I like this episode. More importantly, I like Lisbeth.
On the MMO side of things, I like this episode because it features the profession aspect of an MMO. I think that profession is an integral part of an MMO. Remembering my WoW experience, the profession aspect of the game is one of the things that has really won me over (I was an engineer). There is more to an MMO than tanking and slaying endless mobs of monsters to reach max level in my opinion.
This episode nice in a sense that we get to see a different perception of Kirito through the eyes of another character. I never thought of Kirito as weird one bit so it was very amusing on my part to have another character see Kirito as weird. Also, I like this episode because its meeting Mr. right, falling for him and heartbreak all in one episode! I think I just sounded like a heartless bastard, but whatever.
Being allotted only one episode for each female side character, its pretty impressive that SAO has been producing satisfactory results in the female side character side of things.
I really like Lisbeth, I really do. I really feel that she compliments Kirito very well. She’s the kind of girl I’d like to get to know better. No disrespect to Asuna bros, but I think she’s best girl.