Alcatraz “Paxton Petty” Review

Tonight’s episode of Alcatraz, "Paxton Petty", opened up with a pretty important opening scene. Not only does it introduce us to our titular inmate, Mr. Paxton Petty, but we also get to see Houser and Lucy meet for the first time. Obviously Houser was much younger, while Lucy looks the exact same, so it will be interesting to hopefully get this explained soon as Lucy is not looking any better in her hospital bed back in 2012.

Anyway, Paxton Petty is a serial bomber who is back in modern day and ready to blow crap up. Upon hearing that the inmate this year would be a bomber, I just knew that something very bad was going to happen at that happy park scene at the beginning of the episode. What I did not expect was for some dude to get his leg blown off and see his bloody stump flying through the air! The violence in Alcatraz has been a very nice surprise thus far. I had no idea that this show was going to be so brutal when I first started reviewing it! That entire park scene was more like a scene out of Saving Private Ryan than a primetime network television show. Read More... 


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