The Chicago Code Review: "Cabrini-Green"

The Chicago Code spent so much time on exposition this week that it seriously slowed down what could have been a great episode.

"Cabrini-Green" certainly had the makings of one: a deeper looks into Gibbons' past, a mad bomber scaring half the city, the always-enjoyable Jeff Perry as a guest star. But multiple conversations felt stilted and wasted, as if the show was still trying to grab new viewers and ensure they understand the overall set-up.

Did we really need two conversations between Colvin and Wysocki that so clearly spelled out how they had to keep secrets from Chief of Staff Kelly? Did we need the hospital scene at the elevator, where they once again mentioned the goal of bringing Gibbons down and how Wysocki is the right man to do it? Read More...


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