Critic Consensus: The drama in "The Sins of the Father" hits an all-time high, while the character of Lucious Lyon sinks to an all-time low.
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Critic reviews for Sins of the Father
Everybody SHUT UP. *If there are papers on the table, PUSH THEM OFF BECAUSE UGH FEELINGS!*
"Sins of the Father," much like past episodes, was a pretty literal interpretation of how things played out.
Is there any redeeming Lucious at this point? Just when you think he can't get any worse, he gets worse.
The soap-opera factor played heavily in tonight's episode, 'Sins of the Father,' creating high drama to build up for next week's two-hour season finale.
Empire's final episode before next week's two-part finale - certainly doesn't skimp on the drama.
"Sins of the Father" is as much an adrenaline-filled thrill ride-like any Empire episode-as it is a takedown of the patriarchy, a big middle finger to the powerful men like Lucious who see everyone else's work as secondary to their own.
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