The team is reunited and it just feels so so good (even though it was only about an episode since Wyatt left).
“Public Enemy No. 1” not only brings the team back together again, but gives us one hell of a cliffhanger that’ll dive right into the season finale, that I’m sure we’re all looking forward to.
With no success on capturing Flynn, Agent Neville orders Rufus and Lucy to go back to 1963 and take out Flynn’s mother and this time they have no choice otherwise. So as they take off with another solider (terminator look-alike), they make and took out or knock out their solider companion, headed back to present day to meet with Wyatt and Christopher. There we learn that Rufus placed a temporary virus to the computer’s mainframe back at the post so Mason and Rittenhouse couldn’t find them.
Now, with a stolen time machine and not working with Rittenhouse, Wyatt suggested that they should go and save Lucy’s sister. But as soon as they get ready to do so, Rufus gets word that Flynn jumped to 1931. Lucy doesn’t want to go after Flynn but Wyatt tells her that they should take one problem at a time, stop Flynn from whatever he’s doing and then go save her sister.
There Flynn meets with Al Capone and informs him about he would be put in jail on tax evasion. After the charges being dropped by the court, Capone grants Flynn with a favor: to meet with the mayor and ask about the Rittenhouse meeting.
After seeing Capone gone with Flynn, Lucy and gang heads to the one person that can stop Capone, Eliot Ness, who isn’t happy. They talk at his place about Flynn and Capone and just before they plan to do something, Capone had a guy come and shoot the place up, killing Ness. So the one person now that Lucy and the gang can go to is the one person that knows Capone…his brother.
Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus meets with Richard Hart and asked him for help to take down his brother. After some convincing, they headed over there and it was a family reunion until it turned into an argument of betrayal after Hart tells him he’s taken him in. Guns go up in the air three get shot, Capone, his hitch man and Rufus.
Lucy and Wyatt tend to Rufus, who was bleeding pretty badly. They get him up and drive back to the time machine. They get Rufus in his seat and set everything up but by the the time everything was a go, Rufus looses consciousness and we leave it there.
Other things: With Rufus’ plan of diversion, Mason takes things to his own hands and place Jiya in holding after she had made contact with Rufus on a burner phone. As Mason tries to get things back up and spotted where Rufus is at, Jiya builds her own computer and takes out the system again. IT’s the first time I’ve enjoyed watching Jiya this season. Also, Flynn gets word from Chicago Mayor William Hale Thompson about the next Rittenhouse meeting would be in 1954, for which that’s where he’ll be in the season finale.
This was just another amazing episode that had fun moments like Wyatt telling Rufus and Lucy to leave Ness’ dead body behind because they didn’t have no IDs and he’s wearing button-fly jeans from the GAP. Trilling when Jiya and Mason butted heads, that gave me a coupe of chills. The writing was amazing once again and so was the acting from Spencer, Lanter, Barrett and even Goran Visnjic, who had an amazing first open scene at a church and talking to the priest about life and the possibilities to change it if it all matters in the end. Overall, I give this episode a 9/10.
You can catch the season finale of Timeless tonight at 10/9c on NBC.