Season One Episode Six Review
“Combinations” Airing February 15, 2011
Watch LIGHTS OUT on Tuesday nights at 10 PM EST on FX
February 15, 2011
By Lena Lamoray
LIGHTS OUT FX OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Lights Out, from Executive Producer/Showrunner Warren Leight (In Treatment, Law & Order Criminal Intent), stars Holt McCallany (CSI: Miami) as “Patrick „Lights‟ Leary,” an aging former heavyweight boxing champion who struggles to find his identity and support his wife and three daughters after retiring from the ring. The financial downturn coupled with a series of failed investments leave him at a perilous crossroads – battling the urge to return to boxing or reluctantly accepting a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector. Catherine McCormack (Braveheart) co-stars as “Theresa Leary,” Lights‟ wife who is finishing her medical residency; Pablo Schreiber (The Wire) as “Johnny Leary,” Lights‟ brother and business manager; and Stacy Keach (Fat City) as “Robert „Pops‟ Leary,” Lights‟ father and former trainer who runs the boxing gym owned by Lights. Clark Johnson (The Shield, The Wire) and Norberto Barba (In Treatment, CSI: NY) directed the pilot episode. Series Creator Justin Zackham (The Bucket List), Phillip Noyce (Salt) and Ross Fineman are also Executive Producers. Lights Out is produced by Fox Television Studios and FX Productions. FX has ordered 13 episodes of Lights Out, which was filmed in New York.
LIGHTS OUT “Combinations” Season One Episode 6 Review, Airing 2/15/2011
LIGHTS OUT gets right to it this week with a classic boxing press conference to showcase “Good vs. Evil”. Patrick ‘Lights’ Leary and Javier ‘El Diablo’ Morales meet and Javier doesn’t come empty handed, he has a special surprise for Patrick. They even have a very predictable face off but luckily Barry Word is present to issue his statement to the reporters that he is “everyone’s people.” “COMBINATIONS”- Lights prepares for his first fight in five years, while dealing with the heartbreak of being away from his family. Written by Stuart Zicherman. Directed by Tom DiCillo.
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