Mare of Easttown – “Enter Number Two” (A-)
Mare’s self-destructive tendencies catch up with her, with damaging results. But those results are less than she deserves. In this town, everyone covers for each other, which might be why there are two unsolved murders.
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Milk” (B)
A thoroughly unpleasant episode, but one that gives Rita and Madeline the attention they deserve. The former gets to move on, while the latter’s flashbacks reveal someone who’s not just a fuck-up.