DEATH VALLEY "Blood Vessels" Season 1 Episode 3 – I found "Blood Vessels," this week’s episode of Death Valley, to be fairly amusing, but I can’t be sure if it was the writing or the fact that I spent years working for a blood bank. If our mobiles had been hijacked by vampires and overun by zombies, life would have been so much more interesting.
Apparently, there’s a blood shortage in the Valley which may have something to do with the fact that vampires are running the blood drives and consuming the products almost straight from the vein. Four mobile trucks are stolen, dozens of patients and one perky TV reporter are killed and our brave heroes in blue are assigned to find the missing vehicles and kill any undead creatures who stand in their way.
Except for Kirsten. Yet again, poor, pretty Kirsten is sidelined by her boss, Captain Dashell. Instead of being sent out with the big boys, she’s given the slightly sexist task of going to a teenage party and spying on Dashell’s niece. I get that Dashell is this show’s answer to Steve Carrell on The Office, but I’m torn as to whether I want to keep him around or see him get bitten by a zombie. I don’t think Kirsten would have any trouble pulling a shotgun on him if he was. Read More...