Warning: The following accommodates spoilers for Wednesday’s Chicago Med. Proceed at your personal threat!
It may not have been a kiss on the lips, however Chicago Med‘s Natalie and Crockett took a small but important step ahead of their relationship throughout Wednesday’s episode. At the shut of the hour, throughout which Crockett handled a former fling who was now getting married, Natalie joined her colleague on the hospital’s roof.
“Tell me one thing: Why do you do it… the one-night stands?” Natalie requested. When he did not instantly reply, she famous that all of them find yourself with him alone. As Crockett remained silent, Natalie added, “Or possibly that is the purpose.” She then positioned a comforting hand on Crockett’s shoulder, adopted by a delicate, significant kiss on his again, earlier than strolling away.
Below, govt producers Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider discuss concerning the non-sexual second of intimacy and the way the docs will reply to it.
TVLINE | What does that last second imply for Natalie and Crockett? What motivated Natalie to do one thing that intimate?
DIANE FROLOV | Well, a number of issues: her realization of how lonely the man is, and a little bit of that realization got here from the opposite story, when she’s speaking to the telemedicine lady. So she picks up on that longing, and he or she sees that in Crockett, and this manner that he retains individuals at a distance from him. Her gesture is one in every of saying, “I actually do care about you.”
ANDREW SCHNEIDER | And she’s the one individual within the ED that is aware of he misplaced a baby. So she is aware of that this man isn’t just this simple, breezy Cajun. He has a really deep facet to him, and there is a nicely of ache.
TVLINE | I discovered the kiss on his again to be so delicate, however intimate. Was there some debate about what precisely Natalie ought to do in that second? How far it ought to go?
FROLOV |Yes. [Laughs]
SCHNEIDER | We wished it to be intimate, however not sexual. And we thought it was very nicely realized. It’s tender.
TVLINE | How are they processing that second transferring ahead? Where are they at within the following episode?
FROLOV |They’re going to be somewhat awkward at first with each other, as a result of there was that intimacy between them, they usually’re probably not certain what it means. I might say the subsequent episode is de facto exploring that, after which coming to the belief of what it means.
SCHNEIDER |It will get deep.
TVLINE | How may Will react to Natalie transferring on with Crockett? Is that one thing we’ll see?
SCHNEIDER | He tries to be a grown-up. He tries, however he can by no means fairly recover from that relationship. It was a really potent, deep relationship, and though he was the one who final rejected Natalie, these emotions by no means go away.
TVLINE | We’re going to be assembly Crockett’s ex-wife. What sort of perception is that going to offer us into Crockett?
SCHNEIDER | What it can actually serve to do is illuminate Crockett’s previous, what’s pushed him, his childhood even… This is de facto for Natalie. It turns into a narrative for Natalie, about who this man is and what he has gone by means of in his life.
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