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I have only one word for tonight:

OMG eleventy!!eleven?!#!: LAMB!!!

::listens to the fic explode around the globe::

(oh yeah, and I saw the promo. ::faints dead away::)



I love my new show with the heat of a thousand fiery suns. My brain is on nano, and I can't think coherently or write coherently, but I am sure others will do so with flair, because this season has got as much meat as last season, but is even more complex and flavorful. This is soo not a show for teenagers.



Random seasonal prediction based on thematics: Lianne Mars will be back, quite possibly very near the end, and pivotal.

Questions the previouslies (not the ep itself) induced:

Why would the mayor want Veronica to go down? What's she got on him that she doesn't know she's got? Is he in league with Casablancas?

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chrisjournal
Nov. 17th, 2005 04:15 am (UTC)
God, the Lamb. Yes yes yes, the Lamb. I think we've talked about this before, but he's seriously been growing on me as a character, and tonight cemented it. He's the perfect antagonist.

Now, about the mayor. I will probably have to rewatch the previouslies several times to make it logical, but my brain went gut-jumping at the sequence of previouslies they showed. Something about the order in which they went, even, triggered me to think seriously of the mayor as the potential bus-exploder. It's occurred to me before, but not as strongly as it did tonight. And, if he's the bus-exploder, then the obvious question is why he'd be after Veronica (assuming the exploder wanted her and not someone else). And, actually, I kind of think the mayor has it in for the whole Mars clan. And I really don't know why. I get vibes that say he totally set Keith up for ignominious defeat in the election, that just fuels my tin hat theory there.

Anyway, hopefully that makes at least a mud pattern for you, and when I get a copy to rewatch, I'll think more carefully about it and report back here ;-)
soundingsea
Nov. 17th, 2005 01:01 pm (UTC)
Yeah, in my 2x05-2x06 recap I fingered the Mayor as a possible Big Bad for the season. I was just surprised by the way it sounded like you'd actually found a moustache-twirling scene or something. ;)

Ooh. Hmm. Setting Keith up for defeat. I could see that (except I think the big death knell for Keith's campaign was that DWI that he didn't give, and I'd see Lamb research that himself before I'd see the Mayor-to-be finding it out...

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