Monthly Archives: October 2012

Week 5 – Gushing Over Pirates and Laughing Over Anarchists

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 2, Episode 4 (The Crocodile) I confess:  I was a giddy schoolgirl over Once Upon a Time’s depiction of Captain Hook.  He is handsome, witty, nasty, and Irish.  (Contrary to pattern on the show, he … Continue reading

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WEEK 4 – The Plot Thickens While We Have Some Fun

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 2, Episode 3 (Lady of the Lake) Arthurian legend joins the tapestry of Once Upon a Time, and it is interwoven seamlessly.  I was impressed that they kept the religious element of the Arthurian saga … Continue reading

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WEEK 3, Part 2 (or in this case, actually Week 2) – Beware Those Insurance Policies

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 2, Episode 2 (We Are Both) This episode, like its first-season counterpart (“The Thing You Love Most”), delved further into the backstory of Once Upon a Time’s villains: the Evil Queen and Rumplestiltskin, particularly in … Continue reading

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WEEK 3 – Light Smashing with Regrets

CASTLE Season 5, Episode 3 (Secret’s Safe With Me) This was a sweet episode, albeit in a quirky way that saved it from being too sentimental.  The case of the week was sufficiently convoluted to keep the audience guessing, but … Continue reading

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WEEK 2: Premieres and Fun – Fairy Tales, Murder, and Opera!

Aside from Once Upon a Time (which, being a Sunday show, was one of the last to make its debut), the rest of my television viewing has settled into a new realm of fun and predictability.  Castle was lighter and … Continue reading

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