Rizzoli & Isles Season 3 Review “Class Action Satisfaction”

It’s flu season, so germs are everywhere. EVERYWHERE. If you are the type who flinches when someone near you coughs, or who grabs a door knob with your sweater, you were definitely squirming on your couch during last night’s Rizzoli & Isles. The episode opens with a cafe customer spray coughing blood everywhere, before keeling over. I had visions of a dying Gwenyth Paltrow from the film Contagion. I wanted to shout at Rizzoli’s mother, Angela (Lorraine Braco), "Don’t touch the blood!"

The mysterious death lures in Rizzoli and Isles, and the immediate assumption is that there is something poisonous in the cafe’s food. Suspicions turn to Angela’s boss, Mr. Stanley (Alan Rachins). This part was a little silly. What motivation would the crotchety Stanley have to murder a customer in front of a full breakfast crowd? The fact that the deceased turns out to be a pharmaceutical distributor should have sent up the red flags that some medical experiment was the likely cause. Read More...



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