Category Archives: Television

Once Upon A Time Season 7 & Final Thoughts

Well, Once Upon A Time came to as good of an end as it could, seeing as it was a very long and convoluted story. Ultimately, (spoiler alert) everyone lived happily ever after until such time as something else might … Continue reading

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Meditations on Realistic Entertainment

“I don’t want my show/book/movie to explore real stories! I watch TV/read books/go to the movies to get away from real life!” This is a constant whine that unfortunately any storyteller has to contend with. After all, it is a … Continue reading

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Season 11 Finale!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 18 (Free Falling)   Well, isn’t that all tied up nicely! Done, the season’s all stacked up with a ribbon around it. (Okay, spoiler warning.) Unlike last year, there are few cliffhangers left as the … Continue reading

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No Kidding on the Falling Shadows!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 17 (Shadows Are Falling)  Well, that was some episode! (Spoilers ahead.) Remember last week when I said that I was fast-forwarding through most of the Murdoch-Ogden scenes because they were getting too annoying? I missed … Continue reading

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Back in Action

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 14.5, 15, & 16 (The Book of Jackson) (Murdoch Schmurdoch)(Game of Kings)  Even though there was a nice tribute to Constable Jackson at the end of the season premiere, it still felt a bit abrupt. … Continue reading

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Politics, Names, & Spy Capers

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 14 (The Great White Moose)  As the episode opened with President Teddy Roosevelt sneaking into Canada to go hunting, this was unsurprisingly an episode that marked the annual return of our favourite fictional Canadian spy, … Continue reading

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Getting Rather Serious…(sort of)

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 12 & 13 (Mary Wept)(Crabtree a la Carte)  After a couple of lighter episodes, Mary Wept is dark and philosophical. Religion is murky territory, particularly in a show focused on science and technology. It is … Continue reading

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