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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013)

Facing the double-strike of being an adaptation of a novel that would be considered well-written professional fan fiction, Death Comes to Pemberley could have failed miserably. Instead, the BBC miniseries of P.D. James’s 2011 novel of the same name feels … Continue reading

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Family Stories – A Meta-History

I first became interested in genealogy when I was a teenager – far younger than most genealogy enthusiasts.  My family history did not fit the usual mold for my region: while I was a European-Canadian, my ancestors had come to … Continue reading

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In Which Katy’s Ideas Come to Fruition

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 9, Episodes 10 & 11 (Raised On Robbery)(The Big Chill) So now we know who the mysterious little boy is in the flash-forwards in earlier seasons… In a surprising twist, Raised On Robbery departs from the usual … Continue reading

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From the Rubble

copyright 2007/2015 1. It was dark, cold, and whatever force that was pressing on her body was heavy. Every breath that she took was painful. Breathing was nearly impossible because the force on her chest was much too strong, and … Continue reading

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Week XXVI – Answers, But Mostly Questions

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 18 (Sympathy for the De Vil) Finally, a villain that is irredeemable! In their take on Cruella De Vil, the writers of Once Upon a Time have portrayed a character who embraces and … Continue reading

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Week XVI – What Just Happened?

CASTLE Season 7, Episode 13 (I, Witness) This week’s episode turned the usual format upside-down. Instead of a murder taking place offscreen and our lead characters trying to piece together what took place, we get a murder that happens onscreen … 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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