Revenge Update: I Guess the Bodyguard Is Dead

November 21, 2011 in Entertainment, Review, Television

Revenge ABC Emily VanCampAt first thought, I didn’t allow myself to slip into the mind frame they had set for us all. The investigative television shows have taught me a great deal about that. Never believe anything of what you hear and only half of what you see.

But when Conrad is asked to identify the body of Frank Stevens, it’s a pretty clear indication that he is actually dead. This is a gift to Emily, which should make her happy since Frank had figured out who Emily really is. But, it brings problems with it. Amanda is now in the picture and she has no idea what she is getting herself into.

But, the first issue that confuses me is why does Declan think Emily was misleading his older brother Jack? Does it make any sense? She didn’t do anything to make him think she liked him. He hit on her. He offered to fix her porch swing. Then, he caught up to her at one of the parties and she had to literally tell him she was with Dan.

I don’t know if she is really into Dan or if he is just another pawn in her scheme. She seemed so honest when she tells him she loves him. But, she confided that he was just part of the plan. I wonder if she is catching real feelings.

The evidence is starting to stack up that Emily can be very diabolical, even when it comes to matters of the heart. We see a glimpse into her life in the Juvenile Facility. When the Warden gives her a lesson about building trust and turning the enemy into an asset, we see that Emily might only be on one mission. There is nothing that can distract her. But, what is Amanda going to do?

It’s like she’s playing some kind of crazy game, like Cheeky Bingo only this is dangerous. Responsible for Frank’s death, she decides to stick around in the Hamptons while police are investigating his murder. Emily gave her a ticket to France to live in her condo until she figures out what to do with her next. I would have been gone! I would have been sitting nice in another country while the police lose all their leads.

This show is really amazing!  But, I’m not sure why Emily has slowed down. When the show started, Emily was knocking people down left and right. The therapist who took orders from Victoria and kept Emily away from her father under false pretenses, she was the last to go that Emily had anything to do with. Before that Emily set her sights on Bill Harmon, the hedge funds manager who testified against her father.  Then, it was the district attorney’s chance. But, what’s next? Who is next?  I’m patiently waiting for the next strike.