VAN HELSING – Season 4 Episode 6 – SPOILERS
Departing characters are sometimes featured in an episode that has little or nothing to do with the main storyline just before they leave the show. They did it for Mohamed, Axel (who did not leave) and Scarlett, at the end of Season Three. Jackie May wrote the departure episodes for Axel and Mohamed, as well as this one, which is the send-off episode for Phil.
Axel (Jonathan Scarfe) and Phil (Vincent Gale) follow a dirt road to the east in pursuit of Max, who has taken Phil’s wife and son hostage. (For some reason, Max did not take US Route 30.) Phil begins the episode feeling frustrated and discouraged.
PHIL: “Why did it take so long for you to get us out of that place?”
AXEL: “I’m gonna make it right. I’m gonna find this prick and I’m gonna kill him.”
PHIL: “No no no. That’s for me.”
AXEL: “If that’s the way you want it.”
PHIL: “I gotta make it right, too.”
What Axel doesn’t tell him is that the rescue attempt was delayed by his own attempt to “make things right” by killing Vanessa, which he eventually decided not to do. Continue reading →