Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 2, Episode 4 – Sam is lovesick in Better Things as we see the unshakeable gets shook.
Season 2, Episode 2 – The show embraces parody in a really strong second episode, but Diana and Portia still outshine the rest of the cast.
Season 4, Episode 6 – It looks like the war between Gretchen and Jimmy is over — and Jimmy really isn’t happy about it.
Season 2, Episode 2 – A villain who was hardly developed is wrapped up a little too easily, and a White House Correspondents Dinner side plot falls flat.
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.
Season 2, Episode 10 – Queen Sugar is awesome. I previously described it as boring and cliché. Yes, that episode was, but this one, and I assume those going forward, will not be.
Season 5, Episode 2 – In a strong second episode for the season, things are changing as the Goldberg clan grows up and life has to adjust with them.
Season 1, Episode 2 – SEAL Team continues to be passable, with a little more nuance to this episode’s mission and a little more time to show that these guys are seriously good at their jobs.
Season 2, Episode 2 – The second episode of the second season highlights the series’ ability to combine humor and compassion, while addressing the needs of a forever marginalized population.
Season 4, Episode 1 – Fresh Off the Boat returns with its fourth season premiere. With the Huangs still homeless, the family moves in with Honey.
This week the cast goes the full “Hamilton” as they illustrate the history behind Juneteenth, America’s forgotten holiday.
Season 2, Episode 2 – While the Pearsons visit LA to watch Kevin’s return to “The Manny”, tension escalates between Kate and Rebecca.
We stay in the past to see the inner workings of Kai’s cronies and learn of a few surprising members and their connections. We also find out Ally is a little less clueless than we’d assumed.
Season 2, Episode 9 – Queen Sugar returns, and in its mid-season premiere, it feels both dated and cliché.
The Chandler family begins to exert their influence over our core trio, as Araknet faces some growing pains.
Rapper Courtney Rose runs for Mayor to promote his music, but after charming the town during a debate, ends up getting more than he bargained for.
Jim hits the bottle hard on “Tin Star” as he hunts down the assassins who killed his son.
Season 2, Episode 2 – As the Pemberton’s try to acclimate to life in their semi-burned down mansion, Micky makes a new friend while Alba fights for her attention.
Season 5, Episode 2 – In a strong follow-up episode, Jake & Holt are stuck with tough decisions to make, but when both try to use their detective skills to fix their problems, things don’t go quite as planned.
Season 1, Episode 2 – The episode delves further into the minds and lives of the brothers Lyle and Erik (and their psychiatrist)–but the show needs Edie Falco’s Abramson to take the lead already.
Season 2, Episode 2 – Murtaugh struggles with his new partner’s energy and his former partner’s “finger linger” when she assesses the “Lethal Weapon” team.
Season 1, Episode 1 – Kevin Finn, recovering from a suicide attempt, is flummoxed to find he has been chosen by God to be one of thirty-six righteous messengers to save the world.
Season 6, Episode 4 – In this week’s episode, Mindy finally participates in one of Leo’s school activities, Jeremy bakes for mini Gwenyth Paltrows, and Danny reminds us what a modern family looks like.
Season 1, Episode 1 – The new CBS show about a man living in an apartment sandwiched between his parents and brother is really terrible.
Season 1, Episode 1 – The first offering of The Gifted is chock-full of action and a bit light on character but provides a solid foundation for the rest of the series.
Season 3, Episode 1 – Lucifer returns with wings but loses his game face when it counts, while Ella helps Amenadiel get his faith back.
Season 1, Episode 2 – The latest episode reveals a major flaw in the way this story is told: half of it feels inherently stagnant and superfluous.
Season 1, Episode 2 – The second episode cements the series as clever, charming, and at times laugh out loud funny.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Patients’ lives are put at risk when Dr. Melendez ignores Shaun’s diagnoses. Meanwhile, Claire learns a hard lesson about honesty with patients.