Justified

  1. Episode 13 Slaughterhouse
    Justified Recap: Leave It to Cleaver In the season-three finale, a severed limb goes aflyin’.
  2. Episode 12 Coalition
    Justified Recap: Bennett’s Millions Everybody knows what everybody else is doing at all times.
  3. Episode 11 Measures
    Justified Recap: Axes of Evil “We just shot the guy that’s tryin’ to kill the guy that you’re just dyin’ to see dead.”
  4. Episode 10 Guy Walks Into a Bar
    Justified Recap: I Fall to Pieces Quarles gets a backstory, and a breakdown.
  5. Episode 9 Loose Ends
    Justified Recap: Ava Adore Things are getting delightfully messy building up to the final stretch.
  6. Episode 8 Watching the Detectives
    Justified Recap: Throwing the Bullet “Did you touch it?” “What am I, an asshole?”
  7. Episode 7 The Man Behind the Curtain
    Justified Recap: Northern Aggression “The Power of You: Turning Your Personality Into Profit.”
  8. Episode 6 When the Guns Come Out
  9. Episode 5 Thick as Mud
    Justified Recap: The Life and Death of Fancy Lance Not-So-Happy Valentine’s Day, Raylan.
  10. Episode 4 The Devil You Know
    Justified Recap: Thinning the Herd Are we getting enough Raylan?
  11. Episode 3 Harlan Roulette
    Justified Recap: Pawn Shop Empire There’s a power vacuum at the top of Harlan’s criminal food chain.
  12. Episode 2 Cut Ties
  13. Episode 1 The Gunfighter
  1. Episode 13 Ghosts
    Justified Season-Four Finale Recap: Bloodless Harlan Justified marched quite confidently through this finale without any major-character fatalities.
  2. Episode 12 Peace of Mind
    Justified Recap: Deus Ex Ava Ava’s soul was at stake in last night’s penultimate episode.
  3. Episode 11 Decoy
    Justified Recap: Join Hands, Start a Coal Train The setup at the end of last week’s episode made some big promises for this week’s.
  4. Episode 10 Get Drew
    Justified Recap: Limehouse of Cards Everyone’s looking for Drew.
  5. Episode 9 The Hatchet Tour
    Justified Recap: Drew Lies Apparently all you readers figured out who Drew Thompson was long before we did.
  6. Episode 8 Outlaw
    Justified Recap: There’s Always a Place for Boyd at the Dairy Queen Had there been complaints that the season hadn’t been bloody enough?
  7. Episode 7 Money Trap
    Justified Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower at a Sex Party This episode felt more like outtakes from Out of Sight than an actual Justified episode.
  8. Episode 6 Foot Chase
    Justified Recap: The Ballad of Sheriff Shelby There was something elemental about this episode, something that worked on a most basic, atomic level.
  9. Episode 5 Kin
    Justified Recap: Hill People Blues Apparently 30 Rock’s Kenneth was right. There are Hill People.
  10. Episode 4 This Bird Has Flown
    Justified Recap: The Chicken Dance The Bonnie and Clyde of American cockfighting.
  11. Episode 3 Truth and Consequences
    Justified Recap: Snaked How about that snake attack, right?
  12. Episode 2 Where’s Waldo
    Justified Recap: Quick on the Draw In which we learn more about the man that fell out of the sky.
  13. Episode 1 Hole in the Wall
    Justified Recap: Here We Go Again, Raylan Raylan’s eager to mix it up in the season-four premiere.
  1. Episode 13 Restitution
    Justified Season 5 Finale Recap: Feral Pig The fifth season of Justified is the first one that we’d rather hadn’t happened.
  2. Episode 12 Starvation
    Justified Recap: The Anus Is on You Raylan Givens seems, for the first time in season five, like a ruthlessly effective cop again.
  3. Episode 11 The Toll
    Justified Recap: Problem Child Consider “The Toll,” one of the season’s stronger episodes but still not anywhere near cracking the Justified best-of pantheon.
  4. Episode 10 Weight
    Justified Recap: Cry-In-Your-Beer Grandeur This was a great episode, well worth muddling through several not-so-great episodes to get to.
  5. Episode 9 Wrong Roads
    Justified Recap: Song Ain’t Over Yet We don’t miss any of the new characters Justified has introduced and/or brought back and then killed off this year.
  6. Episode 8 Whistle Past the Graveyard
    Justified Recap: The A-Hole King of Them All “Whistle Past the Graveyard” was the weakest episode of Justified’s fifth season to date.
  7. Episode 7 Raw Deal
    Justified Recap: Still Getting Warmed Up If there were an Olympics for burning through plot, Justified would be a front-runner for the gold.
  8. Episode 6 Kill the Messenger
    Justified Recap: Just One Word Is there a contest in the Justified writers’ room to see who can pack the most plot into an episode?
  9. Episode 5 Shot All to Hell
    Justified Recap: The Dominoes Have Fallen That was an action-packed episode of Justified, even by Justified’s standards.
  10. Episode 4 Over the Mountain
    Justified Recap: A Sense of Foreboding We’re entering that typically busy middle period of a season. The subplots have begun to intertwine.
  11. Episode 3 Good Intentions
    Justified Recap: A Powerful Thang This week’s episode included what might be Justified’s sexiest scene yet.
  12. Episode 2 The Kids Aren’t All Right
    Justified Recap: New Boss, Old Boss There’s less laid-back, Elmore Leonard–ian talking and scheming in Justified’s first two episodes than we’re used to.
  13. Episode 1 A Murder Of Crowes
    Justified Season 5 Premiere Recap: 300 Big Ones The fifth-season premiere was vintage Justified, full of mayhem and brittle humor.
  1. Episode 12 Collateral
    Justified Recap: Psychiatric Help, 5 Bullets “You are the world-conquering emperor of lies.”
  2. Episode 11 Fugitive Number One
    Justified Recap: ‘I Can Change’ A wrenching hour that killed off major characters and set the remaining major players on rails leading to some horrendous final showdown.
  3. Episode 10 Trust
    Justified Recap: Plan B Justified is damn close to having a perfect track record during this final stretch.
  4. Episode 9 Burned
    Justified Recap: Good-bye, Solos This was one of the great Justified episodes.
  5. Episode 8 Dark As a Dungeon
    Justified Recap: Potter’s Field Past, present, and future.
  6. Episode 7 The Hunt
    Justified Recap: Why Drink to the Future? For long stretches, this episode feels like a very cinematic adaptation of a stage play.
  7. Episode 6 Alive Day
    Justified Recap: The War Comes Home Choo-Choo decides he’s had enough of bloodshed.
  8. Episode 5 Sounding
    Justified Recap: A Place in Hell Ava’s brief escape would have felt like the writers were spinning their wheels if it weren’t for how much great plot fodder actually results from it.
  9. Episode 3 Noblesse Oblige
    Justified Recap: Y’all Be Good Now Is Ava sleeping with Boyd again to throw him off her CI trail, or is it because she’s still in love with him? With Justified, it always seems like it’s a little bit of both.
  10. Episode 2 Cash Game
    Justified Recap: I’m Not Following You The question of whom to trust hasn’t gotten any easier. 
  11. Episode 1 Fate’s Right Hand
    Justified Season 6 Premiere Recap: A Handful of Dust The premiere of Justified’s sixth season is proof of how the awareness of death can focus the mind.

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