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Ladyghosts of TV Past: Daria, 1×03, “College Bored”

“Thrown out of college without enrolling first. I’m damn proud of you.”

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Ladyghosts of TV Past: Daria, 1.01, “Esteemsters”

La la la la laaaa.

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Retro Recap: The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, 1.3

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.

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Retro Recap: The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, 1.1 & 1.2

The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo ran for 41 episodes on Nickelodeon beginning in 1996 and I loved them all so much.

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Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 5.7, “Fool for Love”

Death is on your heels, baby. And sooner or later, it’s gonna catch you. And part of you wants it. Not only to stop the fear and uncertainty, but because you’re just a little bit in love with it.

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Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, S5.E3 — “The Replacement”

On my seventh birthday… I wanted a toy fire truck, and I didn’t get it, and you were real nice about it, and then the house next door burnt down, and then real fire trucks came, and for years I thought you set the fire for me. And if you did, you can tell me. […]

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Children of Earth, “Day Four”

This is the episode I’ve been dreading. It’s the reason that I haven’t re-watched the series since it first aired.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood “Children of Earth, Day Two”

When “Children of Earth” originally aired, there was a new episode every night for five nights. It was brilliant because the tension of each episode carried immediately over into the next night.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood “Children of Earth, Day One”

So you think that Torchwood couldn’t break your heart anymore, huh? Not after the season two finale that left two beloved characters dead and Torchwood adrift, right? To borrow from another fantasy series, “Oh, my sweet summer child!”

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Retro Recap: Torchwood 2.13 “Exit Wounds”

Well here were are, the season finale. This season has had its ups and downs and pulled every conceivable emotion out of viewers. The finale is no exception and it pulls no punches in the feelings department.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood 2.12 “Fragments”

Here we are, the beginning of the end; the penultimate episode of a roller-coaster season. The viewers get the set-up to the season finale and backstory on how the team ended up working for Torchwood, including Jack.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.11, “Adrift”

I would like to think that Newton’s Law of Motion applies to many things, not just science. It’s a useful metaphor for life and plots of our favorite TV shows.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.10, “From Out of the Rain”

The circus has come to town and it’s creepy. This stand-alone episode tries to harness the inherent spookiness and twisted charm of an old-timey circus and inject it into the Torchwood world.

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.09 “Something Borrowed”

So, after the angst, heartbreak and heavy themes of the last three episodes, the series does a complete 180 and delivers an episode that can only be described as silly. As the title suggests, it deal with a wedding: Gwen and Rhys’, to be exact. Though it’s rather a jarring about face after the story […]

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Retro Recap: Torchwood, Episode 2.08, “A Day in the Death”

This may be one of the most compelling episodes of the entire series. The arc focusing on the life of the dead Owen Harper comes to a close in this episode and it’s heartbreaking and beautiful all at the same time. Burn Gorman was able to inject humanity into a somewhat unlikable character and turn him into […]