JT gives Vincent a series of fortunate advice. In summary he tells him
1-to be himself and not someone he’s not, both selves, in fact;
2-he can no longer deny his other half, his beast half, because that is
3-to not be ashamed of being a beast. He just needs to balance his human
and beast qualities.
4- to stop
doing what he thinks Cat wants, and start doing what HE himself wants,and the
rest will come later.
When Vincent acknowledges that he is doing better in controlling his darker
side, but that it is a work in progress, JT GIVES US THIS GEM: “RIGHT, SO YOU’RE NOT PERFECT, WHAT IS MORE
HUMAN THAN THAT?” WELL SAID JT, WELL SAID.
Side note: about the the song, the bass player of the australian band,
Michael Tramonte, said “ When we lived in that old far house in Peats
Ridge, the proprietor used to pop by all the time just to hangout. He was an
older Italian gentleman. He told us the story of the man who actually built the
house we were living in over 100 years ago. His name was Billy Black. Elliot
loved the story so he penned this song about what we knew of him.”
Vincent and JT are searching for Sam, by showing his picture to passerby, on the block they saw him on in the surveillance footage. JT tells Vincent he should use his beast senses to find him since this isn’t working. Although Vincent initially resists to using his beast sense to find Sam, JT sways him with advice that Vincent can’t completely deny his other half.
Vincent is determined to keep his beast side down, because
it is what he thinks will win Catherine back to his side. He wants to find Sam
and bring him to justice, so he can put beasts behind him and prove to Cat he
is worthy of her love, once and for all.
JT: “Wait, why don’t you just sense him?”
VINCENT: “Because the man is very good at covering his tracks. At least he was
last time anyway. Besides, come on. I’ve gotta stop using that part of myself,
JT: “Don’t you think you’ve proven you can control your beastly
instincts by now?”
VINCENT: “No. No. I haven’t. At least not to Catherine. Not
yet. Come on, man, you know that I want her back, okay? But after everything
that I’ve put her through, if I want any chance at it, I-I gotta earn her trust
back, all right. “
A worried Catherine looks for Vincent at JT’s while Vincent plays doctor.
JT tells Cat that Vincent chose to save the dying Jacob instead than killing
the beast-Jacob. Cat is confused by Vincent’s decision so JT breaks the
bro-code and explains that he is trying to walk away from beast-hood in an
effort to win her back. He faults Cat for breaking up with Vincent for being
more beast than man when she wonders why he’s choosing to help the non-beast
Jacob Sutter rather than stopping the beastly one. Cat gives him a very
unconvincing “but I am with Gabe now”(but… later?😊) reply. Unfortunately, this ‘I am with
Gabe now’ will follow us for another 2 episodes.
Vincent tells JT that: “The more human I feel, the more human I am. The
less beast the better.” He hesitates when he fights the newly-minted beast,
Jacob Sutter (Noah Danby), because he recognizes that Jacob is still a man, and
he is unwilling to kill him in cold blood. Vincent also chooses to fight to
save the life of another Jacob Sutter (Patrick Romango), who is dying from the
beast serum experiment. So, with the antidote concocted by JT (though he
doesn’t know if it works), Vincent goes to the hospital.
behind and JT gives her a piece of his mind in the form of one of the best
lines ever. That line was genius; it allows Catherine to finally take into
account all the implications of asking Vincent to “be a beast”.