Should Killing Duo Kiss? Bachelorette Hypocrisy? Messy Teen Wolf Mythology? And More TV Qs!
1 | You kinda wanted The Killing‘s Holder and Linden to kiss there on the sofa, didn’t you? Also, was there any way to predict that malevolent little twist of having Nicholas Lea’s supportive, deeply religious death-row inmate Dale turn out to be the nastiest little sociopath the show has ever seen?
2 | In Falling Skies‘ highly entertaining “flashback-but-not” sequence, who was your favorite out-of-place character? Pope spouting fancy professor lingo? Maggie as the comely co-ed?
3 | Do you subscribe to the popularity-gaining theory that Newsroom‘s Gary Cooper isn’t going to make it back from Uganda?
4 | When Dexter‘s Debra said goodbye to Quinn, did you totally call her suicide attempt — and then were you as surprised as we were when she tried to take her brother with her?
5 | Devious Maids plans to do more with the story of Evita the runaway parakeet, because otherwise she wouldn’t have gotten so much screen time, right? And also, it’d be kind of upsetting if our last sighting was seeing her bright orange wings disappearing into the Beverly Hills skyline, no?
6 | For an HGTV Star finalist who knew and commented on the fact that he had a larger hotel suite to decorate, how did Jeribai manage to leave a massive dead space in the floor plan? (And have you heard that winner Tiffany’s new series, The Most Embarrassing Rooms in America, will debut Sept. 14?
7 | Much as we love The Fosters, isn’t the show stuffing the episodes with one social issue too many (cough undocumented illegals cough)?
9 | Does Teen Wolf‘s ever-evolving mythology — so much of which was handed out in this week’s flashback ep — make you wish the show offered CliffsNotes? And can someone give us a one-sentence explanation of the Druid angle?
10 | Do you think Penelope Ann Miller agreed to a fairly generic recurring turn as Elizabeth Gray on Mistresses simply for the opportunity to deliver this brilliantly scathing zinger — “Maybe you should tell him you were screwing his father: That should break the spell” — to Yunjin Kim’s hapless Karen (who’d become an object of obsession for Elizabeth’s son after sleeping with the woman’s husband)?
11 | Did Des really have a right to get indignant about James’ Plan B during The Bachelorette‘s “Men Tell All” episode when she was dating more than a half-dozen other dudes during their courtship?
12 | TVLine reader Sarah asks: “On Covert Affairs, when Annie tailed Henry Wilcox, was I the only one who yelled at her the entire time, ‘Run, girl, run’? Seriously?!?”
14 | Did Breaking Pointe really have to give us those gnarly visuals of Ronnie’s foot? Wouldn’t a nice, concise, detailed doctor’s sound bite have sufficed? .And could you almost hear the show’s producers cackling with delight over newbie Zach and his all-out bitchiness?
15 | After Carly Rae Jepsen’s abysmal showing as a So You Think You Can Dance judge, who’s ready to start the petition to get Debbie Allen, Mia Michaels or somebody with legit dance expertise as the show’s next panelist?
16 | Shouldn’t the FCC fine Big Brother for the innuendo-filled shots of GinaMarie eating frozen yogurt during the Have/Have-Not competition? And the shots of her bloated belly afterward?
17 | Did you see Graceland‘s big Odin reveal coming? Or were you all :-O ? Do you now fear Bello’s days are numbered? And was the touch-football scene with bikini-clad Paige playful or juuuust a bit exploitative?
18 | Burn Notice’s depiction of Michael’s “non-torture” torture — especially the sleep deprivation sequences — was quite unsettling, wasn’t it? Almost made us overlook John Pyper-Ferguson’s in-and-out accent.
19 | Were you disappointed with how brain-numbingly easy the Spell-Mageddon words were? Seriously — “PROPERTY”?? Miss that and you deserve to get hit with something!
20 | What do you enjoy most about Hollywood Game Night? Is it the playable-from-home factor? Watching celebs get a bit tipsy? Or seeing how non-stuffy and well-versed in pop culture they can be? But how did this week’s finalist miss “Alec Baldwin”?? And what foul-mouthed variation on a candy bar name kept getting Jason Sudeikis bleeped? (Actually, don’t answer that last one. Don’t wanna overwork our language filter.)
21 | Anyone else notice that crafty Rachael Ray never actually touched her mouth to the flatlining dummy dog while practicing pet resuscitation during a rerun episode of her talk show on Friday?
22 | Just how many up-early-on-a-Saturday morning, not-at-soccer practice 13-year-olds is CBS planning to target with its new programming block? And doesn’t it make you miss TNBC?
Hit the comments with your answers — and any other questions you care to throw out there!