Being Human Review: Never Can Say Goodbye
It was a night full of hellos and goodbyes on Being Human. Nora returned and Aidan decided to run with Suren. Sally learned she didn't have to fear the reaper in "Don't Fear the Scott" and, in general, things fell apart. Check out the Being Human quotes for some of the fun stuff and some of the sad things that were said.
I loved that Sally was watching Paranormal Witness on TV. What else would a ghost watch, right? And, damn, I was glad Scott was hanging around. Whether she wanted to admit it or not, he was giving Sally some decent advice. But not as strong as that she got when Nora came back, trying to atone for her own sins. Josh was so torn between the two women from his past that he couldn't see she was doing good by helping Sally and basically slammed the door in her face.
Julia was right, however. When you've already been together and get a second chance, you don't dip your toes into the water, you dive in headfirst. Josh was treating the whole Julia thing with kid gloves, and it was giving her pause. We know he's a werewolf, how long before she would figure it out? Or before he would scratch and turn her like he did Nora? While Nora clearly chose Josh, he chose Julia. I'm not sure how long that will last because he seems more like a lovesick schoolboy than a grown man at the moment.
I guess I should have known that any exploration of Suren as someone other than an uber bitch would mean there were dire consequences lying ahead. She and Aidan finally talked about who they were in the past and where their relationship could go. She seemed, dare I say, normal. I was starting to buy that there could be a love buried in there somewhere.
Oh, how stupid was I? Mother, vengeful mother, punished Suren for the eight centuries of disappointment by forcing her to stay in Boston and set Aidan free as he requested. But her idea of freedom was to demand that every other of their kind act as if he didn't exist, or be sentenced to death. Essentially, he was banished from the vampire community. It's been a while since I mentioned how I disliked the vampire politics crap, but nothing that happened to Aidan endeared me to their ways.
Continuing the childlike nature of the characters, when Aidan and Suren decided to leave Boston to see the world together, it took her one night to start whining that she was hungry. No, hospital blood the next day wouldn't be good enough, and Aidan had to go hunting for live food immediately. Instead he was the hunted. Just as the Bishop in Aidan's mind said weeks ago, the son always kills the father. Henry had betrayed Aidan and brought along a posse to put an end to him. What a bloody shame. He was a hot little thing, and since he turned on Aidan that means he won't be alive for long.
When they were showing the montage of memories of Josh, Sally and Aidan, a part of me panicked that maybe Sam Witwer was really leaving the show. I don't see that happening any time soon, in spite of the weird goings on over on the UK version. We've barely scratched the surface of story for these roommates, and season two has been exceptionally strong. I think the cast will remain in tact for at least another season. Or shall I say, the cast better remain in tact for at least another season. Just want that out there.
Where do you think the fates of Henry, Suren, Julia and Nora will be next week? I fear at least one of the four will die, and perhaps one other will leave the show. Any ideas who they might be?