While usually we can be nitpicking at the way they solve problems with surrealistic contraption , this time around it didn't matter at all. The focus of this episode was Megan's fate and the emotional response of the people around her and it was well done. I think Paige is gonna have a lot to do to deal with the aftermath. On another note , the title of this one is spot on: not much of an arrival but a really heartbreaking departure.
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I honestly don't know if Vikram is in with the bad guys, or just really desperate for Kate's protection, because his life wouldn't have been worth a plugged nickel up to this point without her. But I thought it fitting that his one active - though ill-timed - attempt to do what Kate told him she wanted, keeping Castle in the dark is what finally set Castle on the scent. I would have preferred to have the scenes on the ship be shorter in order to have more time for the scenes that came later and I honestly would have liked the ending better had it been tacked onto the end of a subsequent episode where she actually had work a little harder to earn Castle's trust back after his words in the precinct, but I guess I'll take it for this farce of a separation to be over. I honestly hope Kate does a bit more fence mending when we come back from the hiatus. What she did to their marriage is not something that can be fixed with a single roll in the hay, no matter what the two of them call it. Not to mention some of that soul searching she lied about doing when she started this whole thing. But that's just me.
OMG...this episode was way too painful for me. I hate seeing a fellow MS sister die, even though she is fictional. The last three episodes have been much too serious and emotional, so the next episode better be lighthearted!
Amy, even though I don't know you, I remember your posts previously, and immediately thought of you (and two of my MS friends) during this, and my heart reaches out to you.
Thank you so much, Tiffany. You are a sweetheart. :)
Dean picks and chooses when it comes to Sam. After his actions recently he has no rights where Sam is concerned let alone his ''concern over the cage'' . But given the shows inability to make Dean wrong no doubt Sam,s decision making and actions will be shown to be just that. I really wish I could get behind Dean again feel I can support the character but I cannot and that has been largely due to the writing and fan attitudes ,
Yes Dean picks and chooses what he tells Sam but he always picks what will keep his brother safe-the cage ain't safe. I find it interesting that some people don't get why Dean can't tell Sam about the Darkness. He knows Sam wants all of the MOC business to be over. Dean knows that people paid a terrible price for what he did. He knows he wasn't right to get the MOC in the first place. It still has power over him and he's scared. Dean always makes bad choices when he's scared because he still thinks he never should be and he find it hard to relinquish his big brother status in favor of Sam.
This is where "The Leftovers" and I part company. It may be brilliant, but I have better things to do than watch the same show three times to figure out what is going on.
I'm sorry to hear that. I'm surprised that you didn't know he was in purgatory (or something similar) as soon as he erupted from the tub. I'll miss you!
This ep was....meh...although I must say that I liked Frankie....he was so funny...and seriously a delight. I expected Trubel 2 have a lot more screen time...but I'm really happy that she is back. Monrosalee are soooo cute...I'm glad that they are so in love...but it feels like the calm b4 the storm. Let's hope that whatever is coming that they get through it together....like always. The Captain was seen outside of his office...which was a nice change. Nickalind...is always a pleasure 2 watch...their chemistry is off the charts...but I didn't like that hug....it felt wrong...I didn't feel that there was enough that happened this ep to warrant Adalind 2B so worried about Nick...He's a cop/Grimm...he's always in danger. What made 2night different?...idk...I like their scenes together...but I didn't like that hug. She wants 2 give up her powers, but again I feel that this is a mistake...she needs 2 battle being a monster and a good guy...it will build character.
