MEDIUM “Labor Pains” Review

MEDIUM "Labor Pains" Season 7 Episode 12 – Allison meets a man who has been stalking her via mail for years. The man is desperate for Allison to use her psychic powers to find his wife, who has been missing for a couple of years. Meanwhile, Joe is concerned that Maria might have a learning disability when she starts exhibiting some erratic academic behaviour.

There were so many wacked out things about this episode I’m not sure where to begin. I will say that whilst I thought it was a huge improvement over last week’s stilted episode, the show took some risks that, whilst admirable, left me peeling my eyebrows from the ceiling. This was mainly due to the plot development that followed the fairly ridiculous and unconvincingly execution of Allison’s kidnapping, whereby Allison forgave the man who kidnapped her at gunpoint, handcuffed her to a bed and fed her sleeping pills, in effect threatening not only herself, but the health and happiness of her husband and children. Sure, I expected some closure from that scenario; I did not expect to see her forgive her kidnapper and reunite the clearly unstable man with his toddler daughter. Sure, he went to all of these extremes for the sake of love, but, seriously Allison? Seriously? Read More...


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