It may appear to you that I'm merely attaching the worst motives to actions of which the real ones are unknown to me, to avoid admitting the goodness of the Good Doctor. Could be, could be. But read on, because whatever virtue Andy seemed to display in those years, and the ones immediately following, he either lost or jettisoned or never really possessed. Myself, I would find his story far more tragic if I thought he'd ever had a truly virtuous cell in his body.
In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen begins his four-part tale of famous TV addiction specialist Dr. Dave Piktis - not to be confused for legal reasons with Dr. Drew Pinsky - and finds the Good Doctor in his early years, dealing with his mom's coffee problem, a leftwing radio advice program, and nowhere to go but worse and more famous.
Read the transcript here