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Television: Sneak Peek & Speculation on Supernatural 5.05 Fallen Idols and Thoughts on Paris Hilton -It’s In There!

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It’s hard to believe we are already five weeks into Supernatural season 5 and coming up on the episode with the most controversial guest star the series has ever had: Paris Hilton.

In the 5.0 5 episode Fallen Idols, written by Julie Siege and directed by Jim Conway, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester, who have put dealing with the apocalypse aside of a bit as they are learning to hunt together as a team again, find their first job leads them to a small town whose inhabitants are being killed by famous dead icons like Abraham Lincoln and James Dean’s car. With the brothers already struggling to make sense of the goings-on, they become even less sure of what they are hunting when two teenage girls come forward and claim PARIS HILTON kidnapped their friend (the real Paris Hilton in a cameo appearance as an unknown entity impersonating…. Paris Hilton).

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TV Recap: 90210, Episode 2.5 Environmental Hazards

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Another thrilling install of 90210 without preamble let’s dive into the ReCap of Episode 2.5 Environmental Hazards. This week’s Episode opens with a good pre-credit string of activities – Navid is funny as the new non-virgin guy. Silver sees Jackie at Adrianna’s AA meeting and Dixon gets busted by Sasha, Naomi gets told she can’t go to her dream school and Liam wimps out can’t play Naomi the voicemail. All of this in the first five minutes, good start to the episode

After the break Liam gets his phone taken in class by Ryan so you know at some point he’s going to find out the truth and probably for some dumb reason delete the message. The mean girls try and cheer up Naomi and convince her to fight for admission to her dream school. I’m starting feel like I’m watching last year’s Gossip Girl. Ryan catches Liam going through his desk searching for his phone and flips out. What happened to cool guy Ryan from last year? Oh right, some student accused him of inappropriate contact and he had a relationship with Kelly which is enough to turn any man crazy. So I can absolutely understand him turning into an Assclown, but really, is anyone happy in Beverly Hills?

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TV Re-Cap: Gossip Girl, Season 3, Episode 4, Dan De Fleurette

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Disclaimer – My internet isn’t working properly this week so I’m not going to be able to fact check this week’s Re-cap so there may be errors. If so feel free to point them out and I’ll correct when I get to decent Wi-Fi.

It’s time for another thrilling episode of Gossip Girl. The buzz on campus is that there’s a hot new celebrity (Hilary Duff) who is coming to NYU for a normal college life. Of course Dan tells Nate he has no clue who she is and yes, they meet cute. Turns out she’s Vanessa’s new roommate. Serena and Rufus have a funny moment when they rehearse Serena telling Lilly she dropped out of school. Jenny tries to change Constance and Blair is not happy so she goes back to rule Constance once again. Serena looks for a job and is turned down by all of her Fashion industry friends. After a tough day job hunting she ends up meeting Hilary and her publicist who promptly offers Serena a job planning Hilary’s movie premiere. She befriends the movie’s co-star Ursula (Tyra Banks). Dan discovers his new crush is yes, the actress and he is not at all happy.

 

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Television: Sneak Peek at Supernatural 5.04 The End

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Two Dean Winchesters and a Watchman connection — that’s what this Thursday night’s new episode of the hit CW series Supernatural promises viewers as episode 5.04 The End airs at 9PM EST.

In The End, which was written by Ben Edlund and directed by Steve Boyum, the viewers find that Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester are still estranged from each other even though Sam has called his brother up to tell Dean he wants to rejoin him in the battle of the Apocalypse. Dean puts the kibosh on that, telling Sam that they are better off apart. After talking to Sam, Dean is visited by Zachariah (guest star Kurt Fuller), who continues to pressure him to fulfill his destiny and become a vessel for the archangel Michael so that he can defeat Lucifer.

