As for the episode itself, it did not disappoint me as far asa James Roday episode goes. Not only so many references and funny scenes jammed into this action-packed episode along with directing at the same time, Roday handled what would've been an impossible mess in anyone else's care. So he didn't have time for major Shawn acting/scenes in it. Some things I didn't care for was Kate and the acting of her. Also as much as I love Eternal Flame and Roday singing ANYTHING I didn't quite why it was necessary & lasted so long. Not to mention the case itself was a little confusing. But Roday episodes are ones you need to watch many times in order to understand and catch things sometimes. Just don't let criticism or over analyzing Psych episodes get in the way of having fun or enjoying them!
I'm not sure what people are complaining about. Of course some things in this episode were outlandish, this is Psych. They were tracking Bigfoot, how exciting would that be? Lassiter was not in good condition so Juliet had to step up to protect everyone she cares about & including two other innocent people. So a tough cop lady can't do that? Was she supposed to be cowering behind Shawn and Gus while bullets flew at them?! I know for sure someone who would say her survival instincts as a cop kicked in snd that's what saved everyone!
Crap! I guess there are characters limits here it cut off the rest of what I wrote! Anyway, A+ episode, love the new Shawn Vision angles, hail to the chief, Poor Blueberry & RIP The Cranberry, and Shules at the end tied it up perfectly! Writers & actors alike deserve ovations for making the rumors likely about S7 being the best season true!
I loved this episode! What a way to start off the season! It was almost like watching an actual movie squeezed into only an hour! What I imagined would happen & what actually did were so different! I was prepared for a more dramatic, sulking Shawn while everyone worked hard together to catch Jerry. But they handled things in the best way to keep it being Psych & not any other detective show on TV! I would've liked to see Jules help Shawn with the investigation from the start but then the ending wouldn't have been as sweet! Every character had their shinning moment in this episode usually to help Shawn. Kudos not only to the writers but the actors as well for changing things up a bit but keeping our beloved characters who they are while dealing with this serious case! If this episode is any indication I think the rumors about S7 being the best season might prove to be true! Aside from the Gun Range scene which all tho showed how over-the-edge Shawn was, it was kind of an unnecessary scene and may cause backlash considering the problems with automatic weapon violence in the U.S. (however it was at s gun range, Shawn was detained quickly & only cans were hurt) I've gone on too long. Oh, another strong point is the change in "Shawn Visions" & camera shots in action which has been long overdue for a tune up. Speaking of... poor Blueberry & RIPs The Cranberry! Fruit was not meant to be driven! My favorite scenes however were of Shules towards the end. Also Chief Vick yelling at Shawn's friends for not supporting him in her own way! Hail to the chief! I usually have complaints about script or camera angles but I've got nothing! So A+ episode for me! :)
I choose Shawn Freaks Out because cool Shawn who always believes he's in control loses it. Shawn's speech is so creative but I totally understand what he was feeling. I mean, I'll never forget how disappointed I was when I had an ice cream cone and licked nothing but air. Then Lassiter responds by using Shawn's first name which he rarely ever does. Besides, that the fact James Roday made the entire speech up on the spot makes it even more epic! I think I've rewatched this scene atleast 100 times since the episode aired.
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