Awake Review: Lacking Substance

"Slack Water" leaned towards mostly predictable tonight. In fact, it’s probably one of the poorer episodes Awake has doled out.

The case was rather underwhelming. It was pretty easy to see the landlord wrote the check for the murders. He wanted all of his rent-controlled tenants out of that building. This is really one of the most numbing cases Awake has every done.

The biggest things to come out of the episode tonight are Emma and the conspiracy.  While Emma is an engaging high school student I’m finding it hard to see where this plot thread is heading. It’s a great way, as I mentioned in last week’s review, to keep Michael and Hannah in LA, but where’s the long term in this story? Read More...


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