This is Us has always favored the flashbacks and present-day format, and the mid-season premiere was no different. They kicked off with a flash forward from the mid-season finale, and then went back to fill in the missing links. Between election results giving you flashbacks of not-so-nice times, and feel good fuzzy between couples in love, This Is Us packed a punch with the start of the second half of season 3.
Another season of tears has begun as This Is Us kicks off the story of how Rebecca and Jack — aka the OTP of OTPs — met. It’s the love story that brought about the Big Three and every tear and laugh that has come from the last two seasons. Regardless of how meant to be they are, there is no doubt that this story will be a bumpy ride.
From a young hopeful girl, to the Evil Queen that tore away everyone’s happiness, to the Mayor, to redeeming herself and becoming a savior, to the Good Queen. Regina’s journey has been the most complex and layered throughout the realms. She hit the lowest of all lows and came out triumphant. She is the first elected ruler of all the realms, she is the Good Queen.
Once Upon a Time,
There was an enchanted forest filled with all the classic characters we know.
OR think we know.
One day they found themselves trapped in a place where all their happy endings were stolen.
Seven years and many, many adventures later, they all found their happy endings once again, as the world said goodbye to Once Upon a Time.
Regina and Henry’s relationship has blossomed over the years to one of the strongest mother/son bonds on television, showcasing the love between an adoptive parent and child.
After seven seasons, Olivia Pope and co. sang their swan song and took a bow as the final episode of Scandal aired. The end of an era. Scandal dominated the charts and easily became one of ABC’s most prized possessions and Shonda Rhimes’ greatest installment. But all good things must come to an end. Did the series finale live up to the Scandal legacy?
Once Upon a Time‘s 150th episode was dedicated to everyone’s favorite Wicked Witch. Zelena comes to terms with her past and realizes that maybe, just maybe, she doesn’t have to run away from the darkness to find some happiness. The episode, directed by Lana Parrilla, was originally the end of Rebecca Mader’s arc for season 7 — prior to the cancellation, which led the showrunners to bring her back for the finale.
Scandal has had its fair share of bloodshed and torture over the years. B6-13 is known to do the dirty work and make things “disappear”. However, there has been one character who fits the toxic male persona to a tee — Jake Ballard. Ballard is the perfect example of why toxic male insecurity and rage are problems that need to be addressed, and why these men should never be allowed to carry a gun.
Once in a lifetime, you’re gifted with a pairing that is so effortless, so beautiful, that it could easily be the greatest love story ever told. The writing, the chemistry, the undeniable magnetic pull between two characters…everything is flawless. They have the perfect plot; they just make sense. So, why would a creative staff waste such a gift? Why discard an epic love story that would have gone down in history as one of the greats? When life hands you such a check, not cashing it is utterly stupid.
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As the final season of Scandal rolls on, Shonda Rhimes isn’t about to close the curtain on the hit show without dismantling the patriarchy. This week’s episode focused on the sexual harassment on The Hill and how it has affected the lives of female politicians and professionals for centuries.