Thursday, April 4, 2019

What I’m Watching: Good Girls

Good Girls: Season 2, Episode 4 “Pick Your Poison” (B-)

There’s a lot going on right now, and so little of it seemed to be related to the monumental and deadly development of the previous episode. That only came into play in a major way at the very end of the episode when Mary Pat’s cover story imploded when her son casually mentioned Daddy being in the freezer when Agent Turner was in the house. It’s hard to take most of what’s going on now seriously, and there doesn’t seem to be a way out for any of our characters. Dean was unbearable as usual, failing to drum up any actual sales when Beth entrusted him with the money to wash, and then being completely terrible to Beth in the restaurant when she made some solid suggestions that might actually help him be a halfway decent businessman. Her passionate rendezvous in the bathroom with Rio followed by him showing up to smash some cars and demand percentages likely means that he taught Beth how to take control of her situation and concocted this split scheme to work around Dean. That’s the hope, at least. Ruby was flashing her money around a bit too freely when she paid off her own debts, while Annie, in a surprise, helped Marion to get back on track and repair some of the damage done by her duplicitous grandson. It’s hardly a shock that the three women would have been caught by the stores they were using to launder the money, and it’s a relief that there were no criminal implications since these three have more than enough problems at the moment.

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