Sunday, November 21, 2010

Review - In Treatment Season 3 Episode 13-16 Week Four

While a couple of the patients have their problems semi-transparent at this point, Sunil remains a total mystery, not for a lacking of trying though.With Sunil's revelation that Malini killed herself soon after she broke things off, it opened yet another avenue to go down. Correspondingly, Sunil's disturbing dream about a goat or dog is rather frightening, not to mention to continuing irrational fixation on Julia.


Paul is finally breaking down Frances's walls and gets to tell him much more than she previously did. Frances opens up and tells a story about how her mother was in the hospital and Frances couldn't be there and was unable to say goodbye. Paul tries to convince Frances that her disappointment is self-generated, but she doesn't seem entirely convinced.


Maybe this is a teenager problem, but Jesse overreacts to everything. When he came in, he bashed his parents all the time. But after revealing that his birth mother contacted him, it swings the other way. His father seems to care about him again, helping him study, while his mother has detached herself from the world. Jesse says how great his parents are and pushes his birth parents away, seeing that his father cares about him and that his mother was deeply hurt by his birth parents contacting him.


Adele states that Paul's numerous external problems are actually excuses unto which Paul uses to keep him bottled up. Paul admits held himself back with Wendy, but then admits that it's because he was thinking of Adele. After the debacle with Laura, you'd think Paul would've learned his lesson, but Adele seems to be the only one who understands him.

Score: 9.2/10
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