Review: The Good Fight, "The End of Eli Gold" | Season 6, Episode 4
Violence gets louder, closer, and bloodier; who do we need on the front lines of this fight?
We started this season with unrest and violence eerily close—shouts and explosions from the street, threats making their way into the building. That’s a fascinating and unsettling environment to explore, as people try to keep doing their jobs and grinding away at normal processes despite the chaos that’s audible and visible around them. Judges keep assuring their courtrooms that if there’s any real danger, someone will let them know what to do. Sure, we all have to act as if that’s the case … but is it?
But this week the violence invades our characters’ personal space in a graphic way. The cordon is tightening; the places with auras of safety dwindling. I’m no longer sure everybody’s going to make it through the finale alive.
Something has clearly changed from the moment the credits roll—right off the bat, unusual for this show—with the final quiet musical section replaced by Bettencourt’s window shattering, the last moments of the previous episode. A…