The 100 – Season 6 Episode 9

“What You Take With You” The 100 explores the concept of moving forward while recognising the mistakes of the past through Kane and Octavia’s challenges as the various plots start to converge. This season has been all about morality in one form or another whether it’s the ethical implications of transferring consciousness into other bodies…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 8

“The Old Man and the Anomaly” The 100 further develops Octavia and Diyoza’s plot while considering the problem of Clarke being trapped inside her body by Josephine. Octavia and Diyoza’s plot has been an interesting contradiction. On one hand it’s an excellent pairing that is watchable on its own but on the other it suffers…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 7

“Nevermind” The 100 takes a trip inside Clarke’s mind and has her battle against Josephine for dominance of her own body. An episode like this was inevitable from the moment Josephine woke up in Clarke’s body. It’s common for science fiction shows to have an episode that takes place within the mind of a character….

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 5

“Death Moves Pretty Fast” iZombie re-teams Liv and Ravi to investigate the murder of an independently wealthy teen as the skeletons in Blaine’s closet start to come to light. Immediately there’s a shift in the approach to the standard investigation as Clive is barely involved. It’s likely that this is a result of Malcolm Goodwin…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 4

“Dot Zom” iZombie explores the world of modern tech companies when Liv and Clive investigate the murder of a genius CEO with designs on preserving the best of Humanity after the Apocalypse. Every show that wants to be topical will get around to doing some form of commentary on modern tech companies eventually. The results…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 6

“Memento Mori” The 100 continues to debate the morality surrounding resurrection as Josephine works to achieve her goal of continuing to live on in different bodies. It cannot be overstated just how good Eliza Taylor is as an actor. There are plenty of examples of this throughout the run of the show but this episode…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 3

“Five, Six, Seven, Ate!” iZombie goes back to basics when Liv and Ravi go undercover to investigate a murder in the midst of a dance competition. I fell in love with this show because it took a formula and executed it to near perfection through making great use of all the elements it had at…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 5

“The Gospel of Josephine” The 100 continues to develop Sanctum by exploring the aftermath of the Naming Day celebrations through Josephine newly resurrected in Clarke’s body. Resurrection is an idea that a lot of science fiction comes to explore in one way or another eventually. The City of Light was a version of that idea…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 2

“Dead Lift” iZombie continues its final season by continuing to develop the Human/Zombie tensions So far this season seems to be mixed in the message it’s trying to project. Zombies are portrayed as if they are a persecuted minority group but that doesn’t work when considering the position they actually occupy in society. The most…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 4

“The Face Behind the Glass” The 100 features a celebration and continues to develop the culture that has evolved on Sanctum while introducing various complications. There is literally a lot of ground to cover in this new season of The 100. Sanctum is a whole new world of possibilities, mysteries and compelling characters that the writers can…