Obvious spoilers on the season finale of Veronica Mars ahead. Yes, Logan appears to be dead. "Kristen and I really want to keep doing more of these [limited, self-contained seasons], like the Sherlock and even Fargo templates. Logan asks in the recording. It was like we were cutting off a limb to save a life. WARNING: Major Season 4 spoilers ahead! Throughout the revival, Logan is the one encouraging Veronica to join him in therapy and pushing back against her reckless choices. Lives ruined, bloodshed, epic.”. In a recent interview, Kristen admitted that she was taken aback by the twist while reading the script. However, after returning home from their wedding, Logan is killed by a bomb left by serial bomber Penn Epner (Patton Oswalt) that was intended to kill Veronica. The original series, which ran from 2004 to 2007 on UPN and The CW, introduced Veronica (Kristen Bell) as a teenage sleuth who'd already endured more trauma before her 17th birthday — she was raped; her best friend was murdered — than anyone should at any age. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. 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"Going full mystery show gives us our best chance to survive," he continued. 'The Great British Baking Show' Broke All Our Hearts With that Lottie vs. Sura Elimination, Help! The loss of Logan could also be a way to bring someone like Piz or Leo back for a more substantial role in the series. If the end of the revival had doubled down on hard-bitten noir cynicism, the series might have been able to sell the cruel twist, plunging Veronica further into darkness. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. "Adult," in this new season, means the violence is more gruesome and the language is more colorful, but it also means maturing and reckoning with your past. But I feel as though we are going to have a better shot of doing more and more Veronica Mars if our heroine does not have a boyfriend or a husband back home.". In an interview with Rolling Stone, Thomas was asked why he decided to kill off Logan. [Warning: The following contains spoilers for Veronica Mars Season 4. The rejected proposal hangs over the couple for most of the season, but Veronica seems energized by that tension; she accuses Logan of proposing so he could make her "the bad guy" and blames him for not acting like the troublemaker she knew in high school, fanning the flames until he punches a cabinet. He isn't trying to put a Band-Aid over an open wound; when Logan tells Veronica she doesn't have to torture herself, he speaks from experience. 943, This story has been shared 929 times. Also, watching V try to warn her husband after realizing what he was about to walk into absolutely destroyed us. 1,093, This story has been shared 977 times. ", The talented writer added, "I love Jason Dohring. However, viewers quickly learned that you have to be careful what you wish for. Now, Thomas explains this season finale death. Notice I said seemingly. The fact that the revival is doing so many other things right helps, in some ways, to soften the blow of a frustrating, upsetting ending. Sorry, Lily Collins, Emily from 'Emily in Paris' is Definitely Not 22. Veronica Mars has more to offer than her toughness. Noel Fielding's 'Great British Baking Show' Antics are Growing on Me, 'Great British Baking Show's Prue Leith Insults NYC's Chocolate Babka, All Hail, Rowan! It sends the message that Veronica is right to be so cynical; she doesn't actually have any control over the hand she's dealt in life. Because we are not a show that kills [major characters] very often.". The new season is more concerned with finding the root of her flaws, unearthing what's "screwy" in her, as she puts it. the actress told TVLine. 841, This story has been shared 715 times. The villain intended to kill Veronica by hiding a bomb in the backseat of her car, but when Logan went to move the vehicle, he became an unexpected victim. 489, This story has been shared 454 times. Veronica: You really think a relationship should be that hard? The show seems not to realize, or at least refuses to face, how dark this twist really is for its heroine. In its last few minutes, the revival does a disservice to Logan, who grew into someone capable of challenging Veronica to be better, and it does a disservice to Veronica by forgetting what makes her such a complex character.