By Jeremy Carden
I can’t believe that it is already 2016, and you know what that means! January 5th is only a couple of days away bringing with it a new season of the HAHN!
Readers have been asking whether or not I would write more blogs before the new episode. However, with a lack of Season 4 promo trailers revealing scenes from the new season, I did not have enough evidence of anything to put into an entire blog.
I figured that with a new year and a new season, I could write about old questions that have gone unanswered. Overall, this blog is going to be about different plots and topics that I would like to have covered in the upcoming season.
There have been a lot of plot twists, unresolved plot points and mentioned but unseen characters in the series. I am hoping that 2016 will bring us more answers to old questions instead of new questions but unresolved topics.
Keep in mind that this blog would be about as long as Webster’s Dictionary if I went over ALL of my thoughts. I will try to write about the topics that pop into my mind first, and the major questions that I feel we need answered sooner instead of never.
- Closure for Amanda
I know I have said it time and time again; Amanda’s death was NOT a suicide. I truly believe that there is more to it than that. You have read my blogs, Facebook posts and tweets on this subject. I do not like how things were “resolved” with her character.
Her funeral was all but an afterthought, and I was highly disappointed. I was thinking that at least 15-20 minutes of the episode would be about the funeral. However, we only see the family leaving the cemetery, and the real story occurred at the Cryer Mansion.
We never get the results of an autopsy because remember that she was said to have become pregnant after being raped by Professor Cannon. Not to mention that she got a death tattoo with the name of all of her family members on it (because she wanted to kill them) when she left the house with Quincy.
The police called the death a suicide, but we never saw the murder weapon! Where was her gun that she had while running around the house??????????????
I just hope that Tyler Perry has something written in the season for Amanda because I truly do not believe that it is over.
- Benny’s family realizes that there is something off about him
Just as so many other things in this series are mentioned to only be forgotten, I can say the same about Benny’s departure from the hospital. The doctor told Hanna that they could remove him off of life support in order to assist with speeding up his recover, but there would be some possible side effect. Hanna did not allow the doctor to mention what those effects were because she was interested in doing whatever she could to get her son back.
If I were to make an assumption, I think it is safe to say that some of those side effects would most likely be his personality. He was in a coma for nearly half of Season 2, and it is clear that he was a bit “off” after waking up. His personality was a bit like a child, his attitude and rage would rise at the drop of a dime, and that is just the tip of the iceberg.
Things like his affair with Veronica makes sense if you take into consideration the possibly about her being on some type of drug or medication herself! Hanna should know by now that given his behavior that there is something wrong with her son!
It is almost as bad as when Jim was clearly obvious to Amanda’s personality defects, and that led to her death because he did not have her committed like Katheryn told him to.
In any case, I just hope we get to see Benny taken in for a checkup or something to identify what is happening to him.
- Veronica’s mother makes an appearance
During their attempts to run for the governor’s mansion, David was seen calling or receiving calls from Veronica mother. It is mentioned that Jim sued Veronica’s father, and that was why her mother hates him.
David even said that the reason he called her was to talk about the problems with his marriage. We never find out if she planned on coming to visit them or speak to her daughter. Given their current circumstances, I think that her presence is needed now more than ever.
Veronica needs to be put in her place considering everything that she has pulled at this point, and her mother should be the person to bring her down a few notches.
- Hanna and Candace resolve their issues
Alright, I do not think that EVERY issue between the two will be solved in one season because they have too much to fix! However, it is sad to see the two be driven further and further apart each season. It is almost as if each time they step closer to each other, we see the distance between them grow even larger than before.
Season 3 was truly the climax of Hanna’s character in terms of her motherhood to Candace. She asked for her forgiveness about the incident with her boyfriend molesting her as a child. I felt that Hanna did all that she could by saying that she loved Candace, and she did not want to her continue on the current path that she was traveling down.
Enter Quincy Jr., and how his introduction to the series really made things difficult for the Candace-Hanna relationship. Hanna was throwing shade about Candace to Aaliyah, and Candace was willing to fight back to get custody for her son.
Hanna really crossed the line by accusing Candace of destroying her house. If it were not for Candace, Hanna would have lost her house. Although, you have to remember that she only paid the $50,000 through blackmailing Jim for $100,000, but her heart was in the right place. Not saying that it condones what she did, but you can see where I am going with this.
I think that after Candace loses everything (pretty sure she did in the Season 3 finale), she will finally change her ways. In the next season, I hope that Candace starts learning from her mistakes instead of trying to be more cunning and deceitful than before. Hanna will start to notice a change in her daughter for the better, and I really want to see the Young family united instead of divided especially with little Q in their lives.
- David gets aggressive
David is my favorite character, and I do not think that opinion has changed since I made that statement back during Season 2. I respect that he loves his wife despite everything that she has done, but the guy is oblivious to many signs! Just as Jim was with Amanda and Hanna was with Benny; David is just letting the signs appear in front of his eyes, but he is ignoring them!
