What an incredible season. I thought seasons 3-4 were the high watermark for this show, but I believe they've been topped. It started out on a great note with Fat Mac and just got funnier from there.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
Simon is dead-on with Scott--people like him becasue he is SO ordinary. There's no "you can just SEE the star in him juuust below the surface" about him. He's your avergae Joe who has made it thus far.