K so I was going to save this for angst wars but yknow what let’s dump this everywhere right now
so we’re all assuming Grif’s coming back. From a Watsonian narrative standpoint it makes sense to have him come back, from a Doylist standpoint he’s an iconic character and I don’t think they could really get rid of him.
But what if he just
What if the troopers get into trouble, and get out of it again, and go through another Big Damn Adventure and make it all the way through and it turns out they don’t need Grif. They’re fine without him. They work
and then they eventually come back with the day saved to an empty moon.
Kai’s the one who sends them a message to let them know he went back to earth. Sarge grumbles about “good riddance” and polishes his shotgun a lot and no one can find Simmons for a few days
Donut eventually goes to visit
and he has to go alone.
He gets there and he knocks on the door and Grif answers it and just says “oh. it’s you.”
i would like to know what an eternity of garlic croutons looks like. does dexter just stand over you with a bag of croutons continually filling up your plate? is this why he has nancy do his job for him
headcanon: when mitch was a wee child watching dumb cartoons(literally just anything he could because freddie has been confirmed to steal remotes) he stumbles across the show dexter's lab and proceeds to fucking harass freddie because they both had red hair and Mitch would say shit like "my nerd older brother is up here looking like fucking dexter" and then freddie would chuck the remote at his face