'Treme' - 'That's What Lovers Do': That's all he wrote

We're down to the penultimate episode of "Treme"season 2, and I have a review coming up just as soon as I don't speak English... 

"I'm worried about you. You're so calm." -Davis

"I should be hysterical? Weepy?" -Annie

It's funny: because Simon and Overmyer had George Pelecanos come in and do his usual thing a week earlier than normal for this show or "The Wire," initially "That's What Lovers Do" didn't feel like a penultimate episode of a Simon show to me. Forget about the lack of death; the hour initially came across to me like the 6th or 7th episode of a season, one where there was still plenty of time to play out these various stories, rather than a single hour. And yet, the more I thought about the episode, the more it felt of a piece with this project-oriented season. We're one week away from wrapping up for a while, and while I'm sure not everyone's plans will be resolved in the finale, it did seem like many of the projects took significant steps either forwards or backwards this week. Read More...



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