Things don’t look good for Noah Funk on Pure. His plan to out Eli Voss to O’Reilly and the rest of the DEA backfired in a major way: she was shot and survived. Sadly, the same can’t be said for Abel: Eli shot him in the chest and left him to die in the quarry. Clearly, Eli is a man of his word when it comes to threats; but is Noah?
With the final episode of Pure Season 1,Â “Baptism,” airing Monday night on CBC, here’s the network’s synopsis:
- Forced to choose between his beliefs or his life, Noah crosses the ultimate moral line in his showdown with Eli Voss.
- And here a few little tidbits we gleaned from watching the screener:
- Eli isn’t done killing
When Episode 6 begins, Voss makes a phone call to Ontario and has a deadly request for Gerry Epp. Hats off to Peter Outerbridge for his performance; Eli is a cold-blooded character I can’t help but love seeing on screen. He’s alway bad news, but he’s been fun to watch. Last week I highlighted a scene between Noah and Eli as the best of the season. I was wrong; their scene this week is better.
- O’Reilly calls out Bronco
In an amazing scene at the DEA office, Bronco and O’Reilly go head-to-head and she spells out his shortcomings in just a few intense sentences. Michael Amo’s dialogue is spare, but when his characters speak, they get right to the point.
- Anna speaks her mind
Anna Funk has quietly been a pillar of strength for her family, and she steps up once again (with words and fresh baking) when danger comes her way. Will her words fall on deaf ears … or make her situation worse?
- What have you thought of the first season of Pure? Comment below!
Images courtesy of CBC.
7 thoughts on “Pure’s season finale: Faith, the Funks and fighting back”
I loved this series. Original and real characters who face moral and ethical dilemmas at every turn. Thanks for a great series.
Great acting too.
I need a season two!! Season one was too good I can’t handle it!! Best show, even better cast!
They better make another season.
I want another season as well! I am hooked on Pure. My husband loved it too. Peter Outerbridge was fantastic. Love the characters and storyline. Amazing Canadian production.
CBC has been killing it this winter with X Company and Pure.
Loved this show Pure. There has to be a second season !!
Loved this show. I’ll be waiting for season 2.
Not sure how a second season would work: might be similar to Justified with a new bad guy each season. Could be Anna created a monster when she manipulated Joey Epp into murdering his “brooda.” But the main theme hanging out there from the final episode is Noah recovering his faith. That is such an internal story line that they will need something else to externalize his struggle. I hope Michael Amo is up to the task.
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