Good Women Season three Episode eight Evaluation: Nana


Did anybody ask for extra Boomer?

The reply isn’t any. Nobody was asking for extra Boomer, however he was again on Good Girls Season 3 Episode 8, and what adopted was nothing wanting gross, unintentionally hilarious, and just a little bit unhappy.

There’s numerous unsavory characters within the Good Women universe, however Boomer has all the time been one of many absolute worst. He’s simply flat out a foul particular person, with little or no humanity, and never a single redeemable high quality.

Boomer may have pale into the abyss and by no means proven up on our screens once more, and I don’t suppose anybody can be dissatisfied.

However apparently, his storyline wasn’t fairly over, as he was introduced again as a method for Beth, Ruby, and Annie to indicate Rio that they have been prepared to do the arduous work to earn a few of his belief again.

Stealing from Rio was a really poor choice, and once more Beth is fortunate that Rio has some type of smooth spot for her to proceed to let her make mistake after mistake and nonetheless preserve her round.

If we may get a deep dive into Rio’s psyche, that might most likely reply numerous the unanswered questions that swirl round him. His relationship with Beth has so many layers, they usually’ve solely deepened for the reason that capturing.

Does he really really feel like there isn’t any one else in addition to Beth and the ladies who could make the cash? Or is there a deeper cause he retains them round?

We barely know a factor about Rio, and we most actually don’t know what his actual motives are exterior of getting cash, however it could be cool to see extra of what’s backstage.

There may be nothing behind Boomer’s curtain however selfishness, the one shred of human decency he has ever proven was in the direction of Marion. And discovering out she died alone in a nursing dwelling was a blow to not solely him however Annie as nicely.

Beth: She lied, Annie.
Ruby: For months.
Beth: And he or she selected him over you.
Ruby: And he or she’s kinda racist.
Beth: She’s largely racist.

Marion was numerous issues, however she was somebody for whom each Boomer and Annie had love. In Boomer’s case, it was rooted in his self-interests, however Annie had an genuine bond with the lady and felt a bit responsible for the way in which issues had turned out.

Despite the fact that the ladies have been nicely conscious of what was coming Boomer’s means, that they had a job to do, they usually delivered on their project, although Beth did appear to have a minute of remorse.

The ladies have by no means been killers. And even when dying has surrounded them, it hasn’t been one thing they’ve simply accepted.

Besides in the case of Rio, that’s. They’re leaping on the likelihood to eliminate him, and delivering Boomer was the first step within the grand plan that results in Rio being gone this time.

As we’ve reached the approximate midway level of the season, that feels just like the overarching theme shifting ahead.

The choice to shoot Rio on the finish of Good Girls Season 2 was one thing that occurred spur of the second. She felt boxed right into a nook, and she or he fought her means out by preventing again towards the particular person she felt put her there.

However now there’s time to formulate a plan and execute it in a means that doesn’t go away them in a worse place.

Dean continues to be utterly hung up on the connection between the 2, and it is getting tiresome.

I suppose it is comprehensible, as Beth is his spouse in any case, however generally you simply should surprise why Dean is so pig-headed? What number of alternative ways does Beth should make it clear that it’s a lot, a lot deeper than intercourse at this level?

Maybe that’s not all the way in which truthful, however Dean is such a irritating character this season. He got here such a great distance, however he’s been unbearable as of late. If he’s not throwing a match about one factor or the opposite, he’s throwing shade.

Their marriage is teetering on the sting, and certainly one of them must combat for it or simply let it fall.

Stan and Ruby stay the superior Good Women ship, however they proceed to be examined in quite a lot of methods.

Ruby: Considered one of us needs to be good!
Stan: Why?
Ruby: What do you imply why?
Stan: All my life I have been swimming upstream, preventing it. And you realize the place that will get you? It does not get you respect. It does not get you a badge. Would not get you a correct marriage ceremony ring. It simply will get you drained. And then you definately get washed proper again down once more.

It’s arduous to not sympathize with Stan, whereas concurrently being dissatisfied. Stan has all the time been inherently good. His ethical heart was grounded, and he solely deviated from it to guard his household.

However whenever you dwell your life that means and really feel as if you don’t have anything to indicate for it, there may come some extent whenever you simply snap. Stan has reached that time after which some.

Ruby isn’t prepared to only settle for that although.

Stan’s aspect job is harmful, however Stan’s gotten a style of the nice life, and he’s not prepared to only give that up. He’s bought just a little little bit of that Beth advanced in him, the place he thinks he’s good sufficient to get away with something.

It is going to most likely take one thing disastrous for Stan to appreciate that what he’s doing isn’t well worth the penalties that can absolutely befall him.

What’s there to say about Annie and Dr. Cohen that hasn’t been mentioned but? Their relationship is very inappropriate, and it took a young person to get that time throughout to the physician.

Ben is aware of Annie higher than anybody, and never solely does he see the writing on the wall, he’s not ready to only sit round and watch it unfold.

Annie’s development from embarrassment to completely again on board the Dr. Cohen practice feels rushed, however then once more, he doesn’t deal with her like a standard affected person. It needs to be just a little complicated for her.

Perhaps the introduction of his girlfriend will get Annie again into the mind set to only work on her points, and never fear in regards to the bevy of handsome males that simply pop into her life.

But when we’re being actual, that’s not going to occur.

Odds and Ends

  • Mae Whitman crushed the scene the place she unfold Marion’s ashes. From the grief to the fleeting pleasure, and the disappointment, each emotion was etched throughout her face.
  • This present refuses to let Brio die. All of us noticed that look Rio gave Beth when she walked into the bar.
  • I’d watch an entire hour of Ruby and Stan doing karaoke.
  • It was solely a matter of time earlier than the cops got here again within the image. They usually’ve bought a invoice of their possession. And a hunch. Uh-oh.
  • It’s most likely protected to imagine Boomer isn’t lifeless, and we’ll should see him once more sooner or later. Once more, not one thing I think about individuals are excited for.

Okay, of us, it was type of an odd hour, however it set the stage for the remainder of the season.

What do you make of Boomer’s return?

Was Ben proper to confront Dr. Cohen?

Ought to Dean be extra understanding of Beth’s different life?

Go away all of your feedback down under and ensure to watch Good Girls online by way of TV Fanatic to remain caught up on the motion. 

Whitney Evans is a workers author for TV Fanatic. Observe her on Twitter.

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