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Television Re-Cap: Gossip Girl, The Lost Boy, S3, Ep 3

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Three weeks into doing show re-caps I’ve tried a couple of different methods – Tivo the show, watch the entire show and then provide you with a summary, that was a lot of work because it meant I had to "memorize" the details so I’ve started to do these re-caps "live" as I watch the episodes unfold. This way if something surprising, good, or funny happens hopefully it’ll come through during the re-cap. Anywho this week I wrote the re-cap with a pen and paper because I forgot my power cable at work. I tried to write in the Gossip Girl style but halfway through I just got annoyed calling everyone by their first initial. Now on to this week’s episode.

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TV RECAP – 90210, Sit Down, Your Rocking the Boat, S2, Ep 3 Airdate 9.22.09

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After Gossip Girl’s massive improvement between episode 1 and 2 of their 3rd season, I’m holding out hope that 90210 will turn itself around this week and have at least a passable show. I’m not sure if it’s possible since they have made everyone on this show completely unlikable. I’m an eternal optimist. On to the re-cap.

 

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TV RECAP: Gossip Girl, The Freshman, Season 3, Episode 2 Airdate 9.21.09

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Lets dive into this week’s Re-cap of Season 3, Episode 2 – The Freshman

One thing I have to say about Gossip Girl is the show’s producers LOVE NYC, the city looks beautiful in HD. I find it amazing how these high-school shows somehow always manages to keep the cast together for their College years. Doesn’t anyone in TV High School ever go out of state for College? This episode starts with everyone preparing for their first day at NYU.  Blair (Leighton Meester) tells Chuck she’s moving into the dorms so that she can establish herself as queen of NYU. Really? How dumb is she?  Chuck (Ed Westwick) rightly points out that they don’t have "queens" who rule NYU, only Queens who have tickets to Liza on Broadway – funny line. Serena is talking to Dan (Penn Badgley) who is nervous about going to NYU. In more Dan jerkiness this season, he actually has a groupie, someone who recognizes him from being published in the New Yorker. Really? People recognize authors who have only been published one time? Turns out the girl runs a writers group and invites Dan to join. I can see where this is going, Dan is going to become the BMOC this year and live up to his “Ultimate Insider,” label.

 

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TELEVISION RECAP – Gossip Girl, Reversals of Fortune – Season 3, Episode 1

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Summer is coming to a close Blair  (Leighton Meester) and Chuck (Ed Westwick) spent their summer being a couple.  Chuck is in a coffee shop where a blond picks him up; Blair comes in and tells the woman Chuck is taken and stay away from her man.  Turns spice up their relationship by playing games where Blair can play the role of the scorned woman.  Serena (Blake Lively) spent the summer in Europe being a tabloid sensation, while the Humphries summered in the Hamptons and are enjoying being part of the lifestyles of the rich and famous, Lilly (Kelly Rutherford) is away caring for her sick mother, leaving Rufus (Matthew Settle) to take care of the family.  Jenny (Taylor Momsen) and Eric (Connor Paolo) spent the summer hiding all the magazine articles about Serena from Rufus and Dan (Penn Badgley).

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TELEVISION RECAP: 90120 To Sext or Not to Sext, S2 Ep 2 Recap

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The show starts where we left off last week. Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) has Annie’s (Shenae Grimes) nude photos on her cell phone the problem is she doesn’t know how to send it anonymously so she flirts with a computer geek to get him to show her how.  Her fellow mean girls, Silver (Jessica Stroup) and Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) interrupt before a deal is struck.  Silver sees Dixon (Tristan Wilds) and is still upset over the breakup, once again vows to get him back.  Meanwhile Navid (Michael Steger) is trying to restart the school newspaper and his jealousy of the new guy Teddy (Trevor Donovan) is growing.  Liam (Matt Lanter) tells Naomi that he did sleep with someone but it wasn’t Annie but refuses to say who he did sleep with, so of course Naomi doesn’t believe him.  Tracy (Christina Moore) goes over to Liam’s house and tells his mother to stay away from Naomi.  His mother is the type who is scared to rock the boat so she tells Liam if he doesn’t stay away they will put him juvi. We finally meet Liam’s stepfather and it’s Smallville’s John Schneider playing a “domineering,” party/drunk guy who agrees with Liam’s mother that if he acts up again Liam’s going to juvi.

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