'Falling Skies' recap: The Skitter Inside Me

This week's episode of Falling Skies padded its typically lackluster formula with a number of moments that were meant to pique viewers interests going into the season's final hours. We got a revelation about the skitters which a number of you in the comments have been calling for weeks and some convenient plotting that will help the survivors defeat the mechs. So join us, won't you, as we delve into another mildly interesting episode of Falling Skies.

Something is wrong with Weaver. For a few weeks now, there have been vague hints that the commandant has been abusing his Cialis prescription, and now we find out he hasn't been sleeping. Tom even asks Dai if he's noticed anything off about Weaver. There's something weird about Weaver, you say? Is he acting like an alien all the time, barely speaking and just generally creeping everyone out? Is he doing hundred of push-ups and jumping rope for hours on end, despite an awkwardly soft physique? No? I must be thinking of Rick and Ben, who clearly aren't taking the whole formerly-harnessed thing well, but Tom notices that Weaver's been a little schleepy instead. Rick could literally run around yelling, "I'm a skitter. I'm a skitter," and all anyone would talk about would be how great Hal used to be at football. Read More...



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