Posts Tagged ‘Extant’

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Extant 1×13 ‘Ascension’: A leap of faith, indeed

Science fiction is tricky. The future you create can be over-the-top and full of seemingly impossible elements – as Arthur C. Clarke famously said, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic – but it’s still gotta be grounded in an identifiable framework. Or, you can create a more conservative vision of the future, often […]

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Extant 1×12 ‘Before the Blood’: Almost there….

Molly comes to face-to-face with the offspring, which reveals through hallucinations that its masters are coming down to Earth. Odin’s plan for Ethan to blow up the humanics lab runs into its fatal flaw: basic communication between Ethan and his caretakers. And on the Seraphim, Katie Sparks is alive and well…or is she? (dun dun […]

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Extant 1×11 ‘A New World’: Fool me thrice…

As the offspring grows ever stronger and able to defend itself, Molly learns Yasumoto’s background and plans. Meanwhile, Odin plants a bomb in Ethan. Yep, you heard me. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you some idea, he is an avid reader of Wikipedia entries […]

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Extant 1×09 ‘Care and Feeding’ and 1×10 ‘A Pack of Cards’: Things get weird and the endgame is afoot

Another 2-hour Extant event, another big jump forward in the plot progression. Molly reluctantly agrees to help Yosumoto capture the offspring, and when John and Ethan seek out Yosumoto’s help finding Molly, they become his hostages. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you some idea, […]

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Extant 1×07 ‘More In Heaven and Earth’ and 1×08 ‘Incursion’: A tale of two Mollys

In a two-hour Extant event, Molly tries to shake up Alan’s plans for the alien fetus or “offspring.” Meanwhile, Ethan’s cognitive abilities and rebellious nature are developing at an alarming rate. Let’s discuss a double-header Extant installment, below the jump. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To […]

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Extant 1×06 ‘Nightmares’: Do humanics dream of electric sheep?

Molly confirms that Sam is being blackmailed by the ISEA, and she must meet with Harmon Kryger to uncover more of the agency’s secrets. Meanwhile, Ethan has a bad dream. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you some idea, he is an avid reader of […]

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Extant 1×05 ‘What On Earth Is Wrong?’: Your guess is as good as mine, episode title…

In the wake of her abduction by the ISEA and the surgical extraction of the fetus, Molly struggles to prove she was not hallucinating her pregnancy. John and his team also try to revive Ethan, and his assistant confronts him about his decision to “adopt” the humanic child. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, […]

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Extant 1×04 ‘Shelter’: Villain competency is key…

Having been saved from Director Sparks by her husband, Molly and her family run to her father’s place. But the ISEA is hot on their trail, and the agency is determined to capture and study her. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you some idea, he is an […]

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Extant 1×03 ‘Wish You Were Here’: It’s not my work, it’s my family

Molly reveals her pregnancy to John, and Ethan attends his first day of school, much to the chagrin of the other parents. Meanwhile, the space agency leadership plots to bring Molly in for study as a willing subject. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you […]

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Extant 1×02 ‘Extinct’: Intrigue…in space!

The space agency intrigue continues, John continues to pursue the most unexciting and confusing version of an android ever, and Ethan goes to a natural history museum, in an all-new episode of Extant. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give you some idea, he is an […]

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Extant 1×01 ‘Re-Entry’: Pro-tip: don’t let in the alien space monster ghosts

It’s not every day that you see one of the biggest names in Hollywood making the move to TV drama, let alone in the sci-fi genre, but that’s the case with Halle Berry and the new CBS series Extant. J.P. Laub is a pop culture connoisseur, politics wonk, sometimes gamer and consummate nerd. To give […]