“Duet” | The Flash
It’s been one heck of an exciting week on TV with Once Upon A Time kicking engagements into motion. Madam Secretary gave us further insight into Jay’s struggles at home. When Calls the Heart showcased the power of friendship while exploring the importance of chasing our dreams. The Americans gave us a beautiful slow dance I can’t stop replaying. Chicago P.D. shattered our hearts. And Superstore reminded us of how much the Cloud 9 employees really care for one another. But it was The Flash’s musical crossover with Supergirl that left me the happiest.
“Borrowing Problems from the Future” | The Flash
While the world falls apart, it’s good to know we can always count on TV to deliver phenomenal episodes after another. Timeless rocked our hearts with The Lone Ranger’s epic identity. This is Us debuted my personal favorite episode to date. Suits returned with an emotionally charged promising episode. Nashville dealt with some much needed internalized feelings, and Emerald City took its core characters on daring adventures. But it was The Flash’s winter premiere that I’ve not been able to get out of my head.
We’re fairly certain that we can all agree in the words of Brooklyn Nine Nine’s Captain Raymond Holt that “everything is garbage.” While 2016 may have been an incredibly sad year, it has without a doubt been the best in television. Honestly, it’s difficult to recall the last time we’ve had such a hard time culminating our choices. And that said, performers are the heart of a series. Without them, the characters we cherish and adore wouldn’t be as extraordinary. They wouldn’t resonate with us in the seemingly effortless ways they do. Without their meticulously crafted performances we wouldn’t feel a single thing. Without further ado, it is these 16 performers that have made 2016 indescribable.
And if you haven’t already, check out the first part of our Year-End Reviews as we pay tribute to Sundance’s Rectify.
Before we begin discussing our favorites, be sure to check out the incredible work Nerdy Girl Notes and TVExamined have already done and will continue to do within the next few days.
“Life of the Party” and “Monsters” | Agent Carter
It’s been an exceptional week for finales and because we’ve worn ourselves out talking about Once Upon A Time’s masterful 5A finale here and here, we’ve chosen to talk about our other favorites that’ve floored us this week — The Flash, Nashville, and Arrow.
October 3 – 10
“The Man Who Saved Central City” | The Flash