Fair warning: This is an exercise in over-thinking and blocks of text. No, really.

  • Beginning of episode: Mr. Kaplan has just comforted Red when she notices one of his victims hasn’t quite finished dying. As Red takes out his gun to finish the task, what does Mr. Kaplan do? She…

Agreed on so many levels - Keen observations, also don’t forget about the Chinese lion sitting behind him in the hotel room ( Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lion, traditionally known in Chinese simply as Shi ). This is not the first time we have seen this piece of antiquity. This episode was full of paralell lines from season 1, throwbacks and double entendre - Moreover the music accomendating the scenes were perfect - especially  Heal by Tom Odell. Before that: Long way down..