Family Guy 6.01 Blue Harvest (2007, TV) – 7/10 review

Writer (Series’ Creator): Seth MacFarlane Developer: Seth MacFarlane Developer: David Zuckerman Supervising Producer: Alec Sulkin Writer: Alec Sulkin Director: Dominic Polcino Seth MacFarlane: Peter Griffin Alex Borstein: Lois Griffin Seth Green: Chris Griffin Mila Kunis: Meg Griffin Mike Henry: Cleveland Brown Alec Sulkin: Family Guy 6.01 Blue Harvest (2007) When a power cut removes television … Continue reading Family Guy 6.01 Blue Harvest (2007, TV) – 7/10 review

Damages 1.13 Because I Know Patty (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.13 Because I Know Patty (2007) Ellen demands Patty exercise her influence to get all charges dropped against her and she agrees that when that’s done she’ll hand over Greg’s video. 7/10 Perhaps I’m hyper-sensitive to ladies losing their trousers but where do Ellen’s trousers disappear to while she is in Patty’s elevator? Overall, … Continue reading Damages 1.13 Because I Know Patty (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.12 There’s No ‘We’ Anymore (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.12 There’s No ‘We’ Anymore (2007) Tom finally gets hold of Patty who returns when she hears that Ellen has accused her of trying to have her killed. Katie passes Gregory’s videotape to David and seals his doom. 7/10 Now this episode spends a lot of time replaying the snippets of the night of … Continue reading Damages 1.12 There’s No ‘We’ Anymore (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.11 I Hate These People (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.11 I Hate These People (2007) Despite being drop-kicked out of Hewes & Associates, Ellen isn’t surprised when Patty shows up and offers her her job back. Ellen doesn’t want it but offers to approach Moore on their behalf for the good of the case. Moore can’t give them Frobisher directly but gives them … Continue reading Damages 1.11 I Hate These People (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.10 Sort of Like a Family (2007, TV) – 8/10

Damages 1.10 Sort of Like a Family (2007) With Greg Malina’s death Ellen is now superfluous to Patty’s requirements though the immediate task for Patty’s team is Frobisher’s deposition. A month later, Tom can’t get hold of Patty and no-one knows where she is. Ellen asks Tom to post her bail so that she can … Continue reading Damages 1.10 Sort of Like a Family (2007, TV) – 8/10

Damages 1.09 Do You Regret What We Did? (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.09 Do You Regret What We Did? (2007) David is reapproached by Lila and she also decides to tell Ellen about their ‘affair.’ George Moore gives Ellen some information that may tip the balance of power in Patty’s favour. Greg seeks forgiveness from Katie. Frobisher prepares for a likely deposition by Patty. Six weeks … Continue reading Damages 1.09 Do You Regret What We Did? (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.08 Blame the Victim (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.08 Blame the Victim (2007) Larry Poplar returns to Frobisher when he loses his current job washing cars and asks for some of the promised remuneration. However, his dealings with Frobisher are suspected and may give Patty fresh ammunition. Ellen’s parents arrive with news of a car accident they are being sued over while, … Continue reading Damages 1.08 Blame the Victim (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.07 We Are Not Animals (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.07 We Are Not Animals (2007) The deposition of Gregory Malina is the focus of Patty Hewes & Associates but her mind is also focused on her son Michael. Ellen and Tom are having trust issues but three-and-a-half months later she turns to him after being arrested for murder as ‘the only one she … Continue reading Damages 1.07 We Are Not Animals (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.06 She Spat at Me (2007, TV) – 5/10

Damages 1.06 She Spat at Me (2007) David faces temptation in the flirty form of a patient’s granddaughter. Ellen meets Gregory Malina and gives him twenty-four hours to come in and tell Patty what he’s hiding before she subpoenas him.Arthur Frobisher decides that he needs to portray the other sides to his character and insists … Continue reading Damages 1.06 She Spat at Me (2007, TV) – 5/10

