Articles written by: Heather M

Senior Writer/Columnist: Heather began writing about TV way back when Jensen Ackles was Alec on Dark Angel (so, "dibs.") EDITOR NOTE: No dibs!. She never got on the reality bandwagon. Instead, her TV viewing must be scripted. She's intensely loyal to actors, writers, and directors and loves comedy, drama, suspense, and sci-fi equally. If it was filmed in Vancouver (or Canada, really), she's going to be all over it. Don't look for snark. If she's made the time to watch it, she likes it (or loves it), because life's too short to watch sh-tty TV. But she will call BS when it's right there for the taking. By day, she writes marketing communications for the IT sector. She's a lifelong Texan (minus the pre-K years), so you'll have to accept the liberal use of "y'all." You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @approximofnice.

The Vampire Diaries “The Dinner Party”
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The Vampire Diaries “The Dinner Party”

I don’t partake of spoilers so I genuinely have no clue what’s coming on The Vampire Diaries, and most of the time, that makes the show more enjoyable when I watch it live. Especially so when folks I like pop up. Case in point—I was thrilled to see Arielle Kebbel […]

Human Target “Marshall Pucci”
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Human Target “Marshall Pucci”

I hope this is isn’t the last thing I ever write about Human Target, but if it is, thank you so much for reading my reviews. I hope they were as fun to read as they were to write.

Hawaii Five-0 “E Malama (To Protect)”
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Hawaii Five-0 “E Malama (To Protect)”

Excuse the delay, kids. Tumblr ate my draft (no, really!) Last week’s episode switched things up a bit as Kelly was partnered with McGarrett, Danny went ever so slightly off kilter to protect Grace (and Rachel) while Kono ran point and awesomely told a killer’s attorney exactly what she thought […]

The Vampire Diaries “Crying Wolf”
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The Vampire Diaries “Crying Wolf”

Dear show: Love you, love your work, but would really love an episode where nobody was confined against their will and slapped around. Thanks so much. Love, Me. So much to break down, y’all, so let’s do it in pairs, shall we? Damon and his Hot Piece of Anchor are […]

Moment of Goodness (Yet to Come): Michael Rosenbaum on Smallville’s Series Finale
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Moment of Goodness (Yet to Come): Michael Rosenbaum on Smallville’s Series Finale

If I may quote the poetess, Pink, “Slam, slam, oh, hot damn!” YEAH, BABY! We heard tonight that Michael Rosenbaum will dust off the bald cap and return to the land of Lex. It’s about damn time, kind sir.

Justified “The Moonshine War”
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Justified “The Moonshine War”

Raylan’s back in the saddle for season two and the premiere picks up at the moment last season’s finale ended, with Raylan, Ava, and Boyd pinned down as the shooting subsides. Daddy Crowder lays lifeless outside so Raylan tells Boyd to get Ava to safety, and we presume he does, […]

Human Target “Kill Bob”
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Human Target “Kill Bob”

Excuse while I nerd out a minute about John Terlesky directing this episode. I remember him from my misbegotten 80s childhood in front of the TV. Ahem. Thank you. This first of the double run (the second one is the one I reviewed last week) is a fairly straightforward stop-the-spy-from-killing-her-husband […]

The Vampire Diaries “Daddy Issues”
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The Vampire Diaries “Daddy Issues”

Okay, I broke up with V for the torture porn, but when it happens on The Vampire Diaries, I get pissed off. Especially because I’m not terribly keen on Caroline continuing to be the kick me toy. I so wanted her to just completely bitch out when Tyler freed her, […]

Human Target “The Trouble with Harry”
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Human Target “The Trouble with Harry”

Okay, so I’m going to make a liar out of myself and back off the no-ship opinion I had before, because, frankly, if Human Target rolls up the rug next week, I’m okay if Chance and Ilsa get together. I have a feeling we’re going to be a bit cliffhangery with […]

Hawaii Five-0 “Kai e’e (Tidal Wave)”
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Hawaii Five-0 “Kai e’e (Tidal Wave)”

It’s a little sketchy to me to set an episode around a tsunami but I guess you work with what you got, and if it were set on the Gulf Coast, nobody’d sneeze about a hurricane, so there’s that. We begin early in the morning on an already-crowded beach, as […]