Category Archives: Television

Looking at One’s Life

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 5, 6 & 7 (Dr. Osler Regrets)(21 Murdoch Street)(The Accident) Murdoch Mysteries has not been a show to shy away from difficult and timely topics, so I was not surprised by the premise of Dr. … Continue reading

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Orphan Black – Season 5 (2017)

Over the course of four previous seasons, even with only ten episodes apiece, Orphan Black managed to weave a web of controversy, conspiracy, and intrigue that involved numerous corporate schemes, scientific breakthroughs, and a lot of distrust. For their final … Continue reading

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Looking into the Future

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 3 & 4 (8 Footsteps)(The Canadian Patient) It is a delicate balance in the detective genre between telling a succinct and compelling mystery and having the audience care about the main characters. In order to … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time – Season 7: To Watch or Not…?

I admit, I was ambivalent about watching Once Upon a Time’s seventh season. On one hand, the story wrapped up nicely after six seasons and the book was over. It would have been a perfectly good time to give the … Continue reading

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Not Quite Back to Normal Yet

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 2 (Merlot Mysteries) This episode gets us back into the usual swing of things for a police procedural show. On the face of it, Merlot Mysteries is a typical detective case-story involving poisoning and figuring … Continue reading

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Season 11 Premiere – Murdoch Mysteries

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 1 (Up from Ashes) The wait is over! After a busy spring and summer, Murdoch Mysteries is back for Season 11. Picking up where they left off in the finale (sort of), the episode resolves … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries Speculations for Season 11

Since last year’s season of Murdoch Mysteries ended with a quintuple cliffhanger back in March, and since the new season’s ad campaign is making a big deal about “who lives and dies”, I have decided to examine the various possibilities. … Continue reading

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