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.

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 […]

The Vampire Diaries “The Descent”
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The Vampire Diaries “The Descent”

As my compadre, Tina Charles, has already expertly covered, The Vampire Diaries returned from its ridiculously long hiatus and promptly bade farewell to Rose. On top of that, we found out that Uncle Daddy is still around and Stefan reneged on his promise to kill him (booo) and poor Caroline […]

Gold Stars: One Tree Hill “The Drinks We Drank Last Night”
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Gold Stars: One Tree Hill “The Drinks We Drank Last Night”

I came to One Tree Hill as a fan of the parental actors — Moira Kelly, Paul Johansson, and Craig Sheffer — but as the cast has rotated out over the years, the next generation of actors has come up and into their own. Sophia Bush has always been a strong link in […]

Dear Show: I Have to Break Up with You (V)
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Dear Show: I Have to Break Up with You (V)

So, it was (sort of) fun while it lasted: your cheesy goodness as a reboot of the early 80s NBC juggernaut, V, but it’s turned a corner and now you’re trying to outgore yourself every week and I’m kind of over it. I don’t want to watch the show that you’re trying to be […]

First Watch: USA Network’s Fairly Legal “Pilot”
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First Watch: USA Network’s Fairly Legal “Pilot”

So y’all already know, if it’s shot in Vancouver, I’m going to watch it, at least once. Fairly Legal (formerly Facing Kate) had that going for it right out of the gate when it was announced last summer. The fact that it’s a funny, sweet, little-bit-goofy show is a lovely bonus. I’m a […]

Hawaii Five-0 “He Kane Hewa’ole (An Innocent Man)”
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Hawaii Five-0 “He Kane Hewa’ole (An Innocent Man)”

The 5-0’s dip a toe into “what’s in the booooxxxxx???” territory when an unfortunate turn of events places Kono and Kelly in a high-speed chase that kills the driver and leads to the discovery of a head in a box. The actual crime turns out to be an even yuckier crime […]

Guest Star Goodness: Michael T. Weiss on Blue Bloods
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Guest Star Goodness: Michael T. Weiss on Blue Bloods

Seriously, y’all. I spent an inordinate amount of time watching The Pretender in first run from 1996 to 2000 on NBC and then in rerun rotation on TNT. Michael T. Weiss was the bomb. When The Pretender ended in 2001, we got one more MOW for TNT, a brief stint on […]

Human Target “Cool Hand Guerrero”
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Human Target “Cool Hand Guerrero”

Because I am a huge nerd, the opening scene in “Cool Hand Guerrero” made me hugely happy for two reasons. One, it was shot in the “pick something/they shot it here” 2400 Motel. Two, Guerrero’s doomed buddy was played by John Cassini, one of the stars of the Canadian series, […]

Human Target “Imbroglio”
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Human Target “Imbroglio”

A night at the opera for the team (minus Ames, who called in sick, but Chance offers that he heard slot machines in the background—hee!) goes sideways when they find themselves in the middle of what would seem to be a high-class kidnapping. The episode begins with Ilsa dressed to […]