TV Club: Constantine: “The Saint Of Last Resorts: Part 2”

Previously on Constantine: Sister Anne Marie hobbled John so she could escape an invunche. The cult of Zed’s Dad kidnapped Zed. We all came to the striking realization that we’re still only halfway through the season. “The Saint Of Last Resorts: Part 2” picks up right there in the sewers with John and the invunche. He casts a demon, Pazuzu—the demon he used to defeat the big bad of the previous episode—into himself in order to survive the gunshot and the invunche. It works in this magnificently anticlimactic way. They stare each other down like they’re posing for the Alien Vs. Predator poster, and that’s that. The invunche slinks off to, what, feast on the rest of Mexico? This episode has bigger fish to fry. The Zed escape is equally half-assed. Don’t get me wrong: I’m happy to watch Zed burst free …

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