Started watching this show from the very beginning. Mike was outmatched by everyone back then. She seemed to have no cultural references to draw from, probably because of her restrictive upbringing (no TV and who knows what else). For some reason, she wasn't able to recall any history to make historical references. And more curious still, she didn't seem to be up to date on recent politics. Once, Jenna Wolfe took her place and geez, the show was noticeably better.
I used to refer to Mika as a shadow talker. Someone would say something, and then she would quickly repeat it, as though they