Okay. Either Bitten is a very subtle look at how fascists justify their oppression of others, or the show just has no clue that having its secondary protagonist castrating a man to death for choosing love over the law is supremely, supremely fucked.
Question: What sucks worse — being a werewolf on Bitten, because you have no other powers than to occasionally turn into a slightly-larger-than-normal wolf, or being a member of the Danvers pack, since you are completely incapable of dealing with any kind of conflict?
So about half of last night's Bitten was a pretty compelling episode. The plot against the Danvers magnified, someone challenged Jeremy's authority as Alpha, and there was murder and torture. And then half of the episode was spent in Toronto with Dull Boyfriend and his family in Toronto where nothing happens but agony.
As the Mutts' onslaught of werewolf serial killers continues, we learn Elena's secret werewolf origin. But who cares when the goddamn vodka marketing campaign Elena's super-dull boyfriend is working on is actually coming back into play?
This is the Bitten episode where Elena and the Pack learn that someone is turning psychotic serial killers into werewolves and sending them to fuck with the Danvers family. Somehow, this wasn't as big a deal as it should be.
Things have officially picked up on Bitten. Some major shit went down on the third episode of Syfy's "werewolves plus fucking" show, and with it some surprisingly real consequences. Plus, all the werewolves went to dance clubs!
First of all, let me say Bitten episode 2 was much better than the premiere. It came packed with all the interesting info and questions that the first episode completely failed to mention, set up the stakes, and gave us a glimpse of what being a werewolf is like in this universe. As it turns out, it's a lot of…