Almost Heroes (1×02) Recap: Terry and Peter vs. Wendell: It’s a Funny Comedy, not a 2am Sad Comedy

Week two of Almost Heroes and they have not failed to deliver in the follow up to the very funny premiere. It’s still super funny and full of heart as Pete who has just lost his father struggles to keep his brother close. Oh, and all the hilarious hi-jinx, axe-battles, and killer bees along the way.

Last week Peter & Terry managed to save themselves from eviction by a fluke sale of a priceless autograph. This week the shop finds itself in danger once again. Terry has been promising that he’s out of there as soon as the shop is back on track and in a desperate act to keep his brother at home, Pete has been stealing from the register to keep up the appearance that the shop is still in trouble.

Pete’s secret doesn’t stay secret for long and instead of simply returning the money he decides to do one better, impress Terry by making a smart investment with the shop’s profits. He buys a rare first edition of a comic book; Dark Badger Issue #1 and plans on selling it at a profit to a Dark Beaver collector, Wendell.

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Almost Heroes Series Premiere: Terry and Peter vs. The First Episode

The First Episode is a great gateway into Terry and Pete’s world. The show jumps right into the thick of things at the funeral at the comic book shop, Silver Salmon, for Peter and Terry’s Father. From the moment Terry can’t stop calling everyone at the funeral nerds, and Peter’s eulogy digresses into the logistics of dismembering the newly undead body of the recently deceased if he were to rise, we know what kind of ride we’re in for, and it’s very promising.

Almost Heroes Paul Campbell Ryan Belleville

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Top 5: BSG TV Moments not actually on Battlestar Galactica

Inspired by a recent spiral back into my BSG and Caprica obsession brought on by the Flesh in Doctor Who’s recent outings I’ve decided to drum up a list of my favourite Battlestar Galactica moments on TV… that didn’t happen on the Battlestar Galactica series itself. – S

Here goes…

Sarah appears in a FRAK OFF T-shirt on Chuck vs. The Nacho Sampler

Sarah Frak Off Chuck vs. The Nacho Sampler Yvonne Strahovski

Yvonne Strahovski rocks a Battlestar Galactica cut off tee

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