The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.
While Will, Enik and Cha-Ka are out together, Will and Enik get into a philosophical discussion about Enik living solely by logic, whereas Will tries to teach him the concept of compassion - doing things for others which may not be in one's own best interest, which to Enik is not logical. After they part company, Will investigates a pylon which he has never seen before, but that turns him invisible, something he is unaware of until he is told by Uncle Jack and Holly. Meanwhile, Enik has been kidnapped by the Sleestak, their act part of their new plan to get rid of the Marshalls and take back control of the Land of the Lost. When the Marshalls find out what has happened to Enik, Will, believing he can help Enik in his invisible state, decides, out of compassion, to try and free Enik from his captivity. The continuing debate between logic and compassion factors into what happens in Will's attempt to help Enik. Written by