Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 3, Episode 17- Empire‘s finale has begun and boy is it a mess. But that doesn’t mean it’s not thoroughly entertaining. Alliances and destroyed, while some are made. Cookie tries to make her moves against Guisi, Lucious allies himself with his brother Tariq, Hakeem pulls himself from everything, and Andre finds himself in a bit of a relationship with Charlotte.
Season 1, Episode 23 – J.J. heads to summer camp in the season finale of Speechless, but not before acting out against the family in an effort to hide his nervousness. His relationship issues with Maya comes to another head, showing the strength of writing and acting in a series worthy of high praise.
Season 4, Episodes 19-20 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine gives us another hour of humor in “Your Honor” and “The Slaughterhouse.” When Holt’s mother visits the precinct, Jake is over the moon at the opportunity to learn more about Holt’s personal life. Then, when Rosa and Jake get recruited to help with an on-going investigation their idol is leading, it seems like a dream come true, but is it actually something else entirely?
Season 3, Episode 7 – iZombie treats Liv to the brain of a pre-school teacher respected for his ability with children and popular for his touch with moms. Major keeps his humanity secret from Filmore Graves until they hit Don E’s club. Blaine faces an ultimatum from an old friend and Peyton steps into a dangerous conspiracy in the Weckler case.
Season 5, Episode 11-The Americans track down an elderly Nazi sympathizer. Stan treats Henry to a tour of his FBI building as Henry prepares to leave for St. Edwards. Oleg finds incriminating evidence in Fomina’s office but she warns them the corruption exceeds the KGB’s reach. Elizabeth saves Philip from a decision he doesn’t want to make.
Season 3, Episode 23 – In the season finale of Fresh Off the Boat, the Huangs must come to terms with their new house and changing relationships. As the status quo changes can the Huangs? And is there any way out of their new and improved lifestyle? And can you still strive for better once you achieve The American Dream?
Season 1, Episode 8 – Alice and Ben are celebrating their six month anniversary. Mary is worried Alice won’t need her anymore. And Andy and Dora are competing to donate the most for their school’s clothing drive.
Season 3, Episode 22 – We are now twenty four hours out before Iris dies at Savitar’s hand. Team Flash has located a power source for the Speed Force bazooka, but with ARGUS, in particular, Lyla, unwilling to help the team Barry decides on a heist. This week’s The Flash sees Barry recruit Leonard Snart aka Captain Cold to get what the team needs.
Season 5, Episode 7 – In the seventh installment of the Prison Break revival, we dig deep into the characters that really make the show as incredible as it is. The choice to bring back Sucre and finally delivering a Michael and Sara reunion gave us nostalgia about the original series.
Season 1, Episode 6 – It’s a different sort of episode, when The Handmaid’s Tale focuses more on the politics of Gilead. Despite powerful moments, something seems a bit off.
Season 1, Episode 22 – Bull works on the first of three cases with JP, defending a cyber security firm against the FBI, who wants to see their servers in connection to a terrorist attack.
Season 4, Episode 22 – Agents of SHIELD‘s fourth season finale is all action and no substance as it wraps up the various dangling plot threads with shock and awe. But you know what? The entire season is so good that it doesn’t really matter if the ending is a bit flat.
Season 1, Episode 7-8 – Great News delivers its funniest two episodes of the season, with “The Red Door” being a near perfect half hour of comedy ending with some of the show’s biggest laughs yet. This promising show seems to have finally hit its stride.
Season 1, Episode 23 – American Housewife presents Anna-Kat as the favorite child who hates being the favorite. Skurt! Dear Anna-Kat, you should never give up your favorite status. You will need it later!
Season 2, Episode 21 – On this week’s Supergirl, Kara and team mobilize to stop the Daxamite invasion and are forced to link up with unlikely forces including Lillian Luthor. Cat Grant, meanwhile, returns to National City.
Season 2, Episode 16 – Lucifer investigates a murder at an asylum where God is the primary suspect, God Johnson. Chloe treats a handsome, but innocent Doctor to one of the ten worst dinner dates in history. Charlotte seeks friendly comfort from Detective Dan, sans pants of course and Maze gets a disturbing update from Amenadiel about their time on Earth.
Season 3, Episode 18 –Gordon calls on Penguin for help when Kathryn starts her attack on Gotham and calls for Bruce’s return from the temple. Ivy snatches Selina from the hospital when she finds her in a coma. Lee pushes Bullock to investigate Gordon’s involvement in Uncle Frank’s death. Captain Barnes returns angrier than ever and vows to kill Gordon.
Season 2, Episode 22 – It was a satisfying and tidy conclusion after a shaky first half of the season, that could have served well as a series finale for Quantico . It has been renewed for Season 3.
Season 3, Episode 6 – Jimmy and Kim find out the verdict of Jimmy’s disbarment hearing on Better Call Saul. Chuck is an emotional wreck in the aftermath, but will he finally get the help he needs? Nacho finds working for Hector has lost its appeal, but what can he do to get out of his situation?
Season 1, Episodes 4-7 – Anne With An E takes an unconventional turn in the second half of its first season. With an increasingly dramatic tale to tell, the show proves that it can be both a coming of age story with heartfelt moments, and a period drama with real and modern world issues.
Season 3, Episode 19 – Jane the Virgin is a bridesmaid, and like all good bridesmaids, she is a fixer. She attempts to not only fix her parents’ wedding, but she tries to fix her baby daddy up with Petra. Keep in mind she is technically his ex-girl. Oy vey.
Season 1, Episodes 1-8 – Amazon’s I Love Dick investigates the sex and sexism of art, desire and Kevin Bacon. Though it can feel pretentious at times, the show’s poignancy shines through, as does Kathryn Hahn’s career making performance.
Season 1, Episode 3 – We continue our American Gods road trip this week by getting even closer to Gods then we’ve ever been. Meanwhile Shadow begins to question his purpose (and what exactly is going on), when Mr. Wednesday has them rob a bank. Shadow is also surprised when he’s haunted by his passed.
Season 1, Episode 5 – This week, The White Princess jumps forward in time, and skips over some key emotional beats in the process. But as Maggie visits her aunt’s court in Burgundy to attempt to discredit the young “Prince Richard’s” identity, Lady Margaret’s emotional downward spiral leads her to a dark place.
Season 4, Episode 4 – Richard possibly makes a deal with the silicon devil by entering a business partnership with none other than Gavin Belson. Meanwhile, Erlich tries to work out how to get out of his partnership in See Food with Jian Yang.
Season 3, Episode 5 – What was the explosion that grounded all flights on The Leftovers, and how does it affect Matt, Kevin, and the others? Matt has maniacally followed what he believes is God’s plan for his life, but has what he considers God testing him only been in his mind, or is there a higher power involved?
Season 6, Episode 5 – In another hilarious episode of Veep, Selina learns some harsh truths about her late father while working on her memoir with Mike. Meanwhile, Richard agrees to be a sperm donor while Jonah sleeps with Sherman Tanz’s daughter.
Season 1, Episode 6 – Guerrilla is not about the Black Power Movement. It is about the love triangle among Jas, Marcus and Kent. These three nut bags are more concerned about who is shagging who as opposed to the liberation of Black Brits. They are a classic of example of how not to lead a movement.
Season 1, Episode 12 – Things could not be left on a bigger cliffhanger at the end of this week’s Training Day episode, setting the stage for a climactic finale.
Season 10, Episode 5 – In this week’s Doctor Who, the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole answer a distress call from a space station in the future where oxygen is sold by the breath. When space suits begin attacking their inhabitants who can’t pay, it’s a race against time for the Doctor to save the crew before all the oxygen leaves the station.