Episode Notes/Recap:

  • Two Of The 2nd Mass Members (Who Are Assigned To Sniper Duty) Use Matt As Bait, To Draw In And Kill 2 Skitters.
  • Ben And Hal Move Ahead To Scout For The Safest Route To Charleston.
  • While Out Scouting, Ben And Hal See Two Thugs Steal Their Bikes. Ben Hones In On His Superhuman Abilities, And Is Able To Hear The Motorcycles’ Engines. Ben Determines That The Thugs Are Heading East.
  • The 2nd Mass Sets Up A Temporary Camp At A Local abandoned building. They Plan To Rest For A While, And Then Pack Up Camp, And Head Out For Charleston.
  • Annie And Tom’s Romantic Relationship Continues To Progress And Evolve.
  • Hal And Ben Find The Location Of The Thugs That Stole Their Bikes. Hal And Ben Storm The Building And Ambush The People Inside. Surprisingly, The Survivors Are Only Teenagers And Children, There’s No Adults Around. Hal And Ben Get Their Bikes Back, And They Tell The Survivors That The 2nd Mass’s Camp Is Nearby, And They May Have Some Extra Supplies. Diego (The Survivors’ Leader) And A Few Other Members Of His Group Go Back To The 2nd Mass’s Camp With Ben And Hal. The Remaining Members Of Diego’s Group Stay At The Warehouse Where They’re Holed Up.
  • Tom Learns That Matt Was Acting As Bait For The Skitters. Apparently, Matt Was Only Supposed To Be Helping With The Scouting. After Learning That Matt Was Acting As Bait, Tom Pulls Matt From Scouting Duty, As Well As The Next Few Missions. 
  • Hal And Ben Arrive Back To The Camp With Diego, And The Small Group That Came With Him.
  • It’s Revealed That One Of The Survivors Who Came To The 2nd Mass’s Camp With Diego, Is Weaver’s Daughter (Jeanne). Jeanne And Weaver Re-Unite.
  • Jeanne Informs Weaver Of Some Bad News. Apparently Jeanne’s Mom (Weaver’s Wife) Died Of A Stroke, During Her Fight For Survival.
  • Diego Gives Hal Some Intel About The Local Area. Diego Also Says That He’ll Think About He And His Group Going To Charleston With The 2nd Mass.
  • Lourdes Begins Speaking With Diego, Since Diego Has Family In Diego And Knows That Area. Lourdes Asks Him About Parras (A City In Mexico). Apparently Lourdes Has Family There. Diego Informs Lourdes That Parras, And A Large Area Surrounding It, Was Destroyed. Apparently No-One survived.
  • Diego And His Group Load Up Their Newly Acquired Supplies, And Head Back To Their Camp. Hal And Maggie Accompany Them. Apparently The Plan Is For Diego And His Group To Drop Off Their Supplies Back At Their Camp, And Then Head Back To The 2nd Mass’s Camp.
  • Hal, Maggie, Diego, And Diego’s Small Group Arrive At Diego’s Camp, Only To Learn That The Skitter’s Ripped Up The Camp, And Took The Members Of Diego’s Group, That Stayed Behind.
  • While Scouting A Few Days Ago, Hal And Ben Saw An Abandoned Factory That Had Electricity Along With Mech’s Guarding The Place. Hal And Ben Suspect That Diego’s People Were Taken To The Factory To Be harnessed.
  • Diego And His Crew Decide To Go To The harnessing Factory Without The 2nd Mass. Matt Joins Up And Goes With Diego And His Crew.
  • The 2nd Mass. Heads Out For The Harnessing Factory, But Realizes That Diego And His Crew Have Already Left. The 2nd Mass Also Realizes That Jeanne And Matt Also Left With Diego And His Crew.
  • Weaver And A Small Team Head To The Harness Facility.
  • Matt And Jeanne Awaken And Find Themselves Restrained On A Table. Everyone Around Them Has Been harassed, And They Are Most Likely Next. Apparently, Diego And His Team Were Overpowered By The Aliens, And Captured.
  • Matt And Jeanne Lie Helpless And Witness One OF Their Fellow Captors Being harnessed.
  • Maggie And Hal Enter One Of The Rooms In The Facility And Find Diego, Along With His Crew, Tied Up Inside. Maggie And Hal Free Diego And His Crew From Their Restraints, And They All Head Out To Find Jeanne And Matt. (Who Are Somewhere In The Facility.)
  • Weaver And His Team Are Able To Rescue Matt And Jeanne, Before They Were harnessed.
  • Ben Puts His Hand On The Tank Where The harnesses Are Stored. One Of The harnesses Swims Up To Ben’s Hand As If Ben Is Drawing The Harness Like A Magnet. Ben’s Spikes Begin Glowing As Well. Ben Then Shoots The Tank’s Glass, And Kills All Of The harnesses.
  • One Last Remaining harnesses Latches On To Weaver’s Leg. Weaver Yanks The Harness Off, And Kills It.
  • Everyone Safely Makes It Back To The 2nd Mass. Camp.
  • Annie Bandages Up Weaver’s Leg.
  • Jeanne And Weaver Finally Reconnect.
  • Hal Confronts Ben About His Glowing Spikes. Ben Tells Hal To Drop The Subject.
  • Lourdes Tells Jamil About Parras, And Her Family That Died There. Jamil Comforts Lourdes, And Tells Her To Never Lose Hope.
  • Diego And His Crew Decide To Break Away From The 2nd Mass And Find Shelter Elsewhere. Jeanne Decides To Leave With Diego And His Crew. Jeanne Informs Weaver That She’s Going With Diego And His Crew, By Leaving A Note In Weaver’s Room While He Is Sleeping. Jeanne, Diego, And Diego’s Crew Leaves.

Favorite Episode Quote(s):

1) “It’s Like You’re A Different Person.”    – Hal

2) “Yo, What Gives Mason Jar?”    – Boon

3) “Great. You’ve Ruined Everything.”     – Matt

4) “I Told You He Hasn’t Changed.”    – Diego

5) “This Is Exactly Why Mom Kicked You Out.”    – Jeanne

6) “You Got A Spare Shotgun?”    – Tom

7) “{But} You’re An Incredible Leader.”    – Jeanne

8) “I Saw Your Spikes Glow.”   – Hal

9) “{But} I Am Not Signing My Own Death Warrant.”   – Ben

 

Review:

Tonight’s Episode Of Falling Skies Was Great! The 2nd Mass. Encountered Another Group Of Survivors, And Weaver Was Able To Re-Unite With His Daughter. These New Developments Really Helped Develop The Episode. I’ve Been A Fan Of The Show Since Season 1, And I’m Really Hoping That The Series Gets Renewed For A Third Season. Overall, I Would Absolutely Recommend Falling Skies. Watch Falling Skies Live: Sunday’s At 9/8C. On TNT.

 

~ Scott R.

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