'Blue Mountain State' 2.13 'Riot' Review

We've come to the end of season two for Blue Mountain State, so why not end it with a riot?

After we learn very quickly that the football team won that game they were so worried about last week, everyone decides to riot. This is not uncommon in sports, though it continues to baffle me; I can see being upset and destroying things in frustration at a horrible loss, but what's up with breaking stuff over a victory? As Sammy says, "What the hell are they rioting for? We won!"

Sammy, Mary Jo and the cheerleaders hide inside the Goathouse from a big, unruly mob, and after noticing this on TV, Alex tries to rally the football team into action to save them (okay, and the beer and the drugs). Together with Thad and some of the other players, he sets out on a rescue mission. The lesser-known players are picked off fairly quickly, like a bad horror movie. They're forced to turn to Radon, still bitter that he didn't get to be the hero, for help. Alex, Thad and Radon team up to take back their house and restore order, and it's pretty darn ridiculous how that happens. The show really goes for broke in the final episode, and between the library raid, the couch on fire, and the use of a Taser, it works. Read More...



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