TV Club: Revenge: “Two Graves”

At the beginning of season four, the biggest question looming over Revenge was “now what?” Emily had gotten her revenge at the end of season three, with all of the Graysons either dead or disgraced, so where does the show go from there? The season premiere hinted at a season focused on David Clarke returning to the Hamptons and Victoria getting retribution against Emily for ruining her life, but it was a messy, unfocused affair. The season that followed never really found a way to make those two plots weighty enough to hold the show in place, and the result was a season full of a lot of extraneous characters and things that didn’t feel all that important. When ABC made the announcement that this season would be its last, my only hope was that the writers were able to at least give the show a proper send off …

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