Category Archives: Republic of Doyle

Week XI – Out With a Laugh and Love

REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – SERIES FINALE Season 6, Episodes 9 (Judgement Day) & 10 (The Last Call) Written more as a feature film than a television episode, the series finale of Republic of Doyle began with Jake Doyle being found … Continue reading

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Week X – Building Up

Part 1: MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 8, Episode 8 (High Voltage) One of the charming highlights of this series in general is its exploration of early twentieth-century technology, science, and inventions.  While the solution to this episode’s murder ultimately lay in … Continue reading

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Weeks V & VI & VII & VIII…& IX – November in a Nutshell

Part 4: REPUBLIC OF DOYLE Season 6, Episodes 3 (Smash Derby), 4 (The Driver), & 5 (True Lies) Unlike in previous seasons, the final season of Republic of Doyle plays out more like a miniseries in that it consists of … Continue reading

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Week IV – Deeper Into The Quagmire

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 4 (The Apprentice) This week expands the story from a Frozen sequel to introduce the overarching storyline for the season: Mr. Gold/Rumpelstiltskin is still addicted to magic and still trying to find a … Continue reading

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Week III – Getting Back To Normal – SEASON PREMIERE WEEK (#3)

REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – Season Premiere Season 6, Episode 1 (Dirty Deeds) Like the last book of a series, the last season of a television show is a chance to up the storytelling level.  There is no chance of cancellation, … Continue reading

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Week R – Ruining Lives

CASTLE Season 6, Episode 13 (Dressed to Kill) While this episode’s subplot involving Castle and Beckett hunting for wedding venues was sweet and entertaining, the main plot of the murder was less than thrilling.  A young fashionista is found dead … Continue reading

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Week Q – Double Dose of Murdoch

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 7, Episode 13 (The Murdoch Sting) For the most part, a joyfully fun episode consisting of conning a con artist impersonating a con artist with the help of a con artist, complete with fancy costumes, phony accents, … Continue reading

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