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Monica Raymund in Hightown

Thoughts on the First Episode of Hightown

Starz advertised a deal I could not refuse in conjunction with the new series Hightown. I’m interested in Hightown because I’ll probably never make it to Cape Cod or Provincetown, and this story is set there. Ever since I memorized […]

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Gentleman Jack: A Look at Episode 1

Like any true fan of Sally Wainwright’s writing, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the series Gentleman Jack. Episode 1 aired last night: I’ll take a look at a few of the things that struck me about the first episode.

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Tatiana Maslany as Rachel in Orphan Black

Orphan Black S5 E1 The Few Who Dare

Orphan Black season 5 begins with “The Few Who Dare.” We’re right where we left off, with Sarah injured on the island, Cosima and Charlotte in the village on the island, Delphine looking after Cosima, Mrs. S and Kira held

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Caroline Dhavernas in Mary Kills People

Mary Kills People, S1 E1 “Bloody Mary”

Canadian series Mary Kills People is now playing in the US on LifetimeTV on Sunday nights. This is a recap of the first episode of the 6 episode first season.

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A water scene from Sense8

Sense8 E2.1 A Christmas Special

The two hour Sense8 Christmas special takes us on a tour of the lives of the 8 characters since the big blow up in Iceland and since Will (Brian J. Smith) looked into Mr. Whisper’s (Terrence Mann) eyes.

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Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Nicola Walker and Sarah Lancashire in Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax, S4 E1 – The Christmas Special

Last Tango in Halifax season 4, episode 1 is the first hour of the 2016 Christmas special for this BBC series. It’s been 18 months or so since the last episode of series 3 when Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Robbie

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Gillian Anderson in The Fall

The Fall S3 E1 Silence and Suffering

Are you ready for the epic battle between Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) and Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan)? Here we go! The Fall season 3, episode 1 is “Silence and Suffering.” It begins seconds after the finale of season 2. Beware

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Tatiana Maslany as Allison learning to use a gun in Orphan Black

Orphan Black S4E1: The Collapse of Nature

Orphan Black season 4 episode 1 is “The Collapse of Nature.” It gives us Beth’s (Tatiana Maslany AKA everyone) story as an extended flashback and then brings us back to the present where Sarah is hanging out in Iceland.

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Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Melanie Scrofano in Wynonna Earp

Wynonna Earp: Thoughts on the First Episode

Wyonna Earp is off to a demon hunting start on SyFy. First let’s talk about some of the familiar, known and loved characteristics of this series. You get a kickass but reluctant heroine Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano) who resembles all your

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Sarah Lancashire and Siobhan Finneran in Happy Valley

Happy Valley S2 E1: Oh, What a Tangled Web She Weaves

Happy Valley series 2, episode 1 aired on BBC One this week. The series is off to an exciting start. I can’t stop myself from writing about this series. I shall try to restrain myself from writing recaps with so

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