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Holy crap. I feel like the cheerleading coach in Witch trying to sort out the best from the alternates. There really were no bad entries here, so everyone makes the team, though some episodes didn’t work as well as stand-alones, and I’ve found on review that I really prefer those that played into the seasonal story arc with The Master. At heart I am a soap fan and I need to ride that continuity for a sense of tension threading the whole together. Yet in terms of setting the characters and tone for the overall series, Read the rest of this entry »

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I delighted in the surprise of The Puppet Show, even if the trap set for the viewer wasn’t entirely fair.

Once again our expectations and identifications have been subverted! Darla first set this stage in the opening scene of Welcome to the Hellmouth by turning out to be the vampire rather than the simpering blonde victim, and in Witch the pattern continued when episode’s the Read the rest of this entry »