Switched at Birth Season 2 Review “Uprising”

This week Switched at Birth took the opportunity to break from normal programming and broadcast a story told entirely in ASL – the first time this has been attempted to such an extent on mainstream television. What transpired was something a little bit special, not only because of what it represents, but because of the events that took place in the episode. I, and others, have complained about the show’s apparent reversed prejudice in recent weeks but, by having this episode be told entirely from Daphne’s perspective, the issue is sidestepped. What we are told here is what Daphne thinks, believes and perceives, to a certain extent, and a lot of fascinating issues are raised. As you can probably tell from the episode’s title, ‘Uprising’ is about the mission to save Carlton, as Emmett, Travis and Daphne rally the troops and interrupt the school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. READ MORE...

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