2000s TV

The Vampire Diaries, S01E10: The Turning Point; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Vampire Diaries, S01E10: The Turning Point; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A solid episode moves the plot as characters examine their futures and learn about new threats in town.

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Whitechapel S01E03; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Whitechapel S01E03; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A satisfying end to the mystery.

The Vampire Diaries, S01E09: History Repeating; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Vampire Diaries, S01E09: History Repeating; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Masterful scenes between the Salvatore brothers and a huge revelation lift up an uneven, plot-packed episode.

The Vampire Diaries, S01E08: 162 Candles; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Vampire Diaries, S01E08: 162 Candles; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A few good moments can’t buoy an episode sunk by the failure of its main story.

The Vampire Diaries, S01E07: Haunted; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Vampire Diaries, S01E07: Haunted; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The series loses a regular in a stylish, plot-driven episode.

Whitechapel S01E02; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Whitechapel S01E02; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Stuck in the middle.

The Vampire Diaries, S01E06: Lost Girls; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Vampire Diaries, S01E06: Lost Girls; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The show flashes back to 1864 in an exciting and thematically rich episode.