TV Club: A solid Raw is capped off by a thrilling, emotional third hour
Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.
- Yes, Raw reviews have now gone the way of the Discussion Post. We hope you’ll find them just as engaging, insightful, or anger-inducing!
- Raw makes a great choice by starting out with the two people every single crowd loves to boo: Stephanie McMahon and Roman Reigns.
- That said, I enjoy angry, to-the-point Roman. That handicap match felt exceedingly pointless though; just another instance of Roman “up against the odds.”
- I really don’t understand Steph’s motivation for punishment. What does her putting Roman in a handicap match achieve in terms of storytelling? A whole lot …