Never got around to posting some thoughts...
- I really, really loved the smoking scene with Gordon, Diane and Tammy- especially on rewatch, studying Gordon from the beginning (watch his left hand!). Some wonderful acting from Lynch and Dern. It's played so perfectly, you can pinpoint the moment when the temptation hits Gordon, then slowly watch his coy smile fade as he starts getting impatient and frustrated. I felt like I could also pinpoint the moment Diane realises what he wants, but makes him suffer. The "we used to smoke together way back when, do you remember?" / "yeah we sure did, Gordon... we sure did" exchange was a beautiful moment, and showed a side of Diane we hadn't seen yet.
- Re: Chad trying to get help with the door- whoever said they've never known Hawk not to be civil, their name mustn't be Richard Tremayne!
- I'm extremely wary of the Hastings plotline now after previously being excited about it. I'll wait to see if there's a more to it than meets the eye before condemning it...
- So, it seems that the farm where the doppelgänger ended up was the place that he told Chantal to go to in E1 ("I need you and Hutch in a certain area in a few days") which pretty much confirms that his incarceration and escape was entirely planned, as was widely suspected. It seems like whatever was in Hutch's brown bag is the main reason he needed them to be there, along with the uh... packet of crisps.
- Same scene- Doppelgänger told Hutch "then there's a double header for you in Vegas" after the warden- presumably that's Cooper, and who? Bushnell? Ike? Janey-E?
- Loved the delivery of Watts's "Oh, no thanks, but thanks for bringing one for Dougie" line
- Kyle Maclachlan's acting in the series impresses me more with every scene, especially in Dougie mode
- I have to admit I wasn't exactly thrilled to see Bobby back in the show when were first introduced to him, but I loved him in this episode.
- The implementation of the roadhouse bands is trying my patience- this time we had about a 30 second changeover between acts- they must have a seriously impressive crew of super-roadies on the books to clear away the decks and setup Au Revoire Simone's gear in that time. I wouldn't mind, if it wasn't just to crowbar in another (reasonably) big name act for the sake of it.
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on Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:17 pm, edited 1 time in total.