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Old 09-05-2017, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Klatrymadon View Post
It's definitely antagonistic towards certain kinds of expectations. I think the decisions to have Lucy kill the doppelganger, and for a barely-introduced Freddie to deal with BOB in a goofy boss fight, were made in part to scupper and mock the notion of ending on a tidy showdown against a supervillain. It goes through the grim motions of such an ending but discards it immediately and sets about giving us a harrowing epilogue to FWWM.
It mocks it but still gives it to you. As goofy as Bad Coop's death was, it was a great scene, and fun TV. Like Johnny said, the show managed to have its cake and eat it too.
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