|She was a fantastic foil for Phil Hartman|
Still, I expect that David Simon's cache should be enough to let him see his way to a proper conclusion of the series. At least, I hope so.
The second season has been better than the first and I think hit its peak about halfway through. It stalled a little bit then unloaded an absolute Masterpiece Mardi Gras episode and has then been getting just a tad bit gushy and sentimental in the last couple of episodes regarding two arcs in the same family.
I would like to throw out some heavy props to two of the actresses in the series: Foul mouthed Oscar winner, Melissa Leo keeps showing the world what an amazing talent she is and Khandi Alexander, who has been severely under-appreciated her whole career, are both absolute joys to live with every week.
The Back of Town blog and Dave Walker's Treme Explained are absolute essentials for cultists.