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Premiere 1 – As Usual, A Promising Start

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 1 & 2 (The Savior)(A Bitter Draught) The sixth season of Once Upon A Time, true to form, started immediately after the end of last season’s finale. Mr. Hyde has brought hundreds of … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Devil

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 5, Episodes 14 & 15 (Devil’s Due)(The Brothers Jones) Er, I mean, dealing with Hades… With all of the mythology, folklore, literature, and Disney stories that Once Upon a Time draws upon, and the rich … Continue reading

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Heroes Reborn (2015-16) – Great Ideas Poorly Executed in a Rush

Heroes Reborn had lots of good ideas and interesting storylines, but it was so rushed and convoluted that it felt like a bloody mess to the viewers. Small wonder that it remained a miniseries only! There is a fundamental problem … Continue reading

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Being the Hero

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 5, Episodes 5 & 6 (Dreamcatchers)(The Bear and the Bow) There is a fine line between heroism and stupidity – usually depending on whether the individual in question survives their ordeal and whether the outcome … Continue reading

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Week XII – Out With Love and Tears

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 11 (Heroes and Villains) In a dramatic finish worthy of a heartfelt ballad as the curtain falls (leaving us in tears as we queue up to the toilets or head for refreshments), our … 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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