Babylon 5: Confessions and Lamentations Season 2, Ep 18
metaphor for AIDS as seen in the 1980s plague has hit the Markab on the station. "What happens? What happens is that we honor the memory of those who are no longer with us by using what we have learned to save others. To exercise faith, and patience, and charity. To reach out to those who are afraid. If we can do that, then their passing will have had meaning and we will grow from it." [more inside]
12 Monkeys: The Witness Season 3, Ep 0
Everyone is looking for The Witness. Some want to kill him, some want to serve him, some want to save him. Also Titan has developed splinter suits. All 10 episodes of Season 3 were presented over 3 nights on SyFy. [more inside]
Deadwood: Plague Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
Bullock encounters native resistance in his quest to bring a murderer to justice. Swearengen presses a resentful Farnum to keep tabs on Alma and Trixie as the camp fathers pool their resources to dispatch riders after the precious vaccine and build a sick tent as smallpox arrives in Deadwood. Cochran turns to a distressed Jane for help caring for the diseased in the coming days.
"Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the Merry Monarch, Charles II. From whores and highwaymen to courtiers and noblemen, from events such as the Great Plague and the Fire of London to the intimate passions of ordinary—and extraordinary—men and women, Amber experiences it all." (amazon) [more inside]
12 Monkeys: Tomorrow Season 1, Ep 9
Cole visits Baltimore in 2017. Cassie gives him a parting gift. Elena and Foster have a serious talk in 2043. Ramse and Cole argue about Florida in 2041. And a Jennifer cameo.
12 Monkeys: Yesterday Season 1, Ep 8
In 2015, Railly travels to Chechnya to see if Cole is still there, alive or dead. In 2043, Ramse travels to the Project Spearhead headquarters, where they're trying to develop a cure for the plague, to acquire a needed part.
12 Monkeys: The Keys Season 1, Ep 7
Cole, Dr. Railly and Aaron strive to stop the virus from being deployed as a bio-weapon in Chechnya.
12 Monkeys: The Red Forest Season 1, Ep 6
Cole returns from the alternate 2043 to correct events that created the alternate future. Cassie takes a trip and meets a man. Aaron helps with a rescue. And we hear about Operation Troy. Sadly, no Jennifer tonight.
12 Monkeys: The Night Room Season 1, Ep 5
Cole and Dr. Railly face off with the Army of the 12 Monkeys when both discover the Night Room—an off-site, black ops lab that houses the virus that will one day destroy the world.
12 Monkeys: Atari Season 1, Ep 4
A fight for the future ensues when a dangerous band of marauders hunting for Cole and Ramse threatens the mission to save the past. [more inside]
12 Monkeys: Cassandra Complex Season 1, Ep 3
Cole's search for the location of the virus leads him to 2014, and to a devastating moment in Dr. Railly's life involving a dangerous outbreak in Haiti.
12 Monkeys: Mentally Divergent Season 1, Ep 2
The trail of a mysterious organization called the “Army of the 12 Monkeys” leads Cole to a mental institution in 2015, where a patient holds the key to the plague that destroys the world. Meanwhile, despite warnings that her involvement may disrupt the course of history, Dr. Railly risks her life to help him.
12 Monkeys: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
27 years after a virus wipes out most of humanity, scientists send a man back to 2015 to stop the plague from ever happening. Cole's only lead is a virologist, who knows the dangerous source of the outbreak.
The Blacklist: The Front (No. 74) Season 2, Ep 5
An eco-terror cult tries to exterminate the human race by setting off a pneumonic plague pandemic using the strain responsible for the Black Death. Red continues to search for his daughter. Lizzie meets with some mysterious colleagues. No Paul Reubens this week.