Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Review & Recap: Barry’s Desperation Sees Him Hurting His Loved Ones

Breaking Down Barry Season 3 Episode 2
From Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Featuring Barry

Barry Season 3 Episode 2 continues Barry’s quest for forgiveness by giving Cousineau something big instead of killing him altogether. Last time on the show, Barry had trouble finding a proper hitman job after cutting ties with people he know. This saw him returning to Hank but he didn’t forgive Barry believing that it is something that should be earned. A surprise call came from Cousineau about a job but all he wanted was to kill Barry as revenge for the death of his girlfriend.

Cousineau’s plan turned on him as Barry was a professional. This saw Barry bringing him to the place where he would finish Cousinea’s story. Hank’s words about forgiveness changed Barry’s mind. So, instead of killing Cousineau, he decided he will make things right with him, and here is how all of that panned out in the second episode of Barry Season 3.

Barry S03 E02 Recap

Barry Season 3 Episode 2 saw Barry looking to earn forgiveness from Cousineau by getting him a gig on TV. He approaches Sally but things don’t go down well when she denies taking Cousineau in. The situation sees Barry losing control of his mind as he goes all out shouting at Sally.

Events From Barry Season 3 Episode 2
From Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Featuring Barry and Sally

After Sally’s rejection, Barry tries to approach other agents who could hook Cousineau up with an acting job. But everyone hates Cousineau heavily. Cousineau aside, Barry ends up receiving an offer. He has a chance of getting cast in a popular TV show. Cousineau on his side just wants to escape from Barry but is forced to rehearse a scene with him.

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Towards the end of the episode, Barry ends up grabbing a role on a popular show. He even manages to get a role for Cousineau for the same. After sharing the news with Sally, who is excited for him, Barry comes to his car to realize that Cousineau ran away.

Cousineau ends up crossing paths with a girl. He requests her to call a cab. Cousineau’s luck almost runs out as the cab and Barry arrive at the same time. Thus, leading Barry’s car to crash with the cab. Cousineau grabs the opportunity to run to his house.

Ending For Barry Season 3 Episode 2
From Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Featuring Barry and Cousineau

Before Cousineau could ask his son to call the cops, he realizes that Barry already made his way to the house. Barry quietly threatens Cousineau to take the job he got for him quietly. If he doesn’t, he may have to kill his son and grandson.

Amidst all of this, Cristobal finds himself in trouble with his father-in-law Fernando in town. He is happy with Cristobal’s work of making the Bolivian gang’s presence felt in Los Angeles. Fernando’s purpose for the visit was to finish the Chechen mafia once and for all. Knowing what Fernando can do, Cristobal had no option but to break up with Hank.

Coming to Sally, after Barry lashed at her, she had a hard time focusing at work. On top of that, Diane wanted to rush with the show as there was another similar show coming into the market soon.

Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Review

Barry Season 3 Episode 2 saw Barry’s desperation for forgiveness and love growing. This desperation led him to do things he shouldn’t have. Although he loves the people around him and expects the same amount of love from them. He certainly can’t force his way out for the same and that’s what went down.

In the process of asking for the same love from Sally or Cousineau, his desperation led him to shout at them and force them to do things he wanted. In one way or another, he was hurting them and his relationship with them. What he doesn’t realize is the fact that this kind of love may soon turn on him the moment Cousineau gets a chance.

Our Thoughts On Barry Season 3 Episode 2
From Barry Season 3 Episode 2 Featuring Barry, Cousineau, and his grandson

Coming to Sally now, Barry’s reaction to her rejecting Cousineau for the job certainly had a huge impact on her. We can clearly see how her role in a show about an abusive relationship is now becoming a reflection of what is happening in her real-life now.

At least her co-workers are taking note of Barry being abusive towards Sally. Still, she continues to be happy for him as he manages to get a job in a popular show. She even went on to apologize for what went down even though it should have been Barry who should have apologized.

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