'The Game' 4.12 'The Right To Choose' Recap and Review

We've come to the end of the season that fans built: the season four finale of The Game. For a variety of reasons, I feel like the fans deserved better.

Let's get to the action:

Melanie & Derwin

If you missed last week's episode, Melanie really, really wants a baby. She's frustrated that she's not pregnant by now, which leads her to such interesting thoughts as wondering if the microwave irradiated her ovaries. (I can't answer that, but I can say that if you put Christmas lights in the microwave, fun things happen.) The two visit a doctor for help, and that's where we learn that Mel once had an abortion. That's pretty much out of left field.

We learn in passing that Melanie and Derwin have a maid who takes out their trash for them. I guess that's one of those perks of being rich and famous, but somehow I didn't figure them as needing a maid. Certainly Derwin's life is hectic, but is Mel's that busy that she can't take out her own trash? Or does she just not want to? Maybe success is going to their heads just a little bit. At least, Mel's later spat with Tasha (more on that in a second) seems to point to that as well. Read More...



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