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Barry Season 3, Episode 4 Recap & Review: Past Destroys PresentTitle: “crazytimesh*tshow”Air date: May 12, 2022The short of it: Launched into a new register after last episode’s paradigm-shifting revelations, “crazytimesh*tshow” hurdles Barry into new circles of hell summoned by Barry’s past sins.Reviewing last week’s episode, I brought up the concept of the sword of Damocles. At that moment, I invoked the mythical blade because of Fuches’ dastardly machinations to weaponize his and Barry’s shared past to ruin his former proétgé. With “crazytimesh*tshow,” the swords multiply, dipping even further into the past to dredge up ways to tighten the net. The episode opens…
A lifetime of failings rush in to confront Barry in a paradigm-shifting episode that takes to the halfway point of season 3.