The Defenders S:01 E:08

Episode Title: The Defenders
Originally Aired August 18th 2017

We have finally reached the climax of what Netflix and Marvel have been working for these last two plus years. Four heroes with five combined seasons have been building to this moment where our heroes take on the ultimate weapon of the Hand. After the events of last week, it comes down to two races, can the Hand get the substance out before the rest of the team shows up to rescue Danny and put an end to the Hand and their evil plans for New York. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:08

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The Defenders S:01 E:07

Episode Title: Fish in the Jailhouse
Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

Danny is on his own against Elektra and the rest of the Hand leaders. Matt, Luke and Jessica are stuck in the police station at best listed as witnesses at worst, murder suspects. Will they be able to clear their name in time to rescue Danny and stop the Hand’s plan of destroying New York? Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:07

The Defenders S:01 E:06

Episode Title: Ashes, Ashes
Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

We are now three quarters of the way through the season and the Hand has everything they need to complete their plan, all it has cost them is two of the five fingers. With the changing leadership landscape will the Hand easily be defeated or will they be more dangerous than ever as their desperation ramps up. You would think with the Defenders out numbering the Hand leaders 4 to 3 that it would be to their advantage, unfortunately the only action in this week’s episode was hero vs hero. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:06

The Defenders S:01 E:05

Episode Title: Take Shelter
Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

Last week I speculated that this episode would contain a massive action scene and I wasn’t really right but I wasn’t wrong either. While it wasn’t the extensive knock down fight I was expecting, nearly the first 8 minutes of tonight’s episode was action and they sprinkled in a couple of smaller fights as well to keep the episode high energy. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:05

The Defenders S:01 E:04

Episode Title: Royal Dragon Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

“Bullet proof, blind ninja and whatever you are” Danny isn’t exactly smooth in his recruitment speech to the group. I didn’t expect going in that after 5 seasons one of my favorite episodes would be one with no action, but the quality of the interaction and finally getting some answers made for a highly satisfying episode. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:04

The Defenders S:01 E:03

Episode Title: Worst Behavior
Originally Aired August 18th 2017

It has been 28 months since Daredevil first premiered on Netflix in that time we have gotten four more seasons to lead us to this moment when all four heroes are fighting together. They aren’t working together, they don’t trust each other and they don’t really like each other, but here they are taking on the Hand together. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:03

Defenders S:01 E:02

Episode Title: Mean Right Hook
Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

Things are finally starting to come together in the second episode of The Defenders. The full team hasn’t come together yet but they have met in pairs. Iron Fist had a back-alley brawl with Luke and Matt was hired to be Jessica’s lawyer after her run in with Misty. Continue reading Defenders S:01 E:02

The Defenders S:01 E:01

Episode Title: The H word
Originally Aired: August 18th 2017

While they have yet to unite the first episode of Marvel and Netflix’s The Defenders is upon us. The 8-episode arc with feature the four heroes, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist as they come together to stop Madame Goa, here mysterious leader and the rest of The Hand. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:01

Buffy The Vampire Slayer S:06 Ep:04

Episode Title:  Flooded

Original Air Date: October 16th 2001

“Are you in the wrong line? That’s for deposits, that’s for withdrawals, and this one… Is for getting kicked in the face.” – Buffy

Finally after a sluggish start to the season we finally get some semblance of normality on the show as Buffy settles back into every day life including the numerous problems which come with it as with the basement flooding, she is faced with the reality that her and Dawn or broke and with no way to raise the required funds for the repairs. At the same time Sunnydale faces a new threat in the form of “The Trio” who have summoned a dangerous demons to do their bidding.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer S:05 Ep:21

Episode Title: Weight of the World

Original Air Date: May 15th 2001

“Ben, Glory. He’s a doctor, she’s the Beast. Two entirely separate entities sharing one body. It’s like a bloody sitcom.” – Spike

After the mini on the road adventure last week we are now gearing up for the season finale which of course makes it the more frustrating that we get such a spluttering misfire of an episode which picks up from the previous episode with Glory making her final preparations to open a gateway back to her dimension now that she has finally captured Dawn. Buffy meanwhile have lost her sister and faced with the prospect that she might not be able to beat Glory has become catatonic.

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