Nothing really gets resolved in this finale, does it? In fact, every story line ends on a cliffhanger. But all those â€œendingsâ€ offer so many possibilities for season 2.
Anika Signs With Bernard
That guy is so sleazy and Iâ€™m probably as upset with Anika as Mateo is. I didnâ€™t realize that when their plans to tour fell through that it also marked the end of their relationship. So I was surprised when she went to Mateoâ€™s to get all her stuff. And when Mateo showed up at her house, Iâ€™m glad he said something Iâ€™ve thought for a long time about Anika: She only likes to believe what she thinks is right. She needed to hear it because itâ€™s true. I guess I like that sheâ€™s making an effort to chase after him â€“ and possibly change her ways â€“ but weâ€™ll see if sticks.
Simon is an Heir to a Billion Dollar Fortune
I donâ€™t think there was any way we couldâ€™ve seen this coming, and I like that. Simonâ€™s â€œfavorâ€ is in the form of art appraiser/dealer who can move some rare paintings. Theyâ€™ve been out of circulation for a while, but because the market can be fickle, it may take up to six months for Simon to see a seven-figure return on this investment. Simon doesnâ€™t want to wait that long, so he takes the art to Adriana. Itâ€™s Adrianaâ€™s husband who assures her the art hasnâ€™t been stolen because he knows who Simonâ€™s family is. At the end of the day, will he even need the money? Grace seems to have made her choice. And who broke into his apartment?
Unfortunately, that wasnâ€™t a big reveal because it was teased in the preview for this episode. It wouldâ€™ve made a much bigger impact to discover this information when Neil did. But at the end of the day, itâ€™s still a shock considering Adrianaâ€™s feelings about the institution. But whatâ€™s even more interesting (other than Henry Czerny,who plays her husband), is that heâ€™s never around for long. He considers Adriana and his life with her a port, not a home. Heâ€™s usually away for years at a time and it seems like even though he’s never there, he’s completely up-to-date on Adriana’s life. Fisher certainly knows about Neil, and that makes Neil more determined than ever to end their association. I doubt sheâ€™ll give up, but I kind of love that thereâ€™s a lot we still donâ€™t know about Adriana. Now that Neilâ€™s rejected her, I wonder what new strategy she’ll try with him.
Neil and Grace Skip Out on Therapy
But for all the right reasons. Well, is that true? They still havenâ€™t gotten to the root of their problems, but theyâ€™ve become so much better at communication. They’ve clearly decided they want to make their marriage work, which I’m happy about. We also find out Grace has been going to therapy on her own for 3 weeks, which is huge. Sheâ€™s even told her therapist she wants to save her marriage, so at least we know sheâ€™s really committed. I donâ€™t like that she allows Stephanie to convince her to snoop on Neil, but even that bodes well for their future because Grace discovers Neilâ€™s been going to see a Zen master. And from him, Grace learns how much she still means to her husband. I love that she invites Neil to go to Milan with her. Things are looking pretty good for these two, except forâ€¦
Malloryâ€™s Husband Shows up at the Truman Home with a Gun
Iâ€™m not quite sure what I think about this other than I donâ€™t like it. I guess there have to be consequences for everything, but Iâ€™m not loving this one. Again, itâ€™s a great way to propel this and every story forward in season 2, so I guess Iâ€™ll leave it at that.
Now all we need is a season 2 renewal from USA Network. What are they waiting for?
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