Bull: (S01E23) “Benevolent Deception” Season Finale

It’s the first season’s finale.  With 23 episodes complete; I’m giving it a 4/5. The arrival of Jp Nunnelly (Eliza Dushku) coulda’ been earlier in the season for the 5.  At a kid’s party, the DEA makes an arrest, after searching the home of Cecilia Novak (Stacy Roca) a dental assistant, church going, single mother…

Bull: (S01E22) “Dirty Little Secrets”

  A young man soaks in a bathtub, listening to the sounds of “Drip Drip, Drip” and then an explosion! Shortly thereafter, the same young man, fully dressed, watches a negative (-$64k+) change into a positive ($35k+) in the bank account of Harry Kemp.  He also watches while the aftershocks of the (hotel) building explosion, shake…

Bull (S01E21) “How to Dodge a Bullet”

“I’ve never met a man or woman who doesn’t believe at some point in their lives they’ve dodged a bullet. Walked out to the edge of the cliff we call fate, and then, for whatever reason, decided not to jump”-Bull voiceover.  Ah yes,  the “still small voice” of The Infinite, God, Spirit, The Great Father…

Bull (S01E20) “Make Me”

Troy Dickerson (Brendan Dooling) hits his father with a golf club at a driving range. He’s dead by way of a 4 iron. Troy loves his father and denies he murdered him. He doesn’t remember, although he is recorded on tape doing the deed.  Dr Bull is called in to consult on a psych evaluation…

Bull: (S01E19) “Bring It On!”

It’s good to see Isaiah Washington again, in anything!  He’s cast as Master manipulator, Jules Caffrey; a rich, powerful and controlling attorney who speaks of himself in the 3rd person, ”like Donald Trump and Elmo” He’s confident. He’s 38/40 on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and a train wreck for Bull. Jules is accused of killing…

Bull: (S01E18) “Dressed to Kill”

Bull & Chunk are backstage, during the rush of a Hi End fashion show @ The Armory. Nella Wester, (Paulina Porizkova) is in charge. She’s Chunk’s mentor and former boss and his only boss, as far as she’s concerned. She’s fast, brutally honest  and no nonsense. It’s her show and everybody knows it. She is everything and…

Bull: (S01E17) “Name Game”

Erin Howland (Laura Breckenridge) is a 5th grade school teacher, duped of her savings from a special Alternative Investment Division within her bank; Brannigan Trust. (insert irony) Within this special unit is a zoo of brokers on the fast track, all using the name Alex Dubois…male and female! There mission is to work “The Sucker List”; clients specific…

Bull: (S01E16) “Free Fall”

It’s bonding time in a team building intensive in flight. Governor Whittington (Robert Bogue) laughs and yells,”Geronimo” and jumps from a plane; skydives.  But his chute doesn’t open. Screaming for help, the owner of the company, Walt Hyland (Paul Hickert) jumps to save him; both are killed.. Both  parachutes failed. Never the less, the first…

Bull: (S01E15) “What’s your number?”

During a tour of a building, a ski-bridge starts to buckle and with pieces flying everywhere, it breaks away; killing 15 people.  Andrew Withrow (Toby Leonard Moore), a successful developer and owner of the building is charged with manslaughter.  For the prosecution, Bull comes in after the jury selection and the benefit of TAC. He reunites…

Bull: (S01E14) “It’s Classified”

Lieutenant Tamsin Dale is arrested for espionage. She’s facing 111 years for leaking a document to a media rag, Globespill.  Although the Lieutenant isn’t a spy, she is a whistle-blower and violated the Espionage Act, when she exposed a Colonel for wrong doing. Although 3 rangers were killed in the line of duty, due to…

Bull: (S01E13) “The Fall”

The world of eSports, video games, gamin and gambling are explored in this episode. Gaming has graduated and is considered a “real” sport, in case you didn’t know. Methinks gambling is the qualifier as well as the expense of equipment and hours and hours of playing. 70 million people were watching at the time the alleged…

Bull: (S01E12) “Stockholm Syndrome”

It’s a real explosive episode, literally.  The TAC offices go BOOM!  For $200 a day and a hot lunch you too can be a mock juror at TAC. Laurel Guthrie (Christina Jackson) accepts.  Yet as Bull watches, juror number 18 appears nervous and fidgety. When she covers her ears and drops to the floor, Bull yells, “everybody…