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May 2017

Supernatural Sets the Stage for Season Finalé With “There’s Something About Mary”

A busy episode in which at least one character dies, two become puppets, and three are trapped and left for dead in an unlikely place.


‘Doctor Who’: “Thin Ice” Is a Welcome Addition to the Doctor’s 19th Century Adventures

In this episode the plotting is tight and well-judged, the interplay between characters snappy and natural-sounding, and we glimpse the Doctor's savage side.


‘Supernatural’: “The Future” Starts Bleak, Then Meanders Into Rehashed Plots

A deeply disturbing opening and several bad plot devices inch us closer to the finalé.


April 2017

‘Supernatural’: “The Memory Remains” Retreads Some Familiar Territory

"The Memory Remains", with a few minor exceptions, borrows heavily from a season one classic.


Supernatural’s ‘Ladies Drink Free’ Is a Dull Pit Stop on the Road to the Finalé

The show comes back from a seasonal hiatus with a predictable monster-of-the-week episode, but at least it contains some hints for the future.


February 2017

‘Supernatural’: Mary Comes Clean, Gavin Goes Home in the Middling “Family Feud”

The episode reveals some key plot points in a family-themed episode that resolves itself far too easily.


‘Who’ Will Be the Next Doctor?

What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...


Supernatural’s “Regarding Dean” Brings the Funny and the Heartbreaking in (Almost) Equal Measure

This week's episode serves as an entertaining reminder of what the show is all about.


In ‘Supernatural’ Season 12 Episode 10: “Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets”

Exploring some character backstory in a slowly moving stand-alone episode.


December 2016

‘LOTUS’ Starts Strong, but Loses Steam With Lucifer’s Pointless Shenanigans

The show ends the first half of the season with a disappointing, uninspired reveal.


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Supernatural Sets the Stage for Season Finalé With “There's Something About Mary”

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"A busy episode in which at least one character dies, two become puppets, and three are trapped and left for dead in an unlikely place.

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