Mars vs. Mars - The Police Station
The ease and familiarity between them in this episode, but especially in these scenes, is honestly something that’s incredibly overwhelming to me?? Like, it says SO MUCH about the years of unseen moments before. Logan goes back and forth between looking like a nervous wreck and a ticking time bomb, and not only is Veronica calm and assured, she also instinctively knows how to handle him - how to make sure he really hears her - the entire time. And he does because he trusts her again, doesn’t see her as the enemy anymore. Then there’s the way Logan zeroes in on the weirdness with Leo and Veronica, which is SUCH A GOOD HINT at his sudden need to look out for her in the episodes that follow.
And okay, I love how she just jumps in and holds him back/yells in his face because he’s being an idiot and she knows this is fueled by rage and desperation and panic and confusion, because she’s been on the other end of it firsthand, but that’s not going to get him anywhere!!! So she brings him back to a better level and he listens and he’s really trying. They were friends once!!!!! They know each other so well!! His mom was always nice to her, she knows what it’s like, she wants to find Lynn alive for him! I LOVE THEM SO MUCH.
They know each other so well, even when they don’t like each other all that much. Dohring and Kristen really had/have such an ease with each other, in these scenes they totally sell the years of friendship that came before. It’s cautious and still tense but you can see the familiarity there.