How Does It Hold Up: Bones Pt. 1

Most recently, I have been rewatching Bones. It is one of my favorite procedural shows because of its application of forensic science. I absolutely loved it because it showed science and a real-world application for it. Not only that, but I scientist all had different personalities. I have seen other shows were characters that fall into a certain type all have the same personality. I decided to rewatch this show because I stopped watching the shows a few years before it went off the air. If I am remembering correctly, I stopped watching because I hated a plot line to the story was going down. I’ve seen some promos from after that point where it seemed like to show was getting on a better track before the show ended. The review for right now is on the first half of the show or pre-pregnancy as I like to call it. The first six seasons held some of my favorite episodes. There were some cringe-worthy moments, but I embraced every single one of them. It felt really good to be a part of the squint squad again. I felt every heartbreak and every cry of rejoicing as if I had watched it for the first time. I can definitely see myself watching these six seasons over and over again.

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Reactions to RWBY Volume 5

Two weeks ago was the Volume 5 finale to RWBY. I am uploading this now to give people who do not have access to Rooster Teeth have an opportunity to watch on YouTube before having the possibility of spoilers. Thus, do not continue reading unless you are will to have something spoiled.

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How Does It Hold Up: Ghost Whisperer

A show that I remember watching with my mom all the time when it was on was Ghost Whisperer, so when I saw it on Hulu, I had to soak up the nostalgia. You can pretty much tell what the show is about from the name. It was a show that started up strong, and then towards the end, you could tell that it had started to dwindle. It was a show where I feel like they felt like they forgot the background plot line along the way. Two major antagonists disappeared off of the face of the Earth and were never mentioned again, even though they were a major part of the show. I also want to say that the last season was the weakest. They introduced a child character that was not written well at all. It was very hard to believe in him as a child character. They tried to make him to focus, but did not spend time developing him. He felt very stagnant and didn’t evolve over time. The first portion of the show was definitely the best. It was cheesy, but a good cheesy. The latter parts felt like they were running out of steam and had no clue what to do. It felt cheesy, but not in a good way. I watched some of the later episodes with Panda (my roommate for those of you who don’t know her), and she was flipping out. She can only tolerate so much cheesy, and she was not willing to suspend her disbelief, and I honestly don’t blame her. I might watch this show again at a later time, but I would personally stop towards the end of the fourth season. After that, I would spend the entire time rolling my eyes at the ridiculousness at some of it.

 

If there are anymore older shows that you would like for me to watch, feel free to tell me in the comments. I’m always looking for something new to watch. I’m a binging maniac.

PINEAPPLES!!!

A movie that I have been super excited to see has recently come out, and it was everything that I could have hoped for. Actually, it could have done one thing and it would have been perfect. I’m talking about Psych: The Movie. If you haven’t guessed, the one thing that could have made it better was my favorite character, Lassie. I missed him so much. They did this CGI Lassie that was pretty noticeable, but it was enjoyable none-the-less. It felt like no time had passed between the original show and this movie. All of the chemistry was still there and had some of the jokes that everyone loves. They brought back some of the best villains for small cameos. *Insert fangirl squeal* I would really love for the writers and producers to do something else similar to this. I would greatly enjoy it. Anyone who loved the original show will love this. It’s also on the USA website, so you don’t have to pay to watch it. I would definitely suggest supporting this movie. It was beautiful, and I really want more.

How Does It Hold Up: Will and Grace

Before the start of the newer show/season, I thought it would be a great idea to rewatch the original. It took me a while, but I thought it would be great since I didn’t really have much of a memory of it, though I do remember a couple of episodes here and there. It started out really well. The first two season were really good, followed but a couple of mediocre seasons. I would definitely call the final season my favorite. Of all the characters, I would say that Karen is my favorite character. She is slightly mean (insert sarcasm), but you know deep down that she would anything for her friends. Some of the many things that I didn’t like about the show include Will and Grace being self-absorbed at times where they really shouldn’t be, making fun of moments and things that really weren’t funny, and exclamations of the f-word. At this point, I’m fairly confident that my uncomfortableness of some moments is because of how things are now versus how things were then. The audience was laughing at things at I just was uncomfortable with and couldn’t really understand. At other times, I was amazed that Will and Grace’s friendship stood up against some of the things that they did to each other. That aside, I’m excited and scared for this new season. I hope that everything is updated for the times, the chemistry is still there, and they don’t ruin the great ending that the original series had. I’m crossing my fingers for the foursome.

Miraculous

Today, I will be talking about the amazing television show Miraculous: The Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Now, I now this is technically a children’s show, but I loved it. It has all of the tropes of cheesy 90s television that I love. Also, one of the producers of the show is the same producer of Sailor Moon, which probably explains why I love the show so much. For future reference, Sailor Moon is one of my favorite shows. I know it’s super mainstream, but I just adore it. But one again, this show is mir … ama … spectacular. I would reuse the word, but’s that super cheesy. Even more cheesy is the way I heard about this show. The dining hall for whatever reason had a children’s network on, and I would watch, without sound nonetheless, I was just sucked in. That night, I started binge-watching. I’m not even ashamed. It was so good. I honestly cannot wait for the next season to come out. I might just have to watch it in the original French. By the way, I can’t speak French. I shouldn’t be that hard though. I also want my two-person love square again. It’s too funny.

How Does It Hold Up: Numb3rs

Since I have recently been taken over by nostalgia, and the fact that Hulu has a bunch of shows that I have always wanted to watch in order, I’ve decided to start this new “series” so to say. For this, I will be watching this that I loved when I was younger or older shows that I come across to see if they still hold up to my current interests.

For this first one, I will be looking that the show Numb3rs. This is the show that truly got me into math and the procedural cop show realm. It answers that age-old question that every student has in math: When am I ever going to use this in the real world. This show follows an FBI agent and his mathematician brother as they solve crimes together. What I loved about it was that it explained advance mathematical and logic-based concepts and dumbed it down so that everyone can understand. Now as a college student, I understood some of the topics just from being in class. Because of this, I see that it wasn’t too dumbed down. It didn’t feel like the mathematician was speaking down to me. The explanations are at an adult understanding, but also for those that may not have a complete grasp of the topic or for those that just need a refresher. I loved rewatching again and can still safely say that this will continue to be one of my favorite shows for years to come. I do wish that there were more seasons, but I am happy to say that it didn’t fall into the pit that other procedurals fall into; the one where the show goes on forever and gets really stupid. I’m happy to say that this show died well.