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Five Thoughts on Gargoyles‘ “Temptation” and “Deadly Force”

By | Jun 11, 2018 | Television

Today’s weekly retrospective on Disney’s Gargoyles revisits season one’s “Temptation” and Deadly Force,” which respectively aired November 11, 1994, and November 18, 1994. These episodes, together with last week’s “The Thrill of the Hunt,” form a trilogy of spotlights on the younger clan members Lexington, Brooklyn and Broadway. 1. “Temptation” I don’t have much to […]

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Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “The Mystery of the Broken Statues” and “The Monkey Mystery”

By | Jun 8, 2018 | Television

Five episodes, four instances of Clark almost blowing his cover. At least I know it’s a pattern now! 1. Why not just buy them and smash them at home? “The Mystery of the Broken Statues” begins with Lois discovering that there are folks going to all of Metropolis’s souvenir shops and buying up/smashing 50 cent […]

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Five Thoughts On Cloak & Dagger’s “First Light” and “Suicide Sprints”

By | Jun 8, 2018 | Television

Welcome to our coverage of Cloak & Dagger! Freeform’s second televisual entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe combines soap opera, Shameless and superheroics, a combination that…mostly works. This week I’m going to take a first stab at the show’s double-bill premiere, which introduces us to troubled teen metahumans Ty and Tandy, and a middle-aged screenwriter’s […]

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Five Six Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars‘ “A Friend in Need,” “Deception,” “Friends and Enemies,” “The Box,” and “Crisis on Naboo”

By | Jun 6, 2018 | Television

This week, I’m talking about a stand alone episode that’s a sequel to an arc from last year, as well as a huge, really important three-parter. So, I needed an extra thought, what of it? 1. Lux and Deluxe Lux Bonteri is back, attempting to avenge his mother’s death, but unwilling to join the Republic. […]

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