Category Archives: Television

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan III

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan III… The view from 5930 miles away: The previous couple of episodes in this arc tried my patience a little on second viewing, … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Exercise of Vital Powers

Watching season 4 of Babylon 5 in binge-mode is fantastic.  Watching it in episodic format is a bit more challenging.  It’s not that Exercise of Vital Powers is a bad episode; it’s not!  It’s actually good but after coming off … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Tomorrow is Yesterday

The Enterprise is en route to Starbase 9 for resupply when things go wonky and they find themselves back in the late 1960s just before the “moon shot” in Tomorrow is Yesterday.  Now, before we get into the episode, let … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day Two

Last episode left us in a tense place: Jack was blown up along with the Torchwood tower and Ianto remains unaccounted for.  Gwen is alive, but injured.  This episode opens by adding to the tension: someone is actively working on … Continue reading

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Rozen Maiden

The idea behind Rozen Maiden sounded great: living dolls who are destined to fight each other in the “Alice Game”, and who ally themselves to humans to draw strength. Unfortunately the execution of the idea wasn’t quite what I had … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan II

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan II… The view from 5930 miles away: “Sure is quiet in here.” Wow. He should see our libraries if he thinks that’s quiet. … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat

As a fan of Babylon 5, it makes sense that I would praise the series, but if there is one episode I could convince people to watch, especially during 2020, it would be this one.  Londo says, “it’s been a … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Arena

When I was a kid, there was one Star Trek creature for me: the Gorn.  Boy howdy, did I love the Gorn.  I was teased by my cousin for how much I loved the Gorn but there was something about this creature … Continue reading

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Girlish Number

Girlish Number takes a satirical look behind the scenes of the world of anime production. It doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Our point-of-view characters are the voice artists, and we have a mixture of abilities and degrees of success in … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan I

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan I… The view from 5930 miles away: This episode starts by replaying the events of the previous one, but from the perspective of … Continue reading

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