Why Women Kill Season 2, Episode 3 recap: A deadly secret

" I Killed Everyone He Did, But Backwards and in High Heels" -- Ep#103 -- Pictured: Ginnifer Goodwin as Beth Anne of the CBS All Access series WHY WOMEN KILL. Photo Cr: Aaron Epstein/CBS ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
" I Killed Everyone He Did, But Backwards and in High Heels" -- Ep#103 -- Pictured: Ginnifer Goodwin as Beth Anne of the CBS All Access series WHY WOMEN KILL. Photo Cr: Aaron Epstein/CBS ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved. /

Why Women Kill Season 2 is three episodes but it’s been a killer treat, to say the least, especially after last week’s episode. “Lady in the Lake” focused on Alma (Allison Tolman) and Bertram’s (Nick Frost) risky journey to get rid of Mrs. Yost’s (Rondi Reed) car.

In the previous episode, Mrs. Yost fell to her death while eavesdropping on the fighting couple as they argued about Bertram’s murderous ways. While they didn’t actually kill Mrs. Yost, they didn’t report her accidental death either. Instead, they opted to bury her in their garden. Horrible decision, right?

When it becomes too risky to keep her buried in the garden without a plan, Alma decides it’s time to dispose of her car. If everyone thinks that Mrs. Yost was out of town when she went missing, they’ll never think to look for her body anywhere in the neighborhood. They decide to drive Mrs. Yost’s car into the lake and hope to get away with it. But something tells me they won’t.

Last week’s episode of Why Women Kill Season 2 was a thrilling watch, to say the least. Watching Alma transform into a person we didn’t expect her to has been fun, and I’m ready to see more of it! Now, let’s talk about this episode below!

Why Women Kill Season 2, Episode 3 recap: Alma goes to the dark side

While Bertram is the one that has murdered people, it’s Alma who channels her inner Darth Vader in this episode. It doesn’t take her much time to flip a switch once they decide they’re going to get rid of Mrs. Yost’s car.

She comes up with a grand plan that involves her putting on Mrs. Yost’s nice clothes, driving her car, and letting the neighbors think that she is Mrs. Yost going on vacation. The hope is that no one will suspect why Mrs. Yost suddenly went missing, and assume something happened to her while she was gone.

You can see the shift in Alma’s personality as she dons the clothes and looks around Mrs. Yost’s house filled with expensive valuables. It’s the life she’s always dreamed of having herself, and now it’s within her clutches.

While Alma drives Mrs. Yost’s car, Bertram drives their car and follows her to a distant location. On the way, they make a pit stop where Alma bumps into the guy she was in love with in high school. She’s so over Bertram that she sits down to have lunch with him and is openly flirting with the guy. I mean, Bertram is a murderer after all.

I love the dynamic between Tolman and Frost, and how they bring Alma and Bertram’s dysfunctional marriage to life. It’s hilarious to watch them go back and forth, and see how fed up Alma is with him. Honestly, she’s been looking for an excuse to make life more exciting, and now she has it.

They eventually make it to the lake and get rid of the car–but not without some problems. You know, like Alma leaving her purse in the sinking car. Oh boy! Bertram jumps in to get her purse and gets away just in time for the car to sink to the bottom.

Why Women Kill Season 2, Episode 3 recap: Rita vs. Catherine

Meanwhile, Rita (Lana Parrilla) continues to face off with Catherine (Veronica Falcón). Seeing Parrilla back on our television screens is something I didn’t realize I missed so much! She’s hilariously devilish as Rita, which is the perfect fit considering she did play the evil witch in Once Upon A Time. 

Rita’s plotting continues to unfold in this episode as she finds out Catherine was treated poorly by her father and threatened to be written out of the will if she didn’t marry someone he approved of. Wanting to use this to her advantage, Rita asks Scooter (Matthew Daddario) to try and hook up with Catherine. If he does, then Rita can get Catherine written out of her husband’s will, but Scooter promptly rejects the offer.

Unfortunately, watching Scooter and Rita having dinner from a distance is Dee (B.K. Cannon), who hired the same private investigator Rita did to spy on Scooter. She confronts Scooter and calls off their fling because she realizes he’s never actually been into her. Way to go, girl–you can do better!

The episode ends on a cryptic note as Bertram and Alma return home, with Dee ready to greet them. She’s under the impression they went away for the day to reconcile over Bertram being unfaithful. Dee has no idea what’s actually happened, but I don’t think they’ll be able to keep it a secret for very long.

Especially because Mrs. Yost’s hand is sticking out of the ground…

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