TV Club: Broadchurch immediately racks up a long list of suspects

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.

  • That opening shot with Trish and her head lying down: This remains one of the most thoughtful, picturesque shows on TV.
  • This week in “Shut up, Katie!”: “It’s a hamlet, not a village,” and pondering whether the “victim” was “drunk.”
  • Miller’s half-smile when Hardy threatens to phone the smug twine kid’s dad. Their back-and-forth remains an absolute delight: constantly checking in with each other, Hardy chiding Miller about losing her “optimistic disposition,” the fight over how much to push to the interrogation.
  • “We’re redefining what we mean by local.”
  • The granular detail of …

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