There were two hilarious moments of the episode for me. The first:
Liam (about Juliette): Girl seriously needs to get laid.
Rayna: That is so not her problem.
And the second one was when Juliette asked if Rayna wanted to write with her and Rayna gave that enthusiastic nope!
I did feel some tension between Liam and Deacon first and I couldn't tell if Deacon was annoyed about Liam getting attention from Rayna and Juliette or if he was just annoyed Liam wasn't trying hard to stop the arguing. They did get along later though.
I wonder just how many things Lamar will push Teddy into. I hope Lamar is smart enough to go to Rayna next. Given Coleman, Tandy and Rayna grew up together and he worked with Lamar for many years, it is pretty severe of Lamar to purposely send Coleman to jail for a crime he did not commit.
I really enjoyed Rayna and Juliette working together. I liked them actually getting their act together. I felt like the bad sound quality was a little like the concert quality? I would have liked to see a little scene of Rayna's daughters getting to meet Juliette but that might be soon.
I like Sean but he seems so perfect that their relationship feels a little doomed.
Avery has to live with this actions. It looks like it's working out for him. Marilyn is pretty gross though. It was nice to see Scarlett cutting loose but Gunnar implying she was loose annoyed me.
What would really have made it a good night would have been for them to bond a little over their shared dislike of the guy running the record label. He's been pushing them both around, blackmailed them both into doing the duet, and it would have been a nice moment if they had realized it.
EDIT: I wanted to add, that Rayna and Juliette seemed pretty sober when they got to the Ryman. I don't think they drank. On the other hand, a lot of the relationships on the show seemed sex based. Juliette used sex to hook Deacon. Marilyn used sex to start a business relationship with Avery. Hailey and Scarlett seemed to have their first one on one scene this series and Hailey was trying to get her laid.
Edited by gpgurl50, Nov 29, 2012 @ 4:26 AM.