Rationalgal2

I saw this episode as setting the stage for the finale. Jane and Lisbon are sorting out the nature of their relationship down the road. Jane is back in his 3-piece suit, suggesting his ties to the life of a showman remain strong. Lisbon is showing an interest in that kind of life even though she is at heart a law enforcer. They will work out a compromise that satisfies both because the purpose (as stated by the actors) is to end with something satisfying to the audience and gratifying to the performers. They are sharing, right down to Lisbon's sneeze at the end, sharing the good and the bad. As I have since at least S3, I continue to think of them in terms of the Willy Nelson song, Good Hearted Woman. "She's a good hearted woman in love with a good-timin' man. She loves him in spite of his wicked ways that she don't understand. Through teardrops and laughter they'll go through this world hand in hand - a good hearted woman in love with a good timin' man." I LOVED how Robin pulled off her "psychic" performance. Perfectly nuanced. Just enough of the scared amateur mixed with doing it well enough to make it reasonably credible as well as fun. Great subtle acting! It illustrated the sharing of worldview experiences that will help them grow together compatibly. The talk at the end (and Jane is FINALLY using his Airstream!!) was the beginning of sharing their thoughts as they progress to a mutual understanding of what their future together should be. As for Abbott, this has to be related to the final showdown over Jane's indentured servitude. I see no point to it otherwise. Abbott will need Jane's help in resolving whatever happened in his past. Jane will see that and devise a plan - the best con he ever pulled off as befits a 2-hour series finale. The resolution would free Abbott from his past and set up a way for Abbott to free Jane in return. I LOVE this show!!

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@ rationalgal2

Yes exactly, Jane will help Abbot and use that to end his indentured servitude to the FBI. How Jane hates being caged! Re: Lisbon, Jane knows who Lisbon is and I beleive they will work out a compromise. His vest, Lisbon told Jane when she was in jail that she likes his vest and she was reading about cons in Cuba back in S6. So Lisbon is more accepting of his world and had fun being a fake psychic for a good cause of course! I love Cho as well, he is the best!

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@ Leighslaydragons

LOL, wouldn't it be fun if Lisbon ran off with Jane to join the "circus" so to speak? Not serious, but what a fun twist!

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I mean, Aiden & Conrad were one thing in last season's finale, but Daniel in the mid-season finale, has anyone noticed, they killed off Aiden so there would be some room for Demily to reconnect, which did happen after Daniel found Ems was the REAL Amanda Clarke, only to have him killed off at a latter time, so Jemily would happen, now since he killed Malcolm's daughter. Last thing, I want is for Bemily to be a thing, I mean, not only that, but the father-daughter scenes with the InfinityDuo is absolutely disappointing, it's David's fault, if he had only come into Amanda's life when Victoria was brainwashing her to think David was guilty and not innocent, even tho deep down, Amanda knew, she wouldn't have had switched identities with the REAL Emily Thorne, when he died, yet survived, then ended up working for Malcolm Black (who will be played by Tommy Flanagan) OMG!!! Now that Amily is long dead now as well for Demily, it's either gonna be Jemily (that was meant to happen since the S1 finale until the REAL Emily Thorne ended up pregnant with Carl and ruined everything for Jemily), it's either them, or a fresh start Ems starts to have with Ben, hence Bemily. If anything, Nolan should step in and help Ems avenge Daniel's death, but when she finds out it was Victoria's doing that Daniel died in the first place, since he was outside Grayson Manor, or it is Thorne Manor now. It's Victoria's fault, Daniel is dead, if she just left Ems alone, Daniel wouldn't be dead and ofc she'll blame Emily for what's happened, but David would figure it out soon enough that Victoria tried to get Malcolm's daughter to kill Amanda, along with Aiden & Daniel. Who's next?! Jack? Nolan? Charlotte? Will someone please kill Victoria? I hope, it's Malcolm and not Ems, bc then it'll be Malcolm Black's way of killing the thing David loves most than his own daughter, since Malcolm could think Amanda is still dead, when we know, and he knows and everyone else in the Hampton's know except for once again, Margaux & Ben who don't since Kate knew the moment she put two&two together about the InfinityDuo been father&daughter! I swear, they killed Conrad off, to bring back David, yet they killed off Aiden, so Demily would have closure, only then they killed of Daniel, just bc he was about to be the father of Margaux's baby, I wouldn't be surprised if Louise takes the baby, since she too,wanted Daniel's baby. I think this covers everything, aside from when Charlotte returns, if she dies, David will let Emanda kill everyone who killed her little sister.

