4 Examples of Television’s Most Compelling First Episodes
The opening episode of a TV series is a make or break deal. If it’s a great episode, people come back for more. I’ll share 4 such episodes that I think are outstanding.
Great TV Marriages
Have you been watching The Gifted? I have. One of the things I notice each week is the great marriage between Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer as the parents of two ‘gifted’ teens in this sci fi drama. I haven’t thought much about great TV marriages since Friday Night Lights with Connie Britton and Kyle […]
Brain Dump: The Fosters, Supergirl, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Time for a brain dump – a few short thoughts on a variety of shows. Let’s start with The Fosters.
Some Thoughts on Season 3 of The Fosters
The Fosters ended season 3 on several cliffhangers. It was a season filled with stupid moves by teenagers. The Adams-Foster clan has plenty of teens to go around. Beware the spoilers if you haven’t watched the entire season yet.
The Fosters Upcoming Season
The new season of The Fosters begins on June 8 on ABC Family. Jake T. Austin will not be returning as Jesus. Jesus and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) were in the car with their birth mother Ana (Alexandra Barreto) at the time of the cliffhanger accident at the end of season 2. One fatality in the […]
Brain Dump: Stalker, State of Affairs, Madam Secretary, The Fosters, Switched at Birth
A brain dump is little bits of this and that. Excess baggage from my brain. If you have thoughts on anything I mention, please feel free to dump your brain in the comments. Stalker I’m happy to see that Stalker continues to mix it up between male and female stalkers and male and female victims. […]
Watch This: The Fosters Summer Premier Preview
The Fosters starts up for the summer on June 16. There will be new babies, new drama, new hair. Here’s a teaser for the premier episode. I love that sigh Teri Polo makes over Mariana’s hair – it is the perfect mom of a teen sigh.
Lorraine Toussaint and Annie Potts Together Again on The Fosters
From 1998 to 2002 a series called Any Day Now captured my devoted attention. It starred Annie Potts as Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Sims and Lorraine Toussaint as Rene Jackson. The two grew up together in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1960’s. Despite their difference in race and the upheavals and violence of the civil rights movement […]