At least the Bo/Hope story comes to a finale, but I would have preferred that Hope had to choose between Aiden and Bo. Aiden was completely mishandled. It would have made more sense for him to be the serial killer and reveal that he really did kill his first wife and the whole "Chase was too young to remember" part was a lie. Ben was never given any real motivation to kill. Killing Will and Paige was a waste of characters since both had ties to the Bradys (and Will to the Hortons). Clyde left town without Stefano or Victor getting justice for EJ and Sonny. Too stupid. Andre is just a psychopath and undeserving of carrying on the DiMera story. Sometimes it feels like I missed a couple of months of episodes the way that so many stories were jump started without much lead-in while others just vanished or sank into the background. Serena won't be missed and Xander could come back in the future as a villain. Jennifer's fight for the women's center and her time as a drug lord are mercifully over. Making Eduardo both Eve's ex/Paige's father and the Hernandez patriarch was kind of clever but unnecessary. I blame the old writers for Eric's decline but making him another alcoholic? Isn't it enough to have Maggie and Lucas and Brady already in that boat? Caroline's Alzheimer's story disappeared into the secret hidden pocket of Topit's disease. At least a smart name for a fake disease to end her decline (another waste of a better story). And she only got visions of Bo's captivity but nothing about her great-grandson or even a twinge of guilt for not having any visions? I don't really know how much longer I can put up with this rehash of Dina's "glory years" from her last stint on the show but characters I liked and plot points I wanted resolved are disappearing at a rate I don't find entertaining or enjoyable.
The episode starts off by pissing me off within the first 5 seconds hearing paula again deterring rebecca from greg. she finally admits out loud that she's living vicariously through rebecca (so at least she's not delusional) but it still irks me that she coudln't out her own life aside and think about rebecca and what's best for HER. still doesn't excuse her enabling for me though just to fast forward past the charm of mr. classy, to touch on paula almost cheating on her husband i think shows always make tv wives blameless (or at least attempt to absolve them of as much blame as possible) when it comes to the wife committing infidelity by saying the marriage was bad, hubby wasn't paying attention etc. for me, if her marriage is so horrible, why are you still in it?! it gives no one an excuse to cheat and i found it scary how WILLING AND READY she was to commit adultery without a second thought. she was so eager to join mr. classy for some smooth licks, even throwing her husband lack of enthusiasm for that very same thing as well as uninviting him herself to make sure they were alone. and then, of course, rebecca, the young one/daughter, had to stop paula, the older supposed mother figure, from committing adultery. only thing good she did this episode was her jazz # which was quite entertaining #brosbeforetables! ... somehow even with white josh and hector all catching on to greg's play on words, i still don't think josh quite realized that valencia was the table they were referring to. hector's bit on parking in front, back, dirty etc was hilarious brilliant word play. sucks that it took this long for josh to finally get it through his thick skull that valencia is an ungrateful turd ala niyla styers and no matter what you do, those self involved types only care about themselves and what makes them happy without recognizing efforts people make for them. and josh will now fall for becks more and more while rebecca will be less and less infatuated as she seeks help as well as due to her eventual feelings for greg i agree dr. phil's appearance was well utilized and little by little they are addressing her mental issues and peeling back the layers of her skin to turn her inside out. though it was disappointing that at the point of breakthrough she reverted to her old ways of as soon as josh calls she comes so quickly. most important though, why no Grecca (i know, not a great couple name lol) interaction????!!! i really thought after everything last week, they would at least SHARE the screen together :( and of course, i have to thank mr. classy for his little nugget at the end:it's the sexy gettin ready song, it's the sexy ... REMIX!it's the sexy gonna do it song, it's the sexy gonna do it song!
I agree about the blameless cheating wife trope, but I think in this case, it was really more about Rebecca being the one who stopped Paula from making a mistake because she herself had such a big breakthrough. I feel like as far as Paula goes, she's got a clean slate, at least for me. I get her now better than I did before, and I think Rebecca helped her see some important stuff about herself. I'd really like to see her be the one who eventually pushes Rebecca to date Greg. Maybe her husband will do something fantastic for her, and she'll realize that the parallel between her husband and Greg makes Greg a pretty okay guy after all? Curses to Dr. Phil for being the one who pushed Josh back at Becks! Though, it did make me laugh. I was okay with the lack of Grecca (We'll stick with it! Haha!) We had the little mention that they've been talking and planned to go to a movie, so we know their friendship is moving forward. Plus, it's nice to see Greg just having with the guys for a change! And yeah, the Sexy Gonna Do It song was so perfect. I almost wish that it had been IN the episode and not the tag.
So weak & lame ep. If this was a reunion type ep it should hv been powerful.
Wow, Well, we know who has the cajones in that relationship and it's not Rick. One little sorry and he folds like a wet rag and to make it worse he's rewarding her obsession (enabling it) with sex and no consequences for all the dumb ass decisions she made that affected their marriage.Oh well see what the ratings are..I doubt I'll miss this show.
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