Since I've made clear my admiration for Barry Corbin and Frances Sternhagen as Brenda's parents on "The Closer," I'll try not to belabor the point here. ...
Still, they were the most enjoyable element in Monday's telecast, and gave Jon Tenney as Fritz a chance to show some different moves. But I think the episode pushed the parental involvement a little too hard -- hard to believe Brenda would have let them into the meeting with the doctor.
Not a strong episode overall, though, with the killer too easily tagged under the Least Likely Suspect theory: Find the person who is introduced but then gets the least screen time and bingo, you've solved the case.
I gave "Californication" a second chance and I think I'm done. I mean, does anyone out there think Hank/Duchovny is as irresistible as the show keeps insisting?