LadyGhosts: Firefly Episode 1, Part 2

So last week we ended with the revelation of a naked girl in a box.  Captain Mal jumps to the conclusion that Simon is a nefarious slave-trader type, but as the girl starts to come out of her cryo-coma Simon is so concerned for her welfare that it’s obvious something more is going on. Read More LadyGhosts: Firefly Episode 1, Part 2

LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 1, Part 1

Oh Firefly, we love you so.  One of the marks of a good show is when I find myself wishing it was real so I could go hang out with the characters in their world.  From the very beginning I loved the crew of Serenity.  I want to live on the ship and be a space pirate.  Even in the first episode, “Serenity,” we see a well developed world and characters that are more than just the stereotypes we might expect. Read More LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 1, Part 1

Ladyghosts of Television Past: Veronica Mars Episode 2

Welcome back to my re-watch of Veronica Mars.  We’re on to episode 2 now and the characters we were introduced to last time are starting to get fleshed out a little more.  The mystery of the week is why Weevil’s grandmother was accused of credit card fraud.  Weevil lives with his grandmother, who cleans house for the Echols family.  Remember Logan Echols, Neptune High’s resident psychopath?  Read More Ladyghosts of Television Past: Veronica Mars Episode 2

Ladyghosts: The West Wing, S1:Ep.2 : Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Welcome back to week two of our retro recap madness.  We’re switching up the order a little, as I explained in Jordan’s 9:30 post, and today’s is delayed so I made sure to have enough time to write it with the level of attention and detail it deserves. Read More Ladyghosts: The West Wing, S1:Ep.2 : Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Ladyghosts: The West Wing: Pilot

Forgive me for being  a day late and a dollar short on my own idea, but here is the promised post on the pilot of one of the greatest television dramas of all time, Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing.  The West Wing made politicians of both parties look like heroes and patriots in a time when we believed our politicians could be neither.  Read More Ladyghosts: The West Wing: Pilot

Ladyghosts of Television Past: Classics Re-Viewed

We’re starting a new feature every weekday at 9:30 AM.  Each day of the week, one of our writers will be rewatching a TV classic from the very beginning and writing a column about it.  We put a lot of thought into which shows we’re going to revisit, and decided to start with the following five, all of which feature really strong, unique female characters. Read More Ladyghosts of Television Past: Classics Re-Viewed