One of the first “reviews” of the pilot- and some very good news to be had!
“But while McDonnell seems to take great care in showing Raydor’s strong, able leader side, she also allows for moments of vulnerability to shine through—and even a softer side when we finally get to go home with her. She has her own missteps settling into Brenda’s seat (literally), and she certainly isn’t as quirky as Brenda. In fact, the series premiere closes the drawer on that personality type and ends up saying an extended good-bye past The Closer’s series finale with one last sweep of Brenda’s office, revealing some personal effects she left behind for which Raydor has no use.”
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