Raising Hope "Henderson, Nevada-Adjacent, Baby! Henderson, Nevada-Adjacent!", Season 2 Episode 4 – Man, it feels just like yesterday I was writing a review for Raising Hope! Oh wait…it was yesterday. Well for some reason we got two episodes in one week, so here we go with episode two. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to write much for my Raising Hope review tonight, because writing out the freaking title of this episode really tuckered me out. I’ll do my best, though, so here we go!
It seems a little early in Raising Hope‘s life to do a "trip" episode, but here we are with (Deep Breath) "Henderson, Nevada-Adjacent, Baby! Henderson, Nevada-Adjacent!" It was a fun episode that had a lot of great call-backs to previous episodes, but some of the mechanics plot points felt a bit tired.
We’ll start with the good, though. I really loved Burt and Jimmy scrounging for tips, and cracked up at Jimmy cleaning the glass on the slot machine. Other highlights also included Jimmy massaging the guy playing the poker and Burt stealing the garnish tray.
Not so successful, though, was seeing the same stuff we saw last season. Having Virginia’s cousin back was fun, but we’ve already seen them competing so much on previous episodes. This episode really didn’t do much to switch it up. Read More...