The A-plot was Joe's affair and marriage, which was pretty flat as Family Guy episodes go. Especially the mirrored fuzzy clam scenes. I mean really? Bonnie as a stripper? Who could possibly think that was a good idea? However, the B-plot, the giant chicken fight was amazing, it's been something I've been looking forward to for a long time. It was delightfully over the top like always, though I wondering how they could possibly top themselves next time (and there damn well BETTER be a next time). My favorite part was the army of cloned Peters vs the army of cloned chickens. The giant chicken fight alone justified the existence of this episode.
@mark That's because he's probably not dead, Mallard's actor's contract is still on for a while longer.
I was expecting Max to up and kill Pelant at some point. Seems perfectly in character for him to do that.
First, I've said it before and I'll say it again, Elena doesn't have to choose one brother or another, she could easily have both, there's no reason she couldn't. Second, I called it last episode. Klaus is back once again, just like I knew would happen. God, will we ever be rid of the villain that's long LONG overstayed his welcome? Third, it's FINALLY happened. Elena is now going to turn into a vampire. All I can say about this is it's about damn time. Maybe she'll actually be useful for something on this show besides the damsel in distress for once. I am going to be royally pissed off if they overturn this and either call Bonnie and prevent her turning or turn her back to human later, I doubt they'll pull that though.
" I think Bones has started to revert to that pattern of making the killer the first-person-you-saw-and-first-you-forgot-about tactic. I've seen that before. While I know it can get hard to write new episodes, especially eight seasons in, but please don't make it a habit." Make it a habit? Are you kidding me? Bones has been using that tactic almost every episode since the series began. The killer is either someone that's introduced in the first 5 minutes of the episode or, in the rare cases when they don't do the above, the killer is someone that comes out of complete nowhere in the last 5 minutes of the episode. Either way I still have yet to really guess the killer until it's just about to be revealed anyway, so I guess it works.
I keep getting cut off! As I was saying, as for this "Last, Evilaric is shaping up to be a good villain, but I fear that they are going to do what they did with Klaus and keep him around too long, considering that the only way" to kill him is to kill Elena, which they obviously can't do, so the writers have written themselves into a corner and they'll probably have to use a certain walking deus ex machina witch to get themselves out of it.
@Lizzie "Julie Plec and Co have attachment issues. They don't know how to let go of characters. And nearly every single character has now become a plot device., it's not just Bonnie anymore." The ironic part is, before they brought Klaus into the picture and even a little bit after, TVD was a world where everybody can die. Pretty much everybody in the cast was dispensable except for Elena, Stefan, and later Damon, which was enjoyable to watch because people that you'd never expect to die actually do. Now they hardly ever kill anybody important, and even if they do they come back somehow anyway. The reason Klaus is such as problem is that his predictability kills interest. In most every story with a hero vs a villain you already know that the the hero is going to win, people don't watch/read entertainment for that, they watch to see HOW the hero will win, and if the villain, hero, or both is predictable, the story loses any entertainment value it could have. Oh, and as for this "Last, Evilaric is shaping up to be a good villain, but I fear that they are going to do what they did with Klaus and keep him around too long, considering that the only wa" I meant to write next, the only way they can kill him is to kill Elena, which they obviously can't do, so the writers have written themselves into a corner.
First, I'm glad Klaus is dead, though I give 2 episodes before he's walking around screwing with everybody again. I've always hated Klaus for his painfully predictable villainy since his introduction, he's not done one thing I haven't expected long before he did it since the first time he walked on screen, he's done nothing but drag the show down. I preferred when the show had more of a villain of the week/month format since it kept things fresh, and the lack of restrictions as a result in both characterization and abiliy of the villains meant they could keep upping the ante. Second, I don't understand this love triangle. Why does Elena have to choose between Stefan and Damon? If she truly loves them both, then why not choose both? There would be nothing wrong with that, it would be a lot like a open marriage. Last, Evilaric is shaping up to be a good villain, but I fear that they are going to do what they did with Klaus and keep him around too long, considering that they only way to kill him would be the end of the show. Either have him killed or redeemed in the next few episodes, then bring in a new villain, or else, like with Klaus he'll be stale and predictable, and we don't want that. It's no coincidence that this being one of the best episodes of VD ever also was one NOT being about killing Klaus for once.
Oh. Two more things, 1.Elena needs to GROW A SPINE and quit being such a naive "anyone can be saved" idiot. I don't care at all as to who she ends up with, (in fact, why does she even have to choose?) but Elena's been through countless atrocities throughout the series, she needs to grow up! 2. Elena either needs to turn into a vampire or at least learn how to fight. She has been a completely useless load on everybody else, never able to actually contribute to anyone's plans at all and in fact usually hinders them by getting kidnapped or whatever and being used as leveage, which has happened countless times throughout the series. At least Bonnie actually is useful to the plot, even if she is used as a Deus Ex machina far too often. Elena just whines woe is me endlessly every episode and doesn't actually do anything.
I admit, I still like this show, but the writers really need to either kill off or otherwise get rid of the original vampires ALREADY!!! They are the real reason why this show has gone from completely unpredictable to predictable in each and ever scene. The writers can't come up with a new intriguing villain so they keep on coming up with more and more ridiculous excuses to keep the originals alive. Particularly Klaus, I'll bet anything that he's the one that Damon and Stefan come from, so they'll never kill him, that's probably why they put up the kill the originals kill all vampires of their bloodline plot point to begin with. It used to be unpredictable because they had a new villain EVERY. SINGLE. WEEK. but now that they're stuck with these guys we know everything they're going to do long before they ever do it.
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