I find the way John treats Kitty Riley very telling in this episode.
I mean, she’s an attractive woman. And we know how John tends to react to attractive women, even in vaguely suspicious circumstances.
Mystery woman in a shadowy car heading to destinations unknown? Flirt with her.
Tired boss doctor lady dressing you down for sleeping in your office? Flirt with her.
Other mystery woman hovering outside your flat, you assume she’s related somehow to the first mystery woman? Flirt with her.
Mysterious reporter woman setting out to ruin your best friend? Shove her in the fucking ribs.