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as Philip Jennings
as Elizabeth Jennings
as Paige Jennings
as Henry Jennings
as Stan Beeman
as Chris Amador
as Sandra Beeman
as Martha Hanson
as Agent Frank Gaad
Critic reviews for Jennings, Elizabeth
[Claudia's] panicking. With one episode left, so are viewers. There's a lot to wrap up in a finale that's set up to be a fast-moving thriller. What's next is anyone's guess, but what's come before is all but perfect.
There's not much of a critical summation to episode nine other than it does a terribly fine job setting up an uncertain series conclusion.
If the series doesn't end with Mail Robot escaping the FBI to right wrongs and break hearts across the great American landscape, we write a strongly worded petition to FX. Beyond that, I am ready for anything - anything - the series wants to throw at us.
Brilliant performances all around for this one with taut directing and excellent pacing. Not a moment of time was wasted making all of the proceedings feel as dreadful as Philip must have felt running for his life after three years in the clear.
So much of "Jennings, Elizabeth" is so thrilling... that it's easy to overlook some of the more frustrating aspects of the episode, and by extension, this final season.
The idea of the male anti-hero has felt stale for some time, which is one reason why Elizabeth's journey-which hits its highest stride in this penultimate episode...is among the most exceptional character arcs in the history of TV.
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