'Secret Circle' Recap: 'Beneath'

by Ryan J. Downey

The first season of "The Secret Circle" has paid sly tribute to a number of genre milestones in short order, from "The Craft" to co-executive producer Kevin Williamson's own "I Know What You Did Last Summer" series in some ways. This week's episode, "Beneath," gave us some more great teen movie staples—a road trip, a sexy game of truth-or-dare—while spinning the show's love triangles into a pentagram, to boot.

Remember last week when Cassie set her dance date on fire with some dark magic? Now we've seen a bit of her "bad girl" side (or as much as our sometimes naive central heroine seems capable of one) via a little make out session with bad boy Jake, who she doesn't realize is actually a traitorous witch boy on the side of the witch hunters plotting to kill her and all of her friends. Of course, the Circle has been down an essential member ever since Jake's brother was drowned by Charles, so it seems inevitable that Jake may eventually turn good. Read More...



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