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Old 11-23-2014, 11:28 PM
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It's amazing how the Swede keeps getting away with murder.
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Old 11-24-2014, 01:42 PM
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have to have the final showdown somewhere in the final season between Bohannon and the Swede. Maybe the Swede finds his family first?
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Finally had a chance to catch up with the last three episodes.

The Dead Rabbits? I guess somebody just watched Gangs of New York and said, "Hey, let's throw that in the show!"

Did anybody count how many montages the second-to-last episode had? I lost track around 50.

Ruth allowing herself to be executed was a stupid plot contrivance to generate drama. There's absolutely no reason at all she would have been charged with murder for what she did.

The finale was pretty much a mess in terms of narrative. Let's just have everyone leave town at the same time so that they can conveniently meet up again somewhere else next season!
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Ruth allowing herself to be executed was a stupid plot contrivance to generate drama. There's absolutely no reason at all she would have been charged with murder for what she did.
I agree that Ruth's decision to be hanged, rather than accepting a reprieve, was ridiculous. I thought Campbell's decision to charge her with murder worked, though. Campbell is a rigid man with a mean streak and bad judgment, so I thought his charging Ruth with murder was consistent with what we know of the man.
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I agree that Ruth's decision to be hanged, rather than accepting a reprieve, was ridiculous. I thought Campbell's decision to charge her with murder worked, though. Campbell is a rigid man with a mean streak and bad judgment, so I thought his charging Ruth with murder was consistent with what we know of the man.
Ruth's decision was ridiculous, but as I stated before, she had been exposed to so much psychological pain in her life that she just decided to end it. If Cullen hadn't been married, I think she would have definitely accepted the pardon. They obviously cared deeply for each other, but Cullen's sense of responsibility to his family precluded the love he had for Ruth and she knew it. I will definitely miss her as I have missed Lily Bell.
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[QUOTE=BoilerJim I will definitely miss her as I have missed Lily Bell.[/QUOTE]
If you indeed miss a television character than the Writer, Director, Showrunner and Actor has done their job.
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