House of Lies Season 2 Review “Til Death Do Us Part”

On the season finale of "House of Lies," the show went out on its own terms with "Til Death Do Us Part," an episode so strong it almost single-handedly made up for all the dubious missteps of its sophomore slump. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the second season had its moments, but there was a lot of disjointedness throughout the season that had me wondering if the show had forgotten what worked so well in its first season, or simply lost its footing along the way somewhere. Not so with this finale, which was everything one could want from the show all around. Yes, "House of Lies" was firing on all cylinders seemingly all at once, in no small part thanks to that deftly-assembled script that flittered back and forth through time as we got a jumble of puzzle pieces that gradually assembled themselves into a brilliantly-conceived whole by the show’s end. Finally, almost all of the plotlines dovetailed together in a way that was wholly satisfying, with no part of the animal wasted. READ MORE...


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