MEMPHIS BEAT “The Things We Carry” Review

MEMPHIS BEAT "The Things We Carry" Season 2 Episode 5 – This whole idea about the half cut money that Dwight found in his daddy’s things has been sitting around a while and tonight we finally get the truth. The problem is that it’s not a particularly interesting story. Dwight really didn’t want to hear that though, being so sure that it was some big conspiracy and that his father was killed because he refused to go on the take. The truth is more mundane and it turns out the man accused of killing his dad did it in a drugged haze and not as part of a hit. When Dwight goes to visit the man after finding out that he’s requested an early leave from jail all he wants is to hear that there’s some great mystery to his father’s death. But he soon learns that what he really needs to do is let go and remember the man for the way he lived his life, not for the way he died.

For those of us expecting a long, drawn out story arc, there wasn’t much of one and frankly I can’t say that I’m not a bit disappointed by that. I guess that means I must be more like Dwight than I thought; seeking a much more exciting conclusion to that part of the story. But I guess now we can get back to Dwight doing what he does best, which is fighting crime in that unique way that he has. Read More...


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