Now, that’s how you do a penultimate episode!
The end is near for iZombie, but New Seattle may live to see another day.
The keyword here is may.
Ravi, Clive and Liv teamed up for their most exciting mission to date — to retrieve the tainted Utopium from Atlanta in order to create the cure save New Seattle once and for all.
What seemed like a mission impossible turned into mission possible.
Loaded up on criminal and acrobat brains, they executed their master plan flawlessly with the help of Clive as Clooney.
Every week, this trio delivers outstanding performances, but ‘Bye, Zombie’ was especially demanding and their performances were award-worthy.
I’ve never seen someone master a Russian accent as flawlessly as Ravi did.
But all of their law-breaking and sacrifice mean nothing if Major, who has been ousted as leader of Fillmore Graves by dictator Enzo, doesn’t deliver the second necessary part of the cure, the Max Rager that’s being housed at the Fillmore Graves warehouses.
That’s right — in a stunning twist of events, Major is no longer the most powerful man in Seattle.
With danger looming at every corner, he’s the one with the biggest target on his back.
What made this episode so successful was that the stakes were higher than they’ve ever been.
Our main characters were risking it all and not thinking twice about it.
Even the secondary characters found themselves in unsettling situations as unrest began brewing.
The war that has been teased for much of iZombie Season 5 between humans and zombies finally came to fruition thanks to Durkins and Enzo.
Are you all happy now? You got what you wanted.
Durkins armed her Dead Enders with weapons distributed by General Mills thus provoking the zombies to revolt.
Major wanted to keep the peace and avoid war at all costs, but his level-headed approach didn’t sit well with his team.
Major’s heart was in the right place but he needed to instill some kind of moral in his team.
Many of them betrayed him earlier in the season because they wanted him to have a stronger stance and protect their own kind.
However, Enzo’s idea of fighting terror with terror is only causing panic and chaos.
After their truck hit an explosive, Enzo’s team recruited the remaining Fillmore Graves soldiers and offered them a chance to live and fight for zombie kind.
Sadly, they all turned their backs on Major.
He managed to escape for now, but it’s not looking too good for him.
Considering he agreed to help Liv and Ravi complete the cure and save mankind, it’s very likely that he’s going to die while breaking into Fillmore Graves.
Then, there’s the kiss that should have happened eons ago.
Liv’s relationship with Major has also gone through plenty of phases. Fans have even questioned whether or not these two would ever find their way back to each other.
With everything on the line, Liv and Major finally made their feelings for each other known, which means that there’s a high probability he’ll die in a selfless way.
It would be a shame for Liv to lose yet another boyfriend, but we can’t argue with the numbers.
Major’s also the guy with nine lives. Somehow, after everything he’s been through, he’s still alive. If this is demise, well, he’s already lasted longer than expected.
Liv and Ravi need to create the cure as soon as possible if they want any chance at saving Seattle.
There’s one of two options: the zombies are going to destroy all the inhabitants and run out of brains or the government will nuke the city. Either way, it’s not looking too good.
Enzo’s broadcast proved he’s not going to follow rules like Major — scratching the zombies and demonstrating their new “zombie soldiers” was a pointed way of saying that anything goes.
It’s a major threat to humankind.
While Seattle is quite literally combusting, Blaine’s still got money on his mind.
The poor Freylich kids that he believes are his property are the only cure available at the moment.
Considering zombies are the stronger species, I don’t think there’s much of a market for zombies wanting to turn back into humans.
But I guess that doesn’t matter because for Blaine it’s more about pride.
What makes Blaine such a fantastic villain — listen up, Jane the Virgin and your weak portrayal of Rose, the season’s longest-running villain — is that there are glimpses of good in him.
He’s likable, he’s funny, and at times, reasonable, yet he won’t hesitate to shoot someone point-blank.
It’s a dangerous combo and one that even blindsided poor Peyton.
Peyton seemed to believe in him up until this very last moment when he ambushed her at Renegade’s hiding spot.
It was clear then that there was no getting through to Blaine because he’d already gone off the deep end.
He wanted what’s his; this was his survival mode.
And that doesn’t bode well for Peyton or the kiddos.
What will Blaine do to her?
Will Ravi save her in the knick of time?
And why the hell wasn’t she armed if she was the only lookout for such a controversial figure in Seattle?
