Episodes are so formulaic, it's almost funny.
Show me any TV episodic drama that isn't "formualic" when you strip it down to the basics. So no, he doesn't have a point at all
My only problem with this week's ep is that the Caribbean is either 4 or 5 hours behind
GMT so it would not have been (approx) 2:30pm in both places when that phone call was made.