With only two episodes left, STALKER is upping the ante!
Well, we're down to our final two episode of the CBS drama STALKER, and truth be told, I'm bummed about it. But, that's showbiz, I suppose. Nevertheless, this column must go forth!
Stalker -- S01E19 -- "Love Hurts"
"Love Hurts" started with a bang. The cold opening was very SCREAM-ish. Which, again, this being a Kevin Williamson-created TV show, does not surprise and is hugely welcomed. A woman comes home to an empty house, goes through what I'm assuming is her usual nightly routine -- glass of wine, a little music, shower, etc.
The woman hears a strange noise in her house. You know, the kind of thing that happens in every horror movie ever. This is no different. Once the attacker finally appears, I was instantly reminded of a darker version of the CRY_WOLF killer (see photo above). Which I loved, by the way.
Long story short, the woman is murdered. And wouldn't you know it, this is just a case for the TAU!
Now, with Beth's subplot officially closed, we're really only left with Jack's, which we get none of this episode. But that's okay. Spoiler alert: Jack and Beth kiss!
However, did this turn out to be an story with a twist ending. After a series of red herrings, and the stalker is revealed, it's then later revealed that this episode's perp is just that, a stalker and nothing more. He hasn't killed anyone. This can only mean that a serial killer is on the loose!
What's disappointing about this revelation, though, is that there is only one episode left. Period. STALKER was canceled so this is a major bummer!
Until next week...
Next episode: S01E20 -- "Love Kills"