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Helix season 2 episode 2 review: Reunion

Billy Grifter Review Jan 26, 2015

Moronic characters and baffling scenes aren't making Helix's second season any better than the first...

Helix season 2 episode 1 review: San Jose

Billy Grifter Review Jan 19, 2015

Virus thriller Helix is back for season 2, and it's as problematic as its decidedly patchy first run...

Forever episode 13 review: Diamonds Are Forever

Billy Grifter Review Jan 14, 2015

Forever finally gets around to a Jo-centric episode, but are we any the wiser about her character at the end of it?

Forever episode 12 review: The Wolves Of Deep Brooklyn

Billy Grifter Review Jan 7, 2015

Forever returns to tidy up the carnage left by the previous episode. Will it finally live up to its considerable potential this year?

Syfy's Ascension review

Billy Grifter Review Dec 18, 2014

Syfy forgot to add any science or characters to character-driven science-fiction show Ascension, a space drama that failed to launch...

Forever episode 11 review: Skinny Dipper

Billy Grifter Review Dec 10, 2014

Henry takes the plunge before Forever goes on a well-earned mid-season hiatus. Here's Billy's review of Skinny Dipper...

Forever episode 10 review: The Man In The Killer Suit

Billy Grifter Review Dec 4, 2014

There's a case of mistake identity in this week's episode of Forever... but then isn't there always?

Forever episode 9 review: 6 A.M.

Billy Grifter Review Nov 19, 2014

Forever's ideas are good this week, but the attention to detail leaves a lot to be desired. Here's Billy's review...

Forever episode 8 review: The Ecstasy Of Agony

Billy Grifter Review Nov 12, 2014

Forever is sticking around for a 22-episode season, and has delivered a stronger-than-usual episode to celebrate...

Forever episode 7 review: New York Kids

Billy Grifter Review Oct 29, 2014

Rich kids and murder make up this week's inconsistent episode of Forever, the future of which is hanging in the balance...

Forever episode 6 review: The Frustrating Thing About Psychopaths

Billy Grifter Review Oct 23, 2014

The clock is ticking on Forever. Can it sustain enough viewers to live to a full first season? Here's Billy's review...

Forever episode 5 review: The Pugilist Break

Billy Grifter Review Oct 16, 2014

The immortal Henry sees things repeating themselves over time, much as they do in this show...

Forever episode 4 review: The Art Of Murder

Billy Grifter Review Oct 8, 2014

Forever is showing signs of life after death in this week's entertaining episode. Here's Billy's review...

The Strain episode 13 review: The Master

Billy Grifter Review Oct 8, 2014

The first run of The Strain comes to an end, but hardly a conclusion. Here's Billy's review of the season one finale...

Forever episode 3 review: The Fountain Of Youth

Billy Grifter Review Oct 2, 2014

Forever trundles along entertainingly enough in its third episode, but needs to stop patronising its audience. Here's Billy's review...

The Strain episode 12 review: Last Rites

Billy Grifter Review Sep 30, 2014

Billy still feels that The Strain is treading water, even in its penultimate episode. Here's his review of Last Rites...

Forever episode 2 review: Look Before You Leap

Billy Grifter Review Sep 25, 2014

Forever settles into a generic groove by its second episode. Here's Billy's review of Look Before You Leap...

The Strain episode 11 review: The Third Rail

Billy Grifter Review Sep 22, 2014

Abraham takes his team underground in this week's episode of The Strain. Here's Billy's review...

Forever episode 1 review: Pilot

Billy Grifter Review Sep 18, 2014

Billy discovers an odd combination of science fiction and detective genres, in ABC’s new show Forever...

The Strain episode 10 review: Loved Ones

Billy Grifter Review Sep 16, 2014

Billy struggles to care for The Strain's main character focus this week. Here's his review of Loved Ones...