From Route 666 to The Apocalypse: Ranking the episodes of Supernatural, Episodes 73-59

  Throughout its six years on the air, Supernatural has had a substantial amount of good-to-great episodes, which made this list difficult to compile. However, like any long-running series, Supernatural has aired its fair share of missteps, problem children and downright horrible episodes. These things happen. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be discussing all the … Continue reading From Route 666 to The Apocalypse: Ranking the episodes of Supernatural, Episodes 73-59

Supernatural, “Caged Heat”

Well, then. Season six of Supernatural just continues to surprise me. I kind of hate it, but I also kind of love it. After taking four or five episodes to set up the new equilibrium and figure out what the hell was happening with Sam, Samuel, etc. and settling into a new comfortable groove, "Caged … Continue reading Supernatural, “Caged Heat”

Supernatural, “Live Free or Twihard”

Alright, Supernatural season six, I think I've figured you out. I've been extremely vocal in my dissatisfaction with the series coming back for a sixth season and found myself disappointed with this season's episodes, particularly the first three efforts. However, after last week's Bobby-centric affair and "Live Free or Twihard," I've not only come around … Continue reading Supernatural, “Live Free or Twihard”

Season Premiere — Supernatural, “Exile on Main St.”

Whereas the Smallville premiere had to prove it the series has direction in its final season, the Supernatural premiere has to do even more heavy lifting to even convince me it should exist as a series. I’ve already expressed my discontent with the series continuing on to a sixth season, particularly with the “back to … Continue reading Season Premiere — Supernatural, “Exile on Main St.”

Test Pilot: File #2, The X-Files

Test Pilot #2: The X-Files Debut Date: September 10, 1993 on FOX Series legacy: One of the best science fiction television series of all-time, a major catalyst for modern fan cultures and the primary innovator of the use of "mythology" and its balance with standalone, procedural episodes. Welcome to the newest regular feature here at TV Surveillance, … Continue reading Test Pilot: File #2, The X-Files