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.

V “Serpent’s Tooth”
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V “Serpent’s Tooth”

Better, brisker outing this week. In “Serpent’s Tooth,” we get a lot of blather from Ryan, Anna, Jack, and Diana about the soul—what it is, what it means, where it resides, and how to embrace it or defeat it. It seems Diana was banished (15 years ago!) because she became […]

Human Target “A Problem Like Maria/Communication Breakdown”
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Human Target “A Problem Like Maria/Communication Breakdown”

As a general rule, a woman getting the shit beaten out of her is going to have me reaching for the remote so I was extraordinarily glad that when Human Target went that route a) they cut away and b) Ilsa got to ventilate the son of a bitch laying […]

V “Red Rain”
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V “Red Rain”

Okay, I don’t want to out-of-the-gate pan the season premiere, but I’ve either been away from the show WAY too long, or the rhythms were just a little bit off. The pacing was all over the place, and some of the plot stuff was just awkward, but all in all I […]

Hawaii Five-0 “Ke Kinohi (The Beginning)”
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Hawaii Five-0 “Ke Kinohi (The Beginning)”

It was family night this week on Hawaii Five-0as the Yakuza seriously misjudge the lengths McGarrett will go to to avenge his mother and protect his sister. Game on, y’all. We begin at Casa McGarrett with a sleeping McGarrett startled awake by someone downstairs. He draws on a masked burglar […]

Human Target “The Other Side of the Mall”
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Human Target “The Other Side of the Mall”

I keep a lot of TV and movie clutter in my head, so I immediately twigged to “all the action’s on the other side of the mall” as a nod to Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and then I was alarmed to realize 28-year old trivia can bounce out of […]

TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Donal Logue, Terriers
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TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Donal Logue, Terriers

I bring you number four of the top five TV All-Stars for 2010 who gave me a happy this year (in no particular order). Donal Logue R.I.P, Terriers. FX pulled the plug on this gem barely a week after the finale aired, which gets a big L for dumbass move. Prior to […]

Human Target “Dead Head”
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Human Target “Dead Head”

Forgive me or straggling, y’all. I’m catching up now. In “Dead Head,” the Human Target episode from December 15th, the whole gang is along for the outing when a potential new client is rescued from a car bomb by Winston and Chance. They were waiting to meet him at an […]

TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Alex O’Loughlin, Hawaii Five-0
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TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Alex O’Loughlin, Hawaii Five-0

Alex O’Loughlin I wrote a little bit about the “neener, neener Nina Tassler” aspect of the success of Hawaii Five-0 when the show was picked up for a full season. This item is just to give a booyah shout-out to O’Loughlin for literally waiting out his next opportunity. He didn’t […]

TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Jackie Earle Haley, Human Target
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TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Jackie Earle Haley, Human Target

2010 was a hodgepodge of new shows across every genre, but the trifecta of sci-fi, character dramas, and action-based dramedies was where my bread was buttered this year. If you read my reviews (thank you!), this isn’t a surprise. My 2010 All-Stars shouldn’t be much of one, either. I give you the […]

TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Timothy Olyphant, Justified
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TV Goodness All-Star 2010: Timothy Olyphant, Justified

As we close out the year, TV Goodness is taking the time to give a nod to our Rock Stars of 2010. We had a hodgepodge of new shows across every genre, but the trifecta of sci-fi, character dramas, and action-based dramedies was where my bread was buttered this year. If you read […]