Category Archives: TV

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 13, 14, and 15 (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 13: The Little John Doe Affair Mark (Nigel Harrison) is laid up with an injured leg, so April (Stephanie Powers) has to be the bodyguard for Joey Celeste (Pernell Roberts) without backup. And a contract is out on Joey’s … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Episode 10 (2012) and Episodes 11 and 12 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Leviathan Refers to an impregnable safe which actually has been broken into once before, and now has been broken into again. Sherlock investigates the first robbery, the new robbery, and the court transcripts from the first robbery’s … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Paradise Lost Affair I didn’t like it. After being crazy about “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”,  I just can’t get used to this spy action entree seasoned with silly. April (Stephanie Powers) and Mark (Nigel Harrison) are undercover … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary” Season One: Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: One Way to Get Off The title is only mysterious until you’ve seen the episode (or read this review). Murders are being performed exactly like a series of killings from 1999, but the original perp Victor Nardin (Stivi … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 7, 8. and 9 (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: The Danish Blue Affair Whereas “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” certainly used humor, here we have what I call “Cutesie” humor, where the names of people and places are supposed to tickle you – I am only irritated. Example: Danish … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 4: The Rat Race Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Joan (Lucy Liu), introduced as his assistant, are hired to find an executive (the COO) of a Fortune 500 company, but Sherlock does his background check before the first meeting … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 (1966) – reviewed by George

Before we start this week’s three-episode review, I want to report what I learned from my TV this week, namely: “Trelegy may increase your risk of Thrush”. Episode 4: The Mata Hari Affair Mark Slate (Nigel Harrison) and April Dancer (Stephanie … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Pilot Okay, in this iteration, which I am watching for the first time, Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miler) is a recovering addict who broke out of the treatment facility on the day he was to be released, and is … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. – Season One, Episodes 1-3 (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: The Dog-Gone Affair U.N.C.L.E. agent April Dancer (Stephanie Powers) is on a flight to Greece, hiding a small female dachshund, Putzi (Florentine’s Princess Heidi) in her large handbag under the adjoining empty seat. Unfortunately Thrush is suspicious and … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin: “The Castafiore Emerald” (1992) – reviewed by George

This “The Adventures of Tintin” is an animated TV series that consisted of 22-minute episodes, and most stories (like this one) required two episodes to tell. It was a French-Canadian co-production shown on HBO in 1991 and ’92, and as … Continue reading

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