February 3, 2023

Are You Getting Too Annoyed With Chris & Road? (POLL)

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for S.W.A.T. Season 5 Episode 20 “Quandary.”]

Will Chris Alonso (Lina Esco) and Jim Road (Alex Russell) ever get collectively on S.W.A.T.? The newest episode could have put them firmly on prime of a listing of most irritating will they/received’t they TV {couples} of latest years, given how a lot they discuss concerning the obstacles of their manner but zero progress has but to be made.

In “Quandary,” Mama Pina (Terri Hoyos) reveals to Chris that she’s dying and all that’s being executed is palliative care. Her predominant concern is the ladies she helps together with her protected home, and Chris decides that discovering them a shelter isn’t sufficient. Mama Pina “supplies these ladies with hope. When she’s gone, I don’t suppose there’ll be anybody to interchange her,” she tells her boss, Hondo (Shemar Moore). However that doesn’t imply somebody — Chris — can’t attempt.

“I’ve been eager about what’s subsequent for some time now, ever since Erica died, if I’m sincere,” Chris admits. “It made me query all the pieces. What I’m doing with my life. How I wish to spend my days. Taking up the protected home appears like possibly the change I’ve been searching for. However I like S.W.A.T.” She received’t be letting him or the workforce down, he assures her, and he is aware of she’s the perfect individual to hold on Mama Pina’s work due to her coronary heart.

When Chris reveals she’s leaving S.W.A.T. in two weeks, Road thinks it’s “loopy timing,” contemplating he was about to speak to her about their emotions, after a dialog with Luca (Kenny Johnson). “I used to be coming to inform you that I need us to simply do no matter we’ve got to do to make issues work. I need us to be collectively, and now that you just’re leaving S.W.A.T., we will be,” he says. “We deserve an opportunity, us, isn’t this what we’ve been ready for?”

However “I didn’t give up S.W.A.T. for you, I give up for me,” she tells him. Moreover, “I’m sorry, I simply don’t suppose we’re meant to be. If it was going to occur, it will’ve occurred by now.” He tries to push her, asking her to inform him she doesn’t love him and finally declaring he’s “executed” and leaving.

There are nonetheless a pair episodes left within the season and the promo for the subsequent episode (above) makes it appear like Road is perhaps injured, which may result in an enormous second for him and Chris. However as of now, S.W.A.T. could also be making us a bit too annoyed with what they’re doing with this potential couple.

And it’s not simply Chris refusing to present Road a solution when he pushes her on the finish of their dialog on the finish of this newest episode. It’s additionally Road forcing the dialog proper after she simply made a serious life resolution. It’s the truth that it appears apparent that one thing has to present within the remaining episodes of the season and proper now issues appear to simply be remaining in a holding sample. However tell us your ideas within the ballot beneath.

S.W.A.T., Sundays, 10/9c, CBS