April 28, 2013

Veronica Mars Watch-Along Week 6

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So, how does this work, super sleuths? Go check out the Watch-Along kick off post for the skinny. I'll give you a second just in case...

All caught up? Good.

In case you already know the basics and just forgot what episodes are up today, here's the list:
  • "Drinking the Kool-Aid"
  • "An Echolls Family Christmas"
And, for NEXT WEEK:
  • "Silence of the Lamb"
  • "Clash of the Tritons"
THE NOIR
No big developments on the Lilly Kane case, but there is what to be said of Veronica's parental situation. Or well, THERE REALLY COULD HAVE BEEN if Veronica hadn't destroyed the results of her paternity test. I'm so mad I can't even tell you guys. I mean, V had this impressive inner monologue:

"I sent off for those test results because I wanted the truth. But can a lab tech really see the shape of my soul in a drunken conga line of genes? Jake Kane could be my father but whether he is or isn't, would I really claim him as such and deny the man who raised me?"

So her thoughts/feels/whatever make sense to me, therefore I can't be TOO annoyed at her. But I STILL.

We also find out a little bit more about why Lianne ran. Someone from Kane Software (Clarence Wiedman) stalked V to push her out of town. By the end of "An Echolls Family Christmas" it's pretty clear Jake Kane isn't the guy who gave the order - rather, it was his wife, Celeste. Which makes sense. If your husband was cheating and you could get rid of his lurver, you'd do it. Maybe. Or maybe Celest's just a psycho. Whichever.

Love this movie.
As for the individual episode mysteries, the whole cult with Casey was kind of boring. Yeah, I feel BAD for Casey, but aside from proving Veronica's inability to listen to/trust her father completely, nothing else really happened. In fact, at the end of the episode, Casey's deprogrammed and it's like the whole episode never even happened.

So lame. Tell 'em JT.
The second episode, "An Echolls Family Christmas" has an amaaaaaaaazing mystery that I love to pieces. How V can break it down and solve the crime like that? Bomb dot com. Not only do I love the glimpse into Duncan and Logan's friendship - a friendship that still doesn't make any sense to me what so ever - but Weevil's also an interesting study. I like his brute force attitude.

BRING ON THE SNARK
Wallace: "You better recognize."
Veronica: "Thank you, for being my own personal Springer audience. Should I check myself before I wreck myself?"

Logan (to Weevil): "If you're asking me to the prom again, the answer is still no."

Veronica: "I love the smell of testosterone in the morning."
Logan: "This is why I suggested attack dogs, but no, my mother wanted an alpaca."

Oh and this.
Guys. I can't help that most of my snark quotes have Logan in them. I just can't.

PARENTAL PROBLEMS
I've already mentioned how V can't listen to her father in this post and every other weekly recap post. It's SO FRUSTRATING. I seriously want to punch her in the face. I mean, we all know she LOVES her pops (SHE WANTS TO SEND HIM TO PADRES CAMP) and he loves her (HE GOT HER A WATERBED), but she can't seem to listen or trust him. This clearly can't end well in the grand scheme of mystery things. 

WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT, VERONICA?
I also have a lot of issues with Logan's parents. Obviously I hate Aaron. No question. But Lynn wants to SAVE him from threatening letters when she knows what he's doing to her kid. And then she's stabbed and she's all worried and LOGAN'S calling 911? I just... I dunno what I want to happen, but what did happen sucked. SUCKED. I hate Aaron. So much.

THE BOYS
I love these boy breakdowns. I also love (hate?) how Logan and Duncan bury the hatchet. It's like, "We cool bro?" and then a nod of the head. I don't get how boys communicate like this.
  • Duncan: He's all "Hey" and I'm all GO HOME DUNCAN, GO HOME. Also, he faked drunk to try and win a poker game? BOOOOO.
  • Logan: He always has the best lines. THE BEST. He's racist and crude, but I can't help but adore him. Is it because his father's abusive? Maybe. I dunno. Guys, I just love him.
  • Weevil: I've already mentioned I like his attitude. He gets shit done.
  • Wallace: HILARIOUS BOY. HILARIOUS.
  • Connor Larkin: Just a little eye candy, I suppose. I like how he called Logan out on his racism, but all in all he's like an annoying older brother I never want to hear from again. Also, does this boy - a MOVIE STAR - not have anything better do to on Christmas Eve than play poker with a bunch of dudes in a pool house? Mystery or not, there's nothing Weevil can do to him.

NEW CHARACTER ALERT!
Clarence Wiedman, the head of Kane Software security, seems like an interesting kind of guy we should all probably pay attention to. There's also Connor, but I don't really care about him.

FUN FACT
In the beginning of "An Echolls Family Christmas" Logan and Duncan are pictured wearing the same pair of boxers. This is interesting because usually Logan wears greens/browns and Duncan wears blues. Why, you might ask? UPN (the network that originally aired Veronica Mars) was worried viewers would have a hard time telling Jason Dohring (Logan) and Teddy Dunn (Duncan) apart, so this was implemented to make sense of it all (Source: IMDb).

So a not so favorite and one of my all time favorites for this week. How did the episodes fall out for you guys? And would you mix up my boyfriend with Duncan? God knows I wouldn't, but who knows? Let me know in the comments below!

**ONE LAST REMINDER**
NEXT WEEK:
  • "Silence of the Lamb"
  • "Clash of the Tritons"

9 comments:

  1. I actually really liked the whole "cult but not really a cult" thing. She wanted to find out they were hiding something devious but they really were just awesome people that lived life a bit differently.

    Echolls Family Christmas was one of my favorites too!

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    1. The first time I watched I really loved the cult storyline. It's a compelling story. But every time I re-watch I become less and less interested because it has nothing to do with the larger story and Casey ends up a douche once again.

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