Alcatraz Review: To Catch a Thief

I know I've already mentioned one of my biggest fears about Alcatraz and its potential use of random bad guys all for the sake of fueling that larger mystery of "why are they back."

And don't get me wrong, I'm just as eager to know that enigma as much as the next viewer, but "Cal Sweeney" lacked a certain tenacity or suspense when it came to the past or the present before simply throwing in a clever cliffhanger that was there to keep you coming back for more.

But if that's the case, then really, tuning in to the last 5 minutes was about all you needed to watch for the episode.

Sure, there was an interesting comment from Dr. Lucy Banerjee, known as Dr. Gupta in the past, about rewiring inmates and erasing their memories. The concept at least is a potential tie in to the particular returnee inmates and their reasons for running around, killing people, and capturing keys for an unnamed boss for an unnamed reason. Read More...


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