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Childhood’s End: Eps. 1-3, “The Overlords”, “The Deceivers”, “The Children”

Childhood's End is a well-crafted adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's classic; SyFy would be wise to do more of these, and fewer Sharknados.

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‘Shameless’ Becomes the Worst of What Its Detractors Said It Was in Fifth Season

Once a dysfunctional family that we rooted for, the Gallaghers have become the antithesis of funny.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 6 - “Lost and Found”

The fantastic season finalé of finally grants our wish to reveal our mad scientist and our monster -- but we should be careful what we wish for.

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American Horror Story: Hotel Season 5, Episode 10 “She Gets Revenge”

Big decisions and big exits highlight another dreary Lowe-based story line in this winter finalé.

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Ready to Rumble! The Second Half of ‘Ready for This’ Continues to Fight Numerous Stereotypes

Ready For This! builds on its strong initial showing and skillfully negotiates meta themes of disenfranchisement and marginalisation.

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Humor’s No Joke in ‘Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists’

A new documentary about the New Yorker cartoons shows the pains taken to be funny.

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Jekyll and Hyde: Series 1, Episode 7 - “The Reaper”

It's Aliens vs. The Exorcist in this mid-season episode, where secondary-characters start to shine as the body count keeps rising!

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 10 - “Maveth”

Death begets life, and vice versa, in the mid-season finale.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 9 - “Dark Waters”

Damien Darhk reasserts himself as the big bad in Arrow's riveting mid-season finale.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 8 - “Hostile Takeover”

Two compelling stories, one about the return of Supergirl's Kryptonian aunt and the other about an email leak at Kara's employer, never quite manage to come together in "Hostile Takeover."

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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 10 - “KSR”

Expectation and disappointment are at the heart of The Good Wife's spotty, if not overtly head-scratching, midseason finale.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 5 - “The Frankenstein Murders”

As we draw closer to the end, moral beasts and political monsters threaten to overshadow child murder, until confessions of mad-science experiments gone wrong point Inspector Marlott towards the real mastermind of the season.

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Frank Sinatra Was a Strange Cat

For many, Frank Sinatra is a caricature of a bygone era, a static character whose legacy commanded more respect than his work. That's only part of the story-- and so is this.

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American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 9 - “She Wants Revenge”

Completely foregoing the Detective John Lowe story really allows the entertaining and interesting plot lines to shine in this episode.

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iZombie: Season 2, Episode 9 - “Cape Town”

This is the last episode until the series comes back in January, and it offered everything that’s made iZombie essential viewing this season.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 9 - “Running to Stand Still”

Mark Hamill returns as the Trickster; he's both frightening and hilarious, as any good Joker or Joker-wannabe should be.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 11 - “Swan Song”

In "Swan Song", we delve into Killian's childhood past, confront all the Dark Ones who ever were, and prepare for a journey to the underworld.

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Jekyll and Hyde: Series 1, Episode 6 - “Spring-Heeled Jack”

Spring-Heeled Jack is no Jumping Jack Flash, but the real villain of the piece will make your skin creep as it crawls out of your mouth!

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 7 - “Human for a Day”

This episode of Supergirl illustrates the difficult task of making the narrative and character elements of a story match the iconic imagery associated with the heroes.

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Doctor Who and the Master Really Get in Your Face, 3D-Style

The BBC's 3D treatment of Doctor Who episodes ‘Dark Water’ and ‘Death in Heaven’ makes the cruel plot twists truly pop.

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