Murray Bartlett

'Looking' recap: Looking for the Future'

'Looking' recap: Looking for the Future'

Through its first four episodes, "Looking" was always concerned with Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and his view of the world.

It didn't seem that way at the beginning, with the lives of Dom (Murray Bartlett) and Agustin (Frankie J. Alvarez) sharing equal weight on screen. And at the show's beginning, that made sense. Patrick's perspective on events got shaped so much by his friends that the show could masquerade as the story of three gay men.

More and more though, Dom and Agustin have been feeling peripheral, with their lives serving as commentaries on Patrick's weekly situation rather than plots in their own right. Last week's crowded episode at the Folsom Street Fair...