NCIS Los Angeles Review: “Glasnost”

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “Glasnost.” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

Some of the best episodes of the season are ones that have a personal connection to one or more of the main cast. We have seen that often with several previous episodes, all of which help to enrich the characters’ backstories along with their characters. “Glasnost” is the first episode this season that really makes the case personal by bringing back Callen’s father. As usual, it turns out to be a pretty good episode.

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Elementary Review: “You’ve got me, who’s got you?”

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photo credit: tvequals.com

Here’s my review of Elementary season four episode “You’ve got me, who’s got you?” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

Personally, I enjoy an Elementary episode the most when it’s fun combined with a touch of poignancy. I like to laugh but I also like to resonate on an emotional level with the episode as well. But not every one will have that same balance, which is fine because that would become boring. “You’ve got me, who’s got you?” was very entertaining to watch but lacked the emotional depth we usually get from Elementary.

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