There is an essence of Stella, that is a throughline throughout the whole series, and it is self-confidence and a level of femininity and responsibility to herself and her sexuality that is foreign to us somehow for some reason. It’s become fascinating, and yet it’s not for anybody else but herself. - Gillian Anderson
One more for the Russos: In some of your previous work on Arrested Development and Community, it seems like you had to deal with a lot of intersecting storylines, and the success of the comedy relied on a keen sense of both authenticity and timing. How much of that process made it into Civil War? Do you think that experience helped you at all in keeping track of so many characters' throughlines?