'Men of a Certain Age' - 'The Great Escape': Tonight, you're mine

Yesterday, I posted my overall review of the first few summer episodes of "Men of a Certain Age" season two. Now I have some specific thoughts on tonight's episode, coming up just as soon as I'm wearing my lucky shirt... 

As a mid-season premiere, "The Great Escape" seems a bit more momentous than your average "Men" episode, but ultimately, what happens? Joe, Terry and Owen all go into their evenings with huge possibilities in their heads - that Joe and Sonia might get back together, that Terry might have a real long-term relationship with Erin, that Owen and Melissa might finally be able to get out from under the weight of Thoreau Chevrolet - and celebration in their plans. 

But this is "Men of a Certain Age," not "Men Whose Dreams Constantly Come True." So by the time morning comes around, Joe and Sonia have realized they don't work together anymore, Terry gets dumped by Erin(*), and Owen and Melissa wake up to a huge hangover, a pile of messy gadgets in the living room, and the realization that the Scarpulla offer isn't going to solve all their problems.  Read More...



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