Let’s review what has happened this season, shall we? But before we go any further, this is your official *SPOILER ALERT* warning.
His name is Homer Jackson, and he’s “all flesh and blood.” (‘Tournament of Shadows‘)
We realize that ‘Ripper Street’ has a tendency to get, well, heavy.
So we’ve decided to take a week off and spare you from delving deeper into the the bombing, scheming and bludgeoning to remind you that the Victorian era wasn’t all gloom and doom.
Drake: “(Egyptians) believed the gods placed the heart in scales against a feather. The Feather of Justice. If the heart spoke of no sin, the scales balanced, and the soul could join the afterlife.
“We cannot build a railway without demolishing a slum or two.”
The industrialist ‘progress’ of technology left behind many confused and displaced individuals at its expense.
In Episode 3 of “Ripper Street,” “The King Came Calling,” Captain Jackson wasn’t the only one who experienced the world of Victorian vice.
“Cheer up, lad. No good ever came from moping.” – Sergeant Drake
Missing Season 1 of ‘Ripper Street’? Fear not. There are places to watch.
Find on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/tv-season/ripper-street/id592252000
In the first episode of “Ripper Street,” one cannot help but notice the dramatic presence of newly-developed technologies that the characters must (sometimes quite hesitantly) adapt to.
As you fellow Ripperologists well know, there are many theories floating around about who Jack the Ripper was, but there is a handful of truly bizarre theories you may or may not have heard about.