Warrior Season 2 Episodes 9 and 10

The last two episodes of Warrior season two are seismic in terms of what happens in them. The events leave the characters in some interesting spots. “Enter the Dragon” opens with the events of Blake’s death and everything that followed from Jacob’s perspective. Chao is forced into giving up Jacob by Mai Ling. Jacob isContinue reading “Warrior Season 2 Episodes 9 and 10”

Warrior Season 2 Episodes 7 and 8

Episodes 7 and 8 of Warrior season two are momentous in terms of their events. The major action scenes in both episodes are shot in almost uncomfortable ways. The one at the end of episode seven is incredibly uncomfortable in not only how it was shot but also the way it comes about. “If YouContinue reading “Warrior Season 2 Episodes 7 and 8”

Warrior S2 Episodes 5 and 6

“Not for a Drink, a Fuck, or a Goddamn Prayer” and “To a Man with a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail” have some of the best fights of the season, if not the entire series. Both of the episodes also feature direct homages to Bruce Lee movies. One is more subtle and the otherContinue reading “Warrior S2 Episodes 5 and 6”

Warrior Season 2 Episodes 1 and 2

Season 2 of Warrior starts off with Ah Sahm in the fighting pit on the Barbary Coast. That’s the first hint of how his loss has affected him. This leads Ah Sahm to discover another target for his crusade with Ah Toy and Lai. Their attack on the anti-Chinese gang leads to Bill and LeeContinue reading “Warrior Season 2 Episodes 1 and 2”

Warrior Season 1 Episodes 9 and 10

The first season of Warrior ends on a really strong point. The penultimate episode is the culmination of the past few episodes as well as the fallout from that. The finale expands on those events and sets up the characters to be in somewhat different circumstances than they were at the beginning of the series.Continue reading “Warrior Season 1 Episodes 9 and 10”

Warrior Episodes 7 and 8

These two episodes of Warrior are pretty interesting. “The Tiger and The Fox” has an underlying theme of what you do for family even when that relationship is strained. That could be either the family that you choose or the family that you’re born into. That’s also something that drifts into “They Don’t Pay UsContinue reading “Warrior Episodes 7 and 8”

Warrior Episodes 5 and 6

These two episodes of Warrior are interesting. One is almost like a play and has little to do with the overarching story but has character relationships grow while the other plays off of that relationship growth while also kicking off the story going forward. They stand out as a shift in the storytelling for theContinue reading “Warrior Episodes 5 and 6”

Warrior Episodes 3 & 4

The next two episodes of Warrior continue to shape the story into what it will be by the end of the season. Both episodes show how most all of the characters live in shades of grey, with some staying in the darker parts of that world. Episode 3 is called “John Chinaman” has Ah SahmContinue reading “Warrior Episodes 3 & 4”