It was fantastic to have Warehouse 13 (SyFy) back on television again - albeit for an abridged (six-episode) final season. Any Warehouse 13 is better than none.
While it might appear a bit flighty and slapstick compared to the more "gritty" dramas I often laud on HeroPress, the all-embracing pulp aesthetic of Warehouse 13 is quite capable of bringing the dark when it's needed.
It's weird, it's wonderful, always thinking out of the box and - of course - stars the gorgeous Allison Scagliotti, whose Claudia Donovan will be much missed when the show ends in just over a month.
I still don't get why SyFy has pulled the plug on this, but is still churning out mediocre snoozefests like Lost Girl and Continuum.
Geeks need more intelligent action-comedy like Warehouse 13 in their viewing schedules, and the very nature of Warehouse 13 sets up the possibility of infinite story ideas.
It's also slightly odd seeing Aaron Ashmore in Warehouse 13 then switching channels from this on SyFy, when the episode ends, to The Following (Sky Atlantic) which stars his identical twin brother Shawn Ashmore.
Of course, this week sees the grand finale of season two of The Following as Ryan faces off against both Joe and Lily's evil twins.
This week is also the end of season two of Vikings and I'm certainly going to miss my Friday morning ritual of breakfasting in front of the latest adventures of Ragnar, Rollo, Lagertha and Athelstan - courtesy of Amazon Instant Video.
At least I have season three to look forward to next year.
I'm also pleased to report that, more by luck than judgement (thanks to stumbling over a random Facebook comment), I've discovered that Helix has returned. Now on 5* - rather than Channel 5 - it has been running for a few weeks and luckily, I believe, tonight's episode happens to be the first of the episodes that have not already aired.
Although it has been renewed for a second season, I really can't imagine that the 5 'network' will continue to show this creepy, sci-fi tale that it has treated with such contempt. Hopefully, it will get picked up by a Sky channel (but not Sky Living - who I still haven't forgiven for idiotically dropping Supernatural) or SyFy will air it (what with it being a SyFy production!).