Lethal Weapon’s second outing is even crazier than its first.
We can imagine the production notes that accompanied episode 2 – More Explosions! More Shoot Outs! More Car Chases!
It all works well in the show’s favor though. The episodes we’ve seen in advance (thanks Fox Network!) manage to temper all that mayhem with quieter moments of introspection, comedy and romance that lend proceedings some much needed balance.
Look, if we’re being honest here, we’ll admit we tried very hard not to like this show. It’s all formula, and old formula at that, but somehow it all manages to come together as something that is greater than the sum of its parts. Watching Lethal Weapon is like taking a rollercoaster ride on distilled adrenalin. You may be screaming while you’re up there, but you’ll be sad when the 43 minute ride is over.
The latest episode, “Surf N’ Turf,” pitches Riggs (Clayne Crawford) and Murtagh (Damon Wayans, Sr) against illegal gun runners with advanced military technology (of course it does).
Meanwhile (remember that balance we spoke about?) Riggs becomes personally invested in the case when he discovers one of their targets is a pregnant woman who reminds him of his deceased wife, and Trish (Keesha Sharp) worries about Murtaugh’s health, as partnering with Riggs tests his limits.
We’ve got three new sneak peek clips from tonight’s episode to share below. Go on, you know you want to.
The “Surf N Turf” episode of Lethal Weapon airs Wednesday Sept. 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.