Day Break: What If They Find Him?
I love how the show is editing sequences now, so that instead of seeing every detail, we see what is relevant. On the other hand, if we miss something (my husband ran out to get our son from swim practice) they will show you enough of what has happened that you can pick it up again pretty easily.
And of course, it all comes down to the murder book. Remember last week when I said that I wished I could have seen the look on Chad's face when he discovered it was gone? Well, I had no idea that it was going to change so many things. Do you think he will stop taking it now? He doesn't even really need to go see Damien anymore. He knows who Isabella is, and now he knows who Detweiler is and where he lives.
I loved Detweiler's wife Margaret, and her polygamist-wife, Holly Hobby dress and hairstyle, holding the shotgun on Hopper. That was hilarious. Don't mess with Margaret. Do you think Timmy really has a birthday party, or do you think that was some kind of code? Detweiler has this Godfather-like attachment to his family, so maybe there really was a birthday party. Maybe it was being held with Damein's niece. It was great and funny to see the different tactics Hopper took with Detweiler each day.
So, when Hopper tells Jennifer that she needs to go home, do you think she actually listened to him? Or did the bad guys intercept her before she could get to Chad to kill him? Of course, they tell her that they are making an example of Detweiler (oh, nice pun: This is how we bury our problems. That was a nicely Witness moment, don't you think?), and she says that she understands. Is she being told that she screwed up because she didn't do as she was told? Of course, we still don't know how or why she is involved. But since the whole case with Isabella's murder seems to have roots in Hopper's family, I guess it's not a complete surprise that she is both involved, and that she has the capacity to commit murder.
Detweiler has always seemed to know something about the fact that Hopper is re-living each day. He told the bad guy who was hidden in shadow that he did not understand what Hopper meant by "Make it stop." But right before they dump all the sand on him, he says, "Just remember, next time it could be you." What does that mean? Is that general? Or is that specific to this exact situation? Detweiler certainly doesn't seem to know that he is going to wake up again the next day. But I can't help think that he knows something about what is going on, day after day relentlessly.
I was struck not only by my persistent feelings from last week that Chad is not completely evil and also Rita's grief at his death: She said, "He was a decent man." I bet that is foreshadowing. I don't think Chad is going to be the bad guy he started out to be.