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Torchwood: Gwen Cooper

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 by MaggieCat

As a fan of both procedural dramas and a sci-fi geek, Torchwood is practically the perfect show for me. And it comes with the super duper bonus of a lead character who is female and manages to be both strong and feminine without falling into any stereotype that I recognize. Yay!
In the beginning, Gwen Cooper […]


Pushing Daisies: Three Plum Pie

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 by MaggieCat

I’m not a huge fan of romance on television. Mainly because it’s usually used as an excuse for someone involved to act like a moron (it tends to be the women), or it’s one character’s sole reason for existence (also usually the women), or it’s an excuse for fake drama when the relationship is “threatened”- […]


Prison Break

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007 by MaggieCat

[Prison Break Primer in 100 words or less, because I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea: Season 1 was about Michael breaking his brother Lincoln out of prison because Lincoln was set to be executed for a murder he didn’t commit. Several prisoners they needed favours from ended up tagging along. Season 2 was […]


Friday Night Lights- Lyla Garrity

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 by MaggieCat

When I started writing about Friday Night Lights, I knew at some point I’d have to say something about Lyla Garrity- she’s one of the most prominent female characters in the show. I kept putting it off, because I didn’t like her much. And not in the ‘you’re not supposed to like her’ way like […]


Bionic Woman

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 by MaggieCat

*Spoilers behind the jump for the pilot of Bionic Woman, premiering September 26th on NBC at 9pm.*
In the re-imagining of Bionic Woman Jaime Sommers (Michelle Ryan) is a bartender raising her teenaged sister Becca, when she and her boyfriend Will are involved in a horrible car crash. Her injuries should have been fatal, but luckily […]


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