He thought the film was, like, a student thing, which it was, and he wasn't too excited about it.
After Paine's run, Coulson recalls, Nance really wanted to go to Los Angeles.
He staggered back to his apartment and later that day - December 29, 1996 - lunched with two close friends, actress Catherine Case and screenwriter Leo Bulgarini.
The Todd-Kelly shorts cemented Kelly's image: a brash, freewheeling, fun-loving, wisecracking woman who frequently punctured the pomposity of other characters.
The production toured and enjoyed great critical success.
She would have never killed herself without telling why.