Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 5

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 5: Blast From the Past

After meeting his birth father (Nathan Woods) last episode, Wallace comes in the house and gives his mom (Alicia) shit for hiding the truth from him. She explains that Nathan was an undercover detective and they were married for a short time, but Nathan got way too involved in a case and ended up down the rabbit hole, coming home high and stashing guns and dope under the bed. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 5”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 4

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 4: Green-Eyed Monster

This one starts with Veronica doing some paperwork on Sunday at her dad’s office. She doesn’t officially work for him anymore, but I guess she still helps with clerical stuff. A woman (Julie Bloch) comes in desperate to hire Keith to dig up some dirt on her boyfriend, Colin Nevin. She recently found an engagement ring while rooting through his gym bag and wants to figure out if he’s trustworthy before making a bigger commitment. (Yes, Julie is irony-impaired.) Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 4”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 3

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 3: Cheaty Cheaty Bang Bang

This one starts with Veronica attending a meeting of the Future Business Leaders of America, a school group her Guidance Counselor suggested she join to pad her stats for college. Aside from her, the class is all rich kids (Duncan, Logan, Dick, Beaver) and the teacher (Mr. Pope) introduces the guest speaker for today … Dick Casablancas Sr., Dick and Beaver’s dad. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 3”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 2

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 2: Driver Ed

This one starts with Veronica contemplating the big bus crash from the end of last episode. We find out that everyone on the bus died except, who’s alive but unconscious, like Gerald Ford. (Sorry, old Airplane joke.) Meg’s in a coma and Veronica feels guilty, not just for avoiding the accident by dumb luck, but because Meg might’ve avoided it too if she’d still been dating Duncan. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 2”

Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 1

Veronica Mars S01 titleEpisode 1: Normal is the Watchword

This is the first episode of Veronica Mars second season, where we find out what’s happened since all the fireworks in last season’s finale. There are a lot of flashbacks in this episode, revealing the new status quo a little at a time. That’s a device that sometimes works, but it can get annoying too. it’s not too bad here, although there’s one reveal they save until later in the show that makes it seem like they were bending over backwards not to give it away. Continue reading “Veronica Mars Reviews: Season 2, Episode 1”