Dollhouse: Season 2, Episode 5

The Public Eye (4 Dec. 2009)

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Senator Daniel Perrin breaks new ground in his attempt to expose the Dollhouse's secrets - by recruiting Madeline/November to testify before a Senate subcommittee. Rossum states that they ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Senator Daniel Perrin breaks new ground in his attempt to expose the Dollhouse's secrets - by recruiting Madeline/November to testify before a Senate subcommittee. Rossum states that they will handle the situation, leading Ballard and DeWitt to fear for Madeline's safety, so Echo is sent to stop him, in hopes that that will keep Rossum from harming her. But all is not as it appears - Rossum has a hidden agenda, and the tension between the LA Dollhouse and its parent company increases. Meanwhile, in the Washington DC Dollhouse, we meet genius programmer, Bennett Halverson, a woman with a mysterious past connection to Echo/Caroline. Written by matt-282

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Echo: [Daniel tries to prevent Echo from attacking Cyndi] I'm on *your* team.
Senator Daniel Perrin: I love her.
Echo: I know.
[Echo hits Daniel]
Echo: But I don't have that problem!
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Amazing twists
27 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

The anti-Rossum crusading senator is back, with a vengeance: he has recruited Madeleine (AKA November) to testify against the Dollhouse! Somehow, the Rossum people don't seem too concerned about that, and Adelle & Co. soon realize why: the senator's wife is actually a sleeper Doll, like Mellie, who can be turned into an assassin at the drop of a hat. But is that what's really going on? "The Public Eye" contains at least 2 major jaw-dropping twists. When Topher came up with a device that could make any Doll within a short distance collapse for a while, I was expecting some sort of twist, but definitely NOT what happens. Summer Glau enters the scene in the last 10 minutes and promptly starts creating a very quirky, weird character who seems to be the female counterpart of Topher in the Washington Dollhouse; just wait until she meets Echo! A very enjoyable episode. *** out of 4.

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