Review: The Other Two, "Cary Pays Off His Student Loans" | Season 3, Episode 9
Brooke and Cary are in too deep, but will anyone help them stay above water?
There’s a contradiction at the core of “Cary Pays Off His Student Loans” when it comes to Shulie.
On the one hand, she’s Brooke’s voice of reason. Incensed by the thought of Lance simply being so good that People acknowledged him as the Sexiest Man Alive, Brooke is obsessed with proving it’s actually a sign that he’s obsessed with being famous. And as she evolves from breaking-and-entering to petty theft to arson, Shulie’s the person she calls each time to update on how things are going. And each time, Shulie warns her that it’s a bad idea, fully aware that Brooke is going to do it anyway.
But at the same time as Shulie is trying to keep Brooke from losing herself to obsession, she’s in Cary’s inbox begging to help him lose himself to his. Cary was always too small-time for Shulie, but Windweaver has turned the tide, and she’s more than happy to spearhead Operation Grey Sweatpants and secure a New York Times profile before the Gay Albert Einstein movie Pat is financing even ha…