Well, I don’t know about toxic. They fell apart in a bad way after a miscarriage, but the way that played out wasn’t exactly unrealistic. I think the problem is more than we never much get to see what’s good about them together; there are hardly any moments between them at all that truly show their love, which is kind of the opposite of the comic where we got a lot of that.
I loved how they snuck a lot of art from the comics into this ep by using it to illustrate the Saint’s backstory. That was great.
Also thought the whole soul thing worked well enough, too, even if it’s not from the comic books. And was that the first time Jesse mentioned his family’s name? Loved the other guy’s reaction to that.
Yeah, Starr was great I thought. Can’t wait for him to meet the Grail’s Saviour
I also liked the Dennis revelation. Cassady continues to be the best character in the show (somewhat unfortunately, of course, because part of the problem is that Jesse and Tulip still don’t quite work).
Bit of two minds when it comes to the getting-shot thing. That sequence allowed them to do a lot of things: show the characters having a bit of fun for once, then showing how bad Tulip’s trauma is (that’s one thing I’m ambivalent about thought) and most importantly push the Tulip/Cassady angle a bit further. Which on the one hand worked quite well for me in the situation and for Cass, but on the other hand, Tulip has quite recently been shouting at him that she knows what he wants - are we supposed to believe she has forgotten that already?