Damages 1.05 A Regular Earl Anthony (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.05 Regular Earl Anthony, A (2007) Tom Shayes leaves Patty’s employ, for real this time, but he’s not the only one cutting ties. Her clients are dismayed at her actions leading to the withdrawal of Frobisher’s $100 million settlement and decide to dispense with her services. The stress of their lives and this business … Continue reading Damages 1.05 A Regular Earl Anthony (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.04 Tastes Like a Ho Ho (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.04 Tastes Like a Ho Ho (2007) Katie Connor saw Frobisher in a night-club car park (shortly after a gun was discharged inside) on the night she spent with Greg five years ago. She also saw a man with him and can’t identify him but maybe Greg can. 7/10 “Trust no-one.” That is the … Continue reading Damages 1.04 Tastes Like a Ho Ho (2007, TV) – 7/10

Damages 1.03 And My Paralyzing Fear of Death (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.03 And My Paralyzing Fear of Death (2007) Patty receives a hand grenade in the post – not rigged to go enough, fortunately for her – which puts a dent in her office’s ability to provide justification to the judge for not dismissing the Frobisher case. Meanwhile, her problems with her son Michael have … Continue reading Damages 1.03 And My Paralyzing Fear of Death (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.02 Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker (2007, TV) – 6/10

Damages 1.02 Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker (2007) With Katie Connor manoeuvred to testify against Arthur Frobisher, Ellen is stunned and confused when Patty tells Katie she is lying and throws her out of the office. Still, it’s enough get Frobisher even more concerned about her possible testimony and he is offered the chance to … Continue reading Damages 1.02 Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.20 Arctic (2007, TV) – 2/10

Tom Welling: Clark Kent Michael Rosenbaum: Lex Luthor Kristin Kreuk: Lana Lang Allison Mack: Chloe Sullivan Erica Durance: Lois Lane Aaron Ashmore: Jimmy Olsen Laura Vandervoort: Kara Writer (Characters’ Creator) Superman: Jerry Siegel Writer (Characters’ Creator) Superman: Joe Shuster Developer for Television: Alfred Gough Developer for Television: Miles Millar James Marsters: Brainiac Robert Picardo: Edward … Continue reading Smallville 7.20 Arctic (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.19 Quest (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.19 Quest (2007) Lex is attacked, again, by the bank manager from Zurich, this time at Luthor Mansion. The assailant incapacitates Lex and gruesomely carves Kryptonian symbols into his chest. 2/10 This is boring and horrible. The only interest comes from Clark being explicitly asked why he hasn’t destroyed Lex. He doesn’t offer an … Continue reading Smallville 7.19 Quest (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.18 Apocalypse (2007, TV) – 7/10

Smallville 7.18 Apocalpyse (2007) After deciding that the world would be better off without him, Clark makes no effort to get to past Krypton to stop Brainiac but a distraught Chloe presses the shield into his hands and urges him to change his mind. He doesn’t want to but suddenly the shield activates and sends … Continue reading Smallville 7.18 Apocalypse (2007, TV) – 7/10

Smallville 7.17 Sleeper (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.17 Sleeper (2007) The Department of Domestic Security employ Jimmy to spy on Chloe as they attempt to work out why she keeps hacking top secret government data centres. Clark and Chloe are attempting to find Brainiac and Kara. Lex makes plans to travel to Zurich to open the box but finds surprising opposition. … Continue reading Smallville 7.17 Sleeper (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.16 Descent (2007, TV) – 3/10

Smallville 7.16 Descent (2007) Lex takes drastic steps to recover Lionel’s key. 3/10 Smallville is like the opposite of Nintendo DS’s Brain Training. This week sees yet more hilariously impossible computer work as Chloe magics photo detail out of nowhere because she has “mad CPU skillz.” That is an actual quote. However, it looks like … Continue reading Smallville 7.16 Descent (2007, TV) – 3/10

Smallville 7.14 Traveler (2007, TV) – 4/10

Smallville 7.14 Traveler (2007) Clark is kidnapped by, guess who. Meanwhile, Lionel finds himself accused of murder by the daughter of Dr. Virgil Swann who wants to meet the Son of Krypton. 4/10 For the first time in a few episodes, Smallville doesn’t lose all the audiences’ goodwill before the title sequence and, while this … Continue reading Smallville 7.14 Traveler (2007, TV) – 4/10

