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Mad Men season 7 episode 11 review: Time & Life

Frances Roberts Review Apr 27, 2015

SCP faces yet more changes in the latest, excellent episode of Mad Men, Time & Life...

Mad Men season 7 episode 10 review: The Forecast

Frances Roberts Review Apr 20, 2015

Mad Men’s writing and direction continue to be first-class as its final season moves towards an endgame for Don Draper...

Elementary season 3 episode 20 review: A Stitch In Time

Frances Roberts Review Apr 17, 2015

Elementary always sides with the lunatics, which is just how we like it. Here's our review of this week's fun, varied episode...

Mad Men season 7 episode 9 review: New Business

Frances Roberts Review Apr 13, 2015

This week’s Mad Men may not be a classic, but it takes care of old business and starts clearing a path to the show’s finale…

Elementary season 3 episode 19 review: One Watson, One Holmes

Frances Roberts Review Apr 10, 2015

Hacker collective Everyone returns in this week’s entertaining and even touching episode of Elementary…

Mad Men season 7 episode 8 review: Severance

Frances Roberts Review Apr 8, 2015

The past comes back to haunt Don, Joan and Ken in Mad Men's latest episode, which shows that it's still more than capable of surprise...

Elementary season 3 episode 16 review: For All You Know

Frances Roberts Review Mar 6, 2015

Sherlock Holmes becomes a suspect in Elementary’s latest murder mystery. Can Watson clear his name?

Elementary season 3 episode 15 review: When Your Number’s Up

Frances Roberts Review Feb 20, 2015

Elementary serves up a whydunit this week, which takes some of the fun out of things for the viewer…

Elementary season 3 episode 14 review: The Female Of The Species

Frances Roberts Review Feb 16, 2015

Elementary’s two plot threads couldn’t be more tonally different in this week’s gloriously bonkers/tragic episode…

Elementary season 3 episode 13 review: Hemlock

Frances Roberts Review Feb 6, 2015

Having perfected the art of the the cliff-hanger, Elementary delivers a doozy to spice up this week’s workaday, if entertaining episode…

Elementary season 3 episode 12 review: The One That Got Away

Frances Roberts Review Jan 30, 2015

Elementary delivers its best episode of the season, a fitting pay-off to the arrival of Ophelia Lovibond’s Kitty Winter…

Elementary season 3 episode 11 review: The Illustrious Client

Frances Roberts Review Jan 26, 2015

Ophelia Lovibond is a class act in this week’s tense, involving, Kitty-focused episode of Elementary, the first of a two-parter…

Elementary season 3 episode 10 review: Seed Money

Frances Roberts Review Jan 16, 2015

Elementary’s Kitty-related cliff-hanger this week was an expected, but no-less welcome development…

Elementary season 3 episode 9: The Eternity Injection

Frances Roberts Review Jan 9, 2015

Elementary serves up a solid episode with strong performances, but is that really all we’ll see from the great Larry Gilliard Jr?

Elementary season 3 episode 7 review: The Adventure Of The Nutmeg Concoction

Frances Roberts Review Dec 12, 2014

Zippy dialogue and a sense of humour covers a multitude of Elementary's sins this week. Here's Frances' review...

Elementary season 3 episode 6 review: Terra Pericolosa

Frances Roberts Review Dec 8, 2014

Something drastic needs to change in Elementary season 3 if it's going to become the show we all know it could be...

Elementary season 3 episode 5 review: Rip Off

Frances Roberts Review Nov 28, 2014

With Watson out of the way, this week's Elementary was the Sherlock and Kitty show. So how did the pair fare?

Elementary season 3 episode 4 review: Bella

Frances Roberts Review Nov 21, 2014

Is Sherlock Holmes man or machine? That’s the poser this week’s AI-themed Elementary episode asks…

Elementary season 3 episode 3 review: Just A Regular Irregular

Frances Roberts Review Nov 14, 2014

This week's Elementary is much more like it: funny, a bit bonkers, and with plenty of character work...

Elementary series 3 episode 2 review: The Five Orange Pipz

Frances Roberts Review Nov 9, 2014

If Elementary's case is lacklustre this week, then at least new arrival Kitty Winter is proving intriguing...

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