Episode Six

The Terror Episode 6 Recap: A Mercy

On the latest episode of AMC's The Terror, Captain Crozier fights for his sobriety, Silence lives up to her name, and the expedition's winter carnival becomes a fiery nightmare.

Stranger Things Chapter Seven Recap

It’s time to team up with parents and estranged siblings, it’s time to rob an evidence room, destroy an evil utility van, and make a sense-dep tank out of a kiddie pool. “The Bathtub” pulls together all the show’s plot threads into one propulsive rope of suspense.

Stranger Things Chapter Six Recap

There is a monster under every bed. There is a monster under everywhere. Chapter Six of Stranger Things is all about getting to know the faceless bad boy that haunts Hawkins.

True Detective Episode 2.6 Recap

“Church in Ruins” isn't going to change the minds of viewers who have turned to hate-watching True Detective but lovers of Nic Pizzolatto’s brand of nihilism porn will find it exhilarating.

Orphan Black Episode 2.6 Recap

What happened this episode of Orphan Black? Well, for one we’re finally getting somewhere with our clone mystery, and by “somewhere” I mean we’re at the equivalent of that one pit stop with the big ball of twine—nowhere near the destination, but delightful nonetheless.

Game of Thrones Episode 4.6 Recap

“The Laws of Gods and Men” sticks with the season’s contemplative pacing, taking inventory of its characters past deeds while demonstrating how much catharsis a well written and performed monologue can evoke.

Hannibal Episode 2.6 Recap

When Dr. Lecter is plucking the strings and writing the notes, Hannibal is thrilling, unpredictable and disgustingly beautiful to look at. In “Futamono” we get all of that, some meta humor, and the most disturbingly delicious looking human leg eaten on network TV. Also a fun dinner party.

True Detective Episode 1.7 Recap

Disguised as a lit trail of gunpowder leading to a jam-packed keg, True Detective is a thread of black yarn that continues to burn throughout the crowded firework factory that Nic Pizzolatto has made for us, expertly missing all the fuses and gas cans that lesser shows would ignite.

True Detective Episode 1.6 Recap

For the first time in True Detective’s run we have been left with an image, burdened with a heavy past, moving toward a future not known by anyone inside the show’s delicate clockwork collage. It’s no longer a matter of whodunit, it’s a matter of who’s-gonna-do-it.