“Everyone steps in it” is how a fellow watcher dubbed Walker's 2.14 “No Such Thing As Fair Play.” And it’s fitting. Sometimes, even with the best intentions, people hurt those around them. You can sometimes make up your mistake quickly, like a few of the characters in this episode. Other times, the pain stays … or even grows. There is one character who actually “steps in it” literally…
Now that was a great episode! Tight plot, lots of action, plenty of close-ups, some twists and turns, stellar performance from the cast (as usual) and Jensen Ackles directing! There was a lot to love about this episode.
And a couple of things that sat wrong with me. So I’ll skip doing the recap, and run down the stuff I loved and the stuff I didn’t.
What happens when people are at their lowest? A favorite theme of Walker, is that no matter how bad it gets, there are those that love and support you. But to highlight this theme, the characters have to go through rough patches. And, of course, a character that goes through many hard times in this episode is …
Lots of twists and turns in this episode—that’s for sure!
Once again I’m going to skip the recap and just dive into the stuff I really liked, and the parts that had me scratching my head.
What happens when you’re pushed too far? This episode explores how being pushed to your limits tests your character. It also reveals the horrible truth that sometimes cheaters do win... but that sometimes good people refuse to lose their moral center, such as …
I have so many questions….do you?
Like last time, I’m going to skip the recap and go right into what I liked, then cover what made me go, ‘Hmmmm….’
Cordell Walker on a horse. Definitely a highlight of the episode.
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