The Americans: Martial Eagle

“I feel responsible.”

This episode was co-written by Oliver North. Yes, that Oliver North: the man whose name instantly makes me picture my eighth-grade history teacher’s long-winded rant about this “Iran-Contra” thing that had happened a few years before, when most of us were young enough to watch Disney movies with wholehearted enthusiasm. I won’t go into the details here: this is a good explanation of the whole debacle.

Supernatural: Alex Annie Alexis Ann

"She's got more blood on her hands than most monsters we kill."

As a female continuing character on Supernatural, Sheriff Jody Mills has long since exceeded her expiration date. At the beginning of the episode I was thinking, yes, I know, but please don't let her die.

The Americans: New Car

Henry: “I’m a good person, I swear. You know that! You know that! I’m good. I am. I’m a good person! I swear I’m good!”

Last season, we watched as Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, together for years, fell in love and began to create a marriage in more than name only. This season, we are watching as they navigate that marriage and begin to wed their differing idealogical stances along with the effect these views have on their children.

The Originals: An Unblinking Death

"This story does not have a happy ending."

This was a sad and powerful episode. All the politics that had been set in motion over the last few episodes just took off.

The X-Files: D.P.O.

Case: When five people are struck by lightning in the same small town, Mulder suspects foul play - and since this is The X-Files, he's right.
Destination: Connerville, Oklahoma

Doctor Who: The Power of Kroll (The Key to Time Part Five)


"I tried to persuade Ranquin that only Rohm-Dutt deserved to be punished by the seventh ritual, that you others should die by the first. That's very easy, they just throw you down the pit and drop rocks on you."

Ever wondered what Avatar would look like if it featured a giant squid monster and was made for the cost of a Mars bar? Then look no further than 'The Power of Kroll'.

Castle: That '70s Show

“We get to solve the greatest mystery of the disco era, besides the popularity of disco itself.”

Construction workers find the body of a mobster who disappeared in 1978. The prime suspect is a guy who believes he is still living in the ‘70s, so to get the information they need from him, the 12th Precinct goes back in time. Monday Night Fever, baby.

The Americans: Arpanet

“You must lie to tell the truth.”

Human beings lie. They lie to protect themselves and they lie to protect others. Machines do not lie, because they are not sentient. Neither can a machine determine who is lying and who is telling the truth. It takes another human being to ferret out the truth of any situation. Although the various stories were different, everyone in this episode was trying to detect the lies others were telling. The machine was fooled; the humans were not — unless he wants to believe the lie.

Continuum: Minute to Win It

"It's just a weird set-up. You know, imploding."

Liber8 was seeming a bit more sympathetic to me lately. And then they go and do crap like this.

Transcendence

"Once online, a sentient machine will quickly overcome the limits of biology; in a short time, its analytic power will become greater than the collective intelligence of every person born in the history of the world. Some scientists refer to this as the Singularity. I call it Transcendence."

This was a hard review to write, because the ideas brought up in this movie are fun for me to talk about, but this is a spoiler free review. All the plot details referred to here are part of a general synopsis, and set up the basic plot of the movie.