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The Enemy Within – Pilot – Review

If you’re a fan of The Blacklist then you’re going to be familiar with the skeleton of The Enemy Within. Jennifer Carpenter plays the “Red” character here as disgraced former CIA head, Erica Shepherd, accused of collaborating with the most notorious and deadly active terrorist around, Mikael Tal. She disclosed names of four CIA operatives working on missions to take him down. All four wound up dead.

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The Rookie – Caught Stealing – Review: A Bite of the Crème Brûlée

Police entitlement, are you allowed to take favors, bargaining chips, the odd crème brûlée, in exchange for doing your job? Thus far, The Rookie has mostly tried to side-step the harsh realities of being a cop. The show is too light-hearted to dig into police brutality or the topical political issues. So in terms of “police entitlement” the episode only brushes by it on a surface level.

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New Amsterdam – The Forsaken – Review

What exactly does someone with throat cancer eat? According to Max, many disgusting smoothie blends of his favorite foods. In an episode all about people who fall through the cracks, abandoned by those who love them, it’s no wonder not one person stopped to offer Max some breath spray after his fifth sip of bagel-caper-lox blend. 

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Doom Patrol – Pilot – Review

Doom Patrol is absolutely absurd. It’s wacky. It’s darkly hilarious. Most of all, Doom Patrol is a wonderfully crazy, meta, delight. It’s unlike any other superhero show currently on the air, it’s unlike any superhero movie created in the last decade. It is a new take on the superhero genre, one that is begging to be pushed into new territory and Doom Patrol accomplishes just that.

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