Critic Consensus: A slight comedown from previous installments, "B.J. and the A.C." still contains enough engaging scenes and visual panache to compensate for its heavy-handed plotting.
as Kevin Garvey
as Laurie Garvey
as Nora Durst
as Matt Jamison
as Patti Levin
as Jill Garvey
as Scott Frost
as Adam Frost
as Tom Garvey
as Lucy Warburton
as Dennis, Dennis Luckey
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Critic reviews for B.J. and the A.C.
Overall, I liked this episode as much as some people are going to be offended by it. It raised the stakes, established the conflict that is now inevitable, and set the course for the rest of the show. Merry Christmas.
Baby Jesus has gone missing on The Leftovers. Well, not the Baby Jesus but the doll used in Mapleton's Nativity scene. And that isn't even the worst thing that happens as the beleaguered suburb celebrates Christmas
But whatever decisions and alterations happened behind the scenes, the finished product is another strong episode - not as intense as last week's (or, for that matter, next week's), but an effective holiday portrait of the shattered Garvey family.
Again, no big answers, but enough engaging moments of coincidence to make you wonder if Tom's "holy" mission is legit.
It seems there is no rest for the weary in Mapleton, not even on the Christmas.
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