LEVERAGE “The 10 Li’l Grifter’s Job” Review

LEVERAGE “The 10 Li’l Grifter’s Job” Season 4 Episode 2 – Well, that was…erm…an interesting episode. You have to give the show props for going for a fresh idea (in this case focussing the episode on a mishmash of every detective novel Agatha Christie has ever written – as the title of the episode alluded to – and the board game Cluedo), even if it didn’t completely work out.

That’s not to say that this episode was a flop, because overall it was entertaining, if at times a little boring (which is something no show can afford to be, but especially those like Leverage or USA’s Covert Affairs or White Collar-any lightweight crime comma-dramedy? Too heavy?)

So the episode let us know who the killer was immediately; of course he wasn’t acting alone (they never are) and so we were lead on a half-baked quest of intrigue and not-so-shocking betrayals. As usual, it wasn’t the investigation but the team’s interactions. Read More...

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