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It's curtains for the crime drama where loyalties are being shattered, bodies are piling up, and people are still getting their drink on. One lingering question is whether Gretchen Mol's perpetually in-trouble Gillian Darmody will ever get out of the lady loony bin. Mol is mum but teases that ''she's obviously made an effort with the pencil and the paper, so the question is, Who did she write the letter to? Nucky? Her grandson? Lucky Luciano? I think we'll see that resolved, and it all comes to a head.'' Or maybe Gillian's former bed partner Lucky has it all figured out with a previous line of dialogue: ''There's no telling who's dead and who's alive.'' Meaning Nucky (Steve Buscemi) just might be the biggest casualty of the all-out war he's waging.
P.D. James' cheeky mash-up of Pride and Prejudice and Agatha Christie gets a snoozy treatment in this two-night event (part 2 airs Nov. 2). Mr. Darcy (Matthew Rhys) and wife Elizabeth (Anna Maxwell Martin) are six years into their blissful marriage when a murder implicating the caddish George Wickham (Matthew Goode) rocks Pemberley. Successful period mysteries invest fully in their inhabitants (see: Gosford Park), which just doesn't happen here. Rhys (The Americans) and Goode (The Good Wife) are doing more impressive work on their TV shows, and despite Maxwell Martin's best efforts, Lizzy comes off as a dour drip. Where's the spirited gal Jane Austen made us all love? C
Regina unenthusiastically aligns with Emma to track down the villainous Snow Queen (Elizabeth Mitchell), with guidance from the man in the mirror.
A Different World cast members reunite after some relaxing, relating, and releasing.
Carrie attempts to ''earn the trust of a frightened asset,'' which is probably her baby SHE ALMOST DROWNED!!!! (Sorry. Can't let it go.)
Michael J. Fox, Carrie Preston, Kyle MacLachlan, and Ana Gasteyer return! Josh Charles does not. (Sorry. Can’t let it go.)
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