Perception Review: Code Breakers

Riddle me this: Was the real crime of the episode underusing a phenomenal actor like Neal McDonough?

Maybe excitedly seeing McDonough brought back reminiscent memories of his superb character on Justified, a criminal with pizzaz, kick, and presence, but playing Dafoe on Perception, the actor was on a very tame leash. In reality, Dafoe was there, but he wasn't anywhere near memorable.

And maybe, it would have been too predictable to have McDonough play a crazy killer instead of just a businessman focused on money, but his role on the episode ultimately wasn't one that was meant to draw away from Eric McCormack's Daniel Pierce. Of course, McCormack still nailed his role as the schizophrenic doctor with a passion for puzzles. Read More...


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