TV Review: Taboo, Episode 1.07


I think I finally figured out how Taboo could have been a better show to start with, and it involves introducing Lucian Msamati’s Sons of Africa lawyer way, way earlier in the narrative than “Episode 5.” George Chichester has a clear cause that could have given the story backbone; by contrast, James Delaney’s cause is muddled, which would be fine if Taboo itself was not. Pity. Here’s my second to last recap of the season, up at Paste Magazine, because I’m just that dutiful.

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