Perception “Cipher” Review – What is a Conscience?

I’d grown accustomed to Perception opening with Pierce’s (Eric McCormack) classroom lectures. I was surprised at how much I missed that opening scene, but once Lewicki and Pierce started interacting with each other and Lewicki went "on strike" because of Pierce’s behavior I was okay with the lack of lecturing. Lewicki is actually the person that brings the new case into Pierce’s life, and this time it’s the professor running to Kate (Rachael Leigh Cook) instead of Kate seeking him out.

Pierce’s hallucinations begin right away as he notices a code (or, if we want to be fancy and call it by the episode title, a "Cipher") in a letter to the newspaper editor. Cary Elwes guest stars as Pierce’s helper hallucination for this episode of Perception, and his English accent made me really, really, really want to watch The Princess Bride. Read More... 


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