'United States of Tara' - 'The Good Parts': Please tell me who I am

And so "United States of Tara" has come to an unplanned but still very effective end. My review of the series finale coming up just as soon as I own the world's first combination strip club and pancake house... 

"You have no idea how much crazy is bouncing around that lop-sided skull of yours." -Bryce

Again, "The Good Parts" was apparently not written with any kind of assumption that this would be the end of the series, except in the vaguest " show some respect for your audience, just in case" fashion. But, like the last episode of "Deadwood," it's a season finale that actually works more perfectly as a series finale than anyone would have intended. 

Because here's the thing: there is no fixing Tara. What we've been told about the condition of DID in general and her condition in particular suggests that the best she, Max and the kids can hope for is the occasional period where the alters are more under control. (Or, failing that, for Tara to be so doped up that her personality disappears along with that of Buck, Alice, etc.)  Read More...



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