"Truthfully I don't [miss it]," he said. Obviously, it was just a huge opportunity for me. And it was a great time, really a lot of fun. But leaving the show was a blessing because I could have still been playing John Rowland five years later. Now I've gotten to play some really interesting, complex characters in feature films."
Metcalfe must be the only actor in Hollywood who thinks not having a role on a hit TV show for five years is a bad thing.