It’s a post-Patrick and Kevin universe on HBO’s Looking. In last week’s episode (here’s a break-up recap), Patrick made the decision to break things off with his boss after Kevin couldn’t end things with his boyfriend, Jon. This week, Patrick needs some space. So he jumps on the opportunity to continue reconnectingÂ with Richie. A preview:
Synopsis for â€œLooking for Truthâ€:Â On an excursion to San Leandro, Patrick gets to see where Richie grew up, and finally has a chance to apologize for the way things ended. AgustÃn decides to pay a visit to Eddie after hearing heâ€™s sick at home. Meanwhile, wrought over the situation with Patrick, Kevin considers what to do next.
-One of the great things about this show is that it makes it difficult to choose who’s the best guy for Patrick. Is it Richie? Or is it Kevin? For those firmly in the Patrick and Richie camp, this may be the episode for you. In season one, the two had a cute, comfortable connection. But things ended badly for Richie.
-This season, the two are trying toÂ find a way to liveÂ in the friends zone.Â They spend a lot of quality time in “Looking for Truth.” We learn more about Richie’s home life and what he does to make some money (other than working in the barbershop). We learn a little bit more about his relationships with his family. One of Richie’s strengths is that he doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to Patrick. A brief sneak peek from tonight’s episode:
-Patrick doesn’t shy away from trying to help Richie figure out some of his family issues. He also takes a chance to clear things up with his ex. Can these two ever really be friends? Will these two ever get back together? Is it over between them for good? So many questions. Whatever your thoughts are, it’s clear (to us) that these two want to be in each other’s life in some capacity.
-Meanwhile, Kevin tries to navigate life without Patrick. The two do share a conversation at the beginning ofÂ this episode. Patrick’s tone during their talk seems a little surprising to Kevin. Don’t know that it should.
-No news on the Dom and Lynn front.
-AgustÃn is really great in this episode. The advice he gives Patrick is good. And the time he spends with Eddie is even better. The only thing we’ll tease about this portion of “Looking for Truth”Â is get ready for a Cece Peniston moment.
Looking airs Sundays at 10/9c on HBO.
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