Scandal 3.5: More Cattle, Less Bull

Got Secrets? The client-of-the-week in this episode is the Democratic congresswoman Josephine Marcus, played by the always brilliant Lisa Kudrow. Last week, we saw her as the President’s biggest critic who got a huge boost in the polls… Read More

Scandal 3.4: Say Hello to My Little Friend

Do you believe in second chances? That seems to be the theme of this week’s episode. At one point or another, almost every character tells someone that mistakes happen and that there are second chances. One of these… Read More

Scandal 3.3: Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington

Mary Nesbitt is a grieving mother. She believes with everything in her body and soul that the FBI unjustly killed her son in a raid. She has struggled to have anyone listen to her. So, she goes to… Read More

Scandal 3.2: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Shonda Rhimes’ drama took a bit of a breather from the action of the last episode. The show slows down to develop the characters in this hot mess they have found themselves in. And Rhimes does so in… Read More

Scandal 3.1: It’s Handled

Season three gets started right where season two ended. As we plunge back into the world of Olivia Pope and the scandal that is arising around her, we hope to uncover answers to questions from last season. Like,… Read More

The Normal Heart (2014)

In the 1980’s, the first case of what would later be known as AIDS was reported in the United States. The Normal Heart is HBO’s TV movie version of Larry Kramer’s Tony-winning play. Mark Ruffalo is Ned Weeks… Read More

Falling Skies: Season One (2011)

In an age of television where zombies (The Walking Dead) and vampire slayers (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) have been the top rated shows, there is Falling Skies. This TNT original series is about an alien-invasion of Earth. But its… Read More

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974)

The 12th animated television special, It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, first aired on April 9, 1974 on CBS.  In this special, Charlie Brown and the gang are preparing for Easter. Peppermint Patty is teaching Marcie how to… Read More

HIMYM 9.22: The End of the Aisle

I can’t believe it has taken me a week to watch last week’s episode. Barney and Robin finally make it to the end of the aisle, and for that we are thankful. The episode is well crafted, as… Read More

HIMYM 9.21: Gary Blauman

How I Met Your Mother episode recaps season 9

This week’s episode brings us closer to the end of the series. And we are reminded of the overarching theme this show: friendship. A quote by Amanda McRae has been floating around Facebook recently about friendship: The quote… Read More

HIMYM 9.20: Daisy

We finally find out where Lily went when she left the Inn. She and Marshall had just had a huge fight after he accepted a judgeship without talking to her. She stormed off, called someone, got in a… Read More

HIMYM 9.19: Vesuvius

It’s 2024 and Ted and the Mother are at the Farhampton Inn for a romanic weekend. They are both trying to come up with stories that the other one has not heard. Finally Ted tells the story about… Read More

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