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Season 2, Episode 9 – Star saves the messiest episode for last as the hour tries to end on a cliffhanger but winds up with nothing but false drama.
Season 4, Episode 9 – Hear the Lyons roar in a midseason finale that hits all the intoxicating notes of revenge.
Season 1, Episode 12 – The season finale of The Orville gives us nothing to think about.
Season 2, Episode 8 – Star struggles to distance itself from a cast of one-note characters
Seasom 4, Episode 8 – Empire delivers its best twist yet, and nothing else.
Season 1, Episode 11 – The Orville gives us a surprising lead into the series finale by bringing nothing new to the table.
Season 4, Episode 7 – Empire struggles to find its footing in a world where things just happen, messages get mixed, and nothing seems to matter.
Season 2, Episode 7 – Star tries to take on a world of plot to avoid having to look at its own problems.
Season 1, Episode 10 – The Orville cuts one of it’s best episodes short with a Bob Newhart ending.
Season 4, Episode 6 – The Empire strikes back! Not only is this a great episode of soap opera television and a return to form, but the Lyon family gets totally destroyed.
Season 2, Episode 6 – Star struggles to differentiate itself from past episodes and past problems.
Season 2, Episode 9 – Gamby’s shooter is finally revealed in a truly amazing series finale.
Season 1 Episode 9 – The Orville finally delivers the comedic episode the promos promised.
Season 2, Episode 5 – We got a new band name, a new character, and the same plots.
Season 4, Episode 5 – Empire decides it’s finally time to move on with this drawn out plot, but not without one last hurrah.
Season 2, Episode 8 – Neal Gamby takes charge and you can’t but feel like you’re being led in the wrong direction.
Season 1, Episode 8 – “The Orville” takes a step to focus on character relationships in this suspenseful episode.
Season 2, Episode 7 – Neal Gamby admits he wants to ride a dragon, while finding out who shot him.
Season 1, Episode 7 – For all it’s low-brow humor, “The Orville” continues to prove itself to be Fox’s most pretentious show.
Season 2, Episode 6 – Gamby wears a Don Johnson Halloween costume in one of the funniest episodes of the series.
Season 2, Episode 4 – Vince has to do this movie,” has turned into, “Star has gotta get on that stage.”
Season 4, Episode 4 – The war is confusing and it’s getting things away from what really matters this season.
Season 2, Episode 5 – From this point on, “Vice Principals” will never be the same. Lee’s failed birthday party is more than just comedic relief, it marks the nail-in-the-coffin for his reign over North Jackson High.
Season 1, Episode 6 – This episode is for all those Sci-Fi fans that want to watch Bortus eat a napkin.
Season 2, Episode 3 – “Star” continues to shine bright throughout its second season.
Season 4, Episode 3 – “Empire” struggles to find meaning beyond Andre and a police detective stripping for each other between a city street and an 80 foot drop.
Season 2, Episode 4 – The origin of Lee Russell meets the emergence of Neal Gamby.
Season 1, Episode 5 – Seth MacFarlane creates a new universe for him to date Charlize Theron.
Season 2, Episode 2 – It’s important to point out that this show is finally delivering on what it promised: a show about a girl group. It’s not about murder, or assault, or sex slaves or any of that – it’s a show about a girl group.
Season 4, Episode 2 – Empire is committed to this “Lucious-amnesia” plotline and at times it comes off as frustrating.