Advance Review: The Irregulars, Not the Sherlock You Know

The IrregularsThe Irregulars, which premieres the 8-episode season tomorrow on Netflix, follows a group of rag-tag teens in Victorian London. Orphan Bea (Thaddeus Graham), who takes care of not only her sister, Jessie (Darci Shaw), who tries to cope with terrible nightmares and sleepwalking, but also struggles to find ways to keep them and their friends Billy (Jojo Macari) and Spike (McKell David) fed and a roof over their head, often stealing so they don’t go hungry.

In the pilot, sleepwalking causes Jessie to almost get hit by a carriage carrying Leopold (Harrison Osterfield), a rich and privileged sickly teen who knows not of the outside world. When Bea comes to save her sister, he is fascinated by her and later sneaks out of his home to befriend the teens.

Later visiting her sister’s grave, Bea meets Dr. John Watson (Royce Pierreson), who offers her money if she and her friends, knowing the streets and having access to the more unsavory parts of London, will help him track down someone for a case he’s working on with the police. Thus begins the partnership of the teens working for the mysterious doctor at 221b Baker Street, who they later discover has a partner, Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes), who Watson goes to lengths to keep them away from.

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Advance Preview: A Discovery of Witches Season Two is Just as Magical

A Discovery of WitchesTonight season two of A Discovery of Witches, based on novels of the same name by Deborah Harkness, premieres on Sundance Now and Shutter. The new season picks up where the last left off: Diana (Teresa Palmer) and Matthew (Matthew Goode) have timewalked in order to hide from Gerbert (Trevor Eve) and Knox (Owen Teale) somewhere in time. They arrive in 1590 Elizabethan London where they continue to search for The Book of Life while also trying to find Diana a powerful witch willing to teach her how to control her magic.

While Diana struggles to control her powers, Matthew must enter his old dangerous life as spy Matthew Roydon, while not losing himself to his darker past. Can Diana accept his darkest secrets, and can Matthew control his jealousy and reawakened rage?

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Review: HBO's The Third Day Really Brings the Creepy Factor

The Third DayThe limited series, The Third Day, premiered Monday on HBO. The first arc of three episodes, “Summer,” follows Jude Law as Sam. After being drawn to the mysterious island of Osea, Sam saves a girl (Jessie Ross)’s life which leads him down a path that will change everything when he meets a group of mysterious islanders with secret rituals and their own traditions and religion. With the island separated by a causeway from the mainland, Sam is unable to leave until the tides are down. The longer he stays, the more entwined he becomes and learns that there may be connections to his past that will force him to deal with painful memories and loss. As reality starts to blur, his quest will lead him to a shocking discovery.

After “Summer,” a live theatrical event will be broadcast online, following a single day in real time. The episode will be filmed in one continuous take. This will bring viewers deeper into the mystery.

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Lucifer - Lucifer! Lucifer! Lucifer! - 5.02 - Recap

Lucifer - 5.02 - "Lucifer! Lucifer! Lucifer!"

**The following is a detailed recap of the episode, which means it's full of spoilers. Please don’t read any further until you’ve watched it. You can also check out my spoiler-free review for the season if you prefer**

LuciferAn astronaut (Ashlei Tave) opens a sealed room in what looks to be some kind of spaceship. She sneaks with a knife over to one of the sleeping passengers and uses it to break open their lockbox. She pulls an apple out and starts to eat it, when suddenly another astronaut comes from behind and stabs her.

Chloe (Lauren German) looks for Lucifer (Tom Ellis), letting a still annoyed Ella (Aimee Garcia) realize he’s back.

Meanwhile, the doppelgänger (Ellis) practices Lucifer’s accent and talking to Chloe while naked in front of his mirror.

Chloe and Ella investigate the murder of Judy Mason, a biochemist and commander of the Red 2 Mars project, a simulation engineered by Brody Aerospace, run by Anders Brody (Stephen Schneider), the tech billionaire, who Chloe says she talked to last year on a boat. Ella says that now he has a spaceship and was planning to take rich civilians to the red planet to be the first Mars colony. Judy, who was the only scientist, was stabbed in the neck. They find a hair in a bloody footprint, but the killer must have cleaned, because none of the suits had blood on them. Since no one is allowed in or out of the dome, they assume killer has to be one of the five crew. Most of the camera footage has been wiped.

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Lucifer - Really Sad Devil Guy - 5.01 - Recap

Lucifer - 5.01 - "Really Sad Devil Guy"

**The following is a detailed recap of the episode, which means it's full of spoilers. Please don’t read any further until you’ve watched it. You can also check out my spoiler-free review for the season if you prefer**

LuciferThe episode opens with Mr. Said Out Bitch (Jeremiah Birkett) on his yacht partying when he’s propositioned by one of the women. He goes below deck to get into something more comfortable, but instead he finds Lucifer (Tom Ellis), who reveals he’s in Hell and tells him he’s going to be murdered.

Meanwhile, back on Earth, the team is investigating the murder. Mr. Said Out Bitch’s real name is Lee Garner. He’s been shot in the chest and is missing a hand.

Chloe (Lauren German) has brought Maze (Lesley Ann-Brandt) to the crime scene in lieu of Lucifer. Ella (Amy Garcia) is upset that Lucifer ghosted her, thinking he’s in Florida helping with his family business. Chloe is upset that he's still gone but says she’s fine.

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