Hm. I wish I could utter a ‘yippee’ about this episode. I didn’t quite hate it as much as Crazytown, but it is coming in a close second as imho weakest episode of season 5 so far. I’ll refrain from going all meme-fest on this one, though. Don’t expect any gushing, either.Continue reading
Woohoo, first new episode after what so many tabloid media outlets frustratingly called an “unprecedented indefinite winter hiatus”! But wait, it’s not April yet. What happened? Well, apparently cancellation of Promised Land happened, and so here we are, with The Good Doctor back on our screens way sooner than we dared hope!Continue reading
New year, new fanvid! My latest creative endeavour in the video editing realm is centred around Shaun hitting rock bottom after an incredibly difficult time with all the changes and betrayals thrown at him in season 5. (Naturally, contains spoilers for season 5.)Continue reading
Moments Easily Missed highlights those subtle moments that happen between or beyond the dialogue — those moments you can easily miss if you don’t look closely enough.
Ain’t no mountain high enough
Warning: Contains spoilers for season 5!Continue reading
Winter finale ahoy, how is it already that time of the year? I more or less expected that this one would be a doozie, and a doozie it certainly was, but I have so, so much love for this episode, and it’s gonna go high onto my list of all time favourites. So much intensity, and so much food for thought offered to us on silver platters, served with a healthy portion of upheaval and dismay.Continue reading
Oh man, phew! After what I felt was a really weak previous episode, the show got its mojo back with One Heart. Because this one hit all the right beats and pushed all the right buttons and gave me all the feels. A round of hugs for everyone, including Shaun, pls.Continue reading
Okay, so. Yes. I rewrote some of this recap. My first version of it was what Kelli called “TeeJay’s hilarious shred of Crazytown”. And I guess it was exactly that. I have left it up on the blog, in case you wanna delve into how much I hated the episode on the first viewing.
I have since had many discussions with fans via various channels, and my stance as softened somewhat because I see the merit of the overall direction and character arcs. I still don’t particularly like the episode, and I still feel it had many shortcomings and weaknesses, but I love this show too much not to at least try and pay homage to the episode’s positive aspects, so here’s a less acerbic and snarky version sans meme overload.Continue reading
This is what I call the “Hilarious Shred Version” of my recap of Crazytown. I positively hated the episode the first time I watched it, and that very much reflects in this first version of the recap I wrote. I still don’t particularly like the episode now. But I got my act together and wrote a second, less acerbic (and also less hilarious) version of the recap that hopefully does the episode more justice. I will leave this version up for posterity, but it will not appear in the Episode Insights category. That said… enjoy the meme fest!Continue reading
Some episodes, I watch and feel energized about and immediately wanna run off and discuss ALL THE THINGS™ with other people. This one, not so much. This was one of those that I had to let sit for a bit and ruminate, and sort out my thoughts.
For some reason, it left a sour aftertaste in my mouth, and I can’t even really put my finger on it why. I don’t mean this in a “I really hated it” way. Because that’s not the case at all. I think it may have to do with the fact that I’m a hurt/comfort girl, and this episode was somehow all hurt and no comfort. That felt wholly unsatisfying.Continue reading
It’s a rare luxury when I have a Tuesday off work and can actually watch The Good Doctor leisurely over breakfast — more so after just coming back from a mini vacation that was a much needed change of pace and scenery.
I still kinda wanna throw things at the television for being cheated out of the Good Stuff™, but not with as much force as last week. I wanted my money back then, and I still do now, but we got some other Good Stuff™ instead this week, so maybe I’ll settle for a discount code.Continue reading
I will start this off with the first thing I did after I watched the episode, which was message Naty from The Good Doctor Argentina on Twitter.Continue reading
New season, who dis? There I was, on my couch, all cosily wrapped in my warm blanket on a Tuesday night (courtesy of the European time zone predicament), and hoo boy. Way to start the season with a bang.
Kinda wish I’d been in a better frame of mind that night (cannot recommend having a 2 TB hard drive chock-full with data self-destruct on you with the last backups being three years old), but what better way to lighten the mood than your favourite show giving you all the things you didn’t know you wanted. I was definitely game, and the show did not disappoint!
Let’s dive in, shall we?Continue reading