Monthly Archives: September 2014

Summer Rewatch – What They Died For (Lost)

Ahh Lost. Why did I lose faith in you. You just delivered a damn fine forty minutes of television to lead into your endgame. What They Died For is so named because Jacob finally reveals why he brought Oceanic Flight … Continue reading

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“Drop the bat.” – Gotham

Last year Marvel debuted Agents of SHIELD, a TV series about the agency that manages the Avengers…where the Avengers never showed up. This week, DC debuted Gotham, a show about Batman’s famous city… in the years before Batman showed up. … Continue reading

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“There you go, you’ve got another playmate.” – Time Heist (Doctor Who)

Sidetracked on her way to a date, Clara finds herself stranded with the Doctor in the most secure bank in the universe, with no memory how they got there. And apparently, they’re in the middle of a bank heist. The … Continue reading

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“Why are you awake? Are you scared?” – Listen (Doctor Who)

There was a lot of build up to “Listen” as being next in Stephen Moffat’s series of “make something mundane temporarily horrifying” episodes, in the same mould as series highpoint “Blink” and the Silence episodes of the Matt Smith era. … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch – Across the Sea (Lost)

So…”Across the Sea” is our second full episode flashback of the season, set 2000 years ago and “explaining” (grumble grumble) the secret history of Jacob and the Smoke Monster. Claudia, a pregnant Roman woman is caught in a shipwreck. Seemingly … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch – The Candidate (Lost)

Plot: In the Sideways Universe, Locke wakes up in his hospital bed, still recovering from his emergency spinal operation. Jack drops by to say he got a look at Locke’s original spinal injury during the surgery, and thinks that he … Continue reading

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Falling for the Skies

You know what trouble television has? The year long breaks. It doesn’t matter how good a show is, eight months is a long time for your audience to be away from your characters, your world. And inevitably, we’ve all drifted … Continue reading

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