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The Gift of the Magi 

Floyd takes action and Charlie tries to prove himself; Peggy and Ed disagree about what to do next; Lou finds himself sidelined during Ronald Reagan's campaign tour.

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Floyd takes action and Charlie tries to prove himself; Peggy and Ed disagree about what to do next; Lou finds himself sidelined during Ronald Reagan's campaign tour.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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9 November 2015 (USA)  »

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The song Let's Find Each Other Tonight is a song by Jose Feliciano, and in this episode it's sung by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. In the movie Fargo, Steve Buscemi's character takes a prostitute to go see Jose Feliciano in concert, and features him playing Let's Find Each Other Tonight. See more »

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The banner on the side of Reagan's bus reads "Reagan '80" with a single quote in front of 80 rather than an apostrophe, revealing this mistake to be the result of the automatic "smart quote" feature of modern word processing programs. See more »

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Mike Milligan: My mother could find the cloud in every silver lining.
Simone Gerhardt: That's cute. Mine smiles all the time, like some ghoul. I think it's 'cause dad hits her when she looks sad.
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References Barton Fink (1991) See more »

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Watcha See Is Whatcha Get
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Performed by The Dramatics
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Death comes ridin' in
20 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Up until this point, I hadn't given a rip about the Blumquists; but in short order, their situation turns bleak and there's obviously no happy ending in this for them 'The Gift of the Magi', has all of the staging of a season finale; people dropping dead left and right (one of said killing sprees is juxtaposed with a patriotic campaign speech, tension from every corner; it's bad tidings all over. You know stuff's getting dark with Mike Milligan (Bokeem Woodbine) recites Jabberwocky as he's gunning up. I'm pretty sure I've never seen split-screen used so effectively to jack up the suspense. It's an exhilarating episode; violent, dreadful and really ups the ante.

I can't leave out Bruce Campbell, who more than holds his own as Governor Reagan, and I'm pretty sure this is just a one-off. But it was a great performance, nonetheless. IT fit right in with the excellent episode.

10/10


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