From Alex Strachan of Postmedia News:
- TV Tuesday: Cracked solid, despite fractured storylines
The real reason to watch Cracked, and what may earn it pickup for a second season once these first 13 episodes have aired, is the acting. As the title suggests, Cracked is a character study of one man’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. And while Cracked has a credible ensemble cast in supporting roles — Stefanie von Pfetten as the departmental psychiatrist who’s both minder and Aidan’s partner-in-crime-fighting; Luisa D’Oliveira as the young, ambitious detective looking for advancement, etc. — it’s Sutcliffe who must shoulder most of Cracked’s burden. Read more.