In this first episode of Gentleman Jack Crack, we get into the series debut entitled “I Was Just Passing” both written and directed by Sally Wainwright. We go scene by scene to breakdown the introductions to this wonderful cast of characters, while mixing in some history tidbits here and there. We totally didn’t expect for our episode to be this long, but we so enjoy musing about this show, and welp.
Intro- We’re back!
03:33 - The Haters of Halifax
09:15 - The Mystery of Shibden Hall
11:31 - Meet Marian Lister
13:35 - Everybody drinks!
19:20 - Aunt Anne waxes poetic
24:55 - Captain Lister and his Parade of Shade
27:12 - “Jaunty music” you can twerk to
31:07- THIS SCENE THOUGH!! “alight & walk bitch”
35:02 - Anne’s Wonderful Contradictions
38:59 - “Shabby little Shibden”
44:20 - Dinner with the Listers
49:27 - Eugenie’s candor
56:50 - The scandal of the highflier & letters from Mariana
1:02:55 - Anne opens her diary to chapter H
1:08:16 - Aunt Anne provides a much needed distraction
1:19:25 - Ann Walker & life in “The Birdcage”
1:27:55 - Anne & Daddy Lister go to town
1:32:13 - MISANDRY!
1:41:17 - Dinner with the Listers is our favorite time of day
1:46:10 - Mariana & The Tale of the Toxic Safety Blanket
1:53:39 - After O Etiquette, Mariana is a mess
2:02:23 - Delicious foreshadowing from Mariana
2:03:11 - It’s all about Miss Lister at Crow Nest
2:06:45 - Can we get Suranne singing on season 2 please?!
2:08:40 - Gossiping Dr. Kenny
2:11:52 - Ann Walker got the “glow up” reaction
2:15:39 - Gemma Whelan and her genius 4th wall breaks
2:17:57 - “TICK TOCK!” a.k.a gay poetry
2:23:48 - Anne Lister calls on Miss Walker for the 1st time
2:24:37 - So there are deleted scenes?!?!
2:28:40 - Final Thoughts
2:23:17 - The Case of Eugenie Pierre
2:40:16 - Thank you for listening!