Only two things (maybe three) happened that moved the plot along at all. Everything else was just a way of undoing everything that happened last week. We could have skipped half of last week's events and replaced them with what little happened this week. more
Witches of East End promised death this week, and yet, somehow, it wasn't at all fulfilling. It was diet death: Half the calories, half the taste. It was so light on the promised drama, we instead got a lot of slow-mo.
There are creatures stalking the night. There are ritual murders. But mostly? There's sex, followed by disaster.
It's not that this issue was one the show could ignore. Not with whole Ingrid plotline as it happened. But, man, they really wanted points for addressing it while also getting to move right along as if nothing happened.
We live in a world where Lifetime is perfectly willing to use the term "twincest." And it won't even be the most disturbing thing in the episode. Congrats, Witches of East End , for embracing the absurd.
So much went right in "The Old Man and the Key," after last week's soup of nothing. We have flashbacks to the family fleeing Asgard, where the dress code is white and revealing for women and hilarious facial hair for men; Killian's Hulk-style rage magic, more
Whatever rules you think exist for an episode of television mean nothing to Witches of East End . There aren't acts . Or narrative . Or anything that makes the episode stand on its own. But it's not an avant garde experiment, either. It's nothing at all. more
Oh, stop. That's not a spoiler. That would imply that the last scene of the season 2 premiere had anything to do with the rest of the plot. It didn't, but it did remind me why I love this show.