TV Club Binge: The Pfeffermans are just being themselves in eighth Transparent episode
Welcome to The A.V. Club’s Transparent binge-watch. From Friday, December 11 through Sunday, December 13, A.V. Club contributor Shelby Fero will be watching and reviewing every episode of Transparent’s second season. Though she’s working straight through the season, she’ll be taking some breaks, too, posting three reviews on Friday, four reviews on Saturday, and three reviews on Sunday. You can weigh in on this episode here, discuss the whole season on our binge-watching hub page, and track her Pfefferman-addled mindset on Twitter (@shelbyfero).
The Pfefferman history begins to shed light on the contemporary family. The threads of their lives tangled long before they ever showed up. Who knows when or where someone “starts”—and whether anyone can change in light of how much goes into shaping a consciousness.
“Oscillate” is an episode of reaction: Josh, desperate for control, swings back to douchebaggery now that …