So in the previous episode, Ryan recorded the Alice Winter's character admitting to the murder of at least two people and her collaboration with the other terrorists they're chasing, he gets her to sign a plea deal wherein she turns over evidence to sink the others. She tricks him and sets him up instead, so that whole shtick now becomes useless, why? So she burned him instead, but he should still have the recording of her admitting to murder and treason -- why isn't it being used in a different way? Why are these agents (writers) so dumb? It seems like they couldn't devise and follow a plan if everyone's lives depended upon it. Yeah, yeah, Alex has to be the great non white hope and save the day, but c'mon, you're beleaguering the point and only losing her the support of the show's watchers.
Two members of the task force are now considered outed because of the Ryan-is-a-moron non deal, and can't continue their work because they'll be recognized? I'm sorry, but neither the FBI nor the CIA don't know anything about disguises? The Ryan character couldn't shave his beard, let his hair grow out, dye it, wear a wig until it grows out, change his eye colour with contact lenses... the same for Shelby, okay minus maybe shaving the beard part...? I'm sure they'll still be purdy as can be. So lame. There's suspension of belief, and well then there's this show this season.
I too liked the first season, despite the heavy "models romancing the FBI" angle, but started having problems with the second. The constant flashing between the present and the past was getting annoying. Yes, I understand it is an efficient format by which you can provide context to the present without using up multiple episodes, but... I stopped watching How to Get Away With Murder in the third season for the same reason. It's like yah been there and yah done that, so move on. Quantico did tune it down midway of this second season so I continued, but the loopholes and shoddy plot development are now completely driving me away. Right now, I feel like just skipping to the end of the last episode of this season to find out what happened and probably not come back for the third.
Producers, take note. If you have to allow such lame plot developments in order to fill up twenty two episodes, then drop back to maybe thirteen to fifteen episodes instead, and try to provide some quality over quantity
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