[Editor’s Note: The review below contains spoilers for “Fargo
” Season 3, Episode 6, “The Lord of No Mercy.”]
Gloria Burgle to the rescue!
After an episode of incredible tension and unexpected tragedy, we didn’t realize how badly we needed to hear Carrie Coon
say, “Screw it,” whip the cruiser around, and high-tail it back to “the P.O.’s domicile.” While the simultaneously ominous and uplifting strings certainly served to get our hearts beating, “Fargo
” may as well have played Bonnie Tyler
’s famous “Footloose
” jam “Holding Out
for a Hero” — because one is on the way!
It’s just we had to hold out a little too long. Just enough road blocks were thrown in front of Burgle to keep her from cracking the case earlier, and all that time led to an inevitable tragedy. Ray
) is the first major victim of Season
3 (unless you count the annual pilot sacrifice of Scoot McNairy
’s Maurice Lafay), in a particularly well-orchestrated offing. First