TV Club: iZombie: “Flight Of The Living Dead”

One of the most exciting things about following a new show with promise is watching as everything starts to come together. A pilot lays the groundwork, then subsequent episodes slowly add pieces to the puzzle that is a fully-formed show, until suddenly that last piece arrives and everything snaps into place. After four solidly good episodes, iZombie snaps down the last piece it needs to put together a great one in “Flight Of The Living Dead.” That missing piece? Giving Liv a personal connection to the case of the week.

Up to this point, the cases of the week have been fine but mostly serviceable, there mainly to give the episodes structure and allow for character beats and development to spring up around them. This is the way all good procedurals work, and it’s a fine template for making a perfectly adequate show, but with the added twist of …

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