There’s no more a frustrating proposition than, “What if?” In “We Can Be Heroes” this question follows Joe Caputo around like a bad smell.
"The Number of the Beast is 666" puts Jack Crawford in the role of God and asks Frederick Chilton to reflect on his faith.
In "...And the Beast from the Sea" Hannibal Lecter goes Old Testament on the Graham family with a little help from his friend, Francis Dolarhyde.
This season Girls has become more focused than ever on using subtly themed episodes to test its characters like lab rats. The biggest thematic thread (or piece of cheese, depending on which metaphor you go with here) has been the notion of settling. This episode, the show asked some tough questions: Are you actually content, or are you unknowingly giving up a piece of yourself? Are you deluded if you’re happy with something seemingly imperfect?