Lovecraft Country’s 4th episode of the season is entitled “The History of Violence,” and it is by far one of my favorite this year. Misha Green has done a brilliant job once again weaving themes of violence against African American’s into this episode and fit in such a manner that it’s seamless. Probably the most compelling element of the storyline is Green certainly didn’t shy away from making statements about racial groups tearing themselves from within. Mix in a portion of the series that is a mix between Goonies and Night at the Museum, and the result is one of the best episodes of the year. With all that being said, here are 5 takeaways from tonight’s 4th episode.
5) Oh my!
Is it just me, or does anytime she shows up, your heart briefly stops.
4. Unwanted Guests –
Sometimes a person shows up who was never invited.
3. Say her name!
Her name is Letitia Wright, and you better know her name. Wright is an integral part of this narrative and likely has a large role in its conclusion. Smollett is dynamite in this season.
2) Say What –
Just when we think we’ve figured out Atticus’s dad, the last few moments of episode 4 occur, and we are thrown for a loop. Who is this guy?
1) No matter-
No matter how hard these men try, Mrs. Wright always seems to be the one stuck cleaning up their mess.
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