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Anachronism: Ahead by a Century

Anne with an “E” (Season 3) The opening theme song, by The Tragically Hip, should have been a clue from the very beginning of this series. We are being taken down a dark path of this nation’s past, with story … Continue reading

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Poppy Montgomery is…

Unforgettable This television series has a strange history. After being cancelled by CBS, twice, it found a third and fourth season on A&E. The reason? Poppy Montgomery, the Australian star of the program. Her character, Carrie Wells, is someone with … Continue reading

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Are We “Lost in Space”?

Just to demonstrate how my mind works: I fell asleep last night remembering the actors’ and actresses’ names from this TV show, starting with June Lockhart. Now, whatever does that mean? See my question, above…

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It Took 50 Years to Happen Again

Diahann Carroll as Julia (1968) Julia was a breakout television role for Diahann Carroll who was a model and movie actress in the 50’s and 60’s. The television show was also considered a breakthrough for having a female actress of … Continue reading

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Character Eyes

Coroner This is the latest CBC show (now in summer repeats) that features a strong female lead character. Her eyes are like reflective pools of light, and when she’s on screen, everything else fades out of focus. Serinda Swan plays … Continue reading

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“Pure”

The Battle of Good and Evil I watched the first season of this CBC television program a while ago. I had not thought to comment on it, until now. It’s the usage of the term ‘pure’. This has come up … Continue reading

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Searching for Hidden Treasure

Detectorists (Series 3) For those of you who haven’t seen this television program, it’s about metal detecting, and looking for gold, but it’s so much more than that. This show is a sleeper. If you have ever lived in the … Continue reading

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