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‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Recap ‘AKA WWJD’

Jessica agreed to meet
Kilgrave in order to get him to confess on
tape. Hank, Kilgrave’s bodyguard,
finds the recording device. He
gives her a

Kilgrave restored Jessica’s home to the way it way
before her
parents and little
brother died. Even down to her CD collection in her bedroom.
Trish calls and
says that Will

Kilgrave gives Jessica a
dress with a note that says “to
new beginnings.” She rips it up
and lies

At dinner, Jessica begins chugging glass after glass
of red wine.
She blames
Kilgrave for her drinking problem. He wants her to choose him, to
give their
relationship another

Will had managed to get into the
house without anyone, even
Kilgrave, knowing and hides in
Phillips room. He
wants to get Jessica out of there, but she wants him to
leave. She will handle


Will still doesn’t call Trish. But she eventually finds him and
tells her that they need
to let Jessica deal with this herself.

tells Kilgrave that
there’s a bomb in the basement and
she records their
conversation using Will’s phone. She also manages to send
a message to Hogarth
where she is.

At breakfast, Jessica tries to turn a shit situation

into a tolerable one. She tries
recording Kilgrave again and asks if his actions
ever haunted him. They are
interrupted by Mrs. DeLuca, the
neighbor who isn’t
shy about talking about Jessica’s family.

Jessica storms into the
and she accuses him of raping her. That line is sketchy in this case. Did

her or didn’t he? Kilgrave seems to
not know whether someone is doing something
they want to or just because he
is making them. He begins to
defend his

He gives her a video to watch so she can decide
who was more
violated. It is
of his childhood. He was tested on. Hooked up to machines,
violated. He realized that people listen
to him, that he had a power.
So he used it.

Jessica suggests they go
for a ride. They go to the house

of a man who is holding his own family hostage. She wants Kilgrave to do the

“hero thing”. He agrees,
works his magic, the family is saved and the man’s wife
thanks him. He’s
slightly taken aback by this.
Jessica won’t let him kill the
man so he makes him turn himself in to the

Back at the house,

Kilgrave tells Jessica that he can’t be a hero without her. He genuinely
that making that man
blow his brains out was the right thing to do. Apparently
no one taught him
to be good.

Jessica goes
for a walk to Trish’s. She’s
having a “what would Trish do” moment. They
talk and Jessica returns with

Chinese food. She invites the help to eat too. She laced the food with the

anesthesia and manages to
knock Kilgrave out.

Will wants to kill Kigrave
in the worst way, so
when Jessica brings Kilgrave
outside, Will jumps at the
chance. But Jessica jumps away foiling his

Mrs. DeLuca comes up to

them with a package for Will. It’s a bomb! Mrs. DeLuca detonates it, blowing

herself up, and ending the
episode. The final shot is of Will on the ground.

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When Beth “grows up” she wants to see her creations appear on the screen and stage. In her free time, Beth blogs about her love of craft beer and writes screenplays. She studied journalism at Youngstown State and is currently pursuing her masters in communication at the University of Akron. She is honored to be a part of the FanFest family.