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Episode 4 Called “Facinating” by the L.A. Times, “Favorite” by TV Fanatic


Episode 4 of Rubicon, “The Outsider,” received accolades from the L.A. Times, TV Fanatic, A.V. Club, and more.

The L.A. Times thought Episode 4 “opened things up a bit” and had good things to say about this week’s storyline for Miles, Grant, and Tanya, noting that “the team’s deliberations provided a fascinating look at both the process and the human dimension involved in decisions like that.”

TV Fanatic calls Episode 4 their “favorite installment to date,” praising it as “a thoughtful episode that provided us with an in-depth look at the pressure-packed, secretive world of analysts.”

A.V. Club has watched Episode 4 “three times now,” liking it “better every time… this is the episode where it really feels like (the) writing team have started to make the show they want.”

HitFix deemed “The Outsider” to be the episode that convinced them they were “into this show for the long haul.”

– Episode 4 led Daemon’s TV to declare “I for one still want to know what’s going to happen next on Rubicon.”

IGN called “The Outsider” an episode that “lets us know how big the stakes really are,” and is also “excited to see (Katherine’s) confrontation with Wheeler next week.”

New York Magazine lists “Will, the music, the direction, (and) the overall sense of looming disaster” as the things they like best about the show so far, and takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what we know and what we don’t know so far.

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