AVClub: “Episode 5” is a tough follow-up to “Episode 4,” an entry in Catastrophe that I unequivocally loved. It was an emotionally intense episode that didn’t just drive the plot forward so much as give the Sharon and Rob depth as a couple, and Sharon depth as a character. Any way you looked at, it was going to be a tough follow-up. It’s the penultimate episode of the series (sob!), certainly there are bigger and better things to come next episode. It’s a place holder, break between the emotional heft of “Episode 4” and the intensity of the finale. It wasn’t a bad episode but it was certainly dwarfed by the one before it.