Tod walked in. I wanted to change the channel but it was too late. I had been sniffing and tearing up over this Navajo family. Their trailer had no indoor plumbing, they had tires on the roof so it wouldn't blow away. IN FACT, Garrett, the 16 year old son, built this junky heating device to heat the trailer and keep his sister's asthma at bay. They call him the Junkyard Genius. I'm explaining it all to Tod and he laughs. He laughs at the Navajo family and laughs at Garrett's invention.
I tell him: He won an award for it.
He says: He was the only one in the competition.
I explain: Tod, they had no heat or plumbing.
He replies: Yeah, so now they'll trash this house and everyone in the village will resent them.
I correct him: It's NOT a village...it's a reservation.
Him: Same difference.
Tod also has a major issue with this guy:I tried to explain to Tod that this new house is a new beginning for the family. He insists that they will not take care of it, still live like animals and their power bill will go through the roof. Tod also believes Ty Pennington is an alcoholic who is maybe also addicted to cocaine.
Tod's idea...Extreme Home Makeover: Where are they now? He wants to prove his point by following up with these families. How does the house look? Is the cancer gone? Is Mom still in a wheelchair? His theory is that the new house only created more problems. Is he right?
Tod asks the huge question: If this show makes people so happy, why is Ty Pennington so sad, deep inside? Crying clown?
So the show ended and Tod pointed out the family seemed to be "fake crying." Basically ruining any warm feelings I experienced before he walked into the room.
Tod's final quote, "You can take the boy out of the hood, but you can't take the hood out of the boy." The end.