Category Archives: TV Reviews
Season 5, Episode 12 – The Americans tell Claudia they want to go home as Pastor Tim takes a position is South America. Mischa meets a member of his real family and Oleg scores a little win in his investigation into big corruption. Tuan pushes Pasha to the brink and Sofia tells her boyfriend about the Stan and Aderholt arrangement.
Season 3, Episode 8 – iZombie turns Liv into a prankster when a popular Jack Ass goes out on fire. Vivian discovers Major’s secret and Fillmore Graves prepares for big changes. Blaine faces a terrible dilemma and writes a new five-year plan with an old friend. Ravi summons his courage to infiltrate a den of hate for the zombies he loves.
Season 3, Episode 23 – In the final episode of the season Barry and Team Flash have only just begun to learn the extent of action and consequences as Barry’s Flashpoint mistake comes back tenfold. The Flash has some shocks in store and when the season reaches its final moments, Team Flash will be left much more smaller.
Season 1, Episode 2 – In this week’s Downward Dog, we finally get an inside look into what’s really going on with Nan and Martin. He tells the story of Nan and the world that she created for him. Which basically meant her world was small and that lead her to get a dog.
Season 5, Episode 8 – In the 8th installment of Prison Break, everything starts to heat up with Jacob and Michael back in the states. If there’s one word to describe this episode it would be blood. So much blood was spilled it should have been a drinking game, especially in the final minutes.
Season 4, Episodes 21-22 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine takes a more serious turn to its usual optimism in “The Bank Job” and “Crime and Punishment.” When Jake and Rosa’s investigation of a dirty cop implodes, they find themselves framed for her dirty work and facing the consequences.
Season 1, Episode 9-10 – It’s time to say goodbye to Great News, but not forever—the show will be returning in the fall. These last two episodes prove that NBC was absolutely right to renew it, as they prove that it can sustain a story throughout several episodes.
Season 1, Episode 23 – Bull ends its first season with an uneven finale that hits essentially the same story beats as last week. Bull works with JP, has ethical objections to her client choice, but helps, eventually winning—Bull has gone the whole season without losing a case.
Season 3, Episode 1-3 – Casual introduces a trio of episodes that manages to meander throughout its own construct without ever really honing in on any one thing. You can’t help but feel like this show needs to comment more on the change in our daily lives that it does.
Season 2, Episode 17 – Lucifer discovers the key to the flaming sword while Maze tries to help Dr. Martin through her ethics investigation. Chloe almost discovers the true nature of Charlotte’s connection to Lucifer and Amenadiel while Charlotte pursues more frequent connections with Detective Dan. Charlotte’s client is murdered while helping her out and she suspects a deadly family of criminals.
Season 3, Episode 19 –The Shaman returns Bruce to Gotham but not Wayne Manor, Selina faces Clone 514A and convinces Alfred he’s living with an imitation. Barnes cuts through all of GCPD to capture and execute Gordon while Bullock discovers clues to the Owl bomb threat. Lee plunges into the mind of a supervillain, her own.
Season 3, Episode 20 – Jane the Virgin ends its third season with a bang! Rather, a hurricane. Jane finds her first love through her last love. Rafael behaves like a typical ocean creature. And Ro and Xo tie the knot – although Ro is expecting a baby with another woman.
Season 2, Episode 22 – On this week’s Supergirl season finale, Supergirl and team finally bring an end to Queen Rhea and the Daxamites, but not without major sacrifice. Kara says goodbye to Mon-El.
Season 3, Episode 7 – Jimmy is at the end of his rope on Better Call Saul as the community service, lack of income, and dwindling bank accounts push him closer to becoming Saul Goodman. Kim struggles with guilt for what she and Jimmy did to Chuck during the disbarment hearing. Will this be the wedge that finally pulls Kim and Jimmy apart?
If a remake of Dirty Dancing had to be happen, then it was crucial that every detail was in order. If anything was out of place, wrong or tonally off, then rabid fans of the original would make it known. That said, ABC sure as better brace themselves for the wrath of Johnny Castle diehards.
