Hypable Honors: The week’s best performances
Actor: Colin O’Donoghue
In the first Hook centric episode since we saw him as a proper sailor in season 2, Colin O’Donoghue had us eating out of the palm of his hand, er… hook. Without a doubt, Captain Hook has had quite the transformation over the last 17 episodes, but watching him digest just how noble his new motivations are, and just how much he cares about Emma was far and away the best plotline we have had for him yet.
Not only is the character progressing through his feelings for Emma, he is slowly understanding that his most basic of motivations, pirating, has changed. Colin had some very heavy material to deliver this past week, and we couldn’t be more impressed as a fandom. From the bottom of our hearts: Thank you for helping make Captain Hook a daydream worthy man.
Emma leads; Hook follows. It’s a dance they’ve perfected. But this relationship is NOT ONE-sided. The moment, the instant, Hook falls out of step with Emma she reacts. She closes the gap between them both physically and emotionally; for…