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So it looks like Revenge is back… I mean REALLY back!
I’m in DVR catch up mode at the moment and after watching the last few episodes of ABC’s Sunday night soap pretty much back to back I’d confidently say Revenge is better than ever. It’s like that whole second season never even happened. Thankfully!
I’ve talked about Revenge countless times here on Remote Patrolled and have had an up and down history with the show. Like millions of others I loved Season 1, which set up the show’s soapy premise as Emily Thorne (aka Amanda Clarke) returned to the Hamptons to wreak vengeance on the Grayson family for framing her father. Revenge’s first series was fantastic – exciting, glossy, soapy and so much fun.
It’s been a while since we ran a Richard Recommends here at Remote Patrolled – so with the Fall season upon us it’s high time I started cheering some of the standout shows of the new season.
And my first pick is Revenge, ABC’s soapy saga which is rapidly turning into my new Wednesday night addiction (after The X Factor that is!)
Now we’re still early in the Fall season so there’s always a chance Revenge is going to go south on me – and the show does have to resist the tendency to become a ‘revenge of the week’ style show. But so far so good. Revenge is pure, pulpy trash and knows it. And who doesn’t like a bit of trash from time to time!
If you haven’t been following Revenge yet here’s the basic story. Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) arrives back in the Hamptons determined to avenge her father, who was set up for a crime he didn’t commit by several of the snooty, filthy rich residents. Top of Emily’s hit list is queen bitch Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe) and Emily has set her sights on Victoria’s hunky son (who we see being shot in the show’s opening sequence ‘3 months More >