TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 206) – A Leap of Faith …

“In Zod We Trust” (Episode 206)
July 17, 2019

Last week, Krypton ended on a crucial, pivotal, devastating  moment. One that will have a lasting impact on the entire series. But, we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Earlier in the ep, Jax-Ur was able to take Lyta hostage during an ill fated peace negotiation on Wegthor. Back on Kandor, Seg learned that Invisible Brainiac, the Brainiac still living in his mind, helped Seg avoid the effects of Somatic Conditioning, keeping his mind free of Zod’s vision. Jayna and Dev stormed Zod’s compound and rescued Seg.

But, at the end of the episode, following Zod’s duplicity in promising to withdraw the Sagitari from Wegthor in exchange for Lyta’s release, Jax executed the Primus on a live broadcast for all of Krypton to see. Zod and Seg were part of the audience that witnessed this murder.  Get yourself all caught up on last week’s deep dive recap and review here.

If you’re ready for the aftermath of Lyta’s execution and all the action that tonight’s brand new Krypton has in store, read on … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!!

Pictured: Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El — (Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 205) – Whatever It Takes …

“A Better Yesterday” (Episode 205)
July 10, 2019

Last week on Krypton, the Resistance fell into a Zod long con, leaving most of the foot soldiers dead.  In a last ditch move of desperation, Jax tried to use her weaponized Codex as a genocide weapon against the Sagitari but Val thwarted her efforts. In Kandor, Seg had an awkward reunion with Lyta and Dru-Zod, the former who betrayed him and the latter who tried to recondition him. Family, it’s hard! And Brainiac is still around! Get caught up on last week’s action with our deep dive recap and review here.

Read on for all of the explosive action from tonight’s mid-season episode of Krypton, “A Better Yesterday,” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!!

Pictured: (l-r) Shaun Sipos as Adam Strange, Rasmus Hardiker as Kem — (Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 204) – The End of the War …

“Danger Close” (Episode 204)
July 3, 2019

Last week on Krypton, Seg managed to kick Brainiac out of his brain via the natal chamber on Colu – the same chamber that originally brought Brainiac into being. Afterwards, Seg and Adam were able to Zeta Beam out of the chamber (and back to Krypton) just as Lobo regenerated, leaving the Main Man to get his revenge on Brainiac. Elsewhere, Zod decided to send Lyta in to squash the rebellion on Wegthor. And Nyssa further muddied the waters of her her life as double agent but also, got some sexy times with an old flame who is now in the Resistance. Catch up on our deep dive recap and review of the episode here.

Let’s see what’s happening now on this week’s all new episode of Krypton, “Danger Close” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!! 

(Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 203) – A Struggle Within Me …

“Will to Power” (Episode 203)
June 26, 2019

Last week on Krypton, Seg learned that Brainiac is inside him, trying to take over his body. The upside is that Seg currently has Brainiac-level skills including telepathy and telekinesis, all of which are useful in trying to keep Lobo from killing him and Adam. On Wegthor, The Resistance is gathering steam as Nyssa, now a spy for Zod, returned to them. Lyta is stressed over her pain and feelings for Seg, but tries to channel it to help Zod overcome the rebels on Wegthor. Jayna is on a mission out in the Outlands to rescue her daughter, Lyta, from Zod. You can catch up on all the action from last week with our deep dive recap and review here.

Now that you’re ready to dive back into the world of Krypton with me, read on for our recap of Episode 3 of Krypton, “Will to Power” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!!

KRYPTON — (Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 202) – Embrace The Future …

“Ghost in the Fire” (Episode 202)
June 19, 2019

Last week, on Krypton‘s Season 2 premiere, Seg escaped the Phantom Zone but accidentally let Brainiac free as well. The unlikely duo traveled to Colu, to Brainiac’s home planet. After being provoked by Brainiac, it appears that Seg has killed him.  Meanwhile, back on Krypton, we were caught up on The Resistance, a rebellion to Zod’s dictatorial rule, and its leaders: Nyssa, Val and Jax, with some help from Adam. Nyssa and Seg’s baby, Cor-Vex, is 6 months old and being held by General Zod as ransom to get Nyssa to end the rebellion. Last, Adam finds Seg on Colu and then Lobo finds the both of them.  The episode ends with Lobo knocking them out and dragging them away. Catch up on all of last week’s action with our recap on Episode 1 here.

And now, continue reading below for everything that went down in Episode 2 of Krypton, “Ghost in the Fire” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!!

