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I also was pretty impressed at how well Anna and Kristoff really captured the clip/mannerisms of their cartoon counterparts; Elsa, not as much. Again, cautiously optimistic. Maybe H&K are just getting the "here's the frozen connection stuff" out of the way so we can move on with a bigger story soon. Their parents were (in OUAT world) headed to the Enchanted Forest, so hopefully we find a good connection.

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I did not know that, so thank you :)

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ding ding ding! Exactly.
This felt truly force-fed. EVERY other OUAT character and plot has been developed organically, and made sense in the over-arching story (even if not obvious initially), but this seemed like an attention-grab - maybe out of fear of suffering the same fate as OUAT: Wonderland. I am cautiously optimistic that somehow Horowitz and Kiskis will spin this into gold (hehe) like they do with everything else, even if it was a crappy idea pushed down from the top.

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Parenthood Season 6 Episode 1 Review: Vegas

Any chance it was 8 weeks and we heard it wrong? 8 weeks + the minimum 2 weeks for the test to have been positive = about 10 weeks or more - and put us right where the ultrasound says. I think Joel and Julia are only separated at the moment. Too fast. Also, anyone hating on Julia for blowing up her marriage - she made a small mistake that JOEL waaaay over-reacted to, and HE walked out. And Joel had his moments with Pete too, don't forget. He DID leave. He DID blow up the marriage. Julia was blind about Ed's feelings for her then when he reacted, sent him packing and told Joel immediately, but Joel didn't want to hear it. Joel was being a whiny little jerk. <end rant=""> :)

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I know, I was thinking the same thing! Hellooooo, 2 daughters, one son.

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I really perceived that to be in jest. In fact, I've said similar things to my husband before. I'm pretty sure had her husband said "why, yes, it is your masculine energy", her response would have been something along the lines of "too bad, get used to it" but far more colorful. She has a VERY dry wit and sometimes that gets missed by people (similar example "But I only have the one husband").

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The previews for next week cut off early on our DVR, so maybe I missed it, but is someone definitely dying next week? My hunch is that those were hooded strigoi crew but then when they attacked I thought maybe not... dunno! So Henry I read the full first book on a recent business trip. I WANTED to stop when I realized I was exceeding the show but couldn't lol. Non-spoilery question here, but I don't recall Eichorst being in the books at all. Am I wrong? I really liked reading the book after the show, though I can't figure out why they don't go into the master's backstory more, I think it adds to it! I also wish the UV light on the face thing did the same thing. Yeah, Eph is really annoying in this show - but I think it's organic. That kind of self-important CDC doc probably is really annoying!

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The Strain Review: Terror at Treblinka

I am loving the show and your reviews. Only minor gripe is usually the reviews keep the tv reviews "pure" but it seems each week you talk about both the book and the show. I think I like thehcolor the books provide but don't want things inadvertently spoiled. example - his mom.
better - people will understand re family. One flat out tells the future, the other says pay attention, this will be important! They used to have split reviews, I think for GoT, where the tv one focused only with the show, & a separate review and commentary talk about both the book and the show so we could explore that. Why not take up that format here? I think it could be exciting, and as a matter of fact those reviews are what got me to absolutely have to read books! Hope you'll consider it :)

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Extant Review: Algorithm Danny 5

I have one observation that differs from your account. Sam looked like she had to gird herself for the conversation, hesitated about listening, and seemed upset when they left, but all with a guilty vibe, not just pure concern. If my family were threatened, my nonexistent poker face would be switched with Emmy - worthy performances, without a doubt. She probably thinks, after realizing how dangerous ISEA really is that letting Molly think she was going crazy was her best chance of survival. I love this show, but tend to forget about it bc I rarely watch CBS. But between DVR and on demand, I haven't missed a one. I hope we get to keep it!

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That's a really, really good point. I think he could potentially forgive her, but it would be tough. But he still kind of knows that now anyhow, or at least will figure it out, soon. I was so hoping she would have been the new baddie. I really, really am tired of Regina not getting a break! But, then again, she has a lot of karma to make up for :(