This was probably my favorite episode yet. It was just so layered, compelling, and beautiful to watch. I can’t stress enough how brilliant Jason Issacs is as a lead. He totally carries the show and it is SUCH a difficult role to pull off yet he does so masterfully and with a lot of class.
Moreover, the two worlds are so richly and vividly drawn that you can’t help but find yourself totally drawn and immersed into this fascinating web.
I just love how nuanced the little details bleeding between both worlds are. I’m constantly amazed by how Michael uses both realities to his advantage and this hour was no exception as I loved the whole Cooper saga (and Micheal’s ensuing guilt).
Furthermore, the relationship between Michael and Rex is superbly layered and rich. The final video Michael watches was exceptional and quite touching (a perfect ending to the episode).
All in all, I am really so pleased with the show and I truly hope it doesn’t get cancelled while shows of MUCH lesser quality and elegance find themselves on air. Here’s hoping.