She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Jennifer meets Matt Murdock when she represents a son of a rich client at her law firm.
Spoiler Level: Mild
In the latest episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Jennifer (Tatiana Maslany) is coerced by her boss into taking on a case that creates a conflict of interest, as she knows the accused. Eugene Patillo / Leap Frog (Brandon Stanley) uses a special suit in attempt to be a crime fighter. He claims the suit malfunctioned, causing him injury and mental distress. The accused is the fabricator of the suit and She-Hulk’s own tailor Luke Jacobson (Griffin Matthews) and his attorney is Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) who is secretly DareDevil. After the trial, Matt and Jennifer meet for a drink and become friends and later that night, end up fighting each other, but then teaming up against some bad guys. At the end of the episode the tone changes and the normally lighthearted show takes a darker turn, which sets up next week’s finale!
For the majority of the episode, the comical flare that has been this shows signature continued with witty barbs aimed at the ridiculousness of characters like Leap Frog and the amount of damage She-Hulk causes. There is also some ribbing aimed at the colors of DareDevil’s yellow and red suit which of course is an homage to the character’s original suit worn in the comics. It was great to see Charlie Cox again reprise the roll he played in the Netflix series. It was also nice that we got to see a kinder, more comical side to the character that we didn’t get too much of in his original series.
The episode also kept within the greater theme of Jennifer searching for a meaningful connection, and it is interesting that this very theme may be the characters “Kryptonite” and what I thought was just an interesting element to the character, may actually play a larger roll in the series. Overall, it was a good episode with some nice moments, but the end hit me sort of hard as we see Jennifer lose control.
Overall, it was a good episode with some nice moments, but the end hit me sort of hard as we see Jennifer lose control.
She-Hulk: Devil in the Details
- Writing - 9/109/10
- Storyline - 9/109/10
- Acting - 10/1010/10
- Music - 9/109/10
- Production - 7/107/10