He looks like a frozen corpse. Connor Dodges the Media Connor was in a tight spot this week as the only Roy family member able to attend the funeral of deeply problematic family friend (Mo) Lester. Some called out this episode’s camera work: The camera work on the latest episode of succession pic.twitter.com/Q3r4MNKGWi, — Abigail Jensen (@AbigailJensen_) August 12, 2019. Roman Roy is what you get when the Jezes of the world are born with infinite resources available to them. What We Know So Far, Yes, Dudley Dursley Is in 'The Queen's Gambit', 'The Queen's Gambit' Cast Guide: Who's Who in Netflix's Chess Drama, 'The Great British Baking Show': Lottie & Mark’s Rivalry was the Best — Until it was the Worst, 'The Great British Baking Show' "Japanese Week" Proved This is the Most Chaotic Year Yet, 'The Great British Baking Show': What is a Cotton Jiggly Cake? Wamsgans? Throughout Succession‘s first 10 episodes, Roman dished out savage comments right and left, effectively injecting some much-needed (although not always wanted) levity into the show’s more serious moments. After all, people who are down a few appendages can be bought off, and an actual body count puts him on the hook for negligence and corporate manslaughter. Press J to jump to the feed. I hope so. "OK, so there's the death pit, and at the bottom of the death pit there's nuclear rods? Kieran Culkin's Roman Roy is finally getting the respect he deserves. Coming from Roman, that’s the highest compliment imaginable. ... "Shooting bolts into cows' heads is a job, but it's not how I want to spend my Thanksgiving! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, These hands aren't going to fuck themselves. Vanity Fair’s Succession podcast, Still Watching, is back this week to take a closer look at this week’s winners and losers in the ongoing battle for New York media dominance. ", “Greg, you greedy piece of shit… oh my God, Greg, you total coke whore!”. Shiv seems surprised as anyone by Ken’s vulnerability and we get the tiniest flash of how much these Roy siblings could accomplish together if they could only stop their infighting. But before she was separated from the rest of the cast, Cyd found time to stick her verbal knife in between Greg’s ribs. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” — Helen Keller. Watch Succession Season 1, Episode 3 on HBO. Tom: Yeah, it's kinda weird when you talk about that. This along with Roman's body shape in that scene was the funniest part of the season for me. Well You want to give me the good news now, Bill? What follows is a brief sibling spat that blends longstanding family drama with hilarious digs. When Frank (Peter Friedman) stops by to tell him that Logan apologized for firing him in Episode 1 — to give Roman the COO position, it should be noted — Roman can’t believe it. Gerri Makes the Calls Roman Roy’s sexual predilections have been a long-gestating mystery on this show. Every word spoken and throw in every look too, it is all my favorite and I will watch the entire season front to back ten times more before I even consider honoring your request for “favorite”. Succession boasts a Baskin-Robbins assortment of these loser offspring. That. Finally, Roman is able to put that military school education to good use. Unlike his brother Kendall, who has deluded himself into believing there’s an inherent nobility in attempting to wrestle the family empire away from his aging father, Roman seems to delight and revel in his own awfulness. When Logan forces his children to participate in a group therapy session to repair the company’s image, they’re skeptical. It is all majestic perfection. Early in the season finale, Roman learns that the shuttle exploded during takeoff, and he spends much of the episode trying to clean his hands of a potential scandal (by pawning it off on General Counsel Gerri, of course). Subreddit for the Emmy-winning HBO TV series. “I hear you swallowed your own load.”. Unfortunately they are all their father’s children and none of them are strong enough to resist the bait he’s consistently tossing their way. Poor Tom. 1,049, This story has been shared 1,043 times. A character as cruel and self-involved as Roman Roy should feel one-dimensional, but fortunately, Succession creator Jesse Armstrong traffics in compelling shitbags. You know, exactly what Succession does best. Here are some statistics about how succession planning affects the workplace. That's cool, man. 502. No one knows how to spell his last name — is it Wambsgans? This Best SUCCESSION Memes from the Season 2 Premiere, Alpha will be closing on March 31. and it just sucks ughhh feels like a chore but I'm so bored and need some kind of prestige tv to watch in my downtime. 3- “I can promise you that I am spiritually and emotionally and … That ain’t even the half of it. Absent Greg, the success and mediocrity of these men is the result of an upbringing shielded from consequences and psychic fallout wrought by the gruff, severe patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox). They’re rare and fleeting but because of that the moments of true connection and familial kindness in this show have a way of sticking out. It’s extra Roman to repeat the joke so that his efforts can be validated by the group. pic.twitter.com/ZqXaPX7aoE, — carmen petaccio (@CarCarPetach) August 12, 2019. Tom Takes Out the Recycling We might have been deprived of a scene of Reese Witherspoon chucking an ice cream at Meryl Streep on Big Little Lies this year, but Succession’s Tom Wamsgans is always here for you. - They're ready to rise up from the dead at any moment - and kill me.". “A BLAZER? Succession is back, baby! r/SuccessionTV: Subreddit for the Emmy-winning HBO TV series. Is Succession a comedy or a drama? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! From the awards race to the box office, with everything in between: get the entertainment industry's must-read newsletter. Anyone else want to see more of Brian from management training? "It's a job." Don't think he would take Romans shit. "OK, so there's the death pit, and at the bottom of the death pit there's nuclear rods? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Your California Privacy Rights. Her dialogue, then, was the rare Succession insult that actually brought its target pleasure instead of pain. He sees himself as a trailblazing producer and has his media mogul father appoint him as the head of a studio only for Roman’s eyes to glaze over the minute he realizes he has to perform such mundane tasks as reading and responding to emails. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved, Stream It Or Skip It: 'Soulmates' On AMC, An Anthology About People Matched Up By A Biological Test, Emmy Ratings Crater To All-Time Low: Early Reports, Emmys 2020: How To Stream All The Emmy Winners, HBO Dominates The Emmys, While Netflix and Amazon Fall Behind, Buccaneers Vs. Giants Live Stream: How To Watch ‘Monday Night Football’ Live on ESPN.