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Once Upon A Time: ‘Red-Handed’

“I’m pretty sure I’m just going to screw it up. I mean, I’ll screw it up with flair, but…” Since the pilot of this show, one of the stories I have most been looking forward to is Red Riding Hood’s, perhaps because she is such an iconic fairy-tale character. This week, we finally got it …

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TV of the Week: 07/07/2012

NCIS Season 8, Episode 21 ‘Dead Reflection’ In last week’s episode of NCIS, we were introduced to the Port-to-Port killer and the episode ended with Tony finding an eyeball in his drink. I was hoping, although not necessarily expecting, that this episode would continue with that plot, but instead it returned to a stand-alone episode …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘Dreamy’

“You can do anything as long as you can dream it” Despite being mostly filler, this was actually an enjoyable episode of Once Upon A Time which focused on a recurring character that we haven’t seen that much of so far: Leroy/Grumpy. We were briefly told Grumpy’s story back in 7:15 AM, although that story …

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TV of the Week: 30/06/2012

NCIS Season 8, Episode 20 ‘Two-Faced’ One slightly strange thing about this season so far is that there hasn’t been any real overarching plot, excluding character plots of course. That was remedied this week as we were introduced to what appears to be this season’s ‘Big Bad’, a serial killer who kills from port to …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘What Happened To Frederick’

“True love isn’t easy, but it must be fought for. Because once you find it, it can never be replaced.” Back in 7:15 AM, when Mary Margaret and David started seeing each other, it was clear that their relationship wasn’t going to end well and this week featured the climax of that plot. Perhaps unsurprisingly …

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TV of the Week: 23/06/2012

NCIS Season 8, Episode 19 ‘Tell-All’ Despite being generally enjoyable episodes, I have to say that I haven’t been blown away by the recent stream of NCIS episodes, and that continued here. They are all good, solid, exciting episodes, but none of them have really done anything particularly special for me. I think perhaps the …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘Skin Deep’

“You could have had happiness if you had just believed that someone could want you” My slight criticism of last week’s episode was that it was fairly plot-heavy rather than character-driven; fortunately, this week was the opposite and we got one of the best episodes of the season so far. Rumpelstiltskin/Mr Gold is by far …

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TV of the Week: 16/06/2012

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3, Episode 24 ‘Sans Voir, Part 2’ Season 3 of NCIS: Los Angeles certainly came to an explosive close this week, as the team had to deal with the consequences of the Chameleon’s actions in this and the previous episode. Last week he was responsible for the deaths of Agents Renko …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘Fruit of the Poisonous Tree’

“Be careful. Emotional entanglements can lead us down very dangerous paths” This week’s episode may as well have been called The Long Con, as in both the Fairy Tale Realm and Storybrooke the main plot was of the Evil Queen/Regina executing a carefully planned out trick in order to get something she wanted. In the …

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TV of the Week: 09/06/2012

Alcatraz Season 1, Episode 13 ‘Tommy Madsen’ And so Alcatraz comes to an end. I can’t say that I’m especially devastated by this show’s cancellation; there were much better shows than this in previous years which were cancelled prematurely, and for all I know this show’s fate had to occur for Fringe to get a …

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