YAHOO! YAHOO! Yahoo! That’s all I have to say. Well, aside from BRAVO, BRAVO, BRAVO. We are rolling with the best of Alias ladies and gentleman, and it all started last night with “Solo.” Let’s get at it….
Open on a typical, single family home in suburbia. Mom, dad, son and daughter are nestled around the television watching football. Classic. Then, in the shadows, they are taken captive. Rachel’s family is whisked away to a government facility, where she must spill the beans about her European past time; espionage. Unlike
Sloane meets with Dean for the first time as a double agent for
Rachel: Woman of the Hour
Codename: Oracle. What can a codename tell us about Rachel? Hmmm. Well, as defined by Webster’s dictionary, an oracle is a shrine at which inquiries are made of a particular deity through the means of divination. In English, an oracle is like a god’s magic eight ball. It is also defined as the agency by which the inquiry is answered, such as a priest. How this relates to our mousy Rachel, not sure, but the writers picked the name for a reason. Let’s wait and see.
Finally, Rachel is in training. With Grace. She asks for advice, he tells her to fight dirty. Ain’t that how it always is ladies? They are setting us up folks; a vulnerable girl, her life spinning out of control, saved by the strong, handsome man with experience. Sound familiar? Oh, love a la Sydney and Vaughn. Can we talk about the sexual tension?! Cut it with a knife!
So, Rachel is tasked on her first mission: to assist
I like Rachel. She plays vulnerable very good, but does it with a fierce determination. She is insecure, but adamant about bringing down Dean and assisting
(Glowing and gorgeous by the way.)
I was shocked to learn that our little Miss Bitter from season 4 wrote a letter of recommendation for the man that killed her fiancé and her friend. Alas, I suppose it is
Let’s all take a moment of silence for Vaughn.
Vaughn this and Vaughn that.
Sloane and Mean Dean (Celebrity Death Match Part 1)
Nothing like one smarmy guy meeting with another about advanced weapons to launch us back into the world of Alias. Sloane doesn’t like his role as Dean’s mole in
Oh, I live for callbacks, and there were many.
-The spork! Marshall and the spork. Love it.
-Lethal lipstick. Remember Nadia and the lethal lips when she came to work for
-Rewind back to season 2:
So, what did you think? Are you with me on the YAHOO's and the BRAVO's? Did you catch anything I've forgotten? Any insight, theories? Bring it on!!