Smash Season 2 Review “The Parents”

This week’s Smash was called ‘The Parents’, but it was the grown-ups who made the most mistakes here. As teased last week, Ivy’s mother has joined the cast of ‘Bombshell’ much to her daughter’s dismay, and Karen’s dad arrives in town just in time to see Jimmy sneaking out of her bedroom window like a teenage boy out past his curfew. While this might sound juvenile, his assumption that the mysterious gentleman caller was her director, Derek, led to some big consequences that we’ll see develop over the next couple of weeks. The biggest of these was Derek’s discovery of Karen and Jimmy’s relationship, and he’s not best pleased about the union. He warned his composer off of his star, and now that he knows he’s been ignored, things could get ugly for all three of them. Was Karen’s father right to meddle the way he did? Probably not, but at least it removes the secrecy from the situation. READ MORE...
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