I binge watched the first 4 episodes available on Comcast OnDemand, and I can tell you the series only gets better. The characters become even stronger and the actors are uniformly excellent. The period music is perfect without taking over. And the ethical issues raised are ones that still trouble our society. This will be one show I will make time for in my schedule.
How can Mike's situation ever end well? His secret will cloud everything he ever does. If a lawyer is a fraud, he can't practice law. Period. So he must leave the firm and go back to financial deal making or get an online law degree. University of Phoenix perhaps? Or maybe that bike messaging spot is still available.
So glad to read the response of one who has read the series. I haven't had the pleasure, but the raw beastiality of the sex in this episode was totally repellant to me and I actually changed channels for a few minutes. It seemed produced for a different audience than those who are attracted to the romance and time travel of the story. And then to have Black Jack gone in an instant was very unsatisfying. I hope we get back to a more enjoyable story next season.
I knew this show would be wonderful because, based on previous performances, all the actors were first rate. The dialog was tailored beautifully for each individual. So sorry CBS didn't give it a fair try. I'm guessing the Sunday evening crowd who preferred strong women characters just didn't warm up to this quirky buddy show. I will be sad to see it go but I do think the ending of the last episode can also serve a a series finale.
Totally agree. So graphic. I think the producers are getting off on this as much as Black Jack.
Two good shows on at the same time skews the ratings, even if you record one and watch it the very next hour.One observation about lackluster ratings; first compare average ratings for the season. I'll be they were down considerably as well. In general, If you aren't watching the show, the finale isn't going to bring you back
I'm getting pretty tired of Danny the Hothead. At his age, with his years on the force, he shouldn't have to be told about Miranda rights, excessive force and all the other "inconvenient" measures that stand in his way. He may not like it, but i'm beginning to think he would have been patrolling a beat in Staten Island a long time ago if it weren't for his father.
So glad to have my feeling confirmed. Ki stopped watching a few weeks ago after faithfully following Revenge from the beginning. I feel they have just been spinning their wheels this season, and I don't have the time to waste on a show that is going no where.
I was a kid in Connecticut in the 60's, graduated from Brown University in '66, and I remember it as a time of innocence and idealism. But maybe that was just my little corner of the world.
I try hard to like this show and its characters, but to me they are barren, joyless and ultimately pathetic, almost to a man (and woman). I will continue to watch the final season but IMHO no show has ever demonstrated a better reason for suicide than this one.
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