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Friday, 8 January 2016
It would appear that Number 6 will have to learn to smoke his brand of cigar right handed, and how to light one. Always use a match, never a cigarette lighter. But just a minute, whenever do we see Number 6 smoking cigars, and to have his favourite brand? This is the first and only time we see Number 6 attempting to smoke a cigar. He can’t of course because of the length of plastic running through it, that’s what makes Number 6 cough, as he discovers much later in the episode.
The thing is, is it Number 6 who smokes the cigars, or Curtis? Perhaps that’s an embellishment of his own which he added to his persona as Number 6. So why doesn’t Curtis join Number 6 is smoking a cigar, unless they all have a piece of plastic running through them. It’s curious, Curtis has a cigarette light, yet he never smokes. When Number 6 chokes on the cigar its almost as though he is the weaker Number 6, because he cannot smoke Number 6’s brand of cigar. And that makes Curtis’ Number 6 better, if not superior than the original. Perhaps that’s the way Curtis saw his impersonation of Number 6, not the economy pack at all, but bumper pack with 50 percent more!
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