Completely agree with this being the best episode so far. It's definitely my favorite right now. There's nothing more than a deadly virus that helps character development. We learned and saw other sides to characters we haven't before. One of my favorite scene was Camille and the rat and Kirsten trying to talk to her and get her to keep going. I felt that moment really shows how far they've come as friends. My other favorite moments was when Linus and Camille were talking. They were both just so vulnerable and admitted how scared they were. I also loved that when Linus called his parents he said he had a girlfriend. I'm kind of hoping that in a future episode we see Linus and Camille have dinner with his parents. This episode also made me like Maggie more. She's usually all business but we saw her human side. I agree that she's still hiding things but it also became completely clear that she cares about all the members of her team. Bottom line I agree with everything you said in your review.
I don't know if Sarah is Charles or not. I haven't thought so but I just don't know anymore. I agree that the person In the hoodie definitely looked more female then male but I also remember at times like when the girls were captured the person in the hoodie looked like a male. I really don't know anymore. I'm sick of guessing because odds are I'll be wrong. I know how unlikely it is but right now I'm just thinking that in the summer finale we'll finally see who A really is and it's not a trick. Even though that's what I'm telling myself I will not be surprised if this is all a trick again and we don't see who A actually is. My favorite thing from this episode was Mike. I really like Mike and we hardly ever see him and when we do it's usually only a few scenes now unlike in the first few seasons when we saw more of him and he had some story. I enjoyed him being in about half the episode. I also really love how he wouldn't give up on seeing Mona and that they're going to try and work things out. I never thought about it before but I really like them together. My take away from this episode is that we need more Mike.
I'm surprised Stiles lied to Scott but understand why he's hesitant to tell the truth. I agree that he's having Nogitsune flashbacks. I also agree that Scott isn't going to be mad that Stiles killed Donovan he's going to be mad that he lied to him and didn't tell him what happened. I think Scott is reasonable enough to understand that it was an accident and in self defense. I get Scott doesn't want to kill anyone it's one of the things I like best about him but I think there's a difference in Donovan and the other Chimera they've fought. The other 2 students who's names I can't remember right now were just normal kids who were taken and turned into these monsters, but Donovan was already a psychopath and became an even more dangerous one when he was turned into that monster. I think out of everyone that Scott will understand the self defense killing of Donovan. I mean there was no saving him he wasn't good at the start. I'm surprised Scott lied to Kira because he didn't have a reason but I guess him being a little scared when the fiery figure reached for the sword is a sort of good reason, but Kira still needs to know. Something is going on with her powers and she needs to know what before she hurts someone by accident. I loved the scene with Malia because now we know that she didn't kill her mother and sister it was actually The Desert Wolf. It was a small thing that gave us answers but ended up making us ask more questions like why did she go after Malia's family? It also made me wonder one other thing, which is why are Malia's eyes blue? There eyes turn blue when they take a life. I've always figured that meant her eyes were blue because she killed her family but now we know that's not the case so, why? Who did she kill? I know we may not get that answer but it was one of the very first things that popped into my mind when we learned that her biological mother was the reason for her mom and sisters deaths.
I'm so glad that I wasn't the only one who thought space zombies when seeing the preview last week. The twist was pretty great. This has been one of the first episodes where I actually liked D'avin. I think it was seeing him vulnerable in that chamber is what really made me start to like him like I do the others. The whole episode was cool but my favorite part was at the beginning Dutch saying Lucy favors John and John replying that Lucy can't have favorites but then at the end of the episode Dutch used Johnny being in trouble to get Lucy to let her into the ship. After the first scene I thought yeah right Johnny is Lucy's favorite then it was proven by the end of the episode. I think this show has much better character development than Dark Matter and it's a much more light hearted but still has it's dark moments. But I'm still liking Dark Matter more. There's just different qualities that make both shows so great to me that it's hard to compare at times. Dark Matter has the mysteriousness to it with no one having memories that makes it so exciting. They're both just such great shows I'd never be able to choose between the two.
This season is still so difficult to watch but I'm sticking with it. It's more tolerable now because we got the old Norrie back and she and Joe know something is definitely wrong with the towns people. Big Jim and Julia working together is interesting but they make a pretty good team. I hate Christine. I can not stand her. After the episode ended I said that I really hope they kill her. I don't want her to not be body snatched or whatever anymore and end up a good guy. Nope that happens to often. I want her dead and gone for good at the end of this season. I'm still hoping that Joe and Norrie escape and team up with Big Jim and Julia and by the looks of the series preview it looks like that will eventually happen.
I'm really loving Kira's story this season. I really want to find out what's happening with her. It's pretty awesome looking. Theo is bad no surprise there. Everyone should learn to listen to Stiles he's generally right about this kind of stuff. I have 2 theories about Theo. 1. that he's an experiment of the doctors which is why he's working with them 2. that he's Malia's brother and The Desert Wolf's is his mother. That one I'm not so sure on but it's a thought that crossed my mind.
