The Tomorrow People Review: The Ultimate Killing Machine

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Oh, where do I begin talking about this episode?

The Tomorrow People Season 1 Episode 14 had so much good stuff in it, I feel like a kid in a candy store trying to decide which aisle to go down first so I can start snarfing on all the yummy treats.

First off, can I just say how happy I am that the whole rivalry between Stephen and John has been dropped in favor of a friendship full of trust? Stephen going to the lair and reading Cara the riot act for kicking John out was great.

It was nice to see that he didn’t let whatever feelings he has (or had, who knows how he’s feeling at this point) cloud his judgment. He saw right away that she’d made a mistake by kicking John out and he wasn’t afraid to tell her so. Then he went and found Drunk!John and took him how. I mean how freaking sweet was that?

Cara: John can take care of himself.
Stephen: You willing to bet his life on that?

John proved himself quite useful in the Jameson household. Not only did he make what looked like a delicious meal, but he also gave Stephen some excellent intel about the case of the mismatched twins.

I think he was also the buffer that was needed between Marla and Stephen, at least until the two of them figured out how to move forward after Stephen found out his mother’s secret.

You have a family to protect. I have a species.


I had a feeling we were close to seeing Cara beg for John to return but I am tickled pink he didn’t take her up on the offer.

She needs to learn that she can’t just stomp all over people and think that they’re going to just come running back to her.

John: He’s a hero.
Marla: Just like his father.

More yumminess came in the form of finding out Jedikiah’s little secret. I think most of us have suspected that he’s been holding on to his brother’s body all this time, but I for one wasn’t exactly sure why.

In this episode we finally found out that Roger is indeed on ice, but for me anyway, Jedikiah’s motivations for keeping Frozen!Roger around aren’t all that clear.

Whoa, you think Mother Nature created a Tomorrow Person 2.0? A-Day-After-Tomorrow Person


Maybe it’s because I like Jedikiah that I’m always trying to see the good in him, but I have to wonder if his tears over Nathan’s death had to do with wanting to bring his brother back.

Though I suppose it is more likely that he wanted to try the twin experiment so that he could take Roger’s powers for himself. Maybe he wants to become some sort of ultimate killing machine. 

My favorite bits:

  • Jedikiah allowing Stephen into his head. Interesting.
  • Stephen finding a drunken John and bringing him home.
  • Russell busting out some serious moves to take on the hit man. Nice!
  • Pretty much the entire conversation between Marla and John.
  • Hillary popping into Stephen’s room and demanding to know why he wasn’t wearing pajamas. I think there are quite a few fangirls out there who are perfectly okay with his sleeping attire, thank you very much.
  • Russell’s “Oops” when he slapped the cuff on Cyrus.
  • Thinking that Jedikiah’s speech to Nathan sounded perhaps a bit too personal.
  • Stephen informing Cara that the place was falling apart without John. No kidding!
  • Russell asking the hit man how they spent their money.
  • Jedikiah collapsing in tears when Nathan was killed. I didn’t understand why at first, but it was still pretty powerful to see.
  • John walking out on Cara. Sorry, but she absolutely deserved that.
  • Jedikiah going into his little lair to have a chat with Roger. Creepy, but also kind of awesome.

Why do you think Jedikiah is keeping Roger's body on ice?


Editor Rating: 4.9 / 5.0
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Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 (30 Votes)

Aw, this was yet another great episode. I'm actually sad that I have no more to watch, at least for three days. I'll have to catch up on The Originals, now. I was danged glad to see John walk away from Cara, at the end. She's gotten out of hand and again.. she is far more ruthless than John ever thought about being. Kudos to Stephen for pointing out the obvious. She made a mistake and needs to own it. I welcomed the new twist with Jedikiah and Stephen's dad. I'll be curious to see what Jedikiah has planned. Like John, Jedikiah is a favorite character of mine. I love when both John and Jedikiah are on screen, together. Also... loved John being in Stephen's home and the whole dynamic with that family. The last scene was creepy/fantastic, I can't wait for the next episode.


Why do you think Jedikiah is keeping Roger's body on ice?
My first thought once the episode was over was that he wanted to power swap, but the more i thought about it, the way he broke down made me really unsure. I'm thinking now that maybe its a bring Rodger back too life but also take his powers deal. Also/Or maybe Jedikiah has some big power play he is planning to put into place against The Founder that we don't know yet.
All in all very interesting stuff, really hoping the show gets a second season because they seem to be laying groundwork for a multi season arc here


Enjoyed last nite's episode. Have been gone for a while but was able to catch up pretty fast. Liked seeing Stephen's mom coming out and the influence John has with her. Stephen and John do seem to be hitting it off. The twins were great story/line.Flashbacks helped.
I need help tho. What is relationship status between Cara,John and Stephen? Last time I watched Stephen was in love with Cara and theyhad spent a night together. Cara was still with John and told him about it,and also told Stephen it wasn't going anywhere. Did Stephen an Cara ever get back together? I seen John has left Cara last night.Stephen still long for Cara? Silly stuff I know but trying to get caught up on love triangle


Great episode. Stephen bringing John home after finding him drunk was sweet. I loved the moments between John and Marla he made her realize why they couldn't leave and had to stay. At the end when Jedikiah went into down to that room and we saw that Stephen's father was there frozen I was so excited because when we were all wondering where his body was my first thought was that he was frozen somehwer and finding out I was right made me excited and just that it made the story even more interesting. Jedikiah's talk with his brother came off kind of crazy to me because it seemed like he wanted to get his powers and it seemed like that even more because before that he totally broke down when Nathan was killed and the other one got away. I liked that John turned down Cara because as much as I want him back with the others she needed it and if he's going to e crashing with Stephen for awhile then I'm totally ok with it because they'd make cool roommates. Can't wait till the next episode.

Spindae 2o

First of the poll should have the option Both. 2nd of it was a great episode.
Cara paying The Twin to kill Jedy was a great twist, Cara is really going downhill & with the return of the baddy Julian could push her to the really dark side.
The frozen Roger wasn't something I expect either.
Shame the chances of renewal are slim. Maybe they get a shortened mid-season chance.

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