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Major Crimes Season 4 Episode 4 Review: Turn Down

This time I may have to disagree with you, Jack. This Flynn and Provenza episode is the BEST one out of 4 seasons being aired (Ecstasy and Agony / I, witness/ Frozen Asset / Turn Down) of Major Crimes. Provenza is grumpy, yes. Flynn is so dismissive, right. But allow me to point out that these guys already left a dead body in Provenza's garage and went for a baseball game (which resulted in an earful from Brenda in that episode) and that caused the big incident later. These two will probably never learn from it, and this time they have Buzz to blame (poor him) but it is not his fault. At least here we see that despite how crappy they are at times, old school police works have its own advantage despite a lot of many modern or developed advancement for the job. Another lovely thing about this episode is that all members seems to have a chance to throw in some funny lines. Sykes got me with the animal tranq darts requests. This family is a messed-up one, indeed. I had to mute the sound or walked to the fridge until some annoying scenes passed. I will rewatch it again to get the whole episode's details. But above all, I think Rusty's investigation is a foreshadowing for some upcoming waves to hit Major Crimes. For Major Crimes' veteran audience ... a goofy funny and foolish episode means the next one will hit you where you never expected. Season 2 was the most painful sequence of bottomless tension (after D.O.A. --- you got a murder of gender dysphoria kid / Jack vs Sharon in a case / grade-A child molester leading to a murder) ... I may be wrong for this pattern but season 3 seemed to repeat this. Above all, I like the episode. I actually burst out laugh much more than shaking my head from the obnoxious family members. Sharon with baseball cap is priceless, we know she loves celebration and fun gathering. I don't recall anything like that in The Closer much apart from some murder room celebration. I actually like this Major Crimes Unit than one in the previous show. They bump into each other but they also look out for each other. The weird bride family does put me off a bit, but I am definitely watching this episode again :) 4.25 out of 5 for me. ^^

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@ trinity

I'm with Trinity. I thought this episode was superb. Truly funny.

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@ Bill North

Me too! - agree completely. I thought the Father of the Bride was hilarious as well. An excellent episode.

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@ trinity

Thanks for your thoughts. I'm glad people enjoyed the episode even if I didn't. I never watched The Closer so I'm at a bit of a disadvantage when it comes to history. Maybe I'd enjoy certain aspects of this episode more if I had. I really couldn't get past Provenza's harsh treatment of Buzz and his callousness in this one, and that crazy family of the bride didn't help that any.

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Another gem of an episode stuffed full of super meaty twists. Did not see the faith & Amy relationship twist. And funny they were so scared to come out of the shadows but now both have the courage and resilience of a horse to face their town. Didn't think faith should continue on the show but also would miss her genuine kindness and personality. Love the growth and dimension we saw from rachel, Quinn and mary, who finally opened up big time. Hopefully they continue to stretch those three characters out to the max as they are the most intriguing portions. Especially mary who has so much depth and can be pryed wide open, slowly over time, to reveal a strong character that rises to the cream of the crop and ends up on top. #teamfaimy

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Major Crimes Season 4 Episode 4 Review: Turn Down

Loved this episode!

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