New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×07, “Little Scorpion”

In the morning after Ethan’s transformation, Sembene remarks on what he saw. When he was younger, he had heard stories of humans who could shift into animals as well from the shamans of his tribe. He knew that many shifters couldn’t remember what they had done in their animal forms. Ethan’s ability is neither a gift nor a curse, but something that he needs to learn to live with. Read More New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×07, “Little Scorpion”

New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×06, “Glorious Horrors”

This week’s episode of Penny Dreadful took an almost Dickensian turn as everyone’s stories are starting to come together to be part of this season’s main storyline. Secrets are starting to come to light, battle lines are being drawn, and alliances are being forged. Also, we have major dress porn in this episode. Read More New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×06, “Glorious Horrors”

New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×05, “Above a Vaulted Sky”

On this week’s Penny Dreadful, everyone does the mattress mambo. Except for Ethan. No sex for you, Ethan. Read More New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×05, “Above a Vaulted Sky”

New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×03, “Nightcomers”

Vanessa emerges from the bathroom, having just washed. She encounters Ethan in her bedroom, and he asks her about the scorpion sigil she had scrawled on the floor in blood. She is unwilling to speak of what it is at first, but Ethan is determined to help her and begs her to tell him what the sigil is all about. Read More New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 2×03, “Nightcomers”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time, Episode 4×15: “Enter the Dragon”

Time for this week’s Once Upon a Time recap! What will we see this week? Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time, Episode 4×15: “Enter the Dragon”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×13, “Darkness Over the Edge of Town”

Guess what, all! Once Upon a Time is back, and it’s as much of a trainwreck as ever.

Ursula is breaking into the Forbidden Fortress, and she runs into Maleficent. The two start fighting over why Maleficent sent for Ursula, but Cruella de Vil’s dobermans interrupt them. She insists she was invited there, too. Rumpelstiltskin extended the invitation for them. He has brought them together so they can find their own happy endings, because it’s time the villains got their happy endings. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×13, “Darkness Over the Edge of Town”

New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×07

This week’s Downton Abbey had it all: a breakup, a makeup, wedding bells for one couple, the possible death knell of another, a secret being let out, and of course, what would an extra special episode be without someone calling out a racist, classist asshole and the message that reading is fundamental? And we bid a fond farewell to one of the mainstays of the Crawley family. Read More New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×07

New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×05

Hello, all! Time for this week’s recap of Downton Abbey. We’re on episode five of the season, and the drama just doesn’t stop. Some of it is a little deja vu (fisticuffs over the love of a woman, perhaps), but we get rid of dreary old Miss Bunting! Read More New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×05