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07 November 2010 @ 11:44 am
Sanctuary 3x03 "Bank Job"  
I'm usually kind of a crankypants, so credit where it's due: This episode was actually pretty good! Actual competence from the various characters in their respective fields, the application of various kinds of intelligence, characterization for Kate for a change, reasons why they don't use what would seem to be the obvious resources, abundant red herrings to keep me guessing, even a seeming mistake that paid off late in the game. There was only one headslapper, and even that was only a matter of a delay in doing something rather than an outright omission. Kudos to writer James Thorpe. I'm actually glad I spent time on this one!

ETA: Plus, plus, Amanda Tapping "faking" a bad American-ish accent! Bwah! I love her so much.

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Atalanta: Amylothy on November 7th, 2010 06:37 pm (UTC)

I really enjoyed that episode of Sanctuary. It was the best ep they've had in quite a while I think.
michelel72: General-Pets-CatRescuemichelel72 on November 8th, 2010 03:38 am (UTC)
The one surefire way to hook me is to show people being very good at what they do, and this episode had that all over. I'd have to agree — by far the best I can remember recently.
sings and wandersvioletcheetah on November 7th, 2010 07:58 pm (UTC)
That's like watching a virtuoso play or sing something horribly off-key. I may need to listen to the hidden track in DW's East Asheville Hardware.
michelel72: SGA-NoTheyDidntmichelel72 on November 8th, 2010 03:39 am (UTC)
Heh, yeah — they know just what wrong notes are most effective.