I don't really think Danny is scuzzy is this episode. True, his hair is longer and he's grown a beard, but I would hardly put him at wino-level of unclean. The fact of the matter is, his life has been radically changed by his experience. Yes, he's lucky to be alive at all. Yes, he could learn to get about in a wheelchair for the rest of his life if this weren't tv land and the writers obviously plan for him to recover. What matters is that his life has changed right now. And right now, he's trying to focus on the one thing he knows he can still do: use his brain to analize crime scenes. Maybe he can't be out in the field chasing down perps, and maybe since his apartment isn't wheelchair asseable groming takes a bit longer than normal, but his mind still works, and he knows it. Speaking as someone with her own history of medical problems, I can tell you that while you're experincing it, it doesn't matter that other people have gone through this and are managing just fine, or that there are people out there who have it even worse, or that I'm just plain lucky to be alive. What matters is that it's happening to you. That maybe you're not as strong as others are. You feel helpless and depressed. As far as Adam and Stella goes, I don't get the level of rage being leveled at them. Let's have some perspective people, these are t.v. characters, not real, okay? I mean yeesh... And I actually liked the fact that the shooting had nothing to do with the team. We've had plenty of "It's personal" cases in past seasons, and no doubt we'll see more in the future. It feels more realistic that the team just happend to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. It happends in real life.