All talk and no action. That's usually not our buddy Vic Mackey. But last week, I clearly heard him say to Shane: "If I see you again, I will kill you." Vic saw him again and Shane is still walkin' and talkin' as far as I can see. I mean, I hoped it would happen. I hoped Vic would pull up to Shane and pop him one, but I also knew it couldn't happen that easily. Shane's no dummy, we all knew that. I always considered Vic to be the more cunning of the two, but Shane has really upped his game this time.
It was hard to tell up front what Shane was going to do with his documentation. The episode started off with him writing all about Terry (and we saw later, it's Tavon, the money train and everything else they did). I wondered if Shane thought the only way he wouldn't get killed by Vic is if he implemented Vic for everything, so I figured Shane might take the offensive on this one. But that doesn't do much for him, since his name is all over those items as well. He's clearly smarter than I am, though, because he has a way out now: Draw up the documents, play defense and tell Vic that if he ever lays a hand on anyone he's close to, everything will be brought forth. The look on Vic's face at the end screamed that he didn't see this coming, which I'm surprised at. So now what? There are two ways this can end now. Vic and Shane ignore each other and go their own way and leave it all behind them. Or, one of them dies. And one of them makes for much better television! We've got another season coming, so if someone dies this season, you can bank on it not being Vic.
Not only would killing one of them off make good TV, but with Mara and Corinne involved now, you just know it won't stop. Mara really has got Corinne on edge about Vic, with her comments that Vic can get hurt too if something happens to her or Shane. Oh, hey, your husband better watch his back and thanks for the toys. It's quite a message. So you know Corinne is going to start quizzing Vic and going crazy on him, and Vic's going to have to do something to shut them all up. The question is what, though.
As far as the San Marcos murders go, I'm going to be honest with you, as I always am. I'm a little lost at this point. Bizlat, Salvadorans, Mexicans etc they were tossed around so much in this episode that I lost track of who was doing what. I do know Hernan lied about it being Mexican on Mexican, which the Barn found out when the Mexican's killed some Salvadorans at a street fair for payback. And I think the case has been "solved" by Santi giving up three of the six possible shooters; this way Claudette can show that something has been closed. I might be wrong on that, though, since I'm not really understanding what Vic gave up in the deal with Santi. I have a hard time thinking that my favorite show muddled up something, so I'm blaming it on the cold that I currently have instead! Maybe my head isn't straight. (Or maybe it's actually possible that one episode just didn't strike a chord with me! Oh, the horror!) If it's me, forgive me for having an off-week and feel free to explain where we are with the case, if you understand.
And finally, there are the two comedic moments that I loved:
The first one being the strike team chasing down Santi as he ran out of the raid. Julian was like lightning running after this guy, and when he knocked him down, Vic says, "Godspeed."
Then there was the obligatory Dutch/Billings banter, which was awesome in this episode. Billings started talking about how he used to bring hotties up to the expensive neighborhoods, supposedly to his mother's house, but would notice the lights were on so they'd have to go back to the girl's place. Quite clever when you think about it. But then Steve says, "You know, Dutch, I could teach you a few things about women if you want."
Dutch responds with, "Why don't you write them down, and I can read them at my leisure." Classic.
Chat away, folks, and we'll see if you can help me put together any more of the puzzle in my head now.
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All talk and no action Thats usually not our buddy Vic Mackey But last week I clearly heard him say to Shane If I see you again I will kill you Vic saw him again and Shane is still walkin and talkin as far as I can see I mean I hoped it would happen I hoped Vic would pull up to Shane and pop him one but I also knew it couldnt happen that easily Shanes no dummy we all knew that I always considered Vic to be the more cunning of the two but Shane has really upped his game this time It was hard to tell up front what Shane was going to do with his documentation The episode started off with him writing all about Terry and we saw later its Tavon the money train and everything else they did I wondered if Shane thought the only way he wouldnt get killed by Vic is if he implemented Vic for everything so I figured Shane might take the offensive on this one But that doesnt do much for him since his name is all over those items as well Hes clearly smarter than