Critic Consensus: "A High Hope for a Low Heaven" contains many jaw-dropping plot twists, but fails to bring its kidnapping cliffhanger to a satisfying resolution.
as Lucious Lyon
as Cookie Lyon
as Jamal Lyon
as Hakeem Lyon
as Andre Lyon
as Anika Calhoun
as Rhonda Lyon
as Michael Sanchez
as Laz Delgado
as Freda Gatz
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Critic reviews for A High Hope for a Low Heaven
An unusually frightful mama Lyon sees markings on his back. But baby Lyon is playing tough even when dad says "what happen to you is my worst nightmare." "Can't be worse than than being your son," Hakeem says. Mic drop.
The youngest Lyon spent the rest of the hour struggling psychologically, undergoing a crisis of masculinity that can be added to the list of Empire's provocative storylines related to gender.
Suffice it to say that "A High Hope for a Low Heaven" was another top-notch episode.
This was far from my favorite Empire, but there was still a lot to like.
"A High Hope for Low Heaven" had too many problems to redeem.
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