The Reagan family dealt with horrifying truths as the loss of "Innocence" became a theme in their lives.
Danny couldn't wrap his mind around three good kids being shot down in cold blood. He wanted a reason. He wanted one of them to have done something that would explain this horrible tragedy.
The sad fact was there was no good reason. They were just three kids in the wrong place at the wrong time when a delusional monster took two of their lives. As Jackie said, sometimes bad things happen to good people and that's truly frightening.
The shooting spilled over into Erin's thoughts on letting her daughter ride the subway alone to go out with her friends. I liked that Erin decided to let her go but then she and Danny followed them. Some might call that overprotective but I'd call it parenting. There's nothing wrong with checking up on your kid every now and again. It's a dangerous world.
That Danny did a background check on all of her friends made me laugh. It might not be legal but we should all be so lucky to have people who care about us that much.
And the look on Erin's face when she found out that Danny and Frank had followed her on her first date was priceless. Danny knew every detail down to when Benny tried to kiss her. OK, that was a little creepy but still very funny and kind of touching. The Reagan family looks out for their own.
Back at the Reagan family dinner, Frank was haunted by the case he'd gotten wrong. Of course it wasn't entirely his fault. A traumatized rape victim identified the wrong man. It took 18 years for the DNA evidence to exonerate Miles. He spent 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. What a nightmare. Read More...