Hello there 60 Days In recap fans! I am late getting started because of today’s NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE and the fact that NBCu has yet to put up the Project Runway photos showing last night’s designs. It’s annoying AF. I am more annoyed about the photos than I am about being bone tired. But I am fresh out of a hot shower, haven’t had anxiety or depression in a few weeks, and trying to stay committed to the plan. Let’s see what the undercover peeps on this show have to deal with this week. They are in real danger!
I just stopped to record the Oscars tonight. Obviously they are on Sunday. I just told my Oscar writer like five minutes ago I would put up her preshow post tomorrow. And suddenly I think it is Sunday. My brain is broken. Anyway….
If you missed last week, you really need to at least read the recap. Officer Williams was so wrong that she really needs to not only be fired but do some jail time of her own. And the week before that, so many of the guys dropped out they had to bring in a correctional officer from Atlanta to go in undercover or the program could have ended,
The Women’s Pod (From Hell)
The morning shift is coming in and Officer Williams is driving them crazy too. Meanwhile, Ashley has been giving the distress signal all night. She is still trying to get someone to get her the fuck out of there. When the team finally comes in to pull her she breaks down completely once she reaches the production room. She is not sure if she can keep going.
Ashley doesn’t want to fail at her mission but it is damaging her mental health. She is not sure that can still be a cop after this. But she doesn’t want to let Officer Williams win. So she is staying. For now. Jennifer is convinced that she is surrounded by demons in the jail. She says she had a dream that a demon was having sex with her. So she is back to talking in tongues to defeat the devil.
From Raging Lunatic, To Miss Manners?
The next time we see Ashley in the production room she tells us about Officer Williams waking her up in the middle of the night and opening her cell door. She asks her if she is interested in becoming a worker. Whatever that means. I think she says yes, but it was hard to understand. The whole conversation was extremely polite. What is Officer WIlliams up to now? Ashley suspects that Officer Williams is making her a trustee so Ashley will quit writing grievances about her. She is the first trustee undercover ever. The next thing you know, Ashley is serving meals, mopping and wiping tables.
A quick shot of the women’s food tray makes me gag. I can’t imagine actually smelling it. Shanese continues to struggle with her diet restrictions. Ashley is over Shanese. So is Jennifer. Shanese whines a lot. Shanese is starting to loose it. She says her safe phrase. Nothing happens. She just keeps saying it over and over. Eventually they pull her. They are pissed that she used the emergency signal when there is no emergency.
Ashley gets called to clean up cell where a mentally ill women with no treatment at all is throwing her shit all over the cell. Her toilet hasn’t worked in so long that it is over flowing with shit. She is also throwing her shit everywhere. Gross.
The Men’s Pod
The new guy Tony is the only person undercover who seems to have things under control. No one is messing with him because they respect him. He is making friends and getting information already. His friend Justin, a white boy, is grabbing food off of other peoples trays before they dump them. Tony points out he eats all day. Justin is 21 and got a DUI on his 21st birthday. I don’t know how long he has been in, but he’s lost 30 pounds so far. Justin wants to get out and get to work to support his family. Tony moves Justin into his cell. Tony is going to protect the scrawny white kid.
The men’s pod is suddenly put on lockdown. It’s and early morning drug raid. In Alex’s room they found an empty envelope taped inside a light fixture. So everyone in that cell was strip searched and forced to squat and cough. They did not do this to anyone coming in so there are drugs everywhere in this pod. Poor Alex. I give this kid credit. He’s done a lot better than I expected.
Tony’s black cell mate apparently does wash his ass and hangs out with the guys who are smoking whatever it is they smoke in there. Tony is not having it. Alex gets a jail haircut and all the inmates start saying it is a jail haircut. He goes to take a nap and one of his cellmates tells him he is moving to another cell. He is moved in with a couple of guys who told him he was going to get robbed for his commissary. I guess they are the ones who are going to rob him. He has to tell his story again and he sucks at it.
While Alex talks to his mother on the phone, his cell mates start lighting up. When Alex goes back to his cell he smokes with his cellmates. It just dawned on me that Dennis has not had any screen time today. He will not like that. Tony is the new HBIC. But later, the white boy that Tony is protecting has enough of the non-asswasher and swings on his ass. They get in a fight and Tony just watches. Later he does color commentary for the fight with production.
Justin interviews with production. He thinks his hand is broken. It;s not he is still gripping the bars in the jail. He’s also pissed that Tony didn’t intervene. Um, Justin, you started it! Dennis wants to get in the mix. He goes to chat with Tony. He doesn’t know that Tony is undercover. Dennis tells production he thinks Tony is a participant. He’s gonna figure it out.
Next week: Another undercover taps out. My money is on Shanese. Oh wait. It looks like it is Alex. Everyone thinks he is a cop. Was that Tony wearing the white t-shirt that was in a fight in the previews?