I liked this episode a lot. Very exciting and funny, too. I also felt it really provides a nice rebuttal of the whole “Carrie is the worst spy evah” theorem that so frequently floats around the internet, by having Quinn do even more absurd things.
ASSEMBLY LINE LAW
Alicia and Lucca are back playing the numbers game at bond court, and Alicia has fully embraced being the kind of lawyer that provides living proof for Marx’s alienation theory. That is, until Lucca passes off a case involving a nice-looking young man with big brown eyes, and I get Serial flashbacks. Continue reading →
“All that suffering and nothing changes.” Homeland’s degree of success as a critique of American foreign policy has varied wildly over the last four seasons, but this one devastating admission almost made up for all of its stumbles. Continue reading →
Let Them Eat Cake
The episode opens with that combination of montage and super intense, unexpected music that The Good Wife does so well. Lots of guys getting arrested: it’s violent, disruptive, and scary.
I’ve come to the conclusion after this week that I was watching the beginning of the season wrong. I was still very much in the mindset of the romantic-comedy happy ending. It turns out this is more Wide Sargasso Sea than Jane Eyre.