Wheel of Time: Season 2 Books Included Season 2, Ep 0
Covering the events of the The Wheel of Time book 2: The Great Hunt. There is an excellent series of show-only posts beginning here - go read those! This is the place for the book-readers (and book-curious) to discuss the adaptation choices and talk about how they fit into the larger picture drawn by the novels. [more inside]
A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. This graphic edition remains faithful to the original, while the stunning illustrations interpret and add layers of visual meaning and immediacy to this classic work of Holocaust literature. [more inside]
Drops of God: Drops of God Season 1, Ep 0
A woman discovers the world's greatest wine collection that's left by her estranged father and competes against his protege to claim her inheritance. [more inside]
A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one. [more inside]
True Lies: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
An unfulfilled suburban housewife is shocked to discover that her bland and unremarkable computer consultant husband is a skilled international spy.
The Legend of Vox Machina: Shadows at the Gates | Fate's Journey | Spark of Rebellion Season 1, Ep 4
After ruining Sovereign Uriel’s diplomatic dinner, Vox Machina is confined to their Keep under house arrest... [more inside]
Cowboy Bebop (2021): Season 1 Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
Full-season and cross-media discussion for the live-action Cowboy Bebop series from Netflix. "Books Included" standing in for spoilers for the anime series and movie.
In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, critically acclaimed author Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic. [more inside]
Adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony Award-winning musical about an immigrant community in Washington Heights, NYC. [more inside]
The Queen's Gambit: Seven-episode miniseries Season 1, Ep 0
The Queen's Gambit centers the "life of an orphan chess prodigy" named Beth Harmon "from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest" to become a grandmaster in chess. [more inside]
The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. [more inside]
Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself. [more inside]
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. [more inside]
Worzel Gummidge: both 2019 episodes Season 1, Ep 0
Mackenzie Crook's new adaptation of Barbara Euphan Todd's novels about the scarecrow with a life of his own, famously formerly played by the third Doctor Who Jon Pertwee. Both episodes are broadly pitched and paced as a sort of family-viewing version of Crook's previous series Detectorists.
The Man in the High Castle: Hitler Has Only Got One Ball Season 4, Ep 0
The final season of The Man in the High Castle will be rocked by war and revolution. [more inside]
Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn’t share his brother’s appetite for whiskey and killing, he’s never known anything else. But their prey isn't an easy mark, and on the road from Oregon City to Warm's gold-mining claim outside Sacramento, Eli begins to question what he does for a living - and whom he does it for. [more inside]
Based on the discussions here of the first and second seasons, let's just dispense with the notion the third season of the series has anything to do with the book, shall we? Season two ended with some surprises and some things that were sort of inevitable with the arc of the story … [more inside]
Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path. Based on the novels by Philip Reeve.
A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. [more inside]
Based on the acclaimed 2011 novel by Patrick deWitt, the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career.
