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17 December 2008 @ 11:00 pm
'Life' ... now that's more like it!  
Watched Life tonight, the night it airs instead of a few days later for the first time in weeks. So happy I wasn't disappointed.

Seriously, THAT'S more like it! This is the show I fell in love with in season one. And perhaps I'm reaching and I'll be totally proven wrong in February 4 -- when the show returns -- but it DOES look like Reese's daddy issue may have something to do with her and Tidwell. I sure hope so because that's been my biggest complaint this season, and if they can make it part of Dani's complex issues and have the second half of the season hitting on that, I'll be thrilled.

- Loved the fact that once Reese went to Crews' house, she kept on coming back, LOL!

- Jessy Schram annoyed MUCH less than she has all season long. Good.

- So we finally meet Daddy Crews ... and Crews Junior shoots him.

- So glad Charlie was able to make Ted's prison stay easier.

- Man, Garret Dillahunt is SO damn good. Really he is.

- Hey! It's Tessa Thompson!!!!

- Damian Lewis is hot. My only complaint re: Damian Lewis and his hotness in this episode is that when he was on "admin duty" and went to Roman's club the first time, he so should not have been in his suit, but instead wearing a button-down shirt, shirttails lose, and in jeans. Tight jeans. Yup, that's my complaint.

- Finally, that ending! I did NOT expect Crews to be shot. I did not, I did not, I did NOT! Talk about unexpected. So did he briefly die? And if so, does that mean when he dies, he's just going to wind back up in prison for the afterlife? Or was that purgatory? Or was that his subconscious just creating hell after earth when thinking death is imminent? I sure hope it's the last one there.

Anyhoo, good, good episode. That's the show I fell in love with. Keep up with that, show. Pretty, pretty please.
harper47harper47 on December 19th, 2008 12:57 pm (UTC)
We did right almost the same thing. And yes, I agree - if Dani being with Tidwell is a part of her issues then and only then will I be okay with it. Because I can understand someone who is as damaged as Dani is pursuing this type of relationship whereas before I'm just all ick, ick, no my eyes, my eyes. (Phoebe moment)

I do like Donal Logue. Just not as a love interest for Dani.

I just adored every minute of this. Everything just popped and clicked and moved and wow. Great episode.

harper47harper47 on December 19th, 2008 12:58 pm (UTC)
Oops - that should be write not right.
bastetseyebastetseye on December 21st, 2008 03:12 pm (UTC)
Sorry, I don't know where else to put this.

But I know your an Chris Eccleston fan. Did you know he's readin ghost storys on BBC radio 2 at 12.00am for four night starting midnight tonight?

Again sorry for not knowing where to post this, and if you already know!
Arabian: Christopher Eccleston_02arabian on December 21st, 2008 03:50 pm (UTC)
Thanks, I didn't know that, and I am definitely an Eccleston fan. :) That's cool that he's doing that.
bastetseyebastetseye on December 21st, 2008 03:53 pm (UTC)
no problem, just remember it will be midnight uk time!
stephenlc4life on December 24th, 2008 02:09 am (UTC)
OFF topic! BUT it's about Eli and Maggie!
Hey, how are you? I want to invite you back to the Eli and Maggie livejournal. I've posted Eli and Maggie descriptions for the final 4 episodes of the show! Lots of details! I think you'll like them!
Arabian: Meli_Meant to Bearabian on December 24th, 2008 11:07 am (UTC)
Re: OFF topic! BUT it's about Eli and Maggie!
I'm still a member of the comm, just haven't had anything to post about. :sniffsniff: Thanks for the heads up, though, I'm going through my flist now.