Evil: The best way to Construct A Coffin: A Father’s Love


I had acquired screeners for the primary 4 episodes of this season of Evil and after I obtained to this episode and commenced to take notes, I used to be going to title this evaluation “Protect Sister Andrea At All Costs”. Because the episode went on and I obtained to “that part” the one title that got here to thoughts was “A Father’s Love” and we are going to speak about “that part” quickly; however it’s nonetheless: defend Sister Andrea in any respect prices. 

Leland is in mattress peacefully asleep when he’s woke up by the anti christ screaming and needing his diaper modified. The sequence is fairly humorous as Leland struggles to be a single dad and I chuckled when the newborn threw up on him. He’s having a video assembly with the Supervisor and the opposite large wigs from the corporate and the newborn throws up on him once more they usually all chortle at him. I’ll by no means tire of seeing Leland getting thrown up on. He calls Sheryl and begs for assist, however he must do one thing for her in return. It’s at all times attention-grabbing how the writers can add in humor in a present that touches on such severe material at occasions. 

The Sisters are referred to as into their very own assembly and principally informed that they should do extra chores a lot to Sister Andrea’s annoyance. As she is doing the laundry somebody’s garments have big tears and rips in them. We don’t get a lot data on this to start with of the episode as David is informed in regards to the subsequent evaluation. The staff watches a information section the place a reporter named Stuart Lawry is having problem placing his phrases collectively whereas reporting on an awards ceremony.Kristen thought it was a mini stroke however his spouse explains that his checks got here again clear. One thing modified about him throughout the final month. She doesn’t consider it’s a demonic possession however she learn that Exorcisms might have a therapeutic impact. Father Frank asks the staff to assist as he’s shut with the couple. 

Kristen conducts her personal checks on Stuart who’s doing positive till requested to explain an image. In the meantime Father Frank and Mrs. Lawry speak in regards to the lack of her father and Sister Andrea who’s mopping butts in to ask the Father to lift his arm (to examine his garments). The second is comical as Sister Andrea normally is. I at all times get pleasure from it when she is on display. Earlier than he can carry out her request they’re stopped by the sound of Stuart making an attempt to assault Kristen. He’s held again by David and Ben and is shouting gibberish. Kristen nonetheless believes he has a mind harm. Simply then, Ben begins to listen to the Jinn in his head speaking about ideas of being intimate with Kristen. It is a shock and one thing new as Ben has not beforehand proven a romantic curiosity in Kristen. The Jinn continues to invade Ben’s ideas and he begins to have hassle articulating in addition to Kristen and Father Frank. It appears that evidently no matter is bothering Stuart is beginning to have an effect on them. 

Thriller solved as the problem with the garments is a chunk mark and the garments do in reality belong to Father Frank. When the Father sits down, Sister Andrea sees an enormous gap in his aspect and a demon has dug deep into him. That was one of many creepiest scenes from the present but. Throughout city, when Sheryl reveals as much as assist Leland, the music is turned up so loud so she turns it off and finds the newborn is crying within the closet and Leland hiding within the bathtub below blankets sporting headphones. The scene is so hilarious as Leland is in full panic mode and pathetic. The child projectile vomits on Sheryl and actually it’s what she deserves. 

Kristen is on the telephone with a health care provider making an attempt to get solutions about tics being the reason for Stuart’s points and he or she once more is having hassle remembering phrases so she decides to present herself a cognitive take a look at. Concurrently, David is listening to a confession and has the identical signs when making an attempt to counsel a person dishonest on his spouse with a co-worker. Additionally, Sister Andrea is praying within the chapel and sees a demon. How are they allowed in a church? I really feel like that breaks all forms of guidelines. She battles the demon with some backyard shears and proper when she is about to stab him she is stopped by David however she has hassle talking to him to inform him what’s mistaken. It seems this demon’s dangerous breath causes a scarcity of cognitive operate. 


