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Premiere 2 – Once Upon a Time – Season 5

Premiere 2 – Saviour Swap ONCE UPON A TIME Season 5, Episodes 1 & 2 (The Dark Swan)(The Price) In contrast to Castle, Once Upon a Time has never really been about the status quo. As an adventure-drama, the appeal … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EVE, 1899/1900

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season Finale Season 5, Episode 13 (Twentieth Century Murdoch) This might have very well been the last episode of Murdoch Mysteries, had the CBC not intervened and picked up the show for a sixth season.  When they were … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Gushing Over Pirates and Laughing Over Anarchists

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 2, Episode 4 (The Crocodile) I confess:  I was a giddy schoolgirl over Once Upon a Time’s depiction of Captain Hook.  He is handsome, witty, nasty, and Irish.  (Contrary to pattern on the show, he … Continue reading

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WEEK 4 – The Plot Thickens While We Have Some Fun

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 2, Episode 3 (Lady of the Lake) Arthurian legend joins the tapestry of Once Upon a Time, and it is interwoven seamlessly.  I was impressed that they kept the religious element of the Arthurian saga … Continue reading

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WEEK 3 – Light Smashing with Regrets

CASTLE Season 5, Episode 3 (Secret’s Safe With Me) This was a sweet episode, albeit in a quirky way that saved it from being too sentimental.  The case of the week was sufficiently convoluted to keep the audience guessing, but … Continue reading

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WEEK 2: Premieres and Fun – Fairy Tales, Murder, and Opera!

Aside from Once Upon a Time (which, being a Sunday show, was one of the last to make its debut), the rest of my television viewing has settled into a new realm of fun and predictability.  Castle was lighter and … Continue reading

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TV PREMIERE WEEK — Fall 2012

Detectives, detectives, and more detectives…and some comedy thrown in. It is that wonderful time of the year again – after four months (actually, nearly five this year) of reruns, reality shows, and lots of sports, the network television season has … Continue reading

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