Season 3, Episodes 1-13 – It is impossible to dislike the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Season three has the same flaws as the previous two, with some jokes/storylines that are worth criticism and issues fitting cohesively into the binge format, but also the same positives with a great cast and a seemingly endless well of ideas.
Season 1, Episode 9 – In the 9th installment of Making History we pick up where we left off as Chris and Dan are still at odds with each other and Deborah is toiling away with her ice cream shop. Dan realizing all the mistakes he’s made in the 24 hours tries to right his wrongs and Deborah uses her tracking skills to track Samuel Adams and John Hancock.
Season 1, Episode 4 – This week on American Gods we get some surprising backstory on a newly undead character. After watching this week, I’ve got a feeling Shadow has much more to worry about than the new God/old God war.
Season 3, Episode 6 – Tonight’s episode of The Leftovers focuses on Laurie as she finds a way out of the situation she’s in. Will Kevin do what everyone asks of him and die again so he can go to the afterlife hotel and deliver messages and possibly learn a song that may save the world?
Season 3, Episodes 1-2 – Twenty-five years after going off of the air with a huge cliffhanger, Twin Peaks is back. The series broadens its mystery by introducing a slew of new characters before winding its way back to the town and the characters we’ve missed so much. Lynch and Frost have created a much darker series where patient viewing is rewarded.
Season 4, Episode 5 – Richard finds himself in hot water with Gavin after insulting one of Gavin’s more specific staff members. Meanwhile, Dinesh struggles with finding a way to get out of his relationship with Mia without her ruining his life.
Season 6, Episode 6 – Veep delivers a predictable episode hampered by an overly familiar storyline. Once again, Selina bungles a big opportunity, ending up in a worse position than when she started scheming.
Season 1, Episode 6 – As the threat of a pretender to her husband’s throne grows, Lizzie comes into her own on this week’s episode of The White Princess, as a queen, a schemer, and as a absolute force to be reckoned with.
Season 3, Episodes 8-10 – Where has the Witness disappeared to, and how will Cole and Cassie find him on their own without the help of Jones and the rest of the team? While Cole and Cassie search for their child, Deacon and Hannah hunt them through time in an attempt to stop them in the final three episodes of 12 Monkeys. Can Cole and Cassie change their child’s mind and also change the destiny of humanity?
Season 1, Episode 13 – The most surprising thing about the series finale of Training Day is how sad you’ll be to see it go. A fun, fitting conclusion with many cameos. R.I.P. Bill Paxton.
Season 10, Episode 6 – In this week’s episode of Doctor Who, the Doctor is called to the Vatican by the pope to read an ancient text that causes all of its readers to commit suicide. Taken into the Vatican’s ancient library, the Doctor must face shifting portals, undead cardinals, and his own guilty conscience before risking reading Veritas.
Wizard of Lies gives us a look into the lives of the Madoff family, leading up to, during, and after the revelation of the greatest ponzi scheme in history. The film tries to portray Madoff, not necessarily as a sympathetic character, but one whose own successes are not too far off from his fault. Regardless of what you think, Wizard of Lies paints an interesting picture that is worth a look.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Eli and Phineas begin their plot to take over the oil rich land belonging to the Garcias. Meanwhile complicating matters back at the ranch, Pete rekindles his old relationship with Maria Garcia, much to the annoyance of her father.
Season 3, Episodes 5-7 – With the revelation to Cole and Cassie that their own son grows up to be the Witness, and is responsible for everything they’ve been trying to stop, hard choices must be made on how to deal with their situation in these episodes of 12 Monkeys. Must they kill their son to save the future, or is there an alternative?
Season 3, Episodes 1-4 – The new season of 12 Monkeys finds the group separated after their unsuccessful assault on Titan. Cole attempts to track down Titan as it moves through time so he can find Cassie again, but as the members of the team come back together, new loyalties and divisions arise leading to a dramatic death.