also to the whole “the mother is dead” theory
this is the script of the pilot episode
what ungrateful little shit thinks that a story about their dead mother is punishment?
If your mom is dead you’d want to hear the story thousands of times, you’d want to hear about her over and over again to try and cling to memories of her.
You woudn’t bitch about it.
so A) she’s alive
or B) her son is like the biggest douche ever.