Wynonna Earp: Daddy Lesson; War Paint (episodes 11 & 12) Season 3, Ep 11
(Season Finale) Wynonna has a run in with the Revenants that leads her to an unexpected revelation about the curse; Waverly meets an important figure from her past; and Nicole tries to evacuate Purgatory before it's too late... [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: The Other Woman Season 3, Ep 10
A mysterious woman who knows a little too much about the Earps arrives on the Homestead with a special mission for Wynonna and Waverly. The rest of the team must wrangle a deadly fire witch. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Undo It Season 3, Ep 9
History keeps repeating itself when Wynonna has to make an impossible choice. Waverley and Nicole visit a jeweler, and a familiar face returns to Purgatory. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Waiting Forever for You Season 3, Ep 8
It's date night in Purgatory, which means dressing up, drinking, and fighting demons, as a formidable former foe stalks the gang. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: I Fall to Pieces Season 3, Ep 7
Wynonna and Nicole seem to be out of luck when an errand from Sheriff Nedley goes terribly wrong. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: If We Make It Through December Season 3, Ep 6
Wynonna teams up with a new ally to search for a missing kid on Christmas Day. Meanwhile, Waverly learns more about her father. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Jolene Season 3, Ep 5
A demon causes havoc in town as Wynonna, Waverly, and Jolene must decide who they can trust. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: No Cure For Crazy Season 3, Ep 4
The forest reveals a clue to Nicole's past; and Wynonna pays an unexpected visit to her mother. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Colder Weather Season 3, Ep 3
The team must come to terms with the consequences of their actions; and someone claiming to be from Black Badge Division arrives in Purgatory. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: When You Call My Name Season 3, Ep 2
The demon who cursed the Earp heir reveals himself in a shocking turn of events that will leave the team forever changed. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Blood Red and Going Down Season 3, Ep 1
When a mysterious bus full of sexy strangers rolls into town, Wynonna must figure out why they're in Purgatory before the entire town falls under their spell. [more inside]
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle. [more inside]
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Altered Carbon: Season 1 Complete, Books Included. Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
It's probably much too late, but it's clear we need a space for book readers and binge-watchers to spoil heavily about Netflix's Altered Carbon adaptation. [more inside]
Now that the show is over, time to compare plots.
A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an enigmatic detective attempts to track him down and end his reign of terror.
Wynonna Earp: Season 2 (Full Season) Season 2, Ep 0
Wynona and the gang must deal with a whole new level of evil when a variety of demons enter the Ghost River Triangle when Season 2 premieres.
The Handmaid's Tale: Late Season 1, Ep 3
Offred visits Janine’s baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.
The Handmaid's Tale: Birth Day Season 1, Ep 2
Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter’s birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen while dreading a secret meeting with... more
The Handmaid's Tale: Offred Season 1, Ep 1
Offred, one the few fertile women known as Handmaids in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful Commander and his resentful wife.
The Magicians: Ramifications Show Only Season 2, Ep 12
Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And there are a number of people dealing with abandonment.
The Magicians: Ramifications Books Included Season 2, Ep 12
Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And jokes are made about books being made (poorly) into movies.
Wynonna Earp: Keep the Home Fires Burning Show Only Season 1, Ep 2
Xavier tries to get Wynonna on-board as a Black Badge operative, Waverly makes a new friend, and John Henry Holliday displays his dedication to Bobo Del Ray. Just another week in Purgatory.
Wynonna Earp: Purgatory Books Included Season 1, Ep 1
Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - books included post)
Wynonna Earp: Purgatory Show Only Season 1, Ep 1
Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - show only post)
11.22.63: The Day in Question Season 1, Ep 8
The past pulls out every weapon it has to keep Jake from reaching Dealey Plaza in time to save Kennedy. [more inside]
11.22.63: Soldier Boy Season 1, Ep 7
The end is near, and Jake is not up to the task. Sadie scrambles to pick up the pieces, but no one knows the mission as well as Jake. Kennedy and the assassin are on a collision path - but has Jake changed things enough in the past to alter the course of events? The days are counting down as 11.22.63 draws near.
11.22.63: Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald Season 1, Ep 6
It's October 1962, and the gathering storm of threats in Dallas continues to build. Jake must take drastic action to establish the full dimensions of the threat to Kennedy. And amidst it all, he's hit with an unexpected death and a bitter betrayal from one of those closest to him.
11.22.63: The Truth Season 1, Ep 5
Everything begins to fall apart as Jake struggles to live two lives: teacher and time traveler. When Sadie's life is threatened, Jake has to make a terrible choice, leaving Bill to his own devices. Lee Harvey Oswald takes steps that will lead him into a date with destiny.
11.22.63: The Eyes of Texas Season 1, Ep 4
Jake and Bill's partnership starts to struggle as they discover more secrets surrounding the unpredictable Lee Harvey Oswald. The conspiracy involving Oswald deepens, while romance blooms for Jake and Sadie. But by becoming involved with an innocent bystander, has Jake placed his new love in danger?
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