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By Leah Rozen | Posted on May 19th, 2014
Call the Midwife ended its third season with a fond farewell for one of its major characters. Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine), who arrived at Nonnatus House in London’s impoverished East End as a young, inexperienced nurse-midwife in ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on May 12th, 2014
The latest, deliciously crammed episode (Season 3, Ep. 7) of Call the Midwife skillfully, and poignantly, interwove multiple stories that were, at their center, about creating a home or coming back to one.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on May 5th, 2014
They were bringing in the sheaves on Call the Midwife’s latest episode (Season Three, Ep. 6). But not to worry.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on April 28th, 2014
Years ago, there was a drinking game inspired by The Bob Newhart Show (1972-78). Every time a character on the sitcom greeted its eponymous star with a cheery, “Hi, Bob,” viewers had to take a sip from their beers.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on April 21st, 2014
Call the Midwife is usually about the happy arrival of new lives into this world, what with a baby or two being born every episode. In the series’ latest show (Ep.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on April 14th, 2014
Call the Midwife made a blatant play for ratings in its third episode of Season 3, featuring women in prison scenes and girl-on-girl fighting. What’s next? Nuns with guns at Nonnatus House?
By Leah Rozen | Posted on April 7th, 2014
Let’s get the really big news out of the way first: Midwife Trixie Franklin (Helen George) models a new pixie haircut in the second episode of Season 3. She says she was inspired to adopt the ‘do after seeing actress Jean Seberg’s ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on March 31st, 2014
Call the Midwife, the British series about a group of nurse-midwives and nuns who help the poor in London’s East End in the late 1950s, got off to a promising start with its season opener on PBS. There was even a royal visit.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 21st, 2013
Tomorrow night (November 22) at 9:00pm ET/PT, BBC AMERICA premiers Mark Gatiss’s dramatic retelling of the origins of Doctor Who. An Adventure In Space and Time, starring David Bradley as William Hartnell, Brian Cox as Sydney ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 20th, 2013
Let’s not muck about: in the time it takes me to describe these two Doctor Who clips, twelveteen new ones will have been uploaded to celebrate the 50th anniversary (three days and counting!) and we’ll have to start all over ...