'Rectify' finale recap: Season 1 episode 6 'Jacob's Ladder' is about more than Daniel's guilt or innocence

"Rectify," the first original scripted series produced for Sundance Channel, came to an end tonight with a cliffhanger finale that saw former Death Row inmate Daniel (Aden Young) beat within an inch of his life by the brother of the woman Daniel was convicted of -- and then exonerated for -- killing.If you were expecting a definitive answer to Daniel's guilt or innocence, you probably haven't been watching the show very closely. This slow-paced but deeply penetrating drama is more concerned with Daniel's state of mind after years on Death Row than conventional TV crime drama resolutions.The finale wrapped up last week's cliffhanger -- Daniel strangling his stepbrother Ted (Clayne Crawford) -- right at the beginning with the reveal that Ted is still very much alive, and too embarrassed about what happened to tell anyone. And the rest of the episode managed to check in with just about every key character we've met in the...



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