Ray Donovan Episode Commentary: “Gem and Loan”

So far this season of “Ray Donovan” is off to a slow start. “Gem and Loan” is another one of those episodes that is no different. The story lines have not picked up yet, and there has been no action taken place whatsoever. The plot-lines in this episode were boring and repetitive. Mickey Gets a job as a dishwasher in a Mexican Restaurant, Ray needs a favor from Stu Feldman to get Bridget into Bel Air Academy, and Kate continues to ask around for Mickey as she needs to speak to him about Sully Sullivan for her book.

We do find out more about the new characters. Kate McPherson is an ambitious reporter who does not let anyone stop her from her tasks. Ronald Pierce is in a serious jam that could cost him his family. It is now obvious why he is under Ray’s control. Agent Cochran is very into himself as he and his wife saw a recent CNN interview he was in. Let’s just say the smile on his face made you think he is the biggest ego maniac in L.A.

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