Justified Recap: The Karen Sisco That Dare Not Speak Its Name

So I should probably get this out of the way right now: I never watched Karen Sisco during its short run on ABC. I'm sorry! I was part of the problem! I loved Out of Sight, though, and I have loved Carla Gugino in such terrible movies as Sucker Punch and Snake Eyes and Son in Law ... No, you're right, Son in Law was not terrible. But the point remains: I don't need to be sold on the idea that adding Gugino's Karen Sisco — sorry, Karen Goodall, wink-wink — to the Justified universe is a good idea. After just one episode, I'll go so far as to say it's a great idea.

Obviously, Karen is a beloved character from Elmore Leonard's fiction. The mainstream loves her because Jennifer Lopez played her in Out of Sight and was amazing. TV critics love her because Karen Sisco was their baby. And even though silly legal considerations keep Justified from actually calling her "Sisco," she's a badass U.S. Marshal by any name. Read More...



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