" When he is on his good behavior, he is top of the line. Once in a while something will set him off, and then he goes somewhat bonkers for a spell. At times like this, he gets kind of dancey and prancey, and nervously works up a sweat."
Not to hijack the thread, but that sounds like most men.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.