THE GILDED AGE is setting us up for the future finale. Several storylines were explained and gave us just enough info to want more.
One section of the episode dealt with the intrigue and excitement regarding George Russell’s (Morgan Spector) possible court dilemma. “To be a leader means sometimes to be unkind.” This describes George perfectly. The other part was about vacationing on the stunning Newport coast. The views were stupendous, while the scandals were totally outrageous. At times it was even a little difficult to keep up with all that is going on, but this is what keeps the viewers on their toes.
I loved Gladys Russell’s (Taissa Farmiga) exit. Class distinction was obvious and yet, very subtle. Agnes (Christine Baranski) had a similar moment as well. Her hands brought me to tears.
THE GILDED AGE is a delightfully witty look at society’s quirks we should have changed, and all those we are working on still today. It is smartly written and available to stream on HBO Max.