After four episodes of Ravenswood, the show's biggest failing seems to be that the characters we're supposed to root for are so self-important and eye-rollingly terrible that it's hard to really care about the fate that has befallen them.
While we can usually expect the Halloween special to provide inalienable answers about the show, no matter how large-scale the reveal, it's hard to deny the importance of what we saw this year... even if it did feel like a cheap trick.
While it was nice to return to Berkeley and reacquaint myself with the Braverman clan, "It Has to Be Now" felt like a table unset.
This isn't a show about a man's struggle with Parkinson's disease. It's a show about a man who's trying to balance family, work, and the quirky cast of characters in his life, and that man just happens to have Parkinson's disease.
Does a comedy about a guy with Parkinson's made by a guy with Parkinson's deserve a spot in NBC's husk-of-what-it-used-to-be Thursday-night Must See TV lineup? Well, let's talk about it.
With the declaration of #WorldWarA and another trip to the color-saturated world of Ravenswood, there's a lot to break down.
Maybe it's due to all the country-western nonsense, but this episode didn't really feel like it was setting much up for the summer finale next week.
Dear everyone, stop trying to mess with Mona.
The Season of Answers may not be necessarily living up to its billing, but we are getting some perspective from different parts of the conspiracy.
What makes Hanna so refreshing and so cringeworthy is that nothing will stop her from doing something completely, embarrassingly stupid.
This episode was a little sillier and cornier than others this season, but there was a small bit of movement which fans of the show but enemies of its plodding will appreciate. And a car drove through the front of a house!
This wasn't an episode full of answers, but it certainly set a tone, and everyone seems headed for rock bottom.