The next comprises spoilers from the postponed Season 4 finale of CBS’ FBI, which aired (Stateside) on Oct. 4.
CBS’ FBI this Tuesday evening aired its Season 4 finale, which was pulled on the final minute in late Could, within the wake of the mass capturing at Robb Elementary College in Uvalde, Texas.
In spite of everything, the episode “Prodigal Son” did revolve round a theft involving a classmate of Assistant Particular Agent in Cost Jubal Valentine’s son Tyler, named Clayton. The cache of stolen weapons was discovered hidden in Clayton’s bed room, save for one lacking gun. From the moment that Clayton was confirmed to be in some way concerned, Jubal leaned on Tyler for attainable leads — solely to later study that Tyler didn’t disclose a telephone name he bought from Clayton, who apparently is considered one of his few associates nowadays.
It was gleaned that Clayton had a rating of kinds to settle, stemming from an unrequited crush at a neighboring faculty. Jubal went to press Tyler once more for information, solely to search out his son lacking from his bed room. Fearful about what Clayton might have deliberate for the close by faculty, the race was on to search out each him and Tyler. The teenagers have been rapidly tracked to a downtown ammo store, the place Jubal realized that Tyler had met up with Clayton to speak him out of no matter he had deliberate.
A face-off adopted, with Clayton holding Tyler at gunpoint in entrance of an anxious Jubal. Clayton wound up squeezing off a nervous shot at Jubal, however Tyler’s fast, courageous considering deflected the gun barrel and really presumably saved Dad’s life.
The disaster got here at an already-delicate time within the father/son relationship, throughout which Jubal realized that Tyler was now utilizing his mom’s maiden title, Kelton, in school. It additionally turned clear over the hour that Tyler had points together with his dad’s lawman standing.
TVLine requested FBI star Jeremy Sisto, who performs Jubal, how going by way of this disaster collectively, and even locking horns alongside the way in which, would possibly inform the somewhat-fraught father/son dynamic.
Sisto emailed again, “Earlier than we shot the episode, Caleb Reese Paul (who performs Tyler) and I have been talking, and I requested him why he thinks Tyler determined to vary his final title and why he was having such a tough time. Caleb spoke in regards to the challenges of getting a dad who appeared nearly like a superhero, and the way residing as much as that perceived energy might be daunting.
“He (Caleb) understood that Tyler felt that as a result of he was having challenges in his personal life, he couldn’t relate to the picture of his father,” Sisto continued. “I hadn’t considered that.”
“In fact, Jubal doesn’t consider himself in that means,” Sisto famous. “He has an essential job that he loves, however a number of what he does is be sure that all of the items are in the correct locations in order that the workforce operates at their highest potential. He didn’t see how the notion of his profession may very well be affecting his son negatively. If something, he thought his son was proud his father was an FBI agent.”
In closing, Sisto wrote that “regardless of the extraordinarily scary and tough circumstances of this episode, it gave Tyler the chance to show to himself that he’s a robust, brave child, and that his father is much from a superhero. I think about this can deliver them nearer, in addition to giving Tyler some confidence in his personal life, which one wants loads of in highschool.”
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