Tonight’s episode of FX’s Justified is, in the words of showrunner Graham Yost, “about as fun as any episode we’ve done.” The hour becomes a great Western as Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) and the Marshals try to get famed fugitive Drew Thompson (Jim Beaver) – who’d reinvented himself as the local sheriff – out of Harlan alive. That means keeping him away from Boyd (Walton Goggins), who’s under pressure from Nicky Augustine (Mike O’Malley) to keep Drew from ratting on Detroit mobster Theo Tonin.
“It’s Boyd’s version of a bullet,” Goggins said in a conference call with reporters. “I’m going after Raylan Givens to save my own hide and, more importantly, the love of Boyd’s life’s hide…. You will see Boyd capitulate in a way and have fear in a way that I’ve never had playing Boyd.”
The episode is high-stakes for everyone, including Patton Oswalt’s Constable Bob, who returns at an inopportune time. You’ll definitely want to see how he ends up looking like he does in the exclusive clip below.
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