TV Club: Rectify: “Girl Jesus”

There’s something of the teen drama in Rectify, a show about two adult children returning to their parents and two others on the rocks because of the new boy in town. Considering Daniel never got to finish out his teen years like most of us, that makes a sort of sense. But it’s still funny to hear his mother has bought him a bunch of new clothes for his big trip, excuse me, his legal banishment. And it’s frustrating to see him act a fool when his probation officer comes to visit. On some level it’s pride preventing him from playing ball with her, like deep down he’s too embarrassed to even be in this situation, a grown man having to get his sister to sign a permission slip for him. But the stakes are way too high for Daniel to be this proud. If …

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