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Tyrant Season 2 Episode 12 Review: Pax Abuddin

It took me a minute to understand what Barry meant with "something I promised a girl" - that being the girl who was the rebel leader's wife.
Speaking of that Ihab Rashid: Where was he?
What I think a bit odd is that in the previous episode Barry said he would stop fighting and it seems did now also step down and walk out on his fighters. Or were they mostly dead?
You write that the arc about beliefs seems now a waste of time because they only discussed it 5 second. How so? IT was their personal journey and it was closed off with an important line "Seems we are not so different after all". Same goes with that arc with Molly's lawyer. Did it not have us al thinking "What will happen when Molly falls for him and then finds out her husband is still alive?
I hope they renew the show. Looks to me as a great mix of true to live recent historic and current events in the Middel East.

Elizabeth harlow
@ NN

Unjust don't think that the arc about faith paid off the way it could have. The importance it was given they reunited (or rather lack of importance) didn't do justice to the time we invested with both of them. Same with their romances--no, I never did think that Molly would end up with Jimmy since we knew Barry was still alive and they had more of a flirtatious friendship than a romantic entanglement. Molly's internal conflict wasn't really given it's due, just the one scene at the hotel door. To be fair, there was a lot going on this season, and the other arcs demanded more time. You can only do so much with 12 episodes. If the show gets picked up for season 3 (and there's more continuity than with the last inter season break) these are all thugs thatncould still be addressed, so let's all pray to the gods of programming that the executives at FX are magnanimous.

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Tyrant Season 2 Episode 12 Review: Pax Abuddin

How was Nusrat not immediately mowed down by the palace guard after assassinating Jamal? I can only assume they're hoping to somehow use her execution in the next season.
I really hope the show goes on, but I'm not sure how it'll do without Jamal. And how is Barry not good enough?!

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@ YC

Most likely because of safety issues with friendly fire. Also, most people wanted him dead and she is a member of the royal family.

Elizabeth harlow
@ Troy Soldier

Plus, they had her restrained easily and quickly, so no need to shoot her! This way she's alive for an eventual trial and Rami and Ahmed can both be try to save her, all while she's deified by the people of Abuddin.

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This show is certainly turning up the heat on the action. Ray is definitely one of those characters that bad finds as Abraham so eloquently said.(Does anyone else want to listen to Nonso Anozie recite the dictionary?) I'm guessing Ray will redeem himself to a point, but his bad ways will most certainly catch up to him.
Naturally the show gives us a tease of a kiss before all hell breaks loose. I'm really not sure what I think will happen to Chloe. Jackson will want to rescue her but I don't see at this point how. Can't wait for next week. 2 hours!

Teenie113
@ trd4197

YES. I would absolutely listen to Nonso read an audio book. He's got a great voice. Another moment of Abe's that I loved last night was, "The lion? Really?" My biggest issue with the Abraham/Ray thing is that even after Abe's explanation about why he disliked Ray, I still didn't quite get it. He got them into some tough spots, sure. But they never actually SAID what happened in Nairobi, unless I missed it. Would they have been killed? Is that the explanation? And I really wasn't crazy about Abraham comparing Jackson to Robert as a mad man, because first off, I think they know enough about Robert now to know that he wasn't completely mad, he was just unsupported in his ideas which are now turning out to be spot on. Secondly, considering that Abraham knows Jackson better than anyone, it seemed like such a deep knife cut to hit him with. Their entire situation is so unique, and crazy in itself, there's no rule book on what they should do. I felt bad for Jackson... his best friend just told him he's acting crazy essentially. That look between Chloe & Jackson as the plane took off was painful. He knows he can't just go after her. The mission is bigger. Chloe knows it too. No time to bask in love for them, at least not yet. I'm hoping Chloe and Brannigan get to have a good heart to heart, and she turns him to their side. I don't see any other way out of it for Chloe, do you?

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@ Christine Laskodi

Yeah realistically, and I use that word lightly, Chloe's only hope is to turn Brannigan to their side. The suspension of disbelief is strong with this one but dammit this show is so much fun that I don't mind doing it. As far as Mitch and Jaime, I think they will keep that relationship at a slow boil. Realistically (there I go using that word again), one couple falling in love is probably enough for the time being. But of course, this show likes to throw us for a loop every now and again. I'm definitely not against Mitch and Jaime getting to together but we all know how much fun it is to ship people in shows. Once they are together however then the excitement of the wanting is gone.

Teenie113
@ trd4197

I don't even know if I want them together, at this point. I mentioned last week that I'd almost like to see Mitch back in his family's fold. Not necessarily back with Audra, just that they would be back on good terms and he stays close to them.

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OMG...YES!!!! Love both of those shows! That made my day a little brighter!
Though, I don't think it looks too good for Defiance, but if they renew it, great!

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Scream Season 1 Episode 10 Review: Revelations

So it really was audrey who killed rachel? Since piper's voice changer only changes her voice to a man's voice, it really was audrey who called rachel the night she got murdered. So, audrey did all this to win back emma's friendship? (Because she has her and emma's photo in her drawer). This show is definitely flawed, but it's an entertaining show. I didnt realize how much I missed the slasher genre until now lol. I hope the second season is stronger.

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I, at the time, didn't know what Evan Lee Hartley was trying to do to his eye. Thank you, Christine, for clearing that up. And he learned how thru Jackson's father. I have to ask: what would an optometrist be doing with a DNA mixing machine? Like you said; we have to suspend belief once and awhile in this show and just go with the flow.
I like this show and glad it got renewed, but you're right: they need to watch Robert Oz's tapes! They probably hold some kind of clue...guys, get a clue!

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@ Yinzer Lynn

I may have misspoke. It's chances for renewal are 'very likely' according to this link: http://www.tvwatchus.com/renca...
Though they missed the mark with Under the Dome. HA!

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@ Yinzer Lynn

Did it get renewed? I'm obviously hoping that's the case but I didn't see anything official on it. Where did you see it?

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@ trd4197

No doubt about Under the Dome! Thank you for responding.

Teenie113
@ trd4197

Haven't heard any renewal news just yet. We'll see! Everything I've read is 50/50 on it. I'll be interested to see how they end this season, and if they leave it open for a second.

Teenie113
@ Yinzer Lynn

I did a little research on electroporation, and it turns out it can be used in ocular drug delivery at a cellular level, so it's very plausible that an optometrist would have one. I maybe needed just a LITTLE more explanation on that in the episode. And seriously! Watch the tapes Zoo Crew!!!

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I want The Tomorrow People back! I haven't heard of this show until I watched it on Netflix :( I want more !

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So,I was right.Piper WAS the killer. And Audrey being involved was a good twist but not that surprising. I guess in Season 2 we'll get to know more about Piper & Audrey's connection. Is she Piper's sister and did she just kill her to end all speculation for good? Who knows? I'm so glad this show got renewed and i'm ecstatic Brooke & Kieran survived. The main protagonist's blond BFF & her pretty BF-Come on,what were the chances?Practically zero.I'm glad they didn't go the predictable route on this aspect.

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The Last Ship Season 2 Episode 11 Review: Valkyrie

A little shrapnel and suddenly it's Oh Rachel let's be buddies. Funny how that works.

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The Last Ship Season 2 Episode 10 Review: Friendly Fire

I have always enjoyed this as a show about smart people who are good at their jobs. There goes that theory. What a productive use of time and resources. I guess they are the American military after all.