Posted: 19 January 2013 at 11:15am | IP Logged
Just got done watching and pretty much copy Maz's take.
Shift of focus away from Mike would really help, since he's gone round in circles in whatever character evolution has been charted out for him way too long. A) Is he ever going to grow up? B) Do the same range of mistakes involving different characters not knock any sense into him, ever? C) Is the only Harvey Mike bond we'll ever get to see going to basically be about either Harvey saving his thankless ass or about Harvey himself meeting him at his level, instead of the other way round now and then? Basically, a break from Mike would be great. Honestly, that the track obviously and about time alludes to head down the way of Mike's truth being revealed would be best brought to fore, than showing us yet more instances of him scraping through and learning nothing of it! I can't care either way about Rachel and him or him with any woman, really! Cause primarily and foremost, his character needs to grow up. If only his character would at least evoke a mix of feelings, say some sympathy involving her personal feelings in the case maybe, it would be something. But he just goes around being such a perpetual defaulter, sorry is the last thing to feel for him. Annoyance, is more it.
Echoing Maz, the best (and only scene) involving Mike which was actually a good watch was where Harvey gives him a much needed earful. Could have watched that one longer...
Aside from that, Donna Harvey scene, slick and in element as ever. Harvey with that little kid, ever the charmer that he is Louis and female Louis were Litt-rageous Honestly, he's one of my fave entertainers on this show, and I'd take watching him and the variety of his sorry life over Mike anytime! (Even though I still hold much contention and grudge to what they made of him in the season 2 breaking finale.)
Also, the TBBT Priya girl was no more pleasure to watch than on Big Bang itself. But obviously we're far from done with her, given the role she's to play in this fresh attempt at Mike's revelation?
Overall, better than the finale, with some scenes quite in element, but nothing epic.