Teen Wolf: Makeover Takeover (PHOTO RECAP)

Teen Wolf S02E03: "Ice Pick"


Probably the most outrageous lie superhero narratives love to tell is the idea that having super powers is a burden. Oh, poor Spider-Man, now you have to stop all the crime. Oh, poor The Thing, now you have to shop at a Big & Tall store. Oh, poor Rogue, now you have to kiss people through a dental dam. Get over it, you guys! We all have our issues, but we DON'T all have super powers. Super powers are great, enjoy them!

For example, is it just me or does it seem like being a werewolf on Teen Wolf isn't all that bad? I mean, you develop sensational sensory skills; you don't even get all that hairy, you just grow cool muttonchops every now and again; and you don't have to do anything icky like drink human blood to survive. Sure, there are some initial difficulties, like you probably have to double-down on the deodorant and also keep your thirst for murder at bay, but Scott seemed to get control of himself after what, three weeks and the help of an iPhone app? Seems pretty doable!

I bring this up because "Ice Pick" was a welcome exercise in embracing super powers rather than shying away from them. TWO new characters weighed the pros and cons of turning into a werewolf and immediately opted for lycanthropy, plus another two characters continued to explore their burgeoning other-ness. Everyone knows that the only thing better than a makeover is a SUPERNATURAL makeover, so the various how-ya-like-me-now? moments in "Ice Pick" were like an arrow shot directly into our brains' pleasure centers. Yes, please!

Quick question: Can we talk about this episode? That cool?

Because Teen Wolf is the boss of cold opens, we began with a spooky sequence set at an ominously underpopulated gas station where Allison was pumping gas and exchanging glances with strangers. It was unsettling in an '80s horror movie kind of way. Then the lights went out!

And then whoops! Allison was abducted with the ol' bag-over-the-head trick! Pretty soon she found herself back in Derek's old lair:

Apparently her father had also been captured!

Except nope, this was all just some kind of tough love exercise that Mr. Argent was using to teach Allison how to be a better werewolf hunter. Everyone knows that the best method of education is coercion and behaving like an a-hole, so Allison seemed very appreciative of Mr. Argent's "lesson." He did shed some more light on hunter life, specifically that men were warriors and women leaders, and he seemed pretty disappointed that Allison had prevented Isaac's murder the night before. But I dug that he also seemed to kind of understand why she'd done it and seemed to respect her for it. The whole code thing, I'm guessing. Anyway, next thing we knew he was placing an arrowhead in her bound hands and leaving her to spend the night cutting through her ropes. On a school night!

Meanwhile, outside a werewolf hunter henchman (isn't it refreshing that this show doesn't separate its factions along racial lines? Just sayin'!) was having a run-in with a certain reptilian abomination. It was kind of hard to make out, but I'm pretty sure the creature STUNG him on the back of the neck! Man, that is what nightmares are made of.

The next day Scott's P.E. class was gathered around Beacon Hill High's expensive-looking rock wall for some character-revealing hijinks. First up, Scott and Allison bantered their way up that wall. We didn't see the other students waiting below, but I'm pretty sure they were all rolling their eyes and/or reflex-gagging at all the verbal PDA.

But then we met a new character, Erica, who was sooooort of a mess.

It wasn't just her frizzy hair, bad skin, and unease around her peers, apparently she was also severely epileptic which meant she probably should've just gotten a doctor's note for the day. That first climb alongside Stiles did not go well. But because she had moxie, she waited until the gym was empty so she could try climbing up again. From the locker room, Scott somehow detected that she was about to fall and he rushed out to catch her just before she had a seizure.

It wasn't exactly clear if Scott now had psychic abilities or if he was somehow linked to Erica mentally, but it was a pretty scary moment regardless. Oh, and just FYI if you are a Stiles-phile, then you LOVED this episode's locker room fakeout when he changed clothes just as Scott opened his locker to obscure it. Haha, this show.

Anyway, after her seizure Erica found herself at the hospital exchanging pleasantries with Scott's mom and also getting secretly wheeled into the morgue by a suddenly interested Derek. There he offered Erica the choice of remaining an epileptic nobody or somebody a lot more fun.

It's pretty obvious which option she chose. But what was with that part