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‘The Good Karma Hospital’ Episode 3 review

“So treat me here, if you’re so worried about it. Hospitals are for sick people” Viewers tuning into the third episode of ITV’s The Good Karma Hospital might not have been altogether prepared for what greeted them. For barely had the episode begun before Neil Morrissey made a cheeky appearance, (reminiscent of a memorable James...

‘Death in Paradise’ Season 6 finale review

As we end our 2017 stay on Saint Marie, things take a decidedly softer pace for this week’s Death in Paradise mystery. Sadly this doesn’t make for a closing episode with much bite. “We’re not in London anymore, Dad. You have to expect things to be a bit different.” The episode does have many redeeming...

‘The Halcyon’ Episode 8 recap: Tensions run deep in this week’s finale

The season finale opens as the staff is happily decorating the hotel for its 50th anniversary celebration but tensions run deep beneath the festive facade. Toby can’t seem to memorize the confidential information that D’Abbeville is demanding. D’Abbeville pressures Toby to get it to him by the next day so he can make his escape....

‘Taboo’ Episode 7 review: A bold, intriguing, even delirious piece of TV

Hahahahahahaha. What. Is. Going. On?!? No, seriously (that laughter was just desperation), what’s going on? It’s the penultimate episode and I’ve still no idea where Taboo is heading, or why. In fact I’m at a strange nexus where I’ve no idea what will happen next but can barely remember what’s happened before. That’s not because...

‘The Good Karma Hospital’ Episode 2 review: ‘Northern Exposure’ meets ‘Death in Paradise’

“But haven’t you ever dreamed of a new life? To just wipe the slate clean, start again?” After last week’s introductory ‘fish out of water’ episode (Northern Exposure meets Death in Paradise), the second visit to The Good Karma Hospital wastes no time with a ‘Previously’ summary but settles quickly into a formula familiar to fans...

‘Legion’ review: Episode 2 maintains the thrill of the unexpected

Lightning never strikes twice. Legion entered the fray with a premiere episode that hit critics and viewers alike completely by surprise – captivatingly unusual and thrillingly innovative in a way no superhero show on TV has come close to matching. But a lot of that pilot’s appeal rested in the shock of the new. Could...

‘Fortitude’ review: Season 2 Episode 4 dials up the tension

The fourth episode of Fortitude Season 2 slowly reveals more depths of its central mystery, but provides plenty of conflict to satisfy the audience. Rune finally reveals his connection to Lazlo Hindemith- he visited the apartment where Hindemith manufactured muskimo, a drug made of the urine of reindeer that have been fed hallucinogenic mushrooms. It...