[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 4, Episode 8 of Wynonna Earp, “Hell Raisin’ Good Time.”]
Vampire and gunslinger Doc Holliday’s (Tim Rozon) previous performs a key function within the ending of the March 12 episode of Wynonna Earp — even when he’s not the one to profit.
In “Hell Raisin’ Good Time,” serial killer Rotten Jack (consider a scarecrow with a pumpkin head) is on a warpath. The secretive Black Badge Division desires demon hunter Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano) to carry it in alive, however shenanigans ensue, and the demon hunter delivers the innards of the top to the company in a bag. Earlier than Rotten Jack is taken off the board, nonetheless, demon Amon (Noam Jenkins) — who’d been amassing bets on the following victims — locks everybody inside his bar and saves himself … till Doc palms him over to the demons whose lives he placed on the road to do as they please.
“It goes again to Season 1 and [the witch] Constance Clootie. Doc was hell-bent on revenge for being trapped in that properly for 130 years after which it was Wynonna who took the vengeance on Clootie,” Rozon tells TV Insider. “We by no means actually talked about it, however he by no means acquired the closure of the revenge. He understands how vital it’s for the demons to get their very own vengeance, so he allow them to [have it].”
Amon isn’t on Doc’s besties record earlier than that anyway, contemplating the demon connected with the gunslinger’s love, Wynonna. (The exes are estranged, resulting from her taking pictures a person within the again, which is in opposition to his code.) “Perhaps [handing him over is] Doc’s method of getting again at Amon [for that],” Rozon acknowledges.
Doc additionally give up working for the bar proprietor earlier within the episode, which the actor attributes to his choice to let go of the previous. He doesn’t wish to reply to anybody or be the boss of anybody both (just like the demons who beforehand regarded to Amon). “He’s searching for a future,” Rozon says.
In delivering Amon to the demons, Doc additionally retains the half-angel aspect of Wynonna’s sister Waverly (Dominique Provost-Chalkley) a secret. Amon’s setup predicts Rotten Jack’s subsequent sufferer is an angel, and the demon attire her up as one. Telling the demons the bar proprietor rigged all of it offers them one thing else to take out on Amon and eyes off Waverly.
“Hell Raisin’ Good Time” additionally presents details about the mysterious fog surrounding the city. After being in it briefly, Wynonna and Waverly quickly lose their recollections. However as good friend and Black Badge’s Jeremy Chetri (Varun Saranga) reveals to Wynonna, its results on anybody in there for too lengthy might be catastrophic (and devastating).
One of many much less lucky victims is Jeremy’s boyfriend, Robin, who now has a brand new face. When troopers took them on the finish of Season 3, Jeremy requested Robin to leap out of the truck to search out Wynonna (who had been coping with the Huge Unhealthy). Robin landed within the mind-altering fog and was in it for weeks. Once they pulled him out, he’d torn his personal face off and utterly misplaced his reminiscence. Jeremy slips bits of a remedy into his espresso every week, hoping it builds up over time. However for now, all he can do is watch Robin be pleased with a brand new boyfriend.
The Syfy drama presents up Earp sister time on this episode, with Waverly becoming a member of Wynonna on her hunt so the latter is aware of nothing will change simply because she and Nicole (Katherine Barrell) are engaged. Now if solely the blissful couple might persuade Wynonna to achieve out to Doc to sort things with him.
Wynonna Earp, Fridays, 10/9c, Syfy
Mary Ellers is Wahu Times’s senior journalist covering federal politics. She has previously wrote for NPR and is a regular contributor to Medium. Mary graduated from Georgetown University’s journalism school with distinction in 2014.