Category: TV: Recaps and Reviews

Outlander Review: The Fox's Lair

Outlander Review: The Fox's Lair
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Outlander Season 2, Ep. 8 – “The Fox’s Lair.” For months The Frasers attempted to thwart history in Paris and walked away with nothing. They return to Scotland and almost instantly succeed in doing just that. Of course, the way that they’re attempting to alter history... Read more »

Series Premiere: Preacher Review

Series Premiere: Preacher Review
Going into this week’s premiere of AMC’s newest series, Preacher (produced and directed by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg), I knew next to nothing. I had seen one trailer and that trailer looked so insane I was intrigued even if I had no idea what the show was about. And you can’t say that wasn’t... Read more »

Outlander Review: Faith

Outlander Review: Faith
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Outlander Season 2, Ep. 7 – “Faith.” Jesus H. Roosevelt Christ does this show know how to pack an emotional punch. However, unlike a show like Game of Thrones, which also deals primarily in misery porn, Outlander always manages to calm the overpowering sadness because above... Read more »
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Outlander Review: Best Laid Schemes...

Outlander Review: Best Laid Schemes...
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Outlander Season 2, Ep. 6- “Best Laid Schemes…” About halfway through my viewing of this week’s episode I thought to myself, gee, there’s not much happening this week. So I was, of course, immediately humbled when, by the episode’s end, two of the season’s largest questions... Read more »

Scandal Recap: That's My Girl

Scandal Recap: That's My Girl
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen the Scandal Season 5 Finale, “That’s My Girl.” “If I only went where I was welcome I’d never leave the house.” — Rowan So, just to make sure I’m understanding this correctly, all season we’ve been worried about Jake and the maniacal hold Rowan wielded over... Read more »

Outlander Review: Untimely Resurrections

Outlander Review: Untimely Resurrections
Well, the moment we’ve been waiting for since we first learned of Captain Blackjack Randall’s survival arrived this week. Claire and Jamie were carrying on with their plans of sabotage, thinking prison stays and nefarious wine deals were their biggest concerns, when their fickle luck threw them yet another curve ball; Blackjack Randall has arrived... Read more »
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Scandal Recap: Trump Card

Scandal Recap: Trump Card
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 20 – “Trump Card.” “But, may I say how glad I am that you have chosen to never go to therapy. It has served us so well.” — Cyrus For many seasons now I have railed against the impassioned speeches that became... Read more »

Outlander Review: La Dame Blanche

Outlander Review: La Dame Blanche
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Outlander Season 201, Ep. 4 – “La Dame Blanche.” The Frasers have a very peculiar type of luck. Things tend to go very, very well for them… until they start going horribly, devastatingly wrong. But, there is hardly ever any middle ground. This week, things started... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Buckle Up

Scandal Recap: Buckle Up
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 19 – “Buckle Up.” “Nobody in this room can judge. I mean, who amongst us hasn’t gone over the edge and killed somebody once… or even twice?”  — Quinn Who would have thought that an election run by petulant children would be... Read more »
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Outlander Review: Useful Occupations and Deceptions

Outlander Review: Useful Occupations and Deceptions
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Outlander Season 201, Ep. 3 – “Useful Occupations and Deceptions.” I am constantly amazed by Outlander’s ability to pack its episodes with content yet never make it feel as if the story is being rushed. This week the Frasers made giant strides in their quest for... Read more »