Umm, I think people need a crash course in differentiating real life from fiction. Whatever Blair does with either Chuck or Dan, it is in no way affecting anybody's actual life (at least it shouldn't), and regardless of whom she ends up with, the sun will still rise. So why does it seem like people are getting so angry over this? Personally, I've loved seeing Blair and Dan's realtionship evolve and kudos to the writers for taking the time to unravel it slowly. But if the 'Philadelphia Story' allusions are to be believed, then it seems pretty obvious that Blair will end up with Chuck in the end, so can we put the matter to rest?
My favourite scene had to be Lisbon gleefully walking out of the hospital after announcing that he was no longer her problem, and Jane's little smile at how happy she was. It was nice to see Lisbon so relaxed with the whole situation, especially since the whole premise led me to believe that she would be demoted because LaRoche thought she was incompetent, leading her to go into a depressed spiral. Kudos to the writers for taking things in a totally different direction.
Oh PTC, you guys should start a comedy group, you're hilarious!
I really hope I'm not jinxing anything, but it feels like Gossip Girl's got it's groove back. I've missed the suspense in episodes, the storylines that make us go OMG. And I feel like it's definitely come back this season. The Dair relationship was hilarious to watch and I'm so excited to see if they hook up. For the first time though, I was actually interested in the whole Lily affadavit affair. I'm glad she confessed so that everybody can move forward, and as much as I hate Vanessa, what little screen time she had was actually useful, so I didn't mind her returen too much. The revelation about Raina's mother was unexpected, though that might just be because I was expecting the worst (I thought that she was Russell's ex or Chuck's mom-it's the sort of thing I've grown to expect from this show) and watching Chuck's BSOD was heartbreaking. The ardent Chair fan in me loved that he immediately thought to find Blair, and I do wish she could comfort him like always, though I hope the exprience of losing her when he needs her will teach him not to take her for granted. It might be the thing we need to see for them to become a couple again. And based on the promos for the next episode, I really hope he doesn't try to inflict too much bodily harm on Dan!
As most have already said, I don't think we've seen an episode which leaves us with so many questions and red herrings. After that whole debacle, I'm inclined to believe that Bertram has something to do with Red John but his quoting Blake could simply be a false lead, although Lisbon's reaction to the comment makes me think she susupects something (or was she just confused?) I'm going to miss Hightower as I was just starting to warm up to her character, but I really hope Jane takes Lisbon's advice to heart. She's smart, eventually she will realise what's going on and when she does things are definitely going to come to a boiling point, and I'd rather see her and Jane on the same side. I agree with Ben, I think that Jane's intentions are to protect her (at least the shipper in me would like to interpret it that way!) but he's got to realise that she can handle herself and would be a useful ally.
God, I am so happy Katherine's back, she's easily my favourite character to watch.
The way I see it, there's just no way Glee could've won with this issue. As it stands it came out preachy, but are people actually complaining that it didn't have more severe consequences? That would have been just as bad as one of those car crash movies we had to endure in high school(and who actually enjoyed those?) Fact is,if every teen who drank in high school ended up with alcohol poisoning, or got in a car crash, there almost be none left. In the context of the show, the Glee kids were hardly going to do harm to one another, and they had the presense of mind to avoid driving. Truth of the matter is, a wicked hangover and drunken kisses is pretty much run of the course for a majority of parties. This doesn't negate the very real dangers of underage drinking, but Glee is supposed to be an entertaining musical dramedy, not a PSA (though the lines are unfortunately blurred between the two.) The songs were fun, and I'm glad the Blaine/Kurt/Rachel scenario worked out for everyone involved, and honestly, seeing them all stumble over each other was hilarious. The show would have been smart not to touch the subject matter at all, but it could have been A LOT worse.
I feel like this is the first episode I've thoroughly enjoyed in a long time. Chuck and Lily finally seemed to interact properly with each other, for which I was glad, and I loved that Rufus was in on it! His concern in Raina still felt forced though, and I'm glad the two didn't have a scene together, it would have displaced every other scene. Her burgeoning relationship with Nate actually looks interesting (though that's probably because I don't really care what (or whom) Nate does). Blair and Dan's development as friends was a lot of fun to watch, I feel like they're the only 'new' relationship that the writers are actually taking the time to develop, so every week the chemistry between them is believable and enjoyable to see. The comparisons to the Philladelphia Story are genius, I hope the allusion is upheld. I'm glad Eric's got a bit of a bigger role now, but since it was his birthday and we got the pictures of Chuck eating cake with the family I was hoping for a scene between the two of them reconciling after everything that had happened. I'm still hoping for a scene like that before the season's through.
Personally, I loved seeing Hightower humanized, as she has been a bit of an obstacle for everybody in the past. While I was hoping for hint of concern on Jane's part in regards to Lisbon, I think his lack thereof is justified. After all, even Lisbon wasn't too concerned about her ankle, and it was worth it just to get that "Are you jealous?" scene out of both of them.
Can't wait for this episode. If this is just a Jane scheme with Hightower in on it, then it's quite brilliant, though he does look genuinely scared. On the other hand if this is for real, then the narrator is right; totally didn't see this one coming!
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