Promo For iZombie Season 2, Episode 4: “Even Cowgirls Get The Black And Blues”


iZombie continues to impress. After coming off a particularly strong third episode, The CW has given us a glimpse into the future via the above promo video. Sure, it does look a bit lighthearted, but after witnessing the twists and turns of “Real Dead Housewife of Seattle,” fans may need to once again brace themselves for the unexpected.

One thing we can glean from the footage is that Rose McIver continues to be a master of her craft, this time taking on the traits of a country music singer/ songwriter. Apparently the crowd does not take too kindly to Liv’s aural offerings. One also has to wonder if recent developments in her life, such as the knowledge that Major is working for Max Rager and the return of Peyton, will have any influence on her somber serenades.

Elsewhere, Blaine returns after a week of absence to continue his illegal wheelings and dealings. His hopeful ascension to Seattle’s crime lord may end up putting him within the crosshairs of the aforementioned Peyton, who has pledged to go after the city’s criminal element. Her return has also seriously complicated matters for Ravi as he has just started moving on with his life. I must tip my hat to the writer’s room for being able to competently juggle so many ongoing threads.

LIV SINGS THE COUNTRY BLUES — While investigating a case, Liv (Rose McIver) eats the brains of a country-singing waitress. Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) meets a female FBI agent who will be working out of their offices.  Blaine (David Anders) tries to entice a former business associate to come back to the dark side. Meanwhile, Peyton’s (guest star Aly Michalka) return is messing up Ravi’s (Rahul Kohli) game, and Major (Robert Buckley) continues his downward spiral. Matt Barber directed the episode written by Deirdre Mangan (#204).

iZombie airs Tuesdays at 9pm EST on The CW.