by Thom Yee
So the Jerks ended up being little more than that. Selfish, depraved, rapey jerks, with no long-term story implications and no impact beyond helping to drive home a point that, it turns out, may have actually been building this entire time even despite the seeming pointlessness of the individual season four episodes.
For all of season four’s faults in character, pacing, and truncated seasonal arcs, “A”, the sixteenth and final episode of the season, wound up being pretty good. There was no long-stirring threat that suddenly exploded, no prolonged action set pieces or main character deaths. Continue reading