The Bridge

Season 1 Episode 2

Calaca

27
Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jul 17, 2013 on FX
8.4
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  • Episode Summary

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    Marco and Sonya's investigation leads them to Daniel Frye, a reporter whom the killer has apparently selected, first as an unwilling accomplice and then as his messenger and liaison. Learning about the shocking secret concealed on her property introduces Charlotte to some of her late husband's shady partners and dealings.

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    SUBMIT REVIEW
    • Pretty good.

      10
      I'm quite intrigued and enjoying the show so far. It is showing this story from multiple different perspectives, which sure is interesting. There are lots of different characters playing a role in events and we get good development of them.



      But the case did move rather slowly. We in all honesty did not find out very much at all during this episode. The ending was interesting but the case didn't take major steps forward.



      All up though, things are really interesting and it is shaping up for interesting future episodes if they can build on it.moreless
    • Calaca

      7.0
      It was not as strong as the pilot, but the show is still interesting. If they just examined the case and had a murder mystery to solve this show would probably be a little bit better. They are trying too hard to have all of these edgy, pay cable drama twists though and it is too slow-moving a program to do that. You're not on HBO, you're on FX. Nothing wrong with that.



      It's interesting, but they're trying too hard.moreless
    Diane Kruger

    Diane Kruger

    Detective Sonya Cross

    Demian Bichir

    Demian Bichir

    Detective Marco Ruiz

    Annabeth Gish

    Annabeth Gish

    Charlotte Millwright

    Ted Levine

    Ted Levine

    Lieutenant Hank Wade

    Thomas M. Wright

    Thomas M. Wright

    Steven Linder

    Lyle Lovett

    Lyle Lovett

    Monte P. Flagman, Esq.

    Guest Star

    Lee Garlington

    Lee Garlington

    Sherry Spellman

    Guest Star

    Jason Wiles

    Jason Wiles

    Paul

    Guest Star

    Matthew Lillard

    Matthew Lillard

    Daniel Frye

    Recurring Role

    Emily Rios

    Emily Rios

    Adriana Mendez

    Recurring Role

    Diana-Maria Riva

    Diana-Maria Riva

    Kitty Conchas

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Although the story depicts events set in and around two very different cities, El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico, the series was actually shot entirely in Los Angeles, California.

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Lt. Wade : I'm sorry, am I interrupting your snack time?
        Det. Cooper: (yogurt cup in one hand, spoon in the other) I'm just topping off my good bacteria, boss. You've got good and bad bacteria in your stomach and they're at war.
        Lt. Wade : (takes yogurt and hurls it into wastebasket) Yeah? Well now they're in the trash.

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