TV Show Recaps/Thoughts: Week 9

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The Walking Dead
Time: Sunday 9pm
Channel: AMC
Episode: Knots Untie

I actually found this episode kind of boring. Sure there was the whole Rick and Michonne moment and Michonne dropping that one chick to the ground. But other than that, it was rather boring. I realized the need for it. You know, to show where our group is going next, but I just felt like there could have been a little more. I don’t need for them to let me get comfortable and feel like things are safe for a minute, because this group is never safe.

That being said, I am terrified for the next episode tomorrow night. They are going into the pit of the enemy. Who is going to die? Who will survive? It’s going to be so intense!

Shadowhunters
Time: 9PM
Channel: Freeform
Episode: Bad Blood

This episode actually had me so mad! First let me talk about Lydia Branwell. The chick that the Clave sent over to check on the institute. She comes in like she owns the place, like she is anyone other than an inspector. Later on she tells Alec about her little sob story about how she married for love and had big dreams until her husband died. Give me a break. I already hated her and I didn’t want to hear about poor pitiful Lydia.

The whole Simon thing has got me so annoyed. He doesn’t even know a vampire, what they are capable of and he instantly calls himself a monster. And let’s not ignore the fact that Clary only brought him back for herself. In the book I was totally okay with it, in the show it just ticked me off. Clary has been so cold towards Simon since she found out what she was. He has been her best friend since they were kids and she knows he wouldn’t bug her that much unless it was something serious. Instead of climbing out of her own head she ignores him, then helps him turn into a vampire. It was almost like she did it just so she could make up for what she had already ruined.

The last thing that really irritated me in this episode is the falcon story that Jace told. In the books it was such an important moment. Jace was finally letting Clary into his mind, showing a little bit of himself. Even in the movie it was done better. In the show it was so poorly done and there was no emotion in it…or rather, bad acting emotion. Serioulsy, the whole thing made me want to jump through the screen and knock out Jace so he would shut up.

Overall, I hated this episode. It reminded me why I disliked the show to begin with. Not to worry, I am a sucker for the whole shadowhunter world and I will keep torturing myself through this show. Why? For Magnus. No lie. And if they mess up the chance of an Alec and Magnus relationship by allowing Alec to actually marry Lydia, I will forever be done with this show.

The 100
Time: Thursday 9PM
Channel: The CW
Episode: Thirteen

So much happens in this episode. I was blown away to be honest.

At the beginning I was complaining that I felt the relationship between Lexa and Clarke was forced. It just didn’t feel natural to me. Then again, that could be because I so want Clarke and Bellamy to get together. I feel like they would be a great power couple. Though, now that Lexa is dead, maybe we can have that power couple and they just take over the whole world. Fingers crossed?

I was shocked that Lexa was killed in this episode. I was a little upset about it and I think this will cause huge problems for Arkadia. Without Lexa there to protect Arkadia because of her love for Clarke, we may see more of Arkadia people dying. Hopefully Pike will be the first to go.

There were so many twist in this episode. One, the end of the world was actually caused by a program. I always assumed there was someone behind the “city of lights” chick that told her to end the world, but she did it on her own accord. Then, we find out that the “spirit of the commanders” is actually a chip, a chip created by the same person that created the program that ended the world. Mind explosion!

So my question is, when the two programs recognize each other, what is going to happen? Will there be another end of the world?

Shannara Chronicles

Time: Tuesday 9PM

Channel: MTV

Episode: Ellcrys

This weeks episode was the final of the season. All I can say is please MTV, bring this back for a season 2. There are so many questions and so many places this show could take us. I really don’t have much more to say about it. I was happy with the show. It may have been one of my favorite new shows this year and is probably right up there with Supernatural and The Walking Dead, in terms of importance. MTV did a really great job with this high fantasy series and I have my fingers crossed for a second season.

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