Review: The Good Fight, "The End of Playing Games" | Season 6, Episode 8
Players have their exits and their entrances, and an invisible bread magnate has built some very elaborate sets
Imagine somebody telling you to check out this series The Good Fight. You, a Law & Order watcher: A lawyer show! I can probably drop in anywhere. Then you click play on the latest episode and … all that … happened.
Honestly, it’s your own fault; your friend probably said the series is almost over by the way so you should have known that some storylines were getting wrapped up and others were escalating in intensity. But in “The End of Playing Games” there’s not even a case of the week around which the lawyer drama might be circulating. Inside the building, there’s panic; outside the building, there’s chaos and conspiracy. Inside, it’s king-of-the-hill for the corporation; outside, the Hobbesian war of every man against every man. Inside, fighting over legacy, money, and power in a professional cul-de-sac; outside, fighting over the right of non-white, non-straight, non-Christian people to exist. The stakes have never been lower inside, or higher outs…