Television Reviews 

  • Title: Legends of Tomorrow – Back to the Finale: Part II
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Legends of Tomorrow - Back to the Finale: Part II television review

Sara Lance (Caity Lotz) is dead. Well, sort of. It’s complicated. You see, on an alien world an evil scientist (Raffi Barsoumian) has cloned Sara and spliced in a little alien DNA as well. His plan is to create an army of hybrid Sara’s to conquer the galaxy. The clone, it turns out, isn’t so keen on that plan. As Sara works to escape, with the help of Rory (Dominic Purcell) and clones of her girlfriend, light years away her actual girlfriend grieves for her loss and her teammates prepare to do something stupid.

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  • Title: Rick and Morty – Mort Dinner Rick Andre
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Rick and Morty - Mort Dinner Rick Andre

Rick and Morty kicks of it’s Fifth Season with an episode that introduces Rick‘s (Justin Roiland) arch-nemesis and prevents Morty (Roiland), once again, from getting romantic with Jessica (Kari Wahlgren). Crash landing in the ocean after their latest adventure forces Rick to deal with Mr. Nimbus (Dan Harmon) who rules Atlantis and the Earth’s oceans. Throwing a dinner party for his foe leads Rick to short-cuts including aging some wine on world where time moves differently causing no end of trouble for Morty when trying to retrieve the wine across decades while becoming the legendary scourge the other reality will come together to destroy.

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Legacies – A New Hope

by Alan Rapp on June 21, 2021

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  • Title: Legacies – A New Hope
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Legacies - A New Hope television review

“A New Hope” is the goofiest episode of Legacies yet as the trio of Josie (Kaylee Bryant), Hope (Danielle Rose Russell), and Lizzie (Jenny Boyd), still tripping from the magic elixir they were dosed with, find themselves trapped in Lizzie’s childhood fan fiction which turns out to be plagiarized mostly from the original Star Wars. Forced to work their way through the story and confront past anguish, the journey also leads to Hope coming to terms with her destiny (thanks in part to the follow up story she penned as a child after being hurt by Lizzie’s version). Oh, there are also ninjas (because ninjas are cool!).

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  • Title: We Are Lady Parts – Potential Future Spouse
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We Are Lady Parts - Potential Future Spouse TV review

In the show’s second episode, Amina (Anjana Vasan) agrees to help the band try out in exchange for what turns out to be one awkward date with Ahsan (Zaqi Ismail). Momentarily believing she has landed a potential future spouse, Amina is over the moon (until the point he locks her firmly in the friend zone ruining her romantic fantasy). However, out of that pain comes our protagonist’s first rehearsal with the band where she finds a new side of herself in helping to compose their next song. “Potential Future Spouse” continues its warm embrace of the characters’ awkward human moments as the band members struggle with their relationships, even Saira (Sarah Kameela Impey) gets thrown by her boyfriend’s request to become “official.” While Amina hides the failed romance from her other friends, her experience helps her make connections with the band members and take a first step to becoming the person she was always meant to be.

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  • Title: New Amsterdam – Death Begins in Radiology
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New Amsterdam - Death Begins in Radiology TV review

It’s been awhile since I’ve checked in on New Amsterdam, but the show’s Third Season finale offers an opportune time to do so by providing separate vignettes centered around the various core characters of the show. The theme of love play a prominent role in each one of the separate stories, although I was partial to those involving Dr. Helen Sharpe (Freema Agyeman) and Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) eventually finding their way to each other after dealing with their own frantic series of events (his missing wedding ring, her family drama back in England). It’s about time.

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