Re: 7X11 The Crimson Horror(Grading/Discussion)(SPOILERS
I think the problem with the joke is that it just seemed jammed in there. If Thomas played a part in the rest of the episode it might have gone over better.
"There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Maffia." - Winston Niles Rumfoord.