Justified returns Wednesday to FX with another heaping helping of deep-fried drama. Picking up mere moments after Season 1's finale — which saw U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) let his childhood friend-turned-church-bombing loose cannon Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) chase after an assassin who had just killed Boyd's father — the show wastes no time pitting Raylan against The Bennetts, a new clan of nemeses. But while Raylan carefully navigates the briar patch of bad blood that has existed between the Bennetts and the Givenses for generations, he also has to sort out his increasingly complicated sex life. (And, yeah, he'll occasionally fire that sidearm of his.) If you didn't watch the first season, here's why you need to get on board...
Justified's Raylan Givens seems like the kind of guy who would do almost anything for his ex-wife, Winona. But isn't risking himself for her current husband, Gary, pushing it a little?
6 Reasons you should be watching Justified
In Tuesday's episode (10/9c on FX), Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) finds himself on involuntary vacation while the U.S. Marshal's office continues to deal with the firestorm Raylan's created. So, he fills his downtime by helping Gary (William Ragsdale), a real estate agent who owes money to the kinds of "investors" you don't want to deal with...
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Admit it you got a little teary-eyed like I did at the end when Lynette was told the bad news that she might have lymphoma. And what did it for me was Tom slowly grabbing Lynette's hand and holding it, after she had tried the same thing with him (before the news), and he had rejected her hand. That scene between Felicity Huffman and Doug Savant with Lynette and Tom fighting in bed, the one that led them to get Lynette to the hospital, was a prime example of two actors at their very best. Lynette finally admitting to Tom that she did indeed have feelings for Rick (but "nothing happened") was such a powerful scene by itself then the cancer scare. I was a mess. You could tell how desperate Tom was getting earlier, sneaking in a marriage counselor (William Ragsdale) to talk with Lynette in a very "ambush therapy" kind of way. Lynette was not about to let Herman's Head get into her head.Speaking of messes, thankfully Susan and Mike cleaned up the possible mess of dueling we...