Entourage Blog Season 8 Episode 5
The unbelievable has happened, Vince has fallen in love with a normal girl. It was love at first sight when Vincent Chase does an interview with a girl named Sophia who is a journalist for Variety. Instantly in their interview Sophia begins asking tough questions about Vince’s dad and personal life, which Vince answers with flirty statements such as the color of Sophia’s eyes, prompting Sophia to leave halfway through the interview. However, Vince calls Sophia after Shauna, his publicist, said that the interview went awful, and offers to have a second interview at his place, which Sophia reluctantly accepts. At the apartment Vince gives being honest a second shot saying that he wouldn’t be the person he is today if his dad was there in his childhood, and is shot down by his first true love when he asks Sophia out for a drink.
E takes on Sloan’s ex-stepmother as a client. She wants to get back in to the business as an actress and gets E drunk so that he will have sex with her. In an astonishing break through E finally has emotion-less sex, which Johnny Drama made fun of him for in season 3 and 4. Later, Sloan tells E that the only reason her ex-stepmother had sex with him was to get back at her father. We also finally discover that the reason why E and Sloan broke off their engagement is because Terrence required E to sign a prenuptial, which he refused and later forced Terrence out of his own business. After sex E says that he still has feelings for Sloan. Some things never change.
Entourage was doing such a good job of showing some diversity this season with the characters. Johnny Drama in one act shows selflessness by being willing to pay the difference between his salary and Dice Clay’s. Dice Clay refuses because, “he knows what he should be paid, and who should pay him.” The producer of the show tries to calm Johnny Drama by telling him the studio thinks that he can carry the show, and may move him on to better things if the show is successful. Johnny turns in to the Drama that we knew from the previous seven seasons who is over-confident and stubborn, and he decides to hold out for more money and join Dice Clay on strike. What an idiot.
Ari still puts work over family. Ari was first married to his job and later to Mrs. Ari, who is now a Ms. after she told Ari that she filed for divorce. Both of his kids dislike hanging out with him and he disappoints them continuously by sitting in on a reading of some screenplay written by a six-pack from Twilight. Like anyone having anything to do with that series should get another job in Hollywood. Dana Gordon and Ari Gold decide to take their relationship day by day, both of them realizing they need the other to not be lonely and to have some form of a complete version of themselves.
Turtle is still trying to promote Don Peppe’s, which is the new Avion who is using
Entourage as a marketing strategy. It’s a restaurant that exists in New York and New Jersey and now may be opening a location in Los Angeles at the end of the season. I still think it’s a dumb idea for Turtle to become successful and build a brand and then try to open a restaurant, a business with a high turnover. The first 20 minutes of this show was fantastic, and the last 10 minutes were all downhill.
Line of the Show: I’ve already suffered the consequences of embarrassment because my wife is running around with Chef Boyardee! (Ari to his wife when responding to the embarrassment he’ll face when the town finds out he’s going out with Dana Gordon.)