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I have to admit that when I first saw the commercial for this episode, I want that excited at all. BUT, my mind was changed within the first five minutes of the episode. I LOVED the Kono back story and how she learned so much history from her mother and just how close she was and still is with her mother. This is the first time that we have really seen Kono as a child and growing up, through the flashbacks. It was a pretty bittersweet episode for Kono and the viewers like me who basically cry at greeting card commercials. I'm not ashamed to admit that. lol
I really liked how this episode was written that not only included the flashbacks to Kono's life as she grew up with a strong, loving, educated, cultured mother. Her mother passed along very important traditions to Kono which basically saved her life during her time lost at sea. I also really enjoyed seeing the entire cast there in the beginning to send Kono off on her life changing voyage. And, I have always seen the "brother/sister" relationship that Kono and Chin have had consistently throughout the entire series. I am not actually saying that they are brother and sister, we all know that they are cousins but their "love and bond" are what makes them stronger together, than apart.
Ok, now that I have touched on the incredibly well written and distinctly different view of H50, the parts of the episode that I didn't enjoy were pretty obvious, the crime of the week was pretty "meh..." But we did get to see Chin play a huge role in this episode. I enjoyed finally getting to see more of Chin and Kono. Their characters are important to the series dynamic and it's great to see them actually playing an active part in this series, this season. I'm not even going to bring up Danny/Scott. I have for too many weeks and it's like yelling at a brick wall now. Not even worth the time to complain about his lack of actual involvement in the series. If he didn't come back next year, if there is a next year for H50 (fingers crossed!). Let Grover and the rest of the team take over. I'm done with Scott for good. No need to even discuss his absence after this comment.
I got the feeling over these past few episodes that the dynamics of the team are going to be shaken to its roots during the season finale. Ok, for one, Adam has been MIA a whole lot! He wasn't there to see Kono go off on her adventure, although she did briefly explain why. He also wasn't anywhere to be seen during her search and rescue. You would think that anyone's fiancé would want to be in on that. No one even mentioned calling Adam to tell him what's going on and of course he never showed up at HQ to inquire about why Kono had not checked in. I do understand that "Adam" is actually on another series but come on writers, you could have been a little more consistent with the whole thing! Especially since their supposed marriage is during the next episode. I don't think the marriage will happen. I have mentioned this several times, but I get the sick feeling that Adam will be killed off or something tragic will happen to him. Chin's BIL will be involved and Chin and Kono will have to deal with the fall out of this and it's quite possible that their relationship will be strained by the actions that "might" happen. Of course, I'm just a H50 fan who pays attentions to the details of the series and this is just my opinion. I actually have no idea what will really happen. I have just been following the bread crumbs that the writers have been leaving for us. And, talking about leaving, maybe this is where Scott/Danny will exit the series. Please don't let the door hit you where the good Lord slit ya, as you leave! If he does leave, I will be very interested to find out why and exactly what happened to cause this decision. Yes, I know the theories. I have heard them each week as I read the comments. But, if you actually pay attention to the body language of the actors while Scott/Danny is actually on the set and taping a scene, it's plain as day, that something significant has happened to the actors and how they feel about him. Not trying to create rumors. It's common sense and just paying attention to how the others actually distance themselves from him even in a scene when he's in it. He barely has any lines, and no chemistry what so ever. I have even caught a few glares at him from several of the other actors during the scenes when he's in them. Seriously, not making this up. Just go back and re watch the past four or five episodes, the signs are all there.
Back to this episode, it was a great one. Of course, and I'm really not trying to be so knit picky about details. H50 is sloppy when it comes to details, but you could certainly tell that Kono wasn't really in the ocean. It's all good, we don't need the actors to actually be put in danger just so we can have a realistic episode. I just had hoped for a little more realism from H50. I think after all these season, I should have known better than to expect that. It's still a great series! I love the Hawaii scenery and the fact that this series actually brings jobs too Hawaii and stimulates their economy plus the fact that we have learned a lot about how the island works and about the people. I seriously do hope that the network will keep H50 on for another season since it does have potential to be a great on next year, depending on how this season finale ends. Please for the love of God CBS, don't leave us hanging with a huge cliffhanger without H50 finishing up the storylines that are still left hanging!!!

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Blue Bloods Season 5 Episode 22 Review: The Art of War

On September 20, 2015 at the 67th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, if the "Art of War" episode of BLUE BLOODS does not win, something's terribly wrong with the voting process. I applaud the writing, acting, directing, casting, editing, music, and DP (Director of Photography) for this artistic and highly entertaining achievement. Congratulations.

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"Heartbreaker" is listed on IMDB as "Heart Matters." None of these sound really interesting, but there's only brief plot outlines and cast and crew lists right now.

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NBC Orders Trio of Dramas to Series: Will You Tune In? - no!

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Modern Family Season 6 Episode 20 Review: Knock 'Em Down

phil takes he moral ground and a soapbox (again) but smashes the statue anyway.love ti when a plan backfires.

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All of these write-ups and comments and the hatred that is being brought to the show because you all want it to turn out *your* way instead of what you do not expect has gone beyond ludicrous. If it's so incredibly horrible, why are you even wasting your time? Go pick another show to watch - and don't let the door hit your asses on the way out. Seriously.

Noisy from norway

I gave up this show in season 4 because I was tired of Danny always being a hot-head. Erin always falling out with him because of the law and Jamie always seems so insecure until it really matters. And I really hated CBS fireing Jennifer Espesito and replacing her with the othe latino girl. From what I read here, the is pretty much the same still.

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The Following Season 3 Episode 10 Review: Evermore

after watching this episode i have the a few takes on it .... i did not really wanna see joe die....but the significance of the final conversation between joe and ryan coules d take this show in all typers if directions ryan admitting to joe about his true feelings of killing satisfaction it gives him was a big deal by doing that he finally is honest with himself which he has alwys been able to shield those feeling by working in the fbi telling himself he was killing for justice and the greater good ..but throughout this show there has been dozons of people he has killed that could have been avoided and he could have arrested them.....now that the truth is out and joe is dead ryan has relasped and is seeing joe ...i believe he is in a very fragil state and lets say something bad happens to someone hes close to could push him to become a much darker charactor maybe becoming more and more like joe it will be interesting to see how it plays out

Jamiemarie

The graveside scene was priceless. Laughed out loud! Adalind's farewell speech to mommy dearest was hilarious. Claire Coffee does well when given decent lines. However, characterization struck a wrong chord later: I was totally surprised that she swallowed the potion and suppressed her beast. Nick is a major disappointment to me. He gave up on Juliette too quickly, a few episodes ago. She went thru hell for him. Now, this episode, he expected her to voluntarily drink the suppressant potion even knowing that she gleefully burned Aunt Marie's trailer and viciously vowed vengeance on Adelind. She also repeatedly told Nick she likes her new powers and doesn't want the cure. So Nick invites her to swallow the cure at the Spice Shop, putting the gang in danger. He hides Adelind with Bud, putting the Beave in danger. Moron! Bad writing, sacrificing characterization (intelligence and good judgment) for plot. Jack the Ripper could well be Renard, but I hope not. So another possibility is Kenneth. He only recently showed up in town. Or maybe Jack is Renard's mother. Where has she been? We need her! Jack may be the one to kill Juliette, given the ease with which he killed Henrietta. I don't see any way to resurrect Juliette's good nature at this point. I won't believe Monroe is dead. Nope. Not going there.

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another great episode. i'm beginning to love jenny as much as claire. my wife and i had a little viewing party this week, lots of outlander fans here in Hialeah

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