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    Alias S1E3 Revisited: “Parity” Serves as a Key Early Mythology Touchstone

    The following contains spoilers for Alias S1E3, “Parity” (written by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci and directed by Mikael Salomon) If Alias, in its opening two introductory episodes, flirted with the idea that the show is a post-Cold War espionage thriller attempting to understand and resolve the consequences of the 20th century’s longest-running and defining ideological […] More

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    Olive Snook: A Ballad of the Unappreciated

    When Pushing Daisies first premiered I instantly fell in love with its story about a pie maker, named Ned (Lee Pace), who could bring back the dead with the touch of his finger. He quickly became the key in helping private detective Emerson Cod (Chi McBride) solve murders in order to collect the rewards. Ned’s […] More

  • Jill, Kelly and Sabrina in Charlie's Angel pilot episode

    Perfect Pilots: Charlie’s Angels Uncover a Murder

    Charlie’s Angels premiered in 1976—44 years ago—and its pilot episode still holds up today. Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, and Jaclyn Smith forever immortalized the trio of skilled ladies, employed by the mysterious Charlie and aided by associate John Bosley, played by David Doyle. The original trio lasted for only one season, as Fawcett departed the show, […] More

  • Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) walks through a crowd of men in the opening scene of "Agent Carter."

    Agent Carter Knows Its Value

    The Marvel franchise is a vast and interconnected universe with over 20 films and featuring two spy-centric ABC television series: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter. (ABC also aired the much-maligned Inhumans for one brief season.) While Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. recently wrapped up after seven seasons, Peggy Carter’s adventures sadly sputtered out after just two seasons. Yes, the Russo Brothers […] More

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    Stateless: The Evolution of the Moral Compass Character

    The article contains spoilers for Stateless and 13 Reasons Why, as well as very minor spoilers for Little Fires Everywhere, Grey’s Anatomy, Quantico, and Sex Education. The moral compass character is a character—often a passive, white male—who provides us with the intended moral compass of a show. While a traditional moral compass character would to […] More

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