'Secret Circle' Recap: 'Lucky'

Last night's episode of "The Secret Circle" made hay with that old saying about things that are both a blessing and a curse. You see, it turns out that star-crossed lovers Cassie and Adam (who closed the episode with some sexytimes so hot, an entire murder of crows started cawing over the roof) aren't "Lucky" to be in love so much as cursed. Yes, the whole "written in the stars" thing working against these two family bloodlines was just one of the many revelations that came courtesy of broody John Blackwell, Cassie's back-from-the-dead dad who also happened to drop some knowledge about who was behind the old-school boat fire and why.

"Lucky," the first episode after an all-too-long break, was directed by Joshua Butler, who has handled several episodes of fellow CW supernatural show "The Vampire Diaries." There was that ever familiar "Secret Circle"-ish grim atmosphere over all of the proceedings but nevertheless, plenty of storyline to sink our teeth into. The episode's title is full of double meaning as the town folk gathered around another event (a favorite plot device of both shows), this one a casino-themed fundraiser. Read More...



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