Samantha Coley

Samantha Coley
Samantha Coley's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Tell-Tale TV
Publications: Tell-Tale TV

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T-Meter Title | Year
5/5 56% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2 (TV Episode) "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2," is a stunningly powerful finale to a poignant and deeply needed season of television. The show delivers a beautiful message about the sanctity and value of life as both a gift and a responsibility. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
4/5 71% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1 (TV Episode) This episode, like many from this first season, expands the world of Star Trek and builds a new story, while continuing to drop pieces of nostalgia and easter eggs that enhance that story for long-time viewers. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2020
4/5 72% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Broken Pieces (TV Episode) "Broken Pieces" rests heavily on strong character work as the fragments of the season's overarching mystery begin to create a clearer picture. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2020
5/5 100% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Nepenthe (TV Episode) "Nepenthe" is an immediate favorite, becoming one of the best Star Trek episodes to date with its depth of heart and warmth, mixed with forward story movement and devastating loss all at once. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2020
94% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - The Impossible Box (TV Episode) "The Impossible Box," brings us to the convergence of the two overarching season arcs, along with sweeping nostalgia, thrilling high stakes action, and moving character moments. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
5/5 82% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Stardust City Rag (TV Episode) Picard's hilarious french accent when he is undercover just about did me in. Shout out to [Jonathan] Frakes and [Patrick] Stewart for making me cry laugh during this episode. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
4.5/5 89% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Absolute Candor (TV Episode) Delivering consistently entertaining episodes, Star Trek: Picard is a near-perfect expansion of this universe, and I for one can't wait to see what happens next. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4.5/5 95% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - The End Is the Beginning (TV Episode) It's satisfying to see Soji use her knowledge of other cultures to be able to communicate with Ramdha. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4/5 86% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Maps and Legends (TV Episode) "Maps and Legends" brings us to the first peak of a roller-coaster that I cannot wait to go spiraling down. I love these characters, I love this world, and I am ready for this adventure. Let's go. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4.5/5 100% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 - Remembrance (TV Episode) Star Trek: Picard breathes fresh life into a beloved story, expanding this universe with the heart we've come to expect from the series and a mission statement that stays true what Star Trek has always been. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4.5/5 87% Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 (TV, 2020) Star Trek: Picard breathes fresh life into a beloved story, expanding this universe with the heart we've come to expect from the series and a mission statement that stays true what Star Trek has always been. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
3/5 71% Riverdale: Season 4 - Chapter Sixty-Three: Hereditary (TV Episode) I love that this plotline from Season 2 is coming back because it is one of my favorite things that Riverdale has ever done but I really don't want to watch the Cooper-Jones family get played again. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
4.5/5 86% Riverdale: Season 4 - Chapter Sixty-One: Halloween (TV Episode) Hopefully, this twist, in particular, is nothing more than a red herring because I don't think I could handle another personal tragedy for the Cooper-Jones family. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
5/5 100% Riverdale: Season 4 - Chapter Fifty-Eight: In Memoriam (TV Episode) While the show has a reputation for being a little ridiculous and a lot chaotic, this episode highlights how much this cast and crew care for each other with a profound amount of respect, passion, and heart. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
4/5 100% Younger: Season 6 (TV, 2015-2019) A game-changer that comes on slow but leaves us burning for more in the end. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
4.5/5 100% The 100: Season 5 (TV, 2014-2020) The 100 is best when it is driven not by the plot, but by the characters we love so dearly. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
3/5 100% The 100: Season 6 (TV, 2014-2020) One thing that The 100 has always done well is its reunions and that is no different here. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
4.5/5 93% The 100: Season 4 (TV, 2014-2020) "Priamfaya" launches the show into a whole new world and wraps up Season 4 with one of the most exciting, and dare I say hopeful, finales yet. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4/5 80% Big Little Lies: Season 2 - The Bad Mother (TV Episode) Zoë Kravitz deserves an Emmy for many moments throughout this season, but the confession scene on The Bad Mother blows everything out of the water. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2019
4/5 95% Big Little Lies: Season 2 - She Knows (TV Episode) Where the previous episode moved too slowly, Big Little Lies Season 2 Episode 4, She Knows, packs quite a bit into the hour-long glimpse at the lives of the Monterey Five. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
3/5 100% Big Little Lies: Season 2 - The End of the World (TV Episode) While there are several standout moments throughout, The End of The World is overall a filler episode. Many of the season's overarching plots take a pause for each of the characters to practice some uncomfortable introspection. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2019
4/5 100% Big Little Lies: Season 2 - Tell Tale Hearts (TV Episode) Big Little Lies is bringing us so many different portrayals of motherhood, both good and bad, and I can't wait for more. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2019
3.5/5 100% Big Little Lies: Season 2 - What Have They Done? (TV Episode) What Have They Done? is an intriguing return that delivers a steady level of mystery and emotion with stunning visuals and impressive performances all around. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