“How to Build A Coffin” – EVIL, Pictured: Andrea Martin as Sister Andrea. Photo: Elizabeth Fisher/Paramount+ ©2024 Paramount+. All Rights Reserved

Back at Ben’s apartment the Jinn is telling him to go to Kristen as she wants him and he starts to see flashes of her. He tries to drown him out with music but it does not work. Renee shows up and apologizes for leaving him in a field covered in goat’s blood last season. Apparently Ben called her over but he does not remember. While in bed he tells Renee everything and he thinks that the Jinn called Renee as he did not do it. Something is happening and for the first time Ben does not have the words. Throughout the episode they meet again, he tells her about the accident looking for her advice. She has a theory that he is living in two universes. We never get any follow up to this, so is it true, is it not true? We need to find this out quickly.

Kristen goes to see Kurt for help and Robin, his receptionist, snitches to Leland that she is at the office. It also turns out the sound of Kristen’s voice gets the baby to stop crying. Leland uses the tapes of her sessions to keep the baby quiet. Sherly’s price for helping are the bottles in the room that they hold Andy in and that apparently keeps her young? Leland says if she stops using them she will prune. 

The team gets together to talk strategy and they realize that they all are having trouble articulating. Sister Andrea is walking around with the garden shears and alerts David to the demon problem. These scenes kept offering comic relief throughout the episode. Sister Andrea hears Father Frank sleeping (he mentioned earlier that he finds himself sleeping during the day and doesn’t know why) and the demon digging into his side. As she tries to get the demon he awakens and is startled; he dismisses her. However later in the episode she gets the little demon who talks back to her. His name is Tommy but he is the demon of grief. 

Sister Andrea informs the Lawrys that there is a demon attached to Stuart and that it feeds off his words as we see the demon get fatter and uglier. When she returns to her room she is attacked by the word demon (who let Tommy out). She stabs him with a crucifix and he flees. When she returns to Father Frank, she sits with him and they talk about Monsignor in a beautiful scene they both let go of their grief causing the little demon to leave and Sister Andrea is able to kill it by stepping on it. She decides to go to the Exorcism of Stuart Lawry where she kills the word demon because he has gotten too fat off the words to flee. Once dead everyone’s words return to them. 

While playing the tapes, Kristen tells her therapist that Andy always wanted a son and she thinks he will leave her because she never had a boy. Leland calls Andy over with the Feliz Navidad song. When Andy shows up Leland tells him that he always wanted a boy, planting the seeds in his mind. He also tells him to inject Laura with a drug to kill her while she sleeps, he is most likely compelled to obey but he cries tears while listening to the instructions. Just when you think the episode is full of too much comedic writing we get this dark, evil (no pun intended) plan from Leland to remind us this show is about the supernatural and bad things will happen. 

Andy does as he is told but instead of stabbing Laura with the needle, he stabs himself in a selfless act. It was touching in that he fought the programming and it proves that his love for his family is stronger than the demons. In a heartbreaking scene, Kristen wants him to go to rehab but Andy wants to get away from them because he is scared he will hurt them and decides to go to a psychiatric hospital. The best part is that he lives but I am worried about what that means for the future. Will Leland come at him even harder now? Also another grief demon is watching them – that cannot be anything good. 

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“The best way to Construct A Coffin” – EVIL, Pictured: Patrick Brammall as Andy Bouchard and Katja Herbers as Kristen Bouchard. Photograph: Elizabeth Fisher/Paramount+ ©2024 Paramount+. All Rights Reserved

Remaining ideas: We didn’t get a lot of David this episode so we’re nonetheless left questioning about his position ultimately of the world. The episode blended humor and seriousness nicely to ship an emotional episode that whereas sluggish to start with, the final twenty minutes saved you on the sting of your seat. You can’t assist however to really feel for Andy, even if you’d like Kristen and David to finish up collectively. His will to combat Leland’s programming and save his daughter was wonderful. The shocker is studying that maybe Ben has some sort of romantic emotions for Kristen. We didn’t get to see the ladies within the final episode so once they appeared I used to be joyful to have them again. Sister Andrea is my hero and the one character with all of the sense. Why nobody takes her severely is past me. This present is aware of learn how to go away you wanting extra. 

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Concerning the Creator – Je-Ree Olenik


Je-Ree is the definition of a Jersey Woman. A real nerd who loves her comics. When not watching television she is a paralegal by day. She loves writing, studying, binging all the most recent reveals and spending time along with her household. Twitter @jereereviews

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