Yes, he was wrong for getting into bed with Maggie, but you cannot tell me that Veronica was not driving him into her arms the entire season!
She nearly cremated him (literally), and all he did was call it a cry for attention…
His relationship with Jeffrey has gotten a lot better than earlier seasons when Veronica came down hard on him, and David did not do much of anything. Finally, Jeffrey stands up for himself and David has his back. They both care about Veronica, and want to help her even though she does not know that she needs it herself.
I also respect how he is a true friend, but it is now clear that Jim has made him an enemy. David said during Season 2 that he is a good friend, but he is a better enemy.
He proved to be more effective than Jim in some respects because he does not let his emotions direct his actions or cloud his judgment. Seen as when he deceived Candace for nearly an entire season by hiring Brandon (Oscar) to get the money Candace extorted from Jim.
I must admit that I would also like to see him end up with Maggie because she appreciates him for the good man that he is instead of being controlling like Veronica. It appears that he and Jim will be sharing a jail cell, and I can’t wait to see what goes down.
- Katheryn learns the truth
Katheryn seems to have floated into the background for quite some time now. Don’t get me wrong after beating up Celine, I think it is safe to say we are seeing a new Mrs. Cryer! Then looking at how she interrogated Candace like a boss, I can’t wait to see she will do next.
I am glad to see that she is trying to move on with her life after Amanda’s death by getting back into an exercise routine, and just doing what she can to stay busy. However, there are major events that are just flying over her head.
That is not to say that she is not trying to stay informed because she keeps hounding Jim about things, but we all know how he is.
She has to learn that Wyatt was sexually assaulted in prison, and Veronica was the one to set it up! If I am not mistaken, she does not even know that Veronica burned down her own house to kill David. She found out about the “affair” he was having with Maggie, and was shocked with Jim tried to choke her.
Out of everything, I am most interested in finding out how she will react to finding out that Wyatt got sexually assaulted because Jim did not take him out of prison when she told him to. Throw into the mix the fact that Veronica was the one who did it, and we will see some fights next season!
- Did Norman ever get placed back in prison?
Jim put Wyatt in Norman’s place to teach him a lesson about prison. Remember that Norman was the one who took the fall for the hit-and-run charges, and he was staying in a hotel while being watched by the Malones. He said that he would like to see his wife, but Jim said that he would get to do so (eventually).
Wyatt was finally taken back home by Jim, but it was never mentioned if Norman was ever brought back to the prison.
I would not be surprised if he somehow escaped, and now Jim is in a bit of a bind. Considering that he is going to be locked up next season, he will already have enough trouble on his plate.
My theory is that Norman did get away, and when Jim needs (or needed if he had already put him back in jail) to put him back so nobody finds out about the switch (although Jennifer already knows); he will be in a bad position to cover his actions.
However, Jennifer told Wyatt over the phone that she knew about the switch because she has eyes and ears everywhere. We could possibly assume that he was put back in jail, but it is just one of those things that I wish we got to see. You know if Jim got on the phone after seeing Wyatt all pitiful and scared, and he calls the Malones to bring Norman back only to find out that he got away. Now that would have been a great plot twist!
- Will Tony ever get his kidney?
Seriously, is this man ever going to get the treatment that he needs or will he be a dying character this season? I am not sure how he plans on getting a kidney from Benny since he is out and about on the town. Benny knows that he is hiding something from him, and he wanted him off of life support for a reason.
I am not sure if Benny will willingly give his dad a kidney, but I am interested to see if Tony actually reveals the truth to his son. I really want to see how Benny would react to that question.
- Is Melissa really pregnant?
Considering how long she was in the bathroom with the pregnancy test, I just have a feeling that something is off about her carrying Jeffrey’s child. I do not know if she is playing Veronica in order to get her dad the treatment that he needs or what. She seems content (for the most part) in marrying Jeffrey, and is willing to do whatever it takes to help out her family.
However, I just think there is more to Melissa that we just don’t know…yet. I hope in the new season that more is revealed about her character in terms of her being more than just a puppet. I think there is more to her that meets the eye. The dynamic of her marrying a man that she knows is gay just to help her dad puzzles me for some reason. Again, I just hope that more is done with her character.
- David vs. Jim
It was foreshadowed when David said that he is a better enemy than a friend, and he has his own aspirations for the governor’s mansion thanks to Maggie. He has always played second fiddle to Jim like Luigi does to Mario.
Their friendship is over, and I am sure we all want to see who would win between the two. I am not just talking about a physical fight (I am sure that we will get one at some point), but I am referring to a battle of wits and cunning.
Jim planned on having Veronica killed, and David said that if anything happens to her that Jim will face an enemy like he has never seen.
I want to see just how far David will go when he is pushed because he is a quiet storm that has yet to be fully unleashed!
Those are 10 things that I would like to see brought up and resolved in Season 4. Keep in mind that these are just 10 of MANY things that need to be resolved, and I would like to get your thoughts in the comment section below.
What things would you like to see next season?
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