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Oh Mamere

Queen Sugar: Oh Mamere

Season 4, Episode 10: " Oh Mamere "

Queen Sugar has handled many serious issues including addiction, racism, police brutality, and domestic violence. On Queen Sugar Season 4 Episode 10 the plot revolved around Darla being sexually assaulted.  No, it didn't happen on screen or even within the timeline of this installment but that didn't make it any less powerful. We already knew that Darla was an...

It's All About the Money, Honey

Younger: It's All About the Money, Honey

Season 6, Episode 10: " It's All About the Money, Honey "

Another day, another PR nightmare for Millennial. Kelsey, Liza, and Charles visited my hometown of Chicago on Younger Season 6 Episode 10, but things weren't exactly a breeze in the Windy City.  The trip was high-stress from the beginning as Kelsey and Charles attempted to sway their last remaining investor in an attempt to keep the company afloat. They're brok...

The Donor

Pearson: The Donor

Season 1, Episode 6: " The Donor "

Bobby Novak is feeling himself.  For the first time, Pearson Season 1 Episode 6 presented us with the Bobby who put on his big boy pants and was ready to be an active participant in his campaign and mayorship. He wasn't sitting off to the side leaving Jessica, Keri, and the others to do his work. Finally, Bobby's backbone replaced his wishbone. For so long it ...

Enemies by Monday

Yellowstone (2018): Enemies by Monday

Season 2, Episode 9: " Enemies by Monday "

Monica had one of the worst days of her life on Yellowstone Season 2 Episode 9. Going from bad to worse is an understatement. In true soap opera fashion, the $h!t hit the fan, but instead of scattering the characters in different directions, the traumatic events got them even closer together. "Enemies by Monday" is practically an Afterschool Special in social me...

Suite Little Lies

Gran Hotel: Suite Little Lies

Season 1, Episode 10: " Part 10 "

Santiago climbed further into bed with the devil on Grand Hotel Season 1 Episode 10.  Santiago has underestimated Teresa up until this point in time. If there is one thing you should never do, it is underestimate a powerful woman.  Now that Teresa wants to make herself a fixture at the Riviera Grand, things are about to go from bad to worse. How were the impacts already being ...

210 Words Per Minute

Fear The Walking Dead: 210 Words Per Minute

Season 5, Episode 10: " 210 Words Per Minute "

If you were one of the many criticizing Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 for the lack of character development, then Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 10 was probably the episode for you.  At the root of "210 Words Per Minute" was Grace, the woman who is counting down the days until radiation catches up with her.  Grace has been the best addition to the team in quite some ...


Succession: Vaulter

Season 2, Episode 2: " Vaulter "

Logan Roy is looking for only one thing from his children: obedience. Succession Season 2 Episode 2 finds Logan at loggerheads with Shiv over her short-term plan to join Waystar, Roman pushing his brother under the bus in the hope of getting Logan's attention, and Kendall with the realization that everything he once worked hard to accomplish was for nothing. Getting out from und...

A Familiar Situation

Days of our Lives: A Familiar Situation

Season 54, Episode 229: " Friday August 16, 2019 "

It wasn't that long ago that Claire went nuts because Tripp asked her to wait while he entered a marriage of convenience with Haley. And it DEFINITELY hasn't been a long time since Eric held back his feelings for Sarah because he didn't want to hurt his brother Rex -- that story just came to an end! So why did Days of Our Lives spend part of the week of 8-12-19 repeating these st...

A Bout, A Girl

Killjoys: A Bout, A Girl

Season 5, Episode 5: " A Bout, A Girl "

This season so far has been stuffed with Killjoys' schemes that have fallen apart. This time out, they were going to take over the supermax ship on which they were imprisoned by winning its annual fighting championship on Killjoys Season 5 Episode 5. The only problem was that they were collaborating with other prisoners who were as untrustworthy as you might have expected. ...

Mientras Dormías

Queen of the South: Mientras Dormías

Season 4, Episode 11: " Mientras Dormías "

While Teresa was sleeping all hell was about to break loose on Queen of the South Season 4 Episode 11. Tony was dead, Teresa was unconscious, and there was no end to the list of suspects who could have planted that bomb.  Yet, when the truth came out, it was still surprising.  Judge LaFayette seems like a man motivated more by greed than by personal revenge, s...

Stare at the Same Fires

Queen Sugar: Stare at the Same Fires

Season 4, Episode 9: " Stare at the Same Fires "

Everyone gets knocked down eventually and it was Charley's turn on Queen Sugar Season 4 Episode 9. It was difficult to blame Charley for going on a bender; her sister wrote a best-selling tell-all novel that trashed her. Her enemies set the mill she's worked so hard to make a success, on fire. And in the middle of it all, the guy she was really starting to fall for broke up with...

The Pitch

BH90210: The Pitch

Season 1, Episode 2: " The Pitch "

Well, folks, it looks like we’re getting a reboot after all. It’s just not coming in the way many fans hoped it would. BH90210 Season 1 Episode 2 sets the stage for a continuation of the 90210 story, as the cast weighs the pros and cons of stepping back into the world of Beverly Hills. Much has been made about this adaptation of the series, with many split o...

If the Shoe Fits

Suits: If the Shoe Fits

Season 9, Episode 5: " If the Shoe Fits "

Mike Ross has changed.  That was the big takeaway from Suits Season 9 Episode 5 which featured Patrick J. Adams' big return to the series after more than a year away.  There's always a lot of excitement when a former cast member returns to a veteran series after some time away, but it was clear from the get-go that Mike had continued to work on himself in his new locale. 

Millennial's Next Top Model

Younger: Millennial's Next Top Model

Season 6, Episode 9: " Millennial's Next Top Model "

This season just keeps getting better and better.  Millennial, with Kelsey in tow, dealt with the aftermath of "42-gate" on Younger Season 6 Episode 9. The publishing world was rocked by Pauline's scandalous revelation that Liza, formerly known as 1 of 2 awesome millennial editors, was, in fact, a 42-year-old woman.  The company was sinking, clients were dropp...

The Former City Attorney

Pearson: The Former City Attorney

Season 1, Episode 5: " The Former City Attorney "

Everyone has their agendas and crosses to bear, but they're all in this together.  After some time of being at odds for various reasons and butting heads, the folks at the mayor's office are starting to feel like a team. They're not perfect or functional, but they are a team and have come around to accepting it.  Between the flashbacks, mentor/mentee parallels, and personal con...