Major Crimes Review: Fifteen Minutes of Fame

"Poster Boy" was an essay about what can happen when a reality show reveals the promise of fame to an everyday Joe when he's faced with emotional issues and clinging to that as hope of escape. The reality turns out to be there is no escape via the entertainment medium, even if it seems to be their only way out.

The best part of the episode was seeing the white board with "Suspect - (Nut Job)" written on it. That's not high praise, and I know I'll take a beating for feeling this way.

For a summer finale, I was a bit disappointed. Alright, more than a bit. The season started with the idea we would be seeing something happening with Rusty and the Stroh case, and all we got were a bunch of ambiguous letters. Letters that threatened the relationship between Sharon and Rusty thanks to DDA Rios. Read More...


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