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@ Nicolye Tannin

Paragraphs, please use paragraphs! Lol :) BTW why do you think Emily needs to end up with someone? Ben or Jack? Why can't she just be a kick-ass heroine and live out the rest of her days sailing the world with Nolan and throwing awesome parties? (the parties would be Nolan's job, Emily would sail the yacht) Quite frankly there isn't a man in the series that deserves to be with Emily, none measure up to her level.

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I think it is obvious that Grace does not suffer from the same level of mental health issues as Linda, who was disturbed enough to contemplate and plan on how to frame Jacob's wife for a drug possession charge. I think that trying to compare Linda and Grace's mental health level detracts from the significance of "Adultery" which gave us an opportunity to look into the thoughts of a woman who has decided to engage into an extra marital affair. From those writings, we then tried to see if we could assume that Grace may have been affected or motivated in a similar manner. "Adultery" gave us an opportunity to hypothesize as to Grace's situation, her motivations, her thoughts, since the writers of Satisfaction seemed hell bent on keeping Grace's thoughts in the dark as compared to Neil.

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@ Bushi101

I don't agree. Linda's illness, compared with Grace's relative stability makes a huge difference in how they make decisions. The discussion between sojourner and me leads to the possibility that Linda may be hypersexual because of her illness. What good is the "thoughts of a woman who has decided to engage into an extra marital affair", if her thoughts are twisted into irrational decisions? For me, there is no transference of Linda's rationales to commit adultery to Grace, any more than transference of her sexual appetites.

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Loved this episode, fun, entertaining, and the chemistry between the actors was electrifying.

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The Vampire Diaries Season 7: Who Could Be Out?

If anyone leaves I ain't watchin the show and it's beyond messed up if there not a ending to it.. it's like a waste of life if there no conclusion... Like Kyle xy that made me mad! Btw Ian eyes are so incredible, I think he's hot! And u guys are actors! Don't get involved with co workers if your gunna bail out! Like seriously u guys broke up.. ok that's fine but this is your job put it behind u and show your fans the amazing tv stars you are.. I want Ian and Nina to stay together honestly but if u guys don't make a new one I won't start any other series with any of u guys acting because I feel like I'm gunna waste my life on it.. do it fans a favor and suck it up do the show and put Ian back in tv show cuz honestly I want closure I watched too much not to know what happened... I googled when the next season was and all this stuff is saying drama on the set.. really and nikki reed if she ur girl she should know that it's your job to act... If she don't like it then its her problem but if she jealous over Elena who else will she be jealous of if your acting in a different show... Like seriously it said they were friends will obviously it didn't work between you guys so y through such a fit if he's with ur friend... Idc what ur drama is please finish ur show

