Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 18

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 18: I Am God

This episode is a bit weird, as it contains multiple flashbacks and dream sequences. I guess they’re supposed to represent Veronica’s subconscious as she pieces together clues about the bus crash, so the confusion we feel as spectators probably mirrors her own. We start with a quick dream sequence where Veronica is on the bus with several other students. She’s woken by her teacher and sent to the guidance office for sleeping in class. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 18”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 17

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 17: Plan B

This one starts with the English teacher announcing the winner of the essay contest … Logan. For his trenchant insights on freedom, Logan wins a week’s internship with Mayor Woody Goodman and the privilege of pushing the plunger when the old baseball stadium (Shark Field) is demolished. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 17”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 16

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 16: The Rapes of Graff

This one starts in English class, where the teacher tells her students they have to write an essay on freedom for Mayor Woody Goodman. Sounds like something for ten-year-olds, but the winner gets a short internship (which will look good on college applications) and they get to push the plunger to blow up the old baseball stadium. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 16”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 15

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 15: The Quick and the Wed

Keith is still reeling from the news that his client (Terrence Cook) might actually be guilty of causing the bus crash. Veronica found C-4 in a storage locker in the hangar where Terrence keeps his fancy cars. Keith realizes he has to do the right thing, so he goes to tell Sheriff Lamb about the explosives. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 15”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 14

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 14: Versatile Toppings

This one starts with a stoner pizza delivery guy (Corny) getting tased and mugged as he makes a delivery. At school, Dick dents Veronica’s car door, but he’s distracted by another student (Kelly) making gay jokes about Dick’s unwitting encounter with the transgender prostitute last episode. Veronica doesn’t like Dick, but she likes homophobes even less. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 14”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 13

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 13: Ain’t No Magic Mountain High Enough

This one starts at school, with Veronica arriving at Ms. Hauser’s class to help organize a fundraising carnival for the senior class trip. The rich kids want to go to Catalina for the trip, but everyone else wants to go to Magic Mountain at Disneyland; guess who’s getting their way? Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 13”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 12

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 12: Wallace and Rashard Go to White Castle

Following on the heels of last episode’s visit from the Chicago reporter, Wallace has decided to do the right thing and tell the truth about Rashard Rucker running over the homeless dude a few months back while drunk. Veronica reminds Wallace that Rashard is the best high school basketball player in the country, the next LeBron James, so people aren’t going to be happy. Wallace says he has to do the right thing and Veronica promises to stand by him no matter how many people hate him. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 12”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 11

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 11: Donut Run

This one starts with an awkward elevator encounter between Veronica and Logan. Veronica’s heading up to see Duncan, who’s been totally out of it since Meg died. Logan is surprised to hear Meg had Duncan’s baby, but Veronica gets a bigger surprise when she sees Kendall coming out of Duncan’s room … naked. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 11”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 10

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 10: One Angry Veronica

This one starts at school, right before Christmas break. Veronica tells Duncan that Meg is pregnant, but it turns out he already knew. The letter he took from Meg’s vent was to her aunt in Seattle; Meg wanted to go up there to live and raise the baby so her ultra-religious parents couldn’t get their hands on it. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 10”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 9

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 9: My Mother the Fiend

This one starts in Ms. Hauser’s Health class. Having moved on from VD, she’s now teaching the joys of parenthood, giving one of those crying baby dolls to each pair of students to illustrate what a pain in the ass a kid can be. These dolls have pretty sophisticated microchips, so nobody will be able to slack off. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 9”