From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Link: Killjoys: Julian Doucet talks “The Lion, the Witch and the Warlord”
“I think a third season does allow you to take the time for a “detour” episode like this. The audience knows the game and is ready for the expansion packs; the actors are hungry to take their characters to new places; the writers know how to write to the actors’ strengths and how to shade the colors in more inventive ways. That being said, part of the struggle with Killjoys is we’re always trying to cram a regular thirteen-episode season into ten episodes. So even if we get to take a delicious road trip into Pree’s backstory, it still has to serve the greater arc of the season. It still has to pay off what we’ve set in motion. As Pree would say, there are no free rides in Killjoys. Except maybe Johnny. But that’s between him and the Sexers.” Continue reading.