Episode 259 Dark S01E02 Lies

As the search for the missing Mikkel gathers momentum, the mysteries surrounding Erik, Mads and the recently discovered dead teenager only complicate the situation. On the other hand, it now becomes abundantly clear that we're dealing with time travel on some level, and when Mikkel finds himself in 1986, The Stranger's notation "When is Mikkel?" begins to make sense. Dark Netflix.

Episode Grade: A

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Episode 258 Dark S01E01 Secrets

"Secrets," the pilot episode of the German Netflix series Dark introduces four families, the small town of Winden, and the dark past that no one seems to want to talk about. Already renewed for a second season, the series combines elements of science fiction, horror, and the supernatural to weave a fascinating tale.

Episode Grade: A

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Episode 257 Science Fiction Television and the AI Search for Self

As the world's technology develops at a lightning pace, science fiction television continues to explore both the benefits and dangers of artificial intelligence. Is it inevitable that those mankind creates will eventually rebel against the creators? Series like Battlestar Galactica, Humans, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Westworld, and Dollhouse intelligently explore these complex ideas as the reality looms just around the corner.

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Episode 256 Reverie S01E01 Apertus

The newest science fiction creation from the mind of Mickey Fisher (Extant), Reverie explores the rapidly developing world of virtual reality and both the problems and benefits inherent in this technology. Starring Sarah Shahi (Person of Interest), Dennis Haysbert (24), and Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes), the pilot examines what happens when users of the Reverie software program become trapped inside the program.

Episode Grade: Dave B-  Wayne B

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