The police come one step closer to connecting all the murders and motives behind them. The Gerhardts pay a visit to Ed's house only to find Peggy. Then they stop by the police station to try and grab Ed. However, the lawyer Karl Weathers convinces them to leave. Ed would wish to confess everything but first demands a lawyer. Written by
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Karl's attempt to barricade the door with a bench could be a reference to The Dude doing the same thing in The Big Lebowski
(1998). In both cases the barricade is on the wrong side of the door. See more
Korean War vet Karl Weathers, when being convinced to help negotiate between Bear Gerhardt and Lou Solverson despite being completely drunk, mentions that he once "stared down Chiang Kai-Shek". Chiang Kai-Shek was an anti-communist ally of the United States and fled to Taiwan prior to the start of the Korean War, so it was either a drunken error or one of Karl's tall tales. See more
You hear that, Sonny? There's a crisis at the highest level, so who do they call? The best lawyer in town.
Aren't ya the only lawyer in town, Karl?
References Family Affair
Man of Constant Sorrow
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