But we'll find out as we move on to Absentia Season 2 Episode 8 and you can watch Absentia online here at TV Fanatic. Crown: Excuse me?Julianne: Deputy Director Webb feels that the Boston Field Office needs new leadership, someone from the outside who can assess things objectively. That he might also have developed feelings for Emily isn't exactly a shock either. Even though it looked as though Detective Tommy Gibbs had committed suicide, I'm still not accepting it. It couldn't have been easy to be Flynn's only mom for so many years, only to find that the mother she thought was dead was very much alive. Turns out Crown wasn't paranoid, Julianne really was after his job. We’re certainly wondering that very thing, given that Alice has to recognize that this isn’t going to end well. Take America there. Now that Nick found that motel stationery in his wife's coat pocket, does he suspect she's having an affair? Alice: I’m hanging up now.Jack: If you do I’m coming over there.Alice: What did you just say?Jack: You just can’t drop me like I’m nothing. So what did you think, TV Fanatics? Let me know what you think, check out all of my Absentia reviews, and you can watch Absentia online here at TV Fanatic. Related: Get Great Selection of New & Classic Movies with the Lifetime Movie Club via Prime Video Channels! Was Alice's role simply to protect and observe Flynn and get him to his blood tests on time, or was there something more? Holt had mentioned Cal's questionable past as being a "deal breaker" in a relationship. Personally, I don't think I could have slept at night knowing that Alice was out there somewhere and perhaps Nick and Flynn would have been better off having been allowed to confront her as she sat in prison. But we still don't know if he had injected Flynn with any of his serum. Soon after that, he died. But my biggest complaint is the loss of Detective Tommy Gibbs. Emily and Cal's Moldova mission ended with lots of blood and more than one death. This was a shock to the system and it’s sad — Tommy’s role in season 1 was very much that of the intrepid investigator but in season 2, he became a lover to Emily before everything went south. (This is without even talking about that TV interview that he did — something that he didn’t actually think was a part of the job requirements.). We’re going to miss Angel Bonanni on the show — we do imagine that this exit was just a part of the natural arc and flow of the story. How he'll react when he learns the truth is anyone's guess. But there was something about Alice that always came off a bit cold to me, and that was on full display when she dumped Jack. Julianne: You’re not being fired, just demoted. Related: Absentia Season 2 Episode 9 Review: Committed. He ended up getting caught and, following that, he ended up getting suspended from his job. On the one hand, what Julianne did made perfect sense. Crown: So the time has come to kick me to the curb. I’m sorry, I can’t protect you. I can't even imagine how NIck and Flynn will handle this betrayal. But Alice becoming Nick's wife and Flynn's step-mother after they tragically lost Emily wasn't by chance. Once you do that, remember to subscribe to CarterMatt on YouTube and view our official playlist. Emily: And who ordered you? Related: Enjoy UNLIMITED access to thousands of Movies and TV shows with Amazon Prime Video. | Remember your purpose. Take me there. He had to break up with the woman he loved after she inexplicably beat the hell out of him and then he was suspended from the Boston Police Department. Alice was able to run from having to face Nick and Flynn but she couldn't escape Emily. And that must be agonizing. Absentia Season 2 Episode 10 ended with a crazy twist that was scary, heartbreaking, and highly satisflying. I trusted you with Flynn. Your own backyard’s a mess. It would have been difficult for any step-parent to let someone they'd never met and didn't completely trust get close to the child they loved. ... Emily looks determined to find the truth about Tommy's death. But unfortunately, Emily probably will. And that's why Emily was willing to let her go. The series tells the story Emily Byrne, an FBI agent who vanishes while tracking down one of Boston's most notorious serial killers. She still doesn't have any answers about why her mother was killed, only that her death was part of the mysterious clean up. I'd like to hope that Emily will stop pushing people away, but that's probably wishful thinking on my part. Yet, for someone who went through the emotional turmoil that she did when Emily came back from the dead, it’s still surprising that she wants to dip her toes into some of these waters. Take America there. Then take a look at the latest on the show’s season 3 prospects below! In the closing moments of the episode, it was revealed that the character we ended up losing was none other than Angel Bonanni’s Tommy, who seemingly killed himself within his car. Jack has had some issues in his past that have taken him down some dark roads. When she is not found, she is declared dead in absentia; however, she reappears six years later without any recollection of the time in which she was missing. June 14, 2019. Emily: This one murdered a lot of people.Oksana: Justice. Especially since Alice left him to go back home to play along as the good wife. The only question was how much he would tell Emily before he did. But with Emily's return, her role had changed and the facade was not quite as gratifying as it had once been. Then he believed she was a murderer when she was being set up and hunted. Then he pushed her to have a personal relationship with him and eventually marry Nick in order to keep a better eye on Flynn. . ' Now I got a parrot drinking a margarita. Because Odewale needed to test Flynn's blood regularly, the same as he was doing with Emily while she was locked away. The latter will no doubt blow up in her face. Exactly. He gave Emily a few clues but no real answers. Tommy Gibbs (Angel Bonanni), an ambitious and relentless Boston Police detective in charge of Emily's case. Emily: What does that mean? It also seems like Jack is actually looking for something more here — think in terms of a full-fledged relationship. Take me there. Nick has been emotionally beating himself up since Emily "died.". Good reason.Emily: And my mother.Oksana: Even better reason. C. Orlando is a TV Fanatic Staff Writer. ), All content copyright 2011-2020 CarterMatt.com, This site uses cookies to track and store data. She followed an agent who should have had backup, saw the suspect holding a gun on that agent, had a clear shot and took it. Regrettably, Emily will probably think just that. Emily: Please, I need you to buy me a little more time. Erica: If you don’t let that wall down just a little bit then you’re going to come across as a cardboard stiff to every living room in America. What happened to Emily’s mother (think in terms of the rash) was tied to what happened with Catalyst Diagnosis and there is so much work to be done. Possibly, or she could be part of the larger conspiracy and wanted Alice dead. That is where you can see some of our other episode reviews for the second season. Dr. Odewale engineered it so that Alice was Nick's therapist after his wife was declared dead. He has to feel the seething anger coming off of Alice toward him in waves, doesn't he. I do think she loved playing the role of Nick's wife and Flynn's mom. And I don't see how Flynn will ever be able to trust another human being in his life. About Us | Copyright Inquiry | Privacy Policy | Contact Us. And that was before we knew what she'd actually done to Nick and Flynn. [to Alice] Getting closer to the father guarantees Flynn’s safety. I know that Tommy was at a very low place in his life. I mean, he's an FBI agent for goodness sake. The former could be good for her. (Note the operative word “seemingly.”) This came after just about everything within his life fell apart. CANCEL ANYTIME! Even though it looked as though Detective Tommy Gibbs had committed suicide, I'm still not accepting it. But in some way, I do believe that Alice loved Nick and Flynn, especially Flynn. Visit our, Absentia season 2 episode 7 review: When death hits home, Blue Bloods season 11: How marketing for it, other CBS shows is changing, Stargirl season 2 spoilers: Jim Gaffigan set to voice Thunderbolt, Is Superstore new tonight on NBC? We think that his heart was in the right place going into the start of the season, but he just didn’t know when to walk away from the problem before things get worse. . Remember why you’re here.... You just can’t drop me like I’m nothing.