Critic Consensus: "Crutchfield" concludes on a grim note for many of its characters, fulfilling the promise of somber but captivating storytelling The Knick established from its very first episode.
as Dr. John W. Thackery
as Dr. Algernon Edwards
as Lucy Elkins
as Herman Barrow
as Cornelia Robertson
as Dr. Bertram "Bertie" Chickering Jr.
as Tom Cleary
as Sister Harriet
as Jacob Speight
as Eleanor Gallinger
as Capt. August Robertson
as Dr. J.M. Christiansen
as Dr. Zinberg
as Jesse Edwards
Critic reviews for Crutchfield
It's hard to remember a season finale this bleak, in the sense that not one major character ends up in a better place than they started 10 episodes ago, and everyone across-the-board is miserable.
The Steven Soderbergh-directed series wraps up its first season not in a happy place, but instead with every character in jeopardy, which is pretty much exactly where a show with a season 2 order perhaps should end.
To say things go from bad to worse would be putting it mildly. And yet, there's no sense the series derives pleasure sending its characters to wallow in a new form of misery.
This last installment of Season One started to feel like much too much. It was like a haunted house that wouldn't end, but instead of frights around every corner, it was the pitiable fates of all these characters playing out in front of you.
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