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Hi fellow posters
First let me be perfectly straight, I am not a psychologist or psychiatrist. I have a medical education which I currently use to suture up critical injuries. However, I do have some experience treating patients with varying forms of psychological difficulties. From what we have seen Grace doesn't have what I would call clinical depression. Grace was unhappy as a result of factors relating to her marriage and life choices. She had corrective alternatives available to her and yet consciously chose not to use them. The fact that she and her husband were suffering through a period of physical sexual deprivation was a responsibility for which both deserved equal blame. Grace could have insisted and yes, demanded more attention. Not just once when she was drunk and committed assault in a bar, but often in the intimate confines of their home. The second factor contributing to her unhappiness was her lack of professional accomplishment. For this she bears sole responsibility. She had ample opportunity because of the income status provided by her husband's efforts, to avail herself of domestic help and therefore freeing her time to pursue her career goals. She did not do this. She used her time to complain and blame, and yes self pity. Lack of personal motivation is not depression, it is laziness and complacency. Grace chose infidelity as a corrective action. She did so for a number of reasons. First, it gave her immediate sexual gratification. Secondly, it was with a handsome, young, stud. It made her feel young and desired. Thirdly, it was illicit, and thus gave her a sense of thrill and excitement in trying to avoid detection. In a fourth aspect, it gave her a captive audience to which she could complain about her condition, and always receive positive feedback agreeing with her. A fifth aspect to her infidelity was that it gave her an opening into exploration of her own sexuality in ways that she felt uncomfortable with Neil. For example, the wall banging sex of Episode 1.
Grace's infidelities were much more about Grace than about the state of her marriage. Grace could have pursued her career objectives years before, yet she did not. The infidelity did not occur out of the blue. It rarely does. Grace probably had been fantasying about sex with others for a long time, yet she did not have the appropriate opportunity from her perspective. When it presented itself, Grace acted promptly. Grace felt comfortable with Simon for six months. She used that sexual happiness to boost her self confidence and pursue other objectives, including career. Grace changed her wardrobe and personal activities (nude posing) to fit her new found freedom. She flirts openly with others (Dylan). Her increased self worth has allowed her to reevaluate her capabilities. She feels independent (she doesn't need a man to support her). From Grace's personal perspective, the affair with Simon has been a greatly positive experience. It is only when Neil's condition changed that Grace found her routine challenged, This increased the probability of detection and thus created another instance of self evaluation. When Grace is told of Neil's knowledge of her betrayal, Grace's first instinct is to run. Why is simple, it allows her not to deal with her own treachery. Grace does not want to examine Grace. Grace chooses only forums which are self protective. Her psychologist has taken the role of marriage counselor, rather than examine the mental aberrations which caused her to cheat in the first place. Grace does not want to examine Grace, she wants only to find convenient and self promoting answers.

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The Librarians Season 1 Episode 4 Review: And Santa's Midnight Run

I loved this episode the show just keeps getting stronger and stronger each week. I love seeing Christian Kane in a different role than tough guy.

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Since this wasn't exactly a Christmas story had I been in charge of scheduling I personally would not have used it for the Christmas episode. For the Christmas show I would have concentrated on the fact that it was Gibbs' first Christmas for several years without Jackson, with perhaps Abby concocting plans to ensure he not spend the holiday on his own; a reference to how Vance and his children are getting on facing their second Christmas without Jackie; Palmer reflecting on the fact that next Christmas he'll be a father, with perhaps a bit of a scare when Breena goes into labour early, Ducky has to deliver it and they unexpectedly find themselves with a Christmas baby and we discover that Gibbs has been spending his time making a crib; McGee talking about his father's big plans for the first Christmas in years with all the family including Sarah, Penny and McGee's mum and whether Delilah will be able to fly back to DC for the holidays; and of course Tony making sure that they all partake in the NCIS tradition watching "It's A Wonderful Life", perhaps in Breena's hospital room. I would then have scheduled McGee's letter as part of the first episode after the holidays, since not only was he referring to past events anyway but I might have felt more had I heard him excitedly discussing his Christmas holiday plans in the previous one.

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@ Lorraine64

Your episode would have been so much more uplifting and fun than the poor poor McGee Christmas episode. Why do the writers work so hard to give Gibbs and now McGee constant heavy handed drama?

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@ Lorraine64

OMG sound like a bad soap opera christmas I think I just lost my dinner

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@ Michael

You know Michael there's nothing clever about being unpleasant. Many people liked the episode, others not so much. Christmas is a time when it's possible to get away with a plot that is a lot more whimsical than might be possible at other times of the year. Just look at all the Christmas movies. It's certainly a time for families, a time when families get together and a time when we remember those that have gone before, and that's all I was suggesting. If you think that's "soap" then so be it. At least I attempted to make a few positive suggestions rather than just posting a purely negative response.

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Homeland Season 4 Episode 12 Review: Long Time Coming

Worst episode ever.

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The Best of 2014: 15 Breakout Characters Who Won Our Hearts

The Penguin - the most redeeming quality of this show. Why I tuned in this entire premier season! I'm going to check out Elementary...as these polls hope, to get new viewers to other series.

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@ Che Che

Elementary is great!

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@ TvFan!

Back when Elementary was first announced, I was really hesitant. I already loved the BBC's Sherlock, and I didn't want to be disappointed by a cheap American knockoff. And I really wasn't sure about their casting of Lucy Liu as Watson. I'm very glad to say that they took my expectations and smacked them around with a singlestick. Elementary is a great series with its own unique take on the classic Conan Doyle stories.