With the war between zombies and humans becoming more prevalent than ever, it’s easy to look at the cure as a good idea.
But reality set in when Clive and Liv established that it would mean Liv would no longer be his brain-eating sidekick.
These two were such a dynamic duo, and though Liv’s zombieism initially felt like a burden, she used it for good. She cracked murders and elevated herself as a zombie who helped others by smuggling them into Seattle and saving their lives with a scratch.
What does her life and her relationship with Clive look like post-zombie?
- I’m surprised Ravi didn’t make a replica of the tainted Utopium before sending it off to Saxon at the CDC. It’s unlike him to just trust someone to do what needed to be done.
- Charming Clive really is the Clooney we all needed. Did you see him bust those moves and seduce Darcy?
- I’m truly scared for Dale. Imagine being pregnant in a city filled with monsters who are ready to eat your brain.
- Ravi’s burn to Blaine about being the man that’s going to marry Peyton Charles was surprisingly satisfying.
- I also couldn’t believe that Major wasn’t trying to stop Liv’s mission.
- Ravi in full-rage mode is a sight to behold. He’s been holding out on us.
What did you think of the penultimate episode of iZombie?
Are you ready to say goodbye?
What do you think will happen?
Will Seattle be spared? Will Ravi create the cure? Will Peyton and Ravi get married? Will Liv get her happy ending with Major or will he die?
How to Watch ‘Hamilton’ on Disney+ this Fourth of July
This July, you’re getting the best seat in the house for Hamilton and you aren’t paying hundreds of dollars for it!
On July 3, Disney+ will begin streaming the Lin-Manuel Miranda smash Broadway musical, which follows the life of Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers.
The version of the original production was filmed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016.
While you’ll be able to enjoy it from your living room, Miranda has gone out of his way to give you full Broadway experience. He tweeted the screen-adaptation will feature “whole show, every note & scene, & a 1-minute countdown clock during intermission.”
Here’s everything you need to know about streaming Hamilton on Disney+
How to Watch?
Hamilton will be available to Disney+ subscribers. You can stream it on online or on your streaming devices.
How Much Does Disney+ Cost?
You can snag a subscription with on-demand access annually for $69.99 per year or monthly for $6.99. The annual membership saves you about $14 yearly. This gives you access to all of Disney and Marvel content!
You can also get the bundle with ESPN+ and Hulu for an additional $12.99 a month. Bundling the three gives you a 25% savings or roughly $5 bundled rather than subscribing to each service separately.
What’s Hamilton Rated?
Miranda recently revealed the screen adaptation will be exactly the same as the stage performance sans two swear words. In order to qualify for the “PG-13” rating, the film must not have more than one swear word. The rating warns of “language and some suggestive material.”
Is It Worth My Money?
Disney has an extensive catalog and much like other streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, it adds new content monthly from classic films, shows and cartoons, animated films, and brand new originals.
For those who like Hamilton, Disney+ also offers the stage-to-screen film adaptation of Newsies. And if you’re looking for more of Miranda’s work, Disney+ is streaming the reboot of Mary Poppins and Moana.
‘Fuller House’ Season 6: Is the Door Open For Another Reboot?
Fuller House came to an end after five seasons earlier this month, but the cliffhanger felt as if the series intentionally left the door open for another reboot.
Even DJ emphasized: the door is always open.
But was that intentional? While it doesn’t seem like Netflix has any interest in keeping the show around, the cast and showrunner are remaining optimistic.
In the final moments of the series, Kimmy and Steph said their goodbyes before moving families out of the Fuller-Tanner house for good.
Following their exit, DJ becomes emotional as the usually full, loud, and alive house falls eerily quiet. Someone knocks on the door and it turns out to be her sister and childhood bestie informing her that they don’t want to leave.
Stephanie then drops another surprise that could carry the show for a few more seasons — she’s pregnant. (Read our reviews/recaps of the final season of Fuller House here)
For an audience who grew up with these characters, it’s hard to say goodbye and come to terms with the idea of not being there for their next steps.
But while it’s one thing for the audience to want to continue the series, it’s another when the actors are fully on-board.
Both Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler) and Candace Cameron Bure (DJ Fuller) told TV Insider that they are keeping their fingers crossed for another reboot in the future.
“We talk about that all the time and put it out there so much. Who knows what will happen in 10 or 15 years. Never say never,” Bure said. “If there is another opportunity, I know all of us would reprise these characters again.”
