Showing posts from June, 2013

Teen Wolf, Season 3, Episode 4 "Unleashed" Recap/Review

JFC, that was intense, and I have to say that my heart is a little destroyed by Isaac's entire existence right now. That story-line hit me where my heart lives, guys. I'm not even going to try to introduce this episode any further, and instead just get down to business. Notes/comments/speculation will be at the end (mostly, anyway; I'm kind of an expert at interrupting myself and tend to do it frequently) so if you're not into that, you can skip it easily.

Previously, on Teen Wolf: There's a pack of alphas/an "Alpha pack", who had Derek's long-lost, thought-to-be-dead younger sister Cora and Boyd held captive for 3-4 months. Isaac's dad was an abusive shitbag who used to punish him by locking him in a deep-freezer, until Derek found Isaac one night while he was working his job as a grave-digger and gave him the gift of lycanthropy. (Also, Jackson the kanima accidentally killed Isaac's dad for him, oops, but that's another story for another …

Teen Wolf Season 3, Episode 3: "Fireflies" Recap/Review

This week's episode, despite being a filler episode to set up more drama for next week, was still pretty awesome to watch, tbh. I read some people who really noticed how obvious the CGI, greenscreen, and slow-mo fight scenes were, but to me, that is part of what makes Teen Wolf awesome and kind of hilarious. It's an MTV show, it's obviously going to be campy and cheesy as hell. Annnyway, there is plenty of action going on this week, despite how much time it took to get those runaway werewolves under control, so let's get moving, yeah?

Previously, on Teen Wolf:Stiles' childhood BFF Heather was kidnapped by a phantom or other beastie just before she was about to swipe her v-card at his register, if you know what I mean. Allison realized that her bruise from MW is actually part the logo of an abandoned bank. Scott, Derek and Stiles came to the same conclusion, via more-or-less torturing a (willing) Isaac in order to access his repressed memories. Derek and Scott went t…

Teen Wolf Season 3, Episode 2: "Chaos Rising" Recap/Review

Sigh, this show is going to be the death of me. This recap is much later than I wanted (plus I still have two episodes of Graceland to catch up on as well!) but I'm hoping to get that all done in the next day or two (while I procrastinate on studying for an exam on Wednesday, ugh) and be back on schedule! I'm also hoping that with time, I will be able to do these recaps without writing a grillion-plus words, unlike last week's episode, which was a monster of a post. I've never been able to write so much when I needed to in school, but when discussing television, I can apparently talk all day long. But I digress. Let's begin, shall we?

Previously, on Teen Wolf: Scott and Allison didn't talk all summer long, but now, after almost four months, Allison finally wants to talk. At long last, Derek confessed to Scott and Stiles that the Alpha Pack is in Beacon Hills and have taken Erica and Boyd captive. Also, he, Isaac and Peter have been looking for them all summer. A…

Teen Wolf Season 3, Episode 1: "Tattoo" Recap/Review

If you asked me 6 months ago if I thought I would ever like the MTV show Teen Wolf, I probably would have laughed at you. Really, who heard that they were going to reboot the 1980's movie into a TV show and actually thought it would be good? I didn't. When I started to get into Tumblr, TW gifs flooded my dashboard on the regular, so decided to check it out, assuming that it'd be stupid and I'd give up after the pilot. Miraculously, I ended up hanging on until S01E08 "Lunatic," and after that I was hooked, and marathoned the rest of the series one weekend back in April.

Their storylines don't always make a lot of sense, and I'm pretty sure their special effects budget is like, $20 dollars and whatever change is in the cup holders of Jeff Davis' car, but still! The cast is so pretty, and the characters are so endearing, and the drama is just so intense that I just can't quit it. The cast is also super adorable in real life, and have such excelle…

Oh shit, you guys.

So, I don't really know how this happened, but I have developed a pretty serious television addiction over the years.

Believe it or not, there was a time when I didn't watch TV at all. Like, nothing. Television couldn't have bored me more back then. And then, sometime during my senior year of high school, I got grounded for being a stupid teenager for like, half the year and had nothing better to do than watch NCIS and CSI and whatever else my parents were watching because I wasn't allowed to do anything else. And that's how it all started. I picked up House, The Office, in addition to the other shows I started watching, and it all just sort of snowballed. Then, you know, some genius came up with Netflix instant queue and put just about every season of every show, ever, online to be watched whenever, and after that there was no turning back. Especially once I discovered all the people out there who are like me, who want to talk about their shows all. the. time. So …