'The Chicago Code' - 'St. Valentine's Day Massacre': No confidence?

'The Chicago Code' - 'St. Valentine's Day Massacre': No confidence?

A review of tonight's "The Chicago Code" coming up just as soon as I wear a bullet-proof vest as a fashion statement... "Justice first, and then my job." -Teresa"St. Valentine's Day Massacre" was the second of this season's two episodes to not feature Delroy Lindo, and it was a potent reminder that Teresa Colvin's job carries many more headaches beyond whatever Alderman Gibbons is up to. The episode did a very good job of illustrating the fishbowl Teresa works in, and then what happens when someone lights a fire under that bowl. Her opponents here aren't corrupt; they're just reactionary, or stubborn or, in the case of John Heard as Mayor McGinnis, unwilling to risk themselves politically. The call to Mancow's show comes from a rank-and-file cop who doesn't sound much different from the Commander of Mops and Brooms from the pilot, and once Teresa has to bail out on the show before she can rebut him - and then once the reason for her bailing out turns out to be such a hot-button case - it's like the union, the press, and the mayor can smell blood in the water. Suddenly, everyone who hasn't liked the way Teresa has been running things has cover under which they can attack her, or refuse to defend her, and things go from bad to worse when they try to stage a perp walk for a man in a coma.  Read More...


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