We roll to an appropriately noir conclusion, with every character competing as to who can make the most terrible choices in the same week.
(Obviously Daredevil wins that contest, despite not appearing in this show, but I digress…)
Season 2, Episode 12: “AKA Pray For My Patsy”
Written by Raelle Tucker & Hilly Hicks Jr
Directed by Liz Friedlander
This entire episode is structured around women having hurtful, powerful and painful conversations with each other, mostly about themselves or other women, not men. A rare thing in drama, but especially in drama involving superheroes.
Jessica and Dorothy hover at Trish’s bedside. In a surprising turn, Jess does not (yet) get a barrage of abuse and guilt-tripping from Dorothy, who is weirdly supportive. Possibly she’s in shock.
Trish is by no means the first person to use a backyard quack to try to gain superpowers… which is a disturbing trend ...