With not a bang but a whimper, it's over.
We've come to the final two hours of Persons Unknown. I'm not even sure how many people I mean by weÂ anymore, but I don't care. It's been a fun ride this summer. If you don't believe me, ask Stephen King, who took the time to mention it as one of the things he liked about the summer in this week's Entertainment Weekly. Or ask my colleague Michael, who will be recapping this on Monday since NBC made him watch preseason football instead. But never mind the football, the ratings or the Saturday time slot of doom let's go out in a big way, right? Right?
Um. . .
When last we left, everyone was going to be killed, except they didn't know it yet. That's a pretty big deal, but we're not going to talk about it yet. Instead, we open with Ulrich talking to Janet while she sleeps. Joe finds him, grabs him and threatens him over it. This leads to a hallway discussion of how they've wasted their lives in the Program. The confused expression on Joe's face when he sees what a sad puppy Ulrich has become is priceless. However, it's Ulrich who finds out from the Director that the town is about to be obliterated, and that he has one last chance to save his own behind. Not that she'll tell him how, of course.
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