Tag Archive: tv recaps

“In Poplar they call it arriving ass-first.” – Call the Midwife 1 x 02

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Nurse Lee opens the episode by telling us that she believes night time is for women, to which I say, NOOOO! She’s bicycling through a dark, deserted alley in the East End looking… Continue reading

“Venus and Saturn are now in alignment.” – Call The Midwife 1×01

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I loved Downton Abbey and I loooved recapping it, so when it ended I felt more than a little distressed. Where was I going to get my British comfort binge-watching fix now? Thankfully,… Continue reading

Doctor Who Christmas Special: The Return of Doctor Mysterio

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It’s been so long since I last saw The Doctor that I felt compelled to write about the Christmas Special. The last two seasons were a pain to get through because I am decidedly not… Continue reading

“Why can’t men ever paint themselves out of a corner?” – Downton Abbey Christmas Special 6×09

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This is it. The very last Downton episode, and the very last post I will write about it. *tear* Carson is having some trouble with tremors in his hand, and it begins to… Continue reading

“A nasty, jealous, scheming b*tch!” – Downton Abbey 6×08

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I put off writing about the final regular episode of Downton Abbey because I did not like it. At all. I hated it. It all boils down to the two sisters. Edith finally… Continue reading

“I’m quite a tough nutcracker.” – Downton Abbey 6×07

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The penultimate episode of Downton Abbey didn’t leave much of an impression on me when I first watched it. In fact I forgot most of it right after. Watching it back, I realized… Continue reading

“If I could choose between principle and logic, I’d take principle every time!” – Downton Abbey 6×06

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Downton Abbey opens its doors to the public for charity. The Downton ladies act as guides to the visitors, and they don’t know anything about the history of their own home. The hospital merger… Continue reading

“Are they allowed to have that much blood?” – Downton Abbey 6×05

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Okay, let’s talk about THAT scene. Did anything else even happen this episode? Because that is all I can remember. Mary and Henry blah blah blah, Yay Edith, Daisy whatever. But that scene!… Continue reading

“Are you here to help or irritate?” – Downton Abbey 6×04

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And it’s classic Violet again, giving us the title of this week’s blog post. I’ve been watching Downton Abbey since the beginning, and I only just noticed how elegant its opening titles are.… Continue reading

“Did you drink at luncheon?” – Downton Abbey 6×03

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Episode 3 turned out be a squeee-filled episode, though it started out inauspiciously. Mrs. Hughes resigning herself to the fact that she won’t be getting the reception she really wanted, and then the… Continue reading

“I don’t need to be stirred or squashed.” – Downton Abbey 6×02

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This episode left me with more questions than answers. First of all, Anna, don’t you think it’s about time to stop moping about life and just lighten up a bit? It’s like you… Continue reading

“Does it ever get cold on the moral high ground?” – Downton Abbey 6×01

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I am still in denial about this being Downton’s last season. Whyyy? Hearing that opening theme after a long time felt like a homecoming. Unlike last year, this season’s premiere felt very satisfactory.… Continue reading

“You’re as infirm as Windsor Castle.” – Downton Abbey 5×05

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I had quite a hard time thinking of what to write about this week’s episode because it seemed like nothing much happened. Not that it was a bad episode, because it wasn’t. It… Continue reading

“What A To-Do!” – Downton Abbey 5×04

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So many things happened in this episode that I’m just going to jump right in. Mr. Bricker is back again at Downton, being Flirty McFlirty with Cora. We are shown several scenes where… Continue reading

“Away with your impertinent conclusions!” – Downton Abbey 5×03

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Lady Mary’s “sketching” trip with Lady Portsmouth aka Lord Gillingham is almost over. The police are nosing around the Abbey again, pursuing the lead of the surprise witness for Green. Things are looking… Continue reading

“There’s nothing more ill-bred than trying to steal the affections of someone else’s dog!” – Downton Abbey 5×02

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Downton Abbey is really back, y’all. Episode 2 had everything I loved about Downton Abbey. It was well-paced, with all the characters’ stories explored further. We are back to genuinely caring about the… Continue reading

“Principles are like prayers.” – Downton Abbey 5×01

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Downton is back, you guys. There are some shenanigans about a war memorial which make the poor old Earl feel unwanted.  Lady Edith visits her daughter at the tenant farmer’s house so often,… Continue reading

“I’m against the hugging!” – Doctor Who 8×04 Listen

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Ugghhh. I have so many feelings about this episode I was compelled to write about it. Things I loved: Capaldi Capaldi Capaldi. LOVE him! I think I said that to the Whovian coven… Continue reading

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