We mayhave achieved maximum Sleepy Hollowness this episode. Running through dank tunnels! HoloJefferson! Long winding discussions of freedom of the press! Yet it played a little flat, lacking in real urgency even when lives were on the line and major pieces of information were revealed. But let’s see what there is to see:
So new structure of the show: Opening setup for case of the week, debrief with our Witnesses in a completely random place, A plot A plot B plot A plot A plot B plot A plot, EXPLOSION, Katrina end tag. Eh. I still wish they’d get a little more varied in their structure, since they’re trading one kind of predictability for another, but I’m probably not gonna get my wish. I’ll still bitch about it though!
These three construction workers – Mr. “Now This is Just Interesting,” Mr. “Honestly No but I Still Kick Down Walls,” and Mr. “Strangely Silent for Budgetary Reasons” – all showed more character development and range than Katrina has. Oops?
The whole “I am now a perfectly modern man see how comfortable I am see see?” thing is laying it on with a trowel for the finale.
If it’s painful for Crane to see “reminders of conflict everywhere,” why are they on a battleship? Like? Don’t go there! Problem solved! I avoid battleships very easily!
That said: CORBIN CALLBACK. And we get flashes to him! Can you imagine Abbie listening to his war stories? Solemn and big-eyed but also dreaming of those far-off places?
Very Important Notes About Hair: Crane was rocking a true stallion tail, none of this half up ‘do thing. Dug it. And I appreciate that his down look this episode managed to look less Jesus-y (think it was the part?) but it also looked super greasy. Someone launder that wig. And not to leave you out, Pudding Pop: Abbie’s hair was really pretty this episode with the curls and all. Impressive it maintained that in the sewers. This concludes Very Important Notes About Hair.