There is a moment halfway through season two of BBC serial killer drama The Fallwhen the indomitable Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) rebuffs a pathetic advance from her drunken boss.
“She’s the kind of person who believes that, no matter how much power you have, you can make a difference, you can contribute, you can change things. Her kind of blind spot is how slow and hard it is. How slow change it happens.” – Amy Poehler on Leslie Knope
The series finale of Parks and Recreation closed last night on a close-up of Leslie Knope, smiling into the camera. “Yes,” she said, “I’m ready.”
The most annoying character on The Walking Dead isn’t a zombie. It’s Rick Grimes. The man at the center of the hit show and best-selling comic book series is constantly undermining the women around him.
Sex and sexuality can be deadly. This message is one of the main undercurrents of The Americans, the fast-paced, highly intellectual drama featuring Soviet spies posing as a boring married couple in the Washington, D.C. area during the Reagan Administration.