Only Murders In The Building -- “Hello Darkness” - Episode 208 -- A blackout throws the city into chaos. As the trio races to save a loved one from the killer, other Arconia residents begin to explore unexpected connections in the midst of darkness -- all enhanced by Gut Milk and a yodel or two. Lucy (Zoe Margaret Colletti) and Detective Kreps (Michael Rapaport), shown. (Photo by: Craig Blankenhorn/Hulu)

ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING is taking its sweet time to solve the murder mystery. I loved this episode, but as Charles (Martin Short) stated…” low in quality content this season.” 

Fan Club Marv (Daniel Oreskes) was the point of view we heard this week. New York blackouts can bring out the crazies, Gut Milk, Sounds of Silence, yodelers, and 50 pounds of dip. There is definitely “a thin line between civilization and chaos.” Climbing up too many flights of stairs and crawling through secret tunnels can get you “lost in your own building.” Thank goodness there is some kindness and new love to light the way. 

ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING showcased some fabulous comedic banter between Oliver, Charles (Steve Martin), and Mabel (Selina Gomez). I have a feeling improv plays a heavy part in their script readings. Where else would “hips before dips” or “cheese before knees” ever become “keeper” lines? I would never be able to keep a straight face at rehearsals. “Is there nothing dips can’t do?” There are only two episodes left. Don’t miss the conclusion to this fun-filled escapism. “Gesundheit.”

ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING is available to stream on HULU.

Esta Rosevear

Esta Rosevear has been a Theatre Arts teacher and director for 35+ years, published Children’s author of the Rebecca series, and is passionate about playing her violin, walking, gardening, and reading murder mysteries.

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