3.5/5 83% Riverdale: Season 3 - Chapter Forty-Three: Outbreak (TV Episode) With every episode of Riverdale Season 3, it becomes more and more apparent that everything is connected, but this mid-season finale leaves us with more questions than answers. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
4/5 93% Supergirl: Season 3 - Both Sides Now (TV Episode) Alex gets several badass moments on "Both Sides Now" but her best moment is when she's the one who's able to talk Julia into being stronger than Purity. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 69% Supergirl: Season 3 - For Good (TV Episode) "For Good" gives us a lot of the little things we love so much about the show. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3/5 92% Supergirl: Season 3 - Legion of Superheroes (TV Episode) Like most Supergirl episodes these days, "Legion of Superheroes" is filled with both good and bad elements amid some interesting storytelling techniques. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3/5 86% Supergirl: Season 3 - Reign (TV Episode) From the overly cheesy barbecue gag, to Mon-El's half baked apologies the whole thing is just bad television. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3.5/5 93% Supergirl: Season 3 - Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 (TV Episode) I had my concerns about Alex/Sara before watching, but every scene between them in this crossover is absolutely gold. In fact I think these two are the best part of "Crisis on Earth-X." - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 69% Supergirl: Season 3 - Midvale (TV Episode) Aside from a few minor critiques, "Midvale" is one of the best Supergirl episodes in a long time. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
2.5/5 80% Supergirl: Season 3 - Wake Up (TV Episode) A lot of this plot is still a mystery that we'll continue to discover as Supergirl Season 3 progresses, but as it stands this is a horrible origin story. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
2.5/5 70% Supergirl: Season 3 - Damage (TV Episode) Supergirl Season 3 Episode 5 "Damage" gets at least one thing right this week, the title. This episode damages the show as a whole, and leaves the audience disappointed at Supergirl's continually squandered potential. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 85% Supergirl: Season 3 - Girl of Steel (TV Episode) It's going to be an interesting journey for her going forward, but seeing her come out of the fog and try again brings back the inspiring tone that both Kara and the audience need so much. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
2.5/5 80% Supergirl: Season 3 - Triggers (TV Episode) You can't fix a poorly written story with revisionist history. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
5/5 88% Supergirl: Season 1 - Better Angels (TV Episode) The episode delivers high stakes action, and leaves the show's audience with an satisfying sense of hope, joy, and excitement for more. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3/5 85% Supergirl: Season 1 - Myriad (TV Episode) This episode, while generally entertaining feels overall like an information dump interspersed with moments of brief high stakes action that fall short of the impact they should have. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
5/5 100% Supergirl: Season 1 - Worlds Finest (TV Episode) The episode manages to tie the two universes together neatly, move Kara's story forward, and keep us completely entertained for the full hour. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3/5 82% Supergirl: Season 1 - Manhunter (TV Episode) This is one of the best moves Supergirl has made so far-Lucy is finally getting more to do and hopefully she will be more involved with the team. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3.5/5 93% Supergirl: Season 1 - Falling (TV Episode) The audience has fallen for Kara because of her kindness and her desire to save everyone around her. Seeing her become a human wrecking ball for her own life is devastating. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4.5/5 80% Supergirl: Season 1 - Solitude (TV Episode) This week the show manages to tie up a few loose ends that have been left dangling for several episodes, while also making us care about every single character, and keeping the monster of the week extremely entertaining. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3/5 100% Supergirl: Season 1 - Truth, Justice and the American Way (TV Episode) Cat doesn't let her guard down often, but with her interactions with Jimmy there is always a beautiful element of honesty between the two of them. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 94% Supergirl: Season 1 - For the Girl Who Has Everything (TV Episode) This episode shakes up relationships and we get to see the characters interacting with each other in a way we don't normally see when Kara's up and about. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 80% Supergirl: Season 1 - Bizarro (TV Episode) Max is the kind of villain that I find particularly unsettling, because he's real. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 93% Supergirl: Season 1 - Strange Visitor From Another Planet (TV Episode) Aliens and strangers both descend upon national city in this week's episode and Supergirl continues to show that it's strongest storytelling elements are the relationships between its characters. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 94% Supergirl: Season 1 - Childish Things (TV Episode) I loved seeing Lucy and Jimmy work through this issue in a very mature way, and I'm very excited to see Lucy more often! - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
4/5 85% Supergirl: Season 1 - Blood Bonds (TV Episode) "Blood Bonds" packs a punch and still manages to put a smile on my face, in ways that have me loving both the good and the bad guys, or rather girls. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
5/5 100% black-ish: Season 4 (TV, 2014) The work that Black-ish is doing is so incredibly important. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
3.5/5 100% Younger: Season 5 (TV, 2015-2019) One of the things that Younger does best is making you care for the characters. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
4.5/5 100% Wynonna Earp: Season 2 (TV, 2016) This supernatural thrill ride had us on the edge of our seats and kept us laughing through the chaos. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
92% Supergirl: Season 2 (TV, 2015) While the season finale is a high point of the series, it also exemplifies a lot of the problems that arose during Season 2. - Tell-Tale TV EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018