The 100: “Heavy Lies the Crown” Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.

Oh, Bellamy, don’t go making terrible, ill-conceived decisions again!

“Heavy Lies the Crown” had several strong moments, but also one notably weak, key sequence. The 100 is a show where part of the DNA (and appeal) is seeing the characters having to make a decision between two terrible choices, but usually it doesn’t feel as one-sided as it did here. Look, I get it, they saw some of their people (some of whom there were personal connections to) enslaved, but humanity is on the verge of total extinction here! Once Monty said there was no way to replace that hydro generator if they blew it up, that should have been the end of the discussion. Especially given the note from one of the slaves that really heightened the situation said they were being moved the next day, not killed.

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