can I have some?
Mark: [continues to ignore
Demetri: ...err, ok! [aside] NURSE! BRING THE DRIED FROG PILLS!
in other news, WTF is up with the doctor dude who was so totally smitten with FF cute Japanese lass that he flew to TOKYO to find her, and is now trying to jump the cute nurse and DIDN'T NOTICE THE RESTAURANT WAS THE SAME ONE HE WAS LOOKING FOR.
Simon the crazy psycho hobbit is still *enormous* fun.