Being Human 4×08 – “Rewind Rewind” – Recap
by Dianna Berrian
Take a journey backwards, forwards, and sideways through time with this week’s Being Human!
Picking right up where we left off, Sally is reliving the night Danny murders her, except this time she takes matters into her own hands. Literally. She jumps into her own body and defends herself, walking out on him once and for all. And she definitely reaps the rewards, taking the house out from under him and waiting for a particular pair of tenants to come a knocking. While she does, BFF Bridget admits to dating Danny, refusing to hear Sally’s desperate pleas not to fall under his spell.
In the hospital courtyard, Sally gets a glimpse of Josh and Aiden’s bromance. And some flirtation between Aiden and Rebecca – flashing the future where she remembers he killed her and begs Bishop to help cover it. Since that won’t do, she takes it upon herself to sabotage their date and when he confronts her about it, she confesses her futuristic insight and…less than orthodox existence, playing on his insecurities of being sucked into Bishop’s grips agains. It essentially brings about his and Josh’s moving into the house and thus, the trio is born.
Aiden: “And look at the beautiful crown moldings.”
Josh: “DON’T you start with the crown molding! …you know it’s my weakness.”
Life is pretty sweet for the three. With Sally’s knowledge of future coping methods – like the rump roast to occupy Josh’s wolf during full moons? – keeping everyone in check, life’s pretty sweet. In fact, her methods work so well, it leads Josh to meeting his maker, Ray. Remember him? Surly guy, tried to kill Nora? Yeah. Unfortunately, knowing the future doesn’t mean Sally can foresee everything. Especially not Bridget’s “accidental” death. But, on the plus side, it does bring Sally and Aiden together for some sweet lovin’s. And speaking of love, three months later the happy couple is doing so well that Sally decides to play matchmaker with Josh and Nora. Considering they get married in the future, there’s no way this could possibly go wrong, right?
A month later, Josh is a little frazzled on the first full moon he’ll endure while being in a relationship. It’s making him a nervous wreck so Sally eases his mind by spilling the beans about his future marriage. It gives him a slight ego boost, enough to spark some sexy times in an empty room at the hospital until Sally accidentally interrupts to bring him his changing bag but it’s too close to transformation time and he has to run down to the safe room in the hospital basement. It’s like deja vu as he starts to shift uncontrollably but this time, instead of accidentally scratching Nora, its Sally who gets scratched! So, like, she’s gone from being human, to ghost, to human again, to zombie, to ghost again, to witch?, to human again, and now werewolf. Seriously, is there anything she can’t do?
On her first turn with Josh, she confesses that Nora was a wolf too from being scratched by accident by him. Poor Josh is stuck in the mindset that he’ll never have a human life. Regression at its finest, eh? Three months down the road, Nora has moved on, but Josh is still doubting himself and loathing what he is, convinced that life will never be normal for him. In fact, it’s also making him a bit wary about Sally and her effect on their attempts to be normal. Aiden takes offense to this, and the beginning of a rift in their relationship becomes clear. His relationship with Sally, however, is going just peachy. So much so, the two even exchange the l-word!
Aiden: “Is this weird for you? Is it too much?”
Sally: “Super weird. Oh my god. It’s so weird.”
Aiden: “I’m gonna bite you on your face.”
Sally: “It’s wonderfully weird!”
They part ways as she takes off to change into wolf form for the night, without Josh. When they get back in the morning, they find Josh at the house with Ray where the rifts in their trio really start to show. When Sally tries to beg him not to trust Ray, telling him he’s his maker, Josh doesn’t want to hear it. As far as he’s concerned, this is his life, this is the best he’ll get with his ‘curse’. And the whole living together plan is just not working out. Wolfy out!
After he leaves, Sally is devastated that things aren’t working out right. Aiden tries to comfort her, reasoning that they shouldn’t feel guilty that “this guy” [Josh] can’t get his life together. It’s an even worse blow as the realization that she’s changed Aiden dawns on her, considering he would never ever have given up on Josh. She decides to end things and leave the house herself which drives Aiden right into Bishop’s funeral home a month later where he binges on live blood, in cohorts with those who were once his enemies. On the other end of the spectrum, Ray pushes Josh to take a stand against the vampires while they’re strong under the full moon. It sparks a gruesome fight between himself, Josh, Aiden, one of the Amish-affiliated vampires of Aiden’s past, and Sally. In the end, it looks like fate is bound to catch up, no matter which way in time you try to run, as proven by Sally’s untimely death in the same head-bashed-in fashion. Too bad we have to wait a week to see the repercussions!