The Night Of: Season 01, Episode 08: The Call of the Wild

These episode titles have all been intentionally provocative; the finale’s is a treatise on nature, man’s animalism, and the ultimate inability to escape one’s basest instincts. Its “previously on” highlights Naz’s mother asking “did I raise an animal?” In the episode itself we have a Prodigal Son scene, a physical leper sitting across from the metaphorical one, and … Continue reading

The 100: Season 03, Episode 16, “Perverse Instantiation – Part Two”

Cold open to Abby, with rope burns on her neck, jolting upright in Clarke’s arms in a classic example of Waking Up To Realize You Did A Horrible Thing. The acting nails it, though. Some of these stories don’t deserve the acting they’re getting, but the actors are giving their all. That cold open is … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 05, Episode 16, “Rise”

Two quick things before I get into the review.  Next week I plan to do a whole series overview and closing thoughts / episode ranking, of sorts. This is by far the longest show I’ve covered, and I’ve written much in depth about it, so I want to put my thoughts about it as a whole … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 1, Episode 13, “Blood Lines”

Editor’s note: You know the drill. Possible spoilers through 03.13. All reviews here. Trigger warning: frank discussion of rape and sexual assault. While most of LG speaks about assault in metaphors, I’m talking about Aife’s rape of Dyson quite literally. If you wish to skip this section, you can resume reading after the picture of Kenzi reading. … Continue reading