This Billions review contains spoilers.
Billions Season 4 Episode 5
As last week’s “Overton Window” proved, the faster Billions chugs through an episode’s many, many plot points, the better off it is. Andrew Ross Sorkin, Brian Koppelman and David Levien’s Showtime series about the corrept machinations of New York moneymakers and politicians has almost always been chock-full of major and minor characters enacting or enduring primary and secondary storylines. So the speedier everything runs, the better.
Hence “A Proper Sendoff,” which runs a narrative marathon without breaking a sweat or taking a break from its opening shots of “Black” Jack Foley’s (David Strathairn) cremation and a baking pizza destined for a particular table. Specifically, the table shared by Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti), Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff), Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis) and Rebecca Cantu (Nina Arianda