Smallville 7.13 Hero (2007, TV) – 1/10

Smallville 7.13 Hero (2007) Clark’s former best friend, Pete Ross, eats some Krpyonite tainted gum (no way he could know, it only glows bright flourescent green) and instantly gains the ability to stretch. After saving Kara, he decides he likes this hero business and goes public with the Daily Planet. 1/10 Sam Jones III’s Pete … Continue reading Smallville 7.13 Hero (2007, TV) – 1/10

Smallville 7.12 Fracture (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.12 Fracture (2007) Lex and Lois has tracked down Kara to Detroit but things don’t go well when they go to pick her up. 2/10 A truly atrocious pre-title sequence sees Lex and Lois (!) tracking down Kara using a tracking device Lex has planted in Kara’s necklace (even though he’s never had opportunity) … Continue reading Smallville 7.12 Fracture (2007, TV) – 2/10

Smallville 7.11 Siren (2007, TV) – 5/10

Smallville 7.11 Siren (2007) Clark and Lana are struggling to redefine their relationship after the revelations brought about by Phantom Clark. Chloe is doing some sidekick work on the side for Oliver Queen but they get intercepted and screamed at sub-sonically by some masked blonde. Upon hearing that Oliver Queen is back in town, Lois … Continue reading Smallville 7.11 Siren (2007, TV) – 5/10

Smallville 7.10 Persona (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.10 Persona (2007) Grant Gabriel confronts Lionel with the truth about his origins. Meanwhile, Metropolis is beginning to pile up with dead homeless dudes and Lana figures it must be Brainiac (presumably because Earth no longer has serial killers). Phantom Clark (he escaped from the Martian) realises that turning to stone when exposed to … Continue reading Smallville 7.10 Persona (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.09 Gemini (2007, TV) – 3/10

Smallville 7.09 Gemini (2007) Lex secretly gets Lois to write an ‘exposé’ on him, against Grant Gabriel’s wishes, but Lois finds herself the target of a mad bomber (he’s wired Chloe to blow) who wants to genuinely expose Lex. Clark returns from the fortress and has seriously changed his tune about Lex and wants to … Continue reading Smallville 7.09 Gemini (2007, TV) – 3/10

Smallville 7.07 Wrath (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.07 Wrath (2007) Surprisingly unmiffed that a couple of stunt people have just ridden across Kent Farm, Clark and Lana are rather more surprised when a lightning strike and a meteor rock ends up with Lana gaining all of Clark’s powers. While this immediately allows for super-nookie (and the earth does move), Clark knows … Continue reading Smallville 7.07 Wrath (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.06 Lara (2007, TV) – 5/10

Smallville 7.06 Lara (2007) Clark learns that Kara has followed the last trace of her crystal to Washington, D.C., and asks Lionel for information on the government site she is heading for. However, he doesn’t tell Lionel of Kara’s Kryptonian origins. Lex is also sniffing around the DDS lab. Meanwhile, Chloe visits a support group … Continue reading Smallville 7.06 Lara (2007, TV) – 5/10

Smallville 7.05 Action (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.05 Action (2007) There’s a big-budget comic book action movie shooting in Smallville but the diva star finds herself in need of a superhero when her car accelerates out of control. Clark saves her but when he intercepts a second assassination attempt he is witnessed by the would-be killer and gets himself a new … Continue reading Smallville 7.05 Action (2007, TV) – 6/10

Smallville 7.04 Cure (2007, TV) – 8/10

Smallville 7.04 Cure (2007) John Jones pays a visit to Clark and reiterates Jor-El’s warning that Kara is dangerous and on Earth to do him harm. Dr. Curtis Knox invents a cure for meteor ‘freaks’ but Lex is increasingly concerned about the doctors sometimes unorthodox methods and three missing newly-cured patients. Chloe learns about the … Continue reading Smallville 7.04 Cure (2007, TV) – 8/10