THE CHICAGO CODE “Hog Butcher” Advance Review

Did you catch The Chicago Code last week when it premiered on Fox? What did you think? Well, if you thought the pilot was a good start, you will love tonight’s episode. I had the opportunity to review it in advance and I am hooked on this show. The confusion I initially had about the corruption and backstories seem to be working itself out with every new viewing. Like last week’s episode, The Chicago Code continues to provide background on some of the characters in voiceovers done either by the characters themselves or someone that knows them. I find this technique particularly engaging.

This week’s episode of The Chicago Code focuses on the aftermath of the shooting and killing of Antonio, Superintendent Colvin’s driver and longtime friend. Not only is the entire force upset over the loss of one of their own, but Colvin and Jarek wonder if there isn’t more to the story than an upset cop with a grudge. Naturally, in a city full of corruption and after having just formed a secret task force to bring it down, one would want to think that something like this is related, but is it? That is something that Colvin and Jarek work through this week with the help of Liam, who risks his cover, and Isaac, who risks subordination to get to the truth. Read More...


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