Spoilers for ‘Black Monday’ Season 2 Episode 7, ‘Who Are You Supposed To Be?’
Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ returned with season 2 episode 7 after an extended mid-season break. And followers couldn’t be extra happy. The episode focussed on a Halloween get together on the TBD workplaces. There, beneath the neon lights, the intoxication, and the FBI’s secret eyes, a whole lot of issues went down.
The episode begins with Blair (Andrew Rannells) arising with a brand new plan to change into legit as soon as once more and transfer away from their scammy nature. To try this they must pull off one thing unlawful as soon as once more. With confidential data gained from his secret boyfriend Congressman Roger Harris (Tuc Watkins), Blair wished to commerce on the Japanese Yen and make a fast revenue.
To have the ability to make a major return on the commerce, nevertheless, Blair wants the $30 million African-American Scholarship Fund that Marcus Wainwright III (Dulé Hill) had entrusted Daybreak (Regina Corridor) with.
Mo (Don Cheadle) was nervous about this. For one, it could imply risking the way forward for many African-American youngsters. Two, it could additionally implicate Daybreak within the shady dealing of TBD, one thing he because the FBI’s snitch, didn’t need. However between this conundrum, there was additionally one other.
Mo’s emotions for Daybreak was challenged by Marcus, who’s an eligible and good-looking bachelor. And their rivalry to win Daybreak’s affections was seen on the get together. A lot so, that they even had a dance-off. And followers of the present completely cherished the dance-off.
Whereas Mo was good. Marcus was a beast. One fan wrote, “#BlackMonday @DonCheadle @DuleHill Dance Battle for the ’80s! I am right here for it!! Mo vs. Marcus.” One other wrote, “Okay, Dulé Hill is simply superb in every little thing.” And one other stated, “Hahaha. @doncheadle and @dulehill are bringing it tonight and I completely get it. Daybreak (@MoreReginaHall) is price it #BlackMonday.”
In fact, what received followers actually going was Daybreak’s costume. Wearing a purple robe and wig, Daybreak was cosplaying Jessica Rabbit, the animated femme-fatale within the 1988 movie ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’. And whereas Jessica Rabbit has at all times been thought of a sex-symbol in widespread tradition, followers felt Regina Corridor took it to a different stage. One fan wrote on Reddit, “Simply got here right here to say Regina sizzling.” One other fan on Twitter wrote, “I won’t survive @MoreReginaHall dressed like Jessica Rabbit.”
However it wasn’t simply Daybreak’s costume that was appreciated. Fans cherished Keith’s (Paul Scheer) houseplant costume that he used to listen in on conversations. In fact, the draw back of wanting like an not easily seen houseplant at a celebration the place lots of people had been drunk out of their wits was that Keith, sadly, needed to fend off individuals urinating on him.
Even Blair’s costume was seen by followers as hilarious. In spite of everything, he was dressed as British pop star George Michael, whose sexuality was not publicly recognized within the late-‘80s and the early-‘90s. Certainly, many noticed this as a commentary on Blair himself, who was secretly homosexual.
And whereas everybody appreciated the costumes, some followers questioned how everybody may afford costumes like that. “Even when characters are imagined to be dust poor they’ve tremendous elaborate Halloween costumes with lasers and particular results,” noticed one fan.
‘Black Monday’ airs Sundays on Showtime at eight p.m. ET/PT.