Category: TV

Star Trek: Discovery "Runaway"

To build up hype for January’s second season premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, CBS All Access will be posting a series of “Short Treks” over the next few months. These are basically the service’s latest attempt to drag the…

Star Trek "Catspaw"

October is here again, and for many, that means the start of Halloween season. So why not look at the only episode in Star Trek franchise history that was an actual Halloween episode? This is the reason “Catspaw”, actually the…

Xena: Warrior Princess “Callisto”

I’ve noted before that, despite being a spin-off of another show, Xena: Warrior Princess didn’t take long to become the syndicated ratings champion of the 1990s as Star Trek: The Next Generation had been before it. There were many reasons…

The Americans: Casablanca and EST

“START”, the almost perfect finale of The Americans, offers its surviving characters a shot at redemption, and an ending to a seasonal arc in which Mischa and Nadezhda finally have a mission worthy of their talents. We pick up…

The Americans: Smoke gets in your eyes

The title of the penultimate episode, “Jennings, Elizabeth” had half the fans convinced it foretold a death. It did. By the episode’s end, Nadezhda and Mischa, those two young idealists now grown into weary middle age, are hitting the road.…

Riverdale: It's not over yet

Buckle your seatbelts, everyone! It’s the season finale of Riverdale and hopefully, we’ll gets answers to the real Archie’s Weird Mysteries that I want solved. At the very least, we should find out if Jughead is really dead after that…

The Americans: Burn baby burn

In “The Summit”, the nearly perfect eighth episode of the final season (perfection would have included Oleg), Elizabeth finally puts humanity ahead of mission. The build-up has been going on for a while. The suspense was in wondering whether the…