A Pointless Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 2 – Deep Throat

Pointless Review The Pilot introduced the world to The X-Files and did a great job of nailing the show's identity right away.  For that I am eternally grateful; enough that I have written four (!) separate reviews of that episode on this blog. …

Scully’s Kid is a (G)houligan – A Review of The X-Files Season 11 Episode 5 (Ghouli)

Disclaimer...I was in the middle of moving these last couple of weeks so I apologize to my three fans about my reviews being late. I'll get back to them at some point but for now, you guys will get my…

Mulder and Scully Get Their Jersies Deviled – A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 5 (The Jersey Devil)

Recap: Back in the early 1900's, while wholesome families sing wholesome songs during wholesome car rides and wholesome father's dutifully fix tires while wholesomely cursing ("darn it!"), a decidedly unwholesome man-beast murders the wholesome father before being shot to death…

Tips on What to Bring to the Supermarket – Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 3 Review (Bit By a Dead Bee)

This is a solid, if unremarkable episode that really slows down after the breakneck tension of "Grilled".  There are a couple of things that bother me about this episode but it was a necessary step from the insanity of the…

Tips On How to Entertain Guests –Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 2 Review (Grilled)

So before I get to this review/rambling diatribe, just want to point out I am switching my format from the previous episodes.  While I enjoyed writing actual reviews, those were taking way more effort than I expected and seeing as…

Tips on How to Reconcile Differences — Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 1 Review (Seven-Thirty-Seven)

The first season of Breaking Bad was great, but felt at times a bit rushed and lacking in finesse.  Some episodes seemed too eager to have defining moments which ended up seeming tacked on while others struggled at time with…

Tips on How to Effectively End Meetings- Breaking Bad S1E06 Review (Crazy Handful of Nothin’)

If you are bored like me and reading up on Season 1 of Breaking Bad almost ten years after it aired, you will likely find that Crazy Handful of Nothin' is often cited by fans as the episode where Breaking Bad grabbed…

Tips on How to Accept Help From Others – A Breaking Bad Episode Review (Season 1 Episode 5 – Gray Matter)

Breaking Bad has a certain storyline that it promises its viewers.  We expect there to be drug dealing, tense set pieces, and morally questionable actions.  However, based on their current situations, it doesn't quite make sense for Walt and Jessie…

Tips On How To Avoid Conflict – A Breaking Bad Episode Review (Season 1 Episode 4 – Cancer Man)

Despite the joke in my title, that final scene with Walt blowing up the car was my least favorite part of this episode.  After the very focused tension of the last two episodes, the show did need to step back…

Tips On How To Properly Use A Bike Lock – A Breaking Bad Episode Review (Season 1 Episode 3 – …And the Bag’s in the River)

  Breaking Bad doesn't ever take the easy way out. The last episode forced Walt to deal with consequences of his actions rather than speed right to the next action scene. Well this episode takes it a step further and…

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