It was another bonkers week in Philadelphia, as Annalise and company defended a teenage girl right out of the movie Mean Girls and Connor decided he wasn't going to let this particular client get away with murder.
That's right, on How to Get Away with Murder Season 2 Episode 4, Connor declared war against Annalise and there's no way their relationship can ever be the same again.
We also saw another side of Annalise, as she grappled with a major decision regarding Nate's wife and we got another interesting piece to add to the flash forward puzzle.
TV Fanatics Rachel Miller, Amanda Steinmetz, Miranda Wicker and Whitney Evans got together to discuss the ins and outs of another deliriously satisfying installment.
What was your favorite quote or scene?
Rachel: I actually loved the scenes with Nate’s wife, Nia and Annalise. With Annalise being the cold-blooded woman she is, those scenes showed that Annalise does indeed have a heart.
Amanda: I really loved Connor in this episode. I felt like he was speaking on behalf of myself, and I'm sure lots of other viewers, about how they all react to Annalise's authority.
Miranda: I loved the look on Wes' face when he realized Frank had dumped Rebecca's body in a cemetery, the one place where finding her would be incredibly difficult. He really loved Rebecca and believed in her goodness, and there was a hint of sadness in his eyes at seeing how hard it would be to find her. And now I really want to know how many other bodies Frank has dumped there.
Whitney: I also liked the scenes between Annalise and Nia. Nia did her best to play Annalise by holding back her angry and trying to make her feel guilty.
Was Connor's play against Annalise noble or stupid?
Rachel: I would say a little bit of both. Connor is extremely fed up with being Annalise’s antics and wishes he could get away. But could you blame him? Annalise has Sam’s murder hanging over all of her students’, (except Asher) heads. She knows how to suck them into her crazy vortex and unfortunately they have no choice but to put up with Annalise.
Amanda: Connor is coming from the right place, but he's stuck due to Sam's murder. Annalise can use it to make them do anything.
Miranda: Absolutely noble. I was totally Team Connor in this episode. Sometimes losing is the right call, even if it's not what you're paid for. I could never be a defense attorney.
Whitney: It was noble in the fact that he was doing the right thing by making sure a cold blooded murderer wouldn't be roaming the streets. However, going against Annalise and not covering your tracks better was stupid. Its's been established that you don't want to be on her bad side.
Michaela may have two love interests this season. Team Levi or Team Caleb?
Rachel: I would say team neither. Michaela has been desperate for love ever since she called off her engagement. I think Michaela will cling to any man that shows her some interest and as long as he’s not gay.
Amanda: I agree! Both men are shady as hell, and Michaela needs to look out for herself.
Miranda: I'm Team Michaela. I'm not ready to believe Levi is as shady as he's being played, but he's not in Michaela's league. Caleb is shadier than Levi in a lot of ways and no part of me trusts him.
Whitney: There's something about Caleb that I like and that's exactly what this show is trying to make me feel! Is he a crazy person obsessed with his sister, who snapped and killed his family? Or is he just a misunderstood nice guy with pretty eyes? Yeah, I'm Team Caleb.
Did you think Annalise was going to help Nia go through with her plan?
Rachel: I surely thought Annalise was going to assist in helping Nia kill herself. It would’ve given Annalise the perfect opportunity to get rid of Nia and somewhat have Nate all to herself. The fact that she didn’t go through with it let’s me know that Annalise has some kind of compassion buried in that disturbed soul of hers. After everything Annalise put Nate through, I don’t think she wants to continue hurting the poor man.
Amanda: I didn't think she would. I think it had more to do with not hurting Nate more than it had to do with her moral objections.
Miranda: I don't think we've seen the last of that exchange. Now that Annalise has seen Nate and Wes talking, I think she'll help Nia in hopes of driving Nate back to herself so she can keep tabs on what he's up to. (And I won't be shocked if Annalise turns out to be in on her own shooting.)
Whitney: Annalise is many, many things but if there's one thing about her that I do think is at least partially genuine, it's her feelings for Nate. If she went through with helping Nia, Nate would never forgive her and I don't think she would be able to live with that.
Any guesses as to who the "she" Caleb was referring to in the flash forward could be?
Rachel: I would like to say Annalise, but with the way this show works, that would be entirely too predictable. The ‘she’ could either be Sinclair, who wants to take Annalise, Caleb and Catherine down, or it could be Catherine. Maybe Catherine actually killed the parents and in some twisted forbidden lovers way, she tried to pin it on Caleb.
Amanda: I would say Annalise too, but then that just means she's probably not the "she" he was referring to.
Miranda: I think he's talking about Catherine. He definitely cares for his sister and likely doesn't trust that Annalise is going to look out for both of them.
Whitney: Annalise is too easy, so I'm thinking it's either Catherine or Sinclair. Sinclair's death is one of the most interesting aspects of the flash forwards so far and I can't wait to see that play out. Who killed her? Why was she even there?
Make sure you keep up with all the twists and turns and watch How To Get Away With Murder Season 2 Episode 5 Thursday, Oct. 22! Check out a preview now.
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