"Man, we are just plowing through that family."
Somehow despite the plug being pulled on Pucks, things still got worse. The all too overly pleasant trio of Carol, Andy and Myra delivered the news, but without really saying anything at all. Just more standard meaningless crap that ultimately spelled the end.
It's the beginning of the end. Fox's fan favourite sci-fi series Fringe returns for its fifth and final season. Yes, it may only be a half season, only 13 episodes, but late last season myself and other loyal fans were just happy our beloved series had been renewed.
In the sprit of Earth Day Fringe decides to do some reusing and recycling with their past stories in this recent episode. Borrowing a fringe event from season one "Nothing As It Seems" replays a familiar scenario for both Peter and Olivia in this current altered time-line.
After last week's rain delay at the Daytona 500 stole Alcatraz's Monday time slot the show returns with a double feature evening this week.
Some say less is more. Others say bigger is better. In the case of this week's Fringe episode "A Better Human Being" both statements ring true in the best ways possible with small story twists leading to huge possibilities.
Fringe may be many things, but formulaic is not one of them.
"On March 21st 1963 Alcatraz was officially closed due to rising costs and decrepit facilities. All the prisoners were transferred off the island... only that's not what happened. Not at all." – Emerson Hauser
Those are the ominous opening words spoken by actor Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) as Hauser introducing this new series on FOX, Alcatraz.
Ever heard the expression 'kids should been seen not heard'. Well for poor Eugene he wasn't either and it's his own pigments, not his parents, to blame for his inconspicuousness.
Need to get caught up on television's best-written sci-fi series on the air before those premier weeks start back up? Then look no further than the third season of FOX's mind-
In the Family Guy universe, Santa Claus really does exist. Not only that, Road To The North Pole explained in great deal, the setting in which a world where Santa Claus is real can possibly happen. It turned out the world was consumed with wanting presents, making the the North Pole into a mass manufacturing dystopia.
Most blackmail plots in comedy follow a very standard formula. Person A finds out that Person B did something bad, and Person B does not want Person C to find out. This usually results in Person A blackmailing Person B, and hilarity ensues. The plot thinkens in a predictable way: Person B has had enough of the blackmail, and comes clean to Person C.