Don't get me wrong, I love Friday Night Lights and I'm completely absorbed in the way Coach Eric is grappling with the challenge of building the Lions up from the ground. But this week's episode gathered some of my least favorite subplots and really ran with them, with varying degrees of success.
Luke's dependence on painkillers reached a crisis point, reducing him to visiting a neighborhood where he assumed he'd find drug dealers - it just happens to be the park where his teammates Vince and Tinker hang out - and I kept wondering yet again, Why is he not telling either his parents or Coach about this injury again? I get it that he doesn't want to be sidelined for a long period, but, well, that's what ended up happening anyway, right?
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