“So many people hated him for numerous different reasons and there were moments when I did too, but by the end of the series I was truly a fan of his. He grew so much over the series, and while a lot of people say he was sly and manipulative, he was also hard-working and cared about people.
“He saved Edith from the fire in her room, helped James when he was being mugged, and was excellent with the children. And let’s not forget that all the while, he was as trying desperately to ‘change’ his sexual desires. He may not have ever been the nicest or sweetest character on the show, but he always gave you a reason to root for him.”