Media Tuesday: Intense beginnings

There is no other word to describe how I feel about the first week of Season Premieres for both Heroes and Grey’s Anatomy. I should warn you now that I am not really going to hold back so if you haven’t seen either episode, you might want to skip the appropriate sections1.

Heroes S4 – Redemption; Season premiere – Orientation
So Hiro2 is still struggling with his powers but they’ve managed to make him succeed in giving Kimiko3 & Ando a happy, ever after… is that part of Hiro needing to get back his confidence in his powers so that the nose bleeds stop? I don’t know. I suppose he was a little too powerful and it wouldn’t be interesting anymore if everything was easy right?  I am happy for Ando though… at least he won’t have to obsess about other women anymore4.

The whole Sylar/Nathan, and Matt storyline is hard to follow… so now Sylar is attached to Matt because Matt erased his memory and replaced them with Nathan’s memories5. But what I don’t understand is why they didn’t use the Haitian to fully erase Sylar’s memory?

Peter’s storyline will always be my favourite… and the preview for next week’s episode has me a little devastated. I mean if all of Peter’s hard work goes to waste because everyone starts thinking that he caused all the accidents where he saved people6… well I’m just dying to see how he handles it!!

Grey’s Anatomy S6 E1 “Good Mourning; Goodbye”
So intense. The announcement that they were merging with Mercy West was definitely not one I saw coming7 They really played up George O’ Malley’s8 death though I’m glad it wasn’t the focus of the full 2 hours – I’m not sure my heart could have taken it.

I’m happy that they’ve got all the couples in a good place right now… but it makes me wonder where the troubles are going to come from. A part of me thinks that Arizona9 might start having a thing for McDreamy and start causing trouble in two relationships10 and as much as I don’t want to tune in every week to see everyone getting along, I really hope that’s not the drama they’re thinking of causing for Derek & Meredith. But I do hope that they put some drama into it because Derek & Meredith just aren’t as fun when they’re always hiding in some room having sex.

And I’m in trouble, because I’ve been able to watch the first three episodes of Glee and Flashpoint which are both pretty awesome! Why didn’t anyone tell me that Glee was a musical?! I wouldn’t have missed any of it if I had known! It’s fun, witty, funny and pretty damn cool. I wish our high school had a Glee club. I would have been all over that shit! It certainly fits being intense in it’s awesome-ness.

The season premiere of Flashpoint left me with a bit of a sour taste in my mouth but it serves me right for not reading the rag mags and/or any articles on the shows and it’s cast – I might have known that Mark Taylor11 was leaving the show.

How are you enjoying the fall 2009 entertainment season?

Footnotes:
  1. at least I’m doing that for you huh?[]
  2. played by Masi Oka[]
  3. Hiro’s sister and played by Saemi Nakamura[]
  4. which I found pretty annoying in previous seasons[]
  5. to the extent that Sylar keeps Nathan’s form[]
  6. using his powers of course[]
  7. mostly because I don’t read rag mags or even news about actor contracts and etc.[]
  8. played by T. R. Knight[]
  9. played by Jessica Capshaw[]
  10. hers & Cali’s and Derek & Merediths[]
  11. from Breaker High, I’m sure he’s been in other shows but that’s the only one I remember seeing him in[]

responses to “Media Tuesday: Intense beginnings” 3

  1. Heroes was interesting but I hate to say this to you… I don’t like Peter. He is probably the worst actor in it, all he does is make a confused face the whole time. I can see why he is popular with the ladies of course, but I couldn’t care less what happens to him lol! I want to see more of Sylar though! He is very creepy at the moment. Think I need to see more of the season to see how it pans out, but it’s cool it’s all started again! Reminds me of this time last year which is kind of nice 🙂

    I don’t watch Grey’s Anatomy so can’t comment on that. Are you watching Desperate Housewives?
    .-= Penny´s last blog ..A Safe Distance =-.

  2. I’m really enjoying the show Glee and Grey’s season premiere was pretty great too! 🙂
    .-= Reeder’s Corner´s last blog ..Date Preparation =-.

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