Barber added that wrapping up season 5 did not feel final. “I really want to play this character and see where she is and see her grow,” Barber said. “We’ve seen Kimmy, DJ, and Stephanie since they were 5 and 10. Let’s continue it into our 60s. Let’s see them as the Golden Girls of the new generation. I’m ready.”
In fact, Cameron-Bure told E! News that she would play DJ forever if she could.
“I would play DJ Tanner for the rest of my life,” she said in 2018. “If the audience wanted it and the networks wanted it, I would do it forever.”
So, yeah, there’s a huge chance the cult-sitcom could see a reboot somewhere down the line that would find the She-Wolf pack dealing with grandchildren.
Not many shows get the luxury of catching up with their fans every so often, but in this case, even with declining ratings, there’s a ton of love for the 90s sitcom.
Of course, by that point, we hope Stephanie and Kimmy and their families actually moved out of DJ’s home.
The San Francisco house is big, but it’s not that big.
Would you want the show to return in the next decade? Or is Fuller House milking it?
7 Reasons Why We Love Fallon Carrington on ‘Dynasty’
Fallon Carrington is one-of-a-kind.
Fans were initially drawn to The CW’s Dynasty because of the scandalous drama but we’ve stayed because of Liz Gillies, who does an incredible job bringing the female protagonist and lead heroine to life.
Gillies’ Fallon is a diva (in the best possible way), a businesswoman, a fashion icon, and more often than not, the show’s saving grace. She’s always ready for a good scheme, just as long as she comes out on top. But underneath that pristine exterior, she’s just a girl who loves and wants to be loved.
Fallon is the queen of Carrington Manor, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!
Here are some of the reasons we love Fallon Carrington on Dynasty!
She’s Bold, Ambitious, and Confident
Fallon is the girl boss in her personal, professional, and romantic life. She won’t let anything stand in her way, and she’s not afraid to speak her mind or roll up her sleeves and do the work or get a little dirty. Even when she’s out of her league or element, Fallon will dive in headfirst because she’s confident and aware of her own capabilities.
Her Closet Is the Dream
Staple pieces, shoes, handbags, oversized hats, Fallon has it all! Everyone’s fashion on Dynasty is superb, but Fallon’s is unbeatable. It’s a huge part of her character and reflects her personality. She’s able to pull anything off including business chic, preppy casual, or evening bombshell. Her closet is so impressive that even Kirby borrows some staple pieces (we wouldn’t mind getting some hand-me-downs either)!
She’s Business Oriented
Fallon has money on her mind. In the early days, she’s driven to follow in her father’s footsteps and become the new CEO of Carrington Atlantic. When that falls through, she proves that she’s determined to pave her own way as an entrepreneur. Throughout the seasons, she’s found many ways to reinvent herself and reinvest her time while making business-savvy decisions.
Her Love for Family
The Carringtons are one of the most dysfunctional families on television and the family tree is rather complex. But what remains clear is the love that they have for each other. Despite the constant arguing and betrayal, they always have each other’s backs.
Fallon is a daddy’s girl through-and-through, and while their relationship might not always be perfect, all she wants is for him to love her back and recognize her potential. Her care and appreciation also extends to friends like Culhane and Monica who she treats like family.
She’ll Fight For What she Wants
When Fallon sets her mind on something, nothing will get in her way of achieving that goal. When she wanted to win back Liam, she went out of her way to eliminate the competition and prove that she was the best. Her determination is to be admired because it’s what helps her back up anytime she gets knocked down. We can all learn a thing or two about being resilient from Fallon.
Her Witty One-Liners and Comebacks
Fallon’s words and witty zingers are her weapons. She never hesitates because she’s always equipped and ready to hurl the best comeback. Her snark has given fans some of the best and funniest quotes from the reboot.
How Vulnerable She Is Around Liam
Fallon rarely shows her heart, but if there’s anyone who is able to bring down her walls and help her open up, it’s Liam. The love she has for him is pure, and while she sometimes makes some questionable decisions, he’s always around to keep her grounded and level-headed. Their relationship is full of passion, mutual respect, and genuine love. They’re a perfect match — he keeps her accountable while she’s helped him live a life he enjoys.
Do you love Fallon as much as we do? Share your favorite things about her in our comments below! And check out our reviews of Dynasty here!
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