Early in David and Patrick’s relationship, the 2 had been actually feeling issues as a result of Patrick had by no means dated one other man earlier than and David was not good at grownup romantic relationships. Then, in Season 4, Patrick serenades David with an acoustic model of “Merely the Finest” at their retailer’s grand opening occasion, and it is a good looking second. In line with an interview Reid gave to the CBC, Levy went to one among Reid’s reside musical performances and determined to place the actor’s musical expertise to good use on the present:
“Shortly after that script occurred. I believe the road was, ‘Patrick performs a soulful acoustic cowl of ‘Merely the Finest.’ “Dan all the time thought this track was lyrically lovely, however such a robust, danceable anthem that the romance did not get its due.”
The episode, directed by “Youngsters within the Corridor” alum Bruce McCulloch, provides the scene loads of room to breathe, and Patrick’s efficiency is heartfelt and real. The viewers reactions additionally appear fairly actual, and Reid informed CBC that Catherine O’Hara cried a bit of for actual. It is a good looking second, however the track turns into much more highly effective when David turns the tables on Patrick and syncs the track to him at their retailer one evening. David all the time had an attention-grabbing time talking up and expressing his love for Patrick as a result of he did not imply to be awkward however he goes all out in his lip sync and reveals his boyfriend how a lot he likes it like. It is so candy that I am getting a bit of hazy simply writing about it, and it isn’t even the final time or probably the most fantastic time the track is performed.