For a second time in five episodes, ABC’s freshman drama Big Sky ended its telecast with a main character being shot.
In the final second of the series premiere, Ryan Phillippe’s Cody Hoyt was shot dead by Montana State Trooper Rick Legarski (John Carroll Lynch). In tonight’s fall finale, it was villainous Legarski’s turn to face grave danger.
In the culmination of the episode, “A Good Day to Die,” Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) shot Legarski in the head during a rescue mission to free the kidnapped girls.
Asked about the fate of his character by TVLine, Carroll Lynch would not reveal whether Legarski is dead or alive but hinted at a possible demise. “I will say that whatever happens is appropriate for this character,” he said.
Created by David E. Kelley based on the book series by C.J. Box, Big Sky follows the investigation into the kidnapping of two sisters on a remote highway in Montana. Following a solid ratings start, fueled by strong delayed and digital viewing, Big Sky recently received an order for six more episodes,
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