Tag: Scandal

Should you catch up on SuperGirl, Gotham, and Scandal during the holidays?

The holidays are on the horizon, and most shows are making that turn into their fall finales.  This is a good time to catch up on shows you may have skipped initially. But are the shows SuperGirl, Gotham and Scandal on your radar to watch? NEW SHOW SPOTLIGHT I was quite prepared to dislike Supergirl, inasmuch as I never really cared for Superman, preferring more vulnerable, mundane heroes like Spiderman instead.  Consequently, I was quite surprised to see a construct for Supergirl that allowed for a hero whose enemies were roughly a match for her and whose human allies...

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TV Recap: Welcome To Shondaland

Shonda Rhimes is the first person to ever own an entire night of network television (that being Thursday nights on ABC), which is just another way of saying that Shonda has made it so cool to be a strong black woman even Oprah’s jealous. And while her newest baby, How To Get Away With Murder, is holding its Scandal lead-in audience, I was wondering how many tricks Shonda had left up her sleeve. Until this Thursday, of course. How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal At first blush, I perceived How To Get Away With Murder to be a...

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TV winter finales to watch before hibernation

The Winter Finales are here!  AKA your favorite shows are all going into hibernation until next month and you’ll get nothing but sappy Christmas specials and reruns in the interim. Hey, don’t feel bad.  Back in the day there were no “finales” when shows went on hiatus, it was just the next episode in the run and then screw you until January. At least now, shows put in an effort to build intrigue before they take a break.  So let’s recap the first wave. . Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Big Plot Twist:  Evil organization Centipede isn’t really after Mike...

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Scandal, Super Fun Night, and The Blacklist [Lazlo’s Clicker]

ABC clearly knows it has not just a hit, but a phenomenon on its hands with Scandal. The Season 3 roll out was treated not like a premiere, but like a television event, and remarkably, the show has seemed to welcome the increased attention and pressure with zeal, delivering a seemingly impossible even higher level of intrigue, plot twists and, well, Scandalous television. Season 3 ventures well inside Scandal’s comfort zone, as we are given a more in depth look at Olivia Pope’s (the heavenly and Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington) past, specifically her relationship with her puppet master father (Joe...

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Lazlo’s Clicker – A Week Of Finales

It was a week for season finales, and we rank them for you, from thrilling cliffhangers to better luck next season. Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source Elementary – it always helps to have a great performance from a guest star, and Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer delivered an unforgettable one, like John Larroquette on The Practice great. The shocking twist at the end of the first hour of the double length finale hit us, and Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller), like a ton of bricks. This show has been just a little cooler and...

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