KRYPTON — Pictured: Emmett J. Scanlan as Lobo — (Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Krypton (Episode 201) – A Better Tomorrow …

“Light-Years From Home” (Episode 201)
June 12, 2019

Welcome to a new season of the fantastic Syfy original series, Krypton. A quick catch-up on what happened last year.  Last Season, on Krypton

Brainiac and the Basic Plot. Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos), a time-traveling Earthling and friend of Kal-El (better known to us as Superman), arrives on the planet Krypton with Superman’s iconic red cape in hand. Adam finds Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), Superman’s grandfather, and tells Seg that Superman is in danger and he has to save him.  How is he in danger? Brainiac (Blake Ritson), the Collector of Worlds y’all. Brainiac is a gruesome, green, mean dude who has set his sights on Krypton and wants to change events as to ensure Superman is never born.  Seg manages to trap Brainiac in the Phantom Zone, but, whoopsies, he is sucked in as well.

Family Life Is Hard. Seg loves Lyta-Zod (Georgina Campbell) but is in an arranged marriage sitch with Nyssa-Vex (Wallis Day). Family politics and all that. Seg and Nyssa learn their child will be named Cor-Vex. Jax-Ur (Hannah Waddingham) tells Nyssa that she is a clone! *Gasp*

General Zod (Colin Salmon), yes THAT General Zod, arrives from the future with a plan to save Krypton by ruling it. Lyta has a confused how this grown man is her son but, time travel! Seg learns that General Dru-Zod is his son (and Superman’s uncle!).  After Seg and Brainiac are trapped in the Phantom Zone, Zod destroys the mechanism that controls the entrance to the Phantom Zone, thus preserving this new timeline from being tinkered with.  Sensing the power vacuum, Zod assumes rule of Krypton. The emblem on the cape Adam brought to Krypton changes from the House of El to the crest for the House of Zod.

“Kneel before Zod.”

KRYPTON — (Photo by: Steffan Hill/SYFY)

Now, the Season 2 premiere of Krypton, “Light-Years From Home” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!

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TV Recap: The Magicians – Jimmies Are Sprinkles …

The Magicians
“A Flock of Lost Birds” (Episode 401)
January 23, 2019

The Magicians is back! Well, the show is back but most of our magicians are still stuck in other identities. You can catch up on where we left off last season with our deep dive recap and review here.

In short, magic is back in the world but it’s being rationed by The Library overlords. The magicians, other than Alice who is in Library prison, have been mind scrambled by a Dean Fogg spell. Oh, and the Monster that lived in the castle at the end of the world is inhabiting Eliot’s body. No bigs.

On to the Season 4 premiere of The Magicians, “A Flock of Lost Birds” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!

THE MAGICIANS — “A Flock of Lost Birds” Episode 401 — Pictured: Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice — (Photo by: Eric Milner/SYFY)

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TV Recap: Deadly Class – Welcome to Kings Dominion …

Deadly Class
“Reagan Youth” (Episode 100)
January 16, 2019

Deadly Class, the newest series from Syfy, is based on a series of graphic novels written by Rick Remender and illustrated by Wesley Craig. The comic book series is published by Image Comics and has been running since early 2014. The show is being counts Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers Infinity War) among its executive producers and stars Benjamin Wadsworth, Benedict Wong, and Lana Condor.

In short, Deadly Class follows the story of Marcus Lopez Arguello, a disaffected youth in 1987 San Francisco, as he goes from orphaned and homeless to enrolled in a special school that trains the next generation of the world’s top assassins. King’s Dominion Atelier of the Deadly Arts isn’t like your high school. Classes here include things like deadly poisons and hand to hand combat. Students are broken into factions and you never know when explosive violence may break out. Run by Master Lin, Kings Dominion teaches Marcus and his “friends” to kill because sometimes, people deserve to die.

Photo: Syfy Key Art

Read on for our deep dive recap and review of Episode 1 of Deadly Class, “Reagan Youth” … BEWARE OF SPOILERS!

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TV News: First Look – The Magicians Season 4 Photos

The Magicians
Season 4 First Look Photos
December 21, 2018

With all of the Fall Season activity percolating and popping, I have been remiss in posting the first photos published for new season of The Magicians. As we’re only about a month away from the Season 4 premiere, January 23, now is as good a time as any to take a gander at what our favorite magicians will be facing in the new season …

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TV Recap: Nightflyers – Love It Or Leave It?

Love It Or Leave It?
November 27, 2018

(Photo by: NBC)

On December 2, 2018, Syfy will premiere Nightflyers, an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s 1980 sci-fi horror novella of the same name.  We began hearing about Nightflyers at this year’s San Diego Comic Con but now, having seen the first five episodes, we can hardly wait the few days left before everyone else gets to experience this transformative television experience.

“Transformative television experience” sounds like a particularly lofty goal but, for fans of real science fiction with a flair for horror and psychological thrillers, I am telling you that you have never seen anything like Nightflyers on TV.

Syfy is airing Season 1 of Nightflyers in a “binge-style” with the first five episodes airing on consecutive nights, December 2-6, and then the next five episodes on consecutive nights, December 9-13. All episodes will air at 10/9c. Advice, take those two nights off in between to process.

Let’s dig in to what this show is all about (a generally spoiler free show synopsis follows) …

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