Critic Consensus: Riddled with beautiful shots of the Australian Outback, "Crazy Whitefella Thinking" spotlights the integral arc of an important side character.
as Kevin Garvey
as Nora Durst
as Laurie Garvey
as Matt Jamison
as John Murphy
as Michael Murphy
as Kevin Garvey Sr.
as Erika Murphy
as Tom Garvey
as Jill Garvey
as Mary Jamison
as Evie Murphy
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This week's third episode was titled "Crazy Whitefella Thinking," but it could've also been called "The Book of Kevin Sr... Perhaps other characters will get their own gospels in the final five episodes, adding pages to Matt's new New Testament.
In Grace's narrative of her five kids wandering into the desert and dying after the Departure, The Leftovers found a horrible new permutation of an already horrific event whose possibilities, it might have seemed, the show had exhausted.
The last two episodes of "The Leftovers" have turned the spotlight on two unbelievable talents, but they've also dealt with extraordinary faith on each end of the spectrum: unflinching disbelief and resolute ideology.
Scott Glenn has always played the character beautifully, because he's a terrific actor. Somehow he's able to subtly modulate his trademark steely squint to play out an incredible range of emotions.
The Leftovers is one of the more intimate, emotional shows on TV, so "Crazy Whitefella Thinking" ends on a note of, if not hope (not exactly), then at least promise, and purpose.
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