I really thought I could handle all the episodes of this show, but I think one season is good enough.
Here I continue, on my somewhat fruitless quest to rewatch all of The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. I’m four episodes in and I’m still not sure what I’m getting out of this. Probably nothing.
Shelby Woo. I can’t quit you yet, not where there are still 10 more episodes of weird, wholesome, teenage crime-fighting hijinks. Apparently I have a lot of feelings about Shelby, so this time, I’ll just focus on one episode.
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo ran for 41 episodes on Nickelodeon beginning in 1996 and I loved them all so much.
For an episode centering on amnesia, we get a boat load of back story on the mysterious Captain Jack Harkness. This episode is very similar to the Buffy episode “Superstar” and contains many of the same themes, though it’s arguable how well those themes are pulled off. Even the episode’s intro is different, inserting a new character into the mix, which is … Read More