‘Blue Bloods’ Fans Think It’s Time For Frank Reagan to Start Dating

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tom Selleck as Frank Reagan

In the heyday of Tom Selleck’s authentic declare to fame, Magnum PI, Selleck was very a lot the intercourse image, even when his present didn’t commerce that closely in romance. Now followers are beginning to surprise if his present declare to fame, Blue Bloods, ought to give his character some love — specifically a love life. 

The concept has been bandied about earlier than, however that’s the suggestion followers made not too long ago on Twitter when the present’s official account requested “If you could give Frank Regan a piece of advice, what would it be?”

Fans need romance for Frank Reagan

Tom Selleck as Frank Reagan
Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) | John Paul Filo/CBS by way of Getty Images

The very first response on the Blue Bloods twitter thread stated, “Find a woman, Frank. It’s time. You deserve love.” Another stated, “Get a good woman in his life! He’s too wonderful a man to be alone” And a 3rd particular person stated, “Go on a date Frank! Fall in love.” 

Since the thread ran shortly earlier than Valentine’s Day, romance should have been on viewers’ minds, however this isn’t the primary time the query has come up. No doubt impressed by their fondness for Magnum, followers wish to see a personality performed by Selleck have a romantic life once more. It would stoke quite a lot of fantasies. 

But it will positively fill a gap in Frank’s life. Viewers by no means noticed Frank’s spouse; he was a widower when the present began. According to his character biography, she had been married to Mary Reagan because the early 1970s, however she died of most cancers in 2005. She is simply seen in pictures or talked about throughout the present’s famed household dinner scenes. 

Other ‘Blue Bloods’ characters have struggled romantically too

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The lack of affection, or a minimum of hassle with love, has been a recurring theme amongst Frank’s kids as properly. Erin Reagan has had stormy relationships, and Jamie Reagan had issues too, a minimum of early within the present’s run.

A 2015 post on Quora famous their romantic difficulties, posing the query, “Why can’t Frank and Jamie Reagan find a regular girlfriend and Erin find a regular boyfriend in Blue Bloods?”

One particular person answered, “Cops date, marry, have families, get divorced, get blind drunk, do drugs – and risk their lives to save other people’s lives.  Almost like real people … But this is a story. If it required Frank to have a romantic interest, one would somehow pop up. Maybe he and Baker would start having “lunch” collectively.  Or some outdated flame would transfer again to New York.’

The present did tackle Jamie’s love life, by having him marry his associate, Eddie, and whereas being married to your police associate has its personal points, up to now essentially the most upset Eddie has prompted the household not too long ago is attempting, not very efficiently, to show them on to plant-based burgers. 

What does Tom Selleck must say about Frank’s love life?

So the place does this depart Frank? Condemned to widower-hood for so long as Blue Bloods runs? Tom Selleck appears to assume so. TV Insider requested a couple of romance between his and Bebe Neuwirth’s characters, however Selleck didn’t assume that may transcend a flirtation. 

“I love working with Bebe, but I don’t see their characters getting married. People are always saying Frank must be lonely, so when are we going to do a romantic story? It’s important he remains a man alone in overall concept because that’s part of the sacrifice he’s made. And how do you meet, fall in love and then have the relationship end in one episode?”

For now, a minimum of, Frank appears to have discovered solace in Jamie’s marriage to Eddie, but when folks wish to see Tom Selleck get romantic, they’ll have to show to Friends and his relationship with Courteney Cox. 

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