I know it's only been 4 episodes but I was considering giving up on the show I was considering that after episode 1 actually and only watching most likely just to see how it turns out not because of enjoyment but this episode has started to that idea around. And it's only because of big Jim, Julia, Norrie, and Joe. They were the highlight of the episode. I did not care about anything else. I actually skipped through a lot of parts because it was just so painful to watch. Love the new team up of Big Jim and Julia. They're an unlikely duo but are the only ones with a clear head and seeing everything for what it really is. Joe was starting to then wasn't but now I think is again after that little discovery with Julia and now I think Norrie is also. Seriously my favorite part was when Norrie ranted about how Joe shouldn't forgive Sam. When she said she hated everything I was with Joe in saying yes she's back. The character I've come to love is back. I hope that now that Norrie is back to being Norrie and that she and Joe are now back together that they find Julia and Big Jim and work together to take down Christine and figure out what is going on. I don't want either Norrie or Joe to start being weird again and going back to their matrix versions because none of them are like able. Really every person who has been changed is horrible now. I don't like anyone besides Julia, Joe, Norrie now that she's herself again, and Big Jim who I have hated pretty much since day one. I just don't care about Barbie or anyone else anymore. I know that it felt like a year to them but how can none of them be questioning anything anymore especially Barbie.
Wow. This season is fantastic so far and we're only 3 episodes in. I'm glad we got a little something on The Desert Wolf. That story is probably the one I'm most curious about since it's been a question since season 4. Lydia's mother has been apart of the story but never fully apart of it. It seems like she knows something is going on but she doesn't know what it is. I'm kind of hoping that after this episode it means she's going to get clued in on to what's been going on and join in. The coolest part of this episode was Kira going full on Kitsune on Stacy. I really hope we learn more about what happened with that and learn more about her powers and what exactly a kitsune is. I feel like we know but we don't truly know. These doctors are really creepy. They are turning people into werewolves and kanimas and who knows what else. This new guy Donovan they did something to him but what? From his eyes he seems to be turning into something we haven't meant before. These doctors experiment on these people then kill them when they don't succeed in whatever they're supposed to be doing. At least Malia saw these doctors so she can tell the others what they're up against. Malia's whole character development is so interesting to see. We're watching her become like a real person learning how to drive and having like emotions and not just relying on her instincts anymore. She wanted to kill Stacy and she could have but she didn't and even tried to explain to her what was happening. I really like her character so it's nice to see her grow.
I wish I could disagree with you but I couldn't agree more on the whole Irisa thing. This whole redeeming no longer killing storyline has bothered me since the beginning of the season. I fell in love with Irisa because of who her character was in season 1 and now she's still my favorite but none of the qualities I've come to love are there anymore. Irisa was like my perfect character. She was a killer and a bit of a psychopath but she still cared very deeply about people. That is my version of a perfect character a psycho who cares. I mean all that in the nicest way. I remember some of the things she did and said in season 1 and it actually made her seem like she kind of enjoyed killing but like you said now it seems like they're trying to make her that she's never liked it and Nolan forced it on her. I was kind of hoping she would leave then come back and help kick some ass. I want the kickass awesome Irisa back. This also seems to be driving her and Nolan apart which is ironic since they can't leave each others side but I don't like that either. My favorite thing about the show is Nolan and Irisa's relationship. It's always been very loving and very father daughter but now we find out that she's been afraid of him. I don't by that. It doesn't make sense. At least on the positive side they're tethered together so live or die it's together. It's no longer a saying it's real. I'm hoping the show redeems it's self and brings back the Irisa we once knew and loved or a new awesome one. Just not one that's all "killing is wrong".
Last week my only complaint was not seeing enough of Johnny in action and this week that's exactly what we got. I loved seeing Johnny in the field instead of just on the ship. I don't blame him either I would be mad to if my brother out ranked me and I had been doing the job a lot longer. Last week I said that I didn't think Johnny was happy about D'avin joining the team. I thought Johnny wanted his brother around but didn't want him to join the team because that was his thing. And I'm happy that I was spot on. Johnny didn't need to prove himself but it was nice seeing him do it. It also caused for at the end for him and Dutch to have a little heart to heart which I loved. We're only 3 episodes in and I'm already in love with Johnny. I also love his and Dutch's partnership. I'm still not sold on D'avin yet. He has a great story and stuff but there's nothing about him that's really making me fall in love with him like I am with Dutch and Johnny. I'm hoping as the series goes I'll start to warm up to him and I thought I was in the last episode but nope. There's just something that kind of bothers me about him and makes me not really like him that much. I like Lucy better than him but what's not to like about Lucy she's their talking spaceship.
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