'Treme' - 'On Your Way Down': The road home?

'Treme' - 'On Your Way Down': The road home?

A review of tonight's "Treme" coming up just as soon as I get a MySpace page... "We'd all get a break then? Wouldn't that be a nightmare?" -JanetteThe return of crime to New Orleans is one of the key subjects of "Treme" season 2, but even with the addition of Lt. Colson to the regular cast of characters, the topic has still been something of an abstraction so far. Colson can talk about it, and Sonny might be witness to a club shooting, but crime hadn't really touched the lives of our regulars in the first two episodes. Unfortunately, that changes in a big way with "On Your Way Down," as the crime wave very much hits home for several characters.  On the smaller level of property crime, Janette's wrecked house gets burglarized, forcing her to make a brief trip away from New York, and in the process possibly screwing up both her new job with the insane Brulard and her chance at getting a proper meeting with the Road Home people. And Sonny's apartment gets burgled and his instruments either stolen or trashed after the cops leave the door unlocked after busting his drug-dealing roommate. The episode's big crime is one against a person, though, as LaDonna - tough, streetwise LaDonna, who has clung to this city as fiercely as any character on the show, even as the rest of her life has moved, piece-by-piece, up to Baton Rouge - gets robbed and raped inside her own bar. Read More....


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