Category Archives: Television

The Flanderized Brigadier

Companion Tropes 40 I’m not a huge fan of The Simpsons, but I could probably have a good stab at naming most of the characters and listing their defining traits. When it comes to Homer’s neighbour Ned Flanders, I would … Continue reading

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Love, Election and Chocolate

Do I like anime about love? Why yes, I do as a matter of fact. I love a soppy romance. Do I like chocolate? Of course. Do I like politics? Oh. Well, two out of three isn’t bad. If those … Continue reading

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Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (8)

Episode 8: Prophets Don’t Know Everything As the series approaches its climax, a lot is happening.  Aughra opens the episode with a lot of wisdom; I am beginning to realize how wise this old woman is!  She speaks of the … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya V

The view from 5930 miles away: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the cat could talk.” Indeed it would, and it’s a lot of fun, although this episode is something of an anti-climax after the big dramatic moments last week, finally … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: There all the Honor Lies

I have to take a moment to breath when I see that we’re watrching yet another non-JMS episode.  This is one of Peter David’s episodes.  He wrote Soul Mates earlier this season.    That was far from my favorite episode.  What … Continue reading

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Rose the Friend Influence

Companion Tropes 39 When you look at the Doctor Who companions who were present for a regeneration, an interesting pattern emerges. In the company of Ben and Polly, the Doctor becomes much younger and more energetic, with a Sixties mop … Continue reading

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Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (7)

Episode 7: Time to Make… My Move Another gloriously beautiful shot opens episode 7, this time in the Crystal Desert where the Dousan clan have taken the heroes of Thra in search of answers.  Rek’yr parts with Brea offering her … Continue reading

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