Prodigal Son he toyed a lot with the idea of touching Malcolm’s mind by reminding him of what happened in Watkins’ hands in the basement. I think they could have gone more this way and not brought a new case of the week with a psychologist …
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The fact that the psychologist did his best to get into his mind and still show how each of his colleagues saw him was kind of interesting, because we have Dani, JT and Gil talking a lot about their relationship with Malcolm, but soon it becomes kind of obsolete, since the psychologist is responsible for disappearances and deaths.
His going to the police was just to discredit Malcolm’s mind and make him be discredited in the face of his cases, and thus not go ahead with the latter, who was going to run into a big organization that promises behavioral changes and memories.
Getting Jessica to help Malcolm with the investigation was very good, but I want to see how she will deal with the fact that Martin tried to kill his son as a child. Malcolm keeps these nightmares in mind, hallucinating with the younger and dead “him”.
Prodigal Son you still need to get a little more into Malcolm’s mind and not be so superficial in some dramas, and leave all that appeal in the character.