This review contains spoilers for Manifest.
Manifest Season 1 Episode 12
This week’s Manifest episode removes a conflict that many shows use perhaps too often to create drama: it admirably eliminates Ben’s annoyingly male need to keep everything secret from his wife in order to protect her. In this case, there was perhaps the superstition based on another passenger’s experience that telling loved ones could be a death sentence, but thankfully that fear appears to have been laid to rest. The new mystery surrounding the hiker combined with the introduction of the Major in the flesh has “Vanishing Point” feeling like the exciting penultimate episode of the season that it originally was before NBC gave Manifest a full order.
With Cal at the center of things this week,