TV Review: Psych Season 4, Episode 2 "He Dead"

Meanwhile, Shawn is in new territory in his relationship with Abigail ( Rachel Leigh Cook). Shawn is getting his romance advice from Gus, but he's still unsure as to how to proceed. Then Abigail pursues a relationship with Shawn's father, which leads to some really awkward moments — but those moments seem like they could be the key to the couple working out their issues.[image-1]

"He Dead" is a good episode, with the reveal of the criminal at the end adding an interesting twist — but one I saw coming. As it is with most murder mysteries, it's not the "who done it," but the way in which the mystery is resolved that matters. One thing that was annoying was Abigail. Normally, I find Cook hot, and her chemistry with James Roday is top notch, but in this episode she was annoying, especially when trying to patch things up between Henry and Shawn. One other minor bitch: There was almost no interaction between Detectives Lassiter and O'Hara, whose conversations often provides some of Psych's best banter.

So, "He's Dead" was very good, but I hope the producers go back to the old formula of Shawn and Juliett flirting while Shawn and Gus solve cases. Next week, we go to the wild west, yeehaaw!

See you all next week, same Psych time, same Psych channel.

Welcome Psych fans to my recap of the second episode of this season, entitled "He Dead." This week's show revolved around a murder, of course. There were also plenty of wise-cracks, ‘80s references and, oh, Rachel Leigh Cook is back.

After Shawn and Gus find a downed plane, the pilot uses his dying breath to ask Shawn to find out who killed him. Once Shawn and Gus are on the case, they find the pilot's dysfunctional family and his golf buddies, all of which reveal a motive. The journey to solving the case has never been as funny, such as when Shawn opens his big mouth and ruins the pair's relationship with the pilot's wife.


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