TV Club: 12 Monkeys: “Arms Of Mine”

It’s the end, and also the beginning. “Arms Of Mine,” 12 Monkeys‘ season finale, starts with the same monologue that opens the series. “Where are you now? Someplace warm? Safe? Next to someone you love? Now what if that was gone and the only thing you could do was survive? You would, right? You’d try. You’d do things, horrible things, until you lose that last thing you have left: yourself. But what if you could take it back, all of it? A reset switch. You’d hit it, right? You’d have to.” It’s richer now, because 12 Monkeys has given us characters to care about and a deftly woven series of complications to unravel and reweave.

In the first minute of the first episode, that monologue was a message from the future, and like so many of the show’s messages from the future or …

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