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Very simply - Doug has a tendency towards obsessive behaviour, firstly towards alcohol, then Rachel, and always Frank. They are all bad for him but all give him some sense of power or reason for living.


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I am sorry but I don't have enough rep points to comment but am attempting an answer based on my interpretations and having watched all the seasons. Hopefully, it helps. In regards to Doug Stamper he is one of my favourite characters. Initially, as the first and second season unfold, he is worked extensively and he does out of his own goodwill. He goes ...


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I had two thoughts about this. One being that Doug killed Rachel because when he was with her he felt that same obsession reignited. When she talked about wanting to move away and be invisible it was quite apparent that Doug would never be factored into that equation. If he couldn't have her he didn't want anyone else to. Secondly, when he was driving off it ...


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I think that other commenters are correct in that killing Rachel would prove Doug's commitment to "doing whatever it takes" to please Frank, especially in light of the fact that he had talked to Heather Dunbar about Claire's journal, something that he could have been permanently ousted for. Doug is an extremely obsessive man: he is obsessive about working ...


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Frank absolutely detests his father. Throughout the series Frank tells the audience of this fact (while everyone else thinks he's a dutiful son who loved his father). We know that Frank grew up poor and his father was an unsuccessful peach farmer. Frank hated the confines of his poor small town upbringing, and a lot of that resentment was focused on his ...


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Dougs character is established in season 1 as being well in control of his habbit. This is demonstrated through the rehabilitation of Peter Russo in which he was in touch with the ability to pin down addictions. When Rachel Posner was introduced, it created a whole different battlefield by which Stamper would fight a new addiction. Rachel. He was beyond ...



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