After all that Steven’s done trying to separate himself from his mother’s identity, he’s faced with the possibility that he might still end up repeating her mistakes.
This isn’t normal.
As the Diamonds gradually pigeonhole Steven into the same position as his mother, Connie proves her worth by reminding him of who he really is.
Why is this so familiar?
Maybe I’m not alone…
This episode is primarily concerned with puzzling out what exactly just happened to Lars.
Lars finds a place where he can belong and it is beautiful.
At this point, everything is awful.
He finally does it.
Lars might actually be trying to change! Maybe.