‘Revenge’: Meet Victoria’s Mommy Dearest

It’s another flashback episode of “Revenge,” “Lineage.” Just like last season’s, this one has some fun moments but doesn’t do much to advance the story. In fact, if you skip it, you’ll be just fine. This time the year is 2006. Boy, those real estate prices are just going to keep rising forever! So will […]

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‘Revenge’: Penance Meets Product Placement as All Secrets Are Revealed

This week’s episode of “Revenge,”  “Penance,” was the strongest of the season, as everything hit the fan. The fan is available for purchase at your neighborhood Target, but I’m saving the discussion of this week’s product placement commercial extravaganza for the end. DVR the Next Episode of “Revenge” We open with Conrad (Henry Czerny) cutting […]

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‘Revenge’ Recap: Keep Your Enemies Closer

Everyone gets down right chummy with their enemies and rivals on this week’s episode of “Revenge,” aptly titled “Forgiveness.” They are shacking up together and even proposing marriage. It’s enough human kindness to make a stripper wake up from her coma none the worse for wear. DVR the Next Episode of “Revenge” After waking up […]

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Barry Sloane and Emily VanCamp in "Revenge" (Colleen Hayes/ABC)

‘Revenge’ Recap: Emily’s Secret Past with Aiden Revealed

This week’s episode of “Revenge” confirmed a lesson I learned as a child from “The Shining.” Nothing good can come from a maze. Also there is attempted murder by trash compactor, a very dramatic press conference, the revelation of two romantic backstories, and Nolan (Gabriel Mann) gets attacked. Yes, again. DVR the Next Episode of […]

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Madeleine Stowe in "Revenge" (ABC)

‘Revenge’ Season Premiere Recap: Two Mothers Come Back From the Dead

Here are just a few of the many delicious things about the Season 1 premiere of “Revenge“: + Every single character got a dramatic introduction — except Declan. + Emanda first appeared tied to a log underwater in Japan. + Both Jack and Nolan were shirtless in their opening shots. This show knows its audience. […]

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