On this week’s episode of Twisted, Kyle does actual police work, Danny tries to get his mother to admit her innocence and Jo learns a secret pertaining to Lacey’s visiting father.On the last discussion about this show, I quoted Charlie Almanza who believed Twisted is losing its edge.
The episode began with a romantic moment between Danny and Lacey. There was kissing and coupling things. I don’t hate Lacey or think she is an insufferable character - I just don’t like that she wants to hide her relationship. I think Danny and Lacey are good for each other and are passionate and romantic. I’d be full on Team Danny/Lacey - except I am on Team Danny is a Murderer.
Um...how did we get here?
When I first got into this show some paltry few weeks ago, I didn't hesitate (okay, maybe I briefly hesitated) to buy all available episodes from Amazon.com. Then came the waiting, the irritating realization I'd have to wait seven days to see the next one and the next one and then...I woke up today and realized it was that time of the week. Instead of feeling eager my very first thought was, "...Already?"
How did we get here?
This was the show that hit the ground running. This was the show whose pilot pimp-slapped its competition in the ratings. This was the show which featured a Blasian kiss five episodes in.
So what the fuck happened???
I'll tell you what happened; the writers got too wrapped up with Avan Jogia's
Fuck that shit. I want my body count. As soon as Danny's cleared of Regina's murder, I want him to go out and ice Lacey's ex-boyfriend Archie Yates. Or Sarita (still no last name). Or Tyler Lewis.
Or Principal Mark Tang so that Rob Yang can be put out of his contractual misery. Did y'all see that bullshit in this week's ep? Tang's obsession with Karen continues, which is appalling considering he's married with kids (to answer your next question, his wife on the show is also Asian). Danny finds some...pictures...which Tang made of himself and sent to Karen. When Danny tries (and fails) to blackmail Tang into providing an alibi for Karen, Tang flat-out tells Danny about the relationship and how his mother...did stuff...just to keep him in school.
Danny eventually realizes that although his mother once wished for a girl, then gave him a toilet paper apology about being sorry "if" she hurt his feelings, THEN called him an ungrateful brat for calling her out on her bullshit...despite all this she's since broken laws and seduced folks to make up for being a lousy mother. They have a touching scene which annoyed me because it seemed genuine, and I want Danny's sociopathic charm back.
After telling us a bunch of stuff we pretty much knew, while revealing a couple things we didn't know but might have guessed, Chief Masterson finally decides to stop being dumb as a box of hair and realizes that it's very likely someone else killed Regina, and that Vikram Desai may still be alive (we even got a flashback!!!)
Big whoop. Explain to me again how we got here?
On the upside, our brown boys are bonding and they're having some great scenes. From last week's ep we got this:
And this week's ep gave us this:
Oh, and did I mention Lacey dumps Danny?
Talk to you next week!
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