This was another female-empowering episode with a common theme of sisters raising the spirits of their downtrodden brothers.
While it's the weakest episode of this young season, "Oathbreaker" still gave us plenty to chew on and contains one of the series' best sword fights.
This was an eventful and plot-heavy episode that ended with a scene that sent shockwaves through the internet.
Game of Thrones uses its premiere episodes for setting the stage and often leaving us with a big piece of information. "The Red Woman" was no exception.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is just what the doctor ordered and quite possibly the first postmodern late-night show.
That's two episodes in a row now that the show has absolutely stuck the landing after a shaky act.
Perhaps the reason Seinfeld has endured, and become such an important reference point for so many, is because of the simple nuggets of truth in each episode.
It's hard to repeat success and the first episode of what we're calling the second season makes that painfully obvious.
So much happened in "Mother's Mercy" that I think we need a whole year to process and discuss.
There's clearly a lifestyle in Hollywood that became a basis for this show, which in part probably has influenced countless others to seek it out or in some way live it out in their own life.
While this was mostly no-thrills episode, we were introduced to new possibilities at every corner.
"Sons of the Harpy" delivered on two fronts that I have come to expect from the series: conversations and blood-letting.
This week's stage sees characters come and go, new interactions are made and decisions that will further define key characters.
This episode widens the scope while pushing enough of the plot lines far enough along to keep you anxiously engaged until what comes next.
Game of Thrones plays the expectations game oh-so well and if this is what is necessary for wars to come, so be it.
What Breaking Bad spin-off (if any) would you want to see? I know the very thought might seem like heresy to some, but I believe any property, no matter how revered, has more stories to tell.
Far too much credit is given to plot twists or end-of-season reveals and not enough appreciation is held for closure. The first season of The Leftovers absolutely sunk its fangs into me.
As far as first episodes go, The Leftovers delivers more than enough to chew on.
BoJack's first episode suffers from all the exposition and "getting to know you" business that many sitcoms initially deal with.