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What an episode it was! Actually, the "season finale" of #HTGAWM comprised two back-to-back episodes, but that doesn't matter. We figured out who killed Lila, what the deal was with (former law student) Rudy Walters, and why you shouldn't mess with Frank.

The season ended on a cliffhanger, and another murder, meaning The Gang will be back next season for more hijinks. But if they're 2Ls, why will they still be taking Annalise's class? Is this going to turn into a "Saved by the Bell" situation where The Gang is in law school for five years?

The Special Guest Star parade continues in this week's episode of "How To Get Away With Murder" as Annalise's mother, played by Emmy winner Cicely Tyson, pays a visit. Basically everyone thinks she should get another Emmy for her performance here as well. (Turns out there are skeletons right next to Sam's old suits in Annalise's closet.)

This episode sets us up for the two-hour season finale next week -- and it pulls no punches setting us up for the big question: Has Goth Girl been punking The Gang the entire time?

Well, this is a new one in the annals of Lawyers Behaving Badly, and maybe the worst in the category of Judges Behaving Awfully: A state court judge in Jackson, Mississippi, finds himself deservedly in trouble for allegedly "knocking down, slapping and kicking" a mentally disabled black man.

Oh, and did we mention he used a racial slur against this disabled black man after he knocked him down and kicked him?

Well, they found Sam -- or what's left of him, anyway. After Sam's sister, Hannah, learns about his demise, she gets all accuse-y with Annalise. Now every lawyer in town -- nay, every person in town -- thinks she killed Sam.

In the meantime, there's some baloney about a search of a shipping container that everyone thinks was super-illegal, but was really totally fine, but because this show's technical adviser (assuming they even have one) never even cracked open so much as a bar review guide, it's aaaaall unconstitutional.

Everyone's having a breakdown and You Won't Believe What Happens Next.

Two lawyers from the nonprofit criminal defense organization The Bronx Defenders resigned last week after they briefly appeared in an online music video. The song is called "Hands Up," which contains some anti-police lyrics and the suggestion that black men aggrieved by racial injustice should kill police officers.

File this one under either "It seemed like a good idea at the time" or "We should have demanded to see the lyrics first."

Everyone knows that it's hard for law graduates to get a job so they can pay off their thousands of dollars in debt. Doc review jobs help, but they don't lead to anything permanent.

Between the cost of living and paying off students loans, life can be difficult. So what's a lawyer to do when faced with financial problems? Well, there's always robbery.

Things heat up in this week's episode of #HTGAWM as Sam's sister comes snooping around, asking all these crazy questions like "Where's Sam?," "Why aren't you looking for Sam?," and "Did you kill Sam?" What a busybody.

We also learn how the gang spent Christmas break, and then Annalise treats us to a new lesson: How not to represent your client -- if you want to keep your law license, that is.

Vodka and Pie

So, Annalise didn't have such a good break. Though she told her sister-in-law she spent Christmas with her mother, it appears that she spent it with Detective Lahey, then spent New Year's alone at a hotel, drinking little vodkas from the fridge and eating pie. She's sobbing the whole time, but hey -- vodka and pie! Save those tears for court.

Another month, another law school faculty member in legal hot water. Back in November, it was just an adjunct professor at U. Conn. being nabbed in a prostitution sting.

If today's news is any indication, the faculty are really stepping up their game. According to The Dallas Morning News, a former dean of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law was arrested on what the paper called "a prostitution charge."

Believe it or not, "HTGAWM" hasn't been on since November, when it had its "winter finale" where we learned #WhoKilledSam. The show came back last night, and true to the title, Professor Keating showed us just how one does manage to get away with murder, in spite of a prosecutor who seems to have a smirk permanently tattooed on her face.

Blame the Other Guy

In the very first episode of "How To Get Away With Murder," Professor Keating taught her class that the key to getting your client acquitted of murder is to find someone else to blame. Goth Girl was going to be tried for Lila's murder -- unless they could get the charges dismissed.

You may have the right to have an attorney present at your questioning -- until the attorney gets arrested for being present at your questioning.

Believe it or not, a San Francisco deputy public defender was arrested yesterday for allegedly interfering with police questioning. Or, as those of us in the criminal defense field call it, "Doing your job."