A review of tonight's "Justified
" coming up just as soon as I have a pleather attaché... Early in "Weight," Ava tells a visiting Boyd that she sees no end in sight to her ever-worsening miseries. While I doubt this was intended as a meta comment about the prison storyline — or the Crowe family troubles, or any of this season's other weak spots — it unfortunately played out that way. And the thing is, "Weight" really didn't do anything to improve the many problematic areas of season 5 — other than killing off Danny Crowe, in one of the season's best (and, not coincidentally, most Elmore Leonard
-esque) scenes — but the parts around the parts that aren't working were kind of terrific. I still don't care about the status of Boyd's heroin shipment, about Ava's struggle to open up a new drug pipeline into the prison, or about the petty squabbles and stupid loyalties of the Crowe clan.