Now Chuck is all Grown Up: S on Chuck vs. The Cliffhanger (Season Finale) Review

Chuck vs. the Cliffhanger comes at us from all angles. Picking up from the rather nasty cliffhanger from the week before where Sarah was left dying after being struck by the Norseman, a deadly DNA tracking device at the rehearsal dinner.

It’s Chuck, we know Sarah is going to be okay, she has to be. Despite what we think we knew this episode manages to play with our expectations throughout the entire episode, actually creating some serious suspense as Chuck races against the clock, breaking all the rules and more to save her.  Intercutting slow, sweet romantic flashback scenes of Chuck and Sarah leading up to the wedding, with them practicing their vows all with sunny soft lighting, almost dreamlike, made the current story being told feel all the more urgent and harsh.

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Twinkle Lights: A Life or Death Situation – S on “Chuck vs The Last Details”

This is what I’m talking about! The penultimate episode of this season (and possibly the series) hit it out of the park. “Chuck vs. The Last Details” managed to incorporate all of our important characters, even successfully making use of the Buymorons, and wrap up enough loose ends to set up for a powerful season finale next week.

This episode brought us a beautiful rehearsal dinner put together by Ellie, the return of badass Vivian Volkoff , Mama Bartowski, Star Wars and a killer cliffhanger.

There is no way that Sarah & Chuck’s wedding would come easy, and it’s to the show’s credit that the hurdles were not due to relationship struggles between the pair. No, Chuck’s mother (Linda Hamilton) has been captured by Vivian Volkoff half-way around the world while trying to retrieve the deadly dna tracking device.

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Edition: TV’s Awesome Moms

In honour of Mother’s Day, we at The Viewing Party have put together a special Top 5 list of some favourite TV moms.  Whether annoying, comical, or just plain sweet, these ladies all embrace unique interpretations of motherhood.  Enjoy!

Lwaxana Troi from Star Trek: The Next Generation

She’s the Betazoid mother of Counsellor Troi that Captain Picard loves to hate.  What happens when you combine a hilariously overbearing personality with telepathic abilities?

Jackie Tyler from Doctor Who

Rose’s mum who shows up periodically throughout the first three seasons of (new) Doctor Who is perhaps a bit of a floozy, but she’s always there when Rose needs her.  Plus she adds to the great comedy of the show!

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