Feminism and The 100 – part one

The 100 – a teen drama full of gorgeous people, carefully crafted settings, a lot of drama, and a good dash of romance? Well, yes. But somewhere along the way, as I watched season one of The 100, I realised it’s also something more. Somehow, The 100 went from being a piece of dystopian fun…

TV recap: the 100 episode 13, We Are All Grounders part two

Last time on The 100, Murphy almost succeeded in hanging Bellamy, who was saved by some clever work by Raven, which resulted in Raven being shot and Murphy escaping. Also escaping were Finn and Clarke, who got away from the Grounders and made it back to camp to warn everyone of an impending attack. Clarke…

TV recap: The 100 episode 12, We Are Grounders

Last time on The 100, Clarke and Finn were kidnapped by Anya’s Grounders, before she sent Finn off to be killed after Clarke failed to save the life of a Grounder girl, and Monty disappeared while a bunch of The 100 were out trying to find Clarke and Finn. Up on the Ark, survivors included…

TV recap: The 100 episode 11, The Calm

Last time on The 100, Murphy came back to camp carrying a virus the Grounders infected him with. As The 100 battled to keep well enough to function, Raven built them a bomb, which they used to blow up a bridge, delaying the arrival of the Grounders, who are determined to slaughter The 100. And…

TV recap: The 100, episode 10, I Am Become Death

Last time on The 100, it was Unity Day. On Earth, it went wrong because The Grounders and The 100 couldn’t trust each other, on the Ark it went wrong because Dodgy Diana is an untrustworthy so and so who sacrificed the whole of the Ark to get herself and a chosen few to Earth…

TV recap: The 100 episode nine, Unity Day

Last time on The 100, everyone got high and started hallucinating, giving Octavia the chance to help Lincoln the Grounder escape. Bellamy tried to run away, and after almost being killed by a fellow member of The 100, was brought to his senses by Clarke, and the two began to form a true alliance. On…

TV recap: The 100 episode eight, Day Trip

Last time on The 100, the Ark and The 100 finally made contact, but the tidings from both sides weren’t great. Clarke managed to save Finn’s life, using torture of the handsome Grounder along the way. That handsome Grounder revealed to Octavia he can understand and speak English, changing the game for us as viewers….

TV recap; The 100, episode seven, Contents Under Pressure

Last time on The 100, we found out a lot more about Bellamy, including that he would do just about anything for his sister Octavia, and that he was employed to shoot Chancellor Jaha by one of the guards aboard the Ark. And as we found out more about a character we’ve known the whole…

TV recap: The 100 episode six, His Sister’s Keeper

Last time on The 100, Raven made it to earth, but Bellamy destroyed her radio, meaning The 100’s attempt to contact the Ark came too late – 300-odd people volunteered to be killed to prolong the survival of the others in space in a highly emotional episode. Meanwhile, Octavia ran off after arguing with Bellamy,…