I wonder if anyone wondered if I was just overly concerned with an unimportant detail when I made clear that George wasn't working?
No. That's impossible. Nobody would ever jump to that conclusion.
I can see arguments for this being far or not fair, particularly given that it was Ellen herself who said "I'll prove it to you right now".
I don't actually care about those arguments, I want George in the game, but I can SEE them.
Doing their own thing.