Originally posted on mehlsbells:
Cold open to a grave.
Shooting in a coffin doesn’t exactly allow for a lot of options, but the way the camera travels down Kenzi’s body is definitely reminiscent of the camera traveling down Bo’s naked-but-draped-in-a-sheet body from S1, the image which was used behind the opening credits for the first four seasons.
Twice in two episodes they subvert expectations about how they’d hold us in suspense for finding Kenzi. I don’t mind them not dragging it out, I’m just a little surprised.
Pleasantly surprised at first, as we get quickly to some Team Human shenanigans. Drinking vodka together, playing with mystical relics, Lauren unleashing a little physical whoopass, science lingo plus smartass jargon.
Unpleasantly surprised at the last, because it becomes apparent they needed to get Solo’s arc done with to usher her to the wings. Kenzi doesn’t even dress up her leaving as needing space, it’s presented as…
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