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Manifest Finally Addresses Fan Service

Fan Service. Hidden deep within the dark halls of Hollywood’s major production studios are writers who prefer not to directly address the elephant in the room. It’s what keeps fandoms up at night, molding conspiracy theories around their favorite themes,… Continue Reading →

OK, Debris, You’ve Hooked Me!

I’ve had a sketchy history with network television science fiction throughout the years. Ever since The X-Files originally wrapped production in 2001, I’ve been hesitant to dive headfirst into a new series. So many of them just haven’t been great,… Continue Reading →

Deciphering the Clues of the Manifest Finale

What’s the commonality between death dates, an undercover hostage exchange that goes sideways, a doomsday theory and an industrial-sized box of crystal meth? They’re all clues used, in part, to define the season finale of Manifest.

Emergence: Sci-Fi Mystery or Something Else?

Darkness falls at 3:10 am, creating a blackout as a mysterious crash is heard and felt in nearby Long Island, NY. A little girl is located nearby, frightened and speechless, wearing a Toy Story t-shirt — network synergy at its… Continue Reading →

Manifest and the Neverending Cliffhanger

If you’re a fan of mysteries and a neverending supply of cliffhangers, you should definitely check out Manifest.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is Back From the Dead

I’m not sure when exactly¬†Brooklyn Nine-Nine became one of my favorite shows, but I realized when the series was briefly cancelled last year that I was devastated. That’s why I’ve been really looking forward to the show’s rebirth for Season… Continue Reading →

Manifest is Just Like Lost, But It Isn’t

Have you heard about the new TV show that’s being needlessly compared to Lost? Sure, there’s an airplane filled with unwitting passengers who are all tied to an impossible mystery. The plane gets destroyed. The people lose time. And somehow… Continue Reading →

The Good Place Keeps Forking With You in Season 2

Season 1 of¬†The Good Place ended with one doozy of twist for Eleanor. It turned out that her experience, along with Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason (Manny Jacinto), was a new form of torture, dreamt up… Continue Reading →

Midnight, Texas is Light Summer Fare

Midnight, Texas is not a clone of True Blood, even though it is inspired by the same author, Charlene Harris. I came into the show thinking it would be simply a low-rent version of True Blood on NBC. I can… Continue Reading →

Shaun’s 2016 Year-End Review for Television Shows

Another year is over that was packed with tons of memorable television; some good, some bad, so it is time to take a look back on the year that was and pick out my standout moments. I can’t watch everything,… Continue Reading →

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