‘Walker’ Government Producer Anna Fricke Explains the Twistiest Episode But

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Walker, Season 1, Episode 106, “Bar None”]

We risked throwing out our backs dodging the twists on Walker‘s March 11 episode.

Because it debuted, the CW present starring Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker has been slowly pulling threads right here and there relating to the homicide of Twine’s spouse Emily, (the star’s real-life partner Genevieve Padalecki), in addition to the fractured household backstory of his associate, Micki Ramirez (Lindsay Morgan). What we all know thus far is that some man named Carlos Mendoza (Joe Perez) confessed to killing Em, and that Micki’s psychologist mother is a complete ache within the A.

They only gave an enormous yank to these tales.

On the home entrance, Micki’s mom Adriana (Alex Menses) exhibits up unexpectedly and publicizes that she’d been assigned with evaluating Walker’s health for the job following complaints of extreme pressure. Whereas not a monster, it seems that the girl — who surprisingly took a shine to Trey (Jeff Pierre) — does need our hero’s badge. However simply as they have been heading into his listening to, Federal officers confirmed up with a felony warrant for her arrest. And it seemed like she wasn’t stunned.

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On the identical time, because the household prepares to mark the yr anniversary of Emily’s dying — and Walker spirals over Geri (Odette Annable) deciding to promote the Aspect Step bar — Liam (Keegan Allen) and James (Coby Bell) lower a take care of the jailed Hoyt Rawlins (Matt Barr) to get near Mendoza behind bars. They uncover that the dying convict might have taken the autumn for the murder to safe funding for his daughter’s artwork gallery in Mexico.

Stated gallery, it seems, had acquired a questionably great amount of what seems to be hush cash from an LLP known as Straw Ring — the title of Geri’s LLP for the Aspect Step. Which she conveniently sells to Twine and the youngsters earlier than hightailing out of city.

We additionally study late within the episode that the younger man (Gavin Casalengo) courting Stella (Violet Brinson) is definitely the son of Clint West (Austin Nichols), one of many Rodeo Kings robbers Walker put away throughout his 10-month undercover stint as Duke.

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TV Insider did the one factor that made sense and acquired on the cellphone with collection author, creator and govt producer Anna Fricke for some solutions!

Is Geri truly a baddie? And the place is she going?

Anna Fricke: She’s not leaving. It does appear to be she’s concerned in one thing. It looks as if she was blissful. She was fairly blissful to do away with the bar for causes that we’ll discover out. It’s difficult.

She’s positively combined up in one thing that can find yourself being related to a higher image. When Odette and I talked in regards to the character of Geri earlier than she got here on board, she very a lot didn’t need to simply be like “the beautiful woman on the bar.” And I didn’t need that for her, both. She’s such an vital character, she’s like O.G. Walker crew: It’s Emily, Walker, Hoyt and Geri. Nothing goes to be black and white. I wouldn’t make her straight up dangerous or something like that. However she might have gotten in over her head on one thing.

OK, so why that nail gun scene?! [Walker shoots a nail through his hand while trying to repair the bar].

I do know! I’ll have you already know, I truly can’t watch that half.

What’s up with Micki’s mother?

We needed to begin entering into everybody else’s private life as we get into the season. … Micki states early within the pilot how fraught issues are together with her mother, how they haven’t been speaking…you’ll positively see extra of her and play that dynamic out.

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There’s a great purpose why Micki is so shocked that her mom, who mainly set her up with a really sturdy ethical code and is extraordinarily judgy [herself], would get into this sort of hassle. [As for Micki], she’ll get a bee in her bonnet [and go digging once it becomes clear that] there’s extra behind these expenses that Adriana is being confronted with.

This stableboy Trevor goes to be hassle, isn’t he.

Trevor has a really fraught relationship along with his dad. He’s sort of hinted at it when he met Stella in Episode 1.04 and mentioned, “I’m working on the stables as a result of it’s near my dad. My dad’s in jail.” That’s why he took the secure job, so he may go to him…but it surely’s not like Clint is a good dad. They’ve a really difficult relationship that can positively be enjoying out.”

Does this imply heartbreak forward for Stella?

Tragic love.

Walker, Thursdays, 8/7c, The CW

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