Wayward Pines S01E09 Recap: A Reckoning


Ethan Kate Wayward Pines A Reckoning“A Reckoning” is the penultimate episode of Wayward Pines, and it may have been the best episode we have seen in the series. Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) finally becomes an interesting character capable of making good decisions. He pretty much kicks ass, finally. The FirstGeners also show us what they’re capable of, and it’s disturbing. Their shocking takeover of the Sheriff’s office shows that secretary Arlene Moran (Siobhan Fallon) is no pushover, and creates an emotional scene between Kate Hewson (Carla Gugino) and Harold Balinger (Reed Diamond). Even though Theresa Burke (Shannyn Sossamon) continues to neglect son Ben (Charlie Tahan), she does manage to find out some very useful information. Most interestingly, Nurse Pam (Melissa Leo) saves everyone, well sort of, at least until her crazy brother David Pilcher (Toby Jones) realizes something’s up in Wayward Pines. “A Reckoning” brings together the storylines of the Wayward Pines uprising, the First Generation indoctrination, the mysterious lot 33, and David Pilcher’s increasing paranoia.

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