There’s a sense of movement this episode that has been lacking in this series and that primarily comes across because our three female characters are all actively taking steps to decide what they want and to achieve it. Shame the male characters are still passively waiting for some kind of neon sign, but the girls’ actions have all given this show a new sense of life even while the pace remains very everyday and slow.
Small steps such as a haircut or having a conversation that was needed a long time ago all give these characters more purpose than we’ve seen from them in the last handful of episodes where they were drifting somewhat lost. It is a refreshing feeling and made better because the characters themselves aren’t sure if their actions will accomplish anything but they are tired of waiting around.
Overall this show continues to build a believable group of characters with problems and concerns that are fairly relatable and yet somehow manages to make it seem interesting. Though with Valentine’s Day coming up I’m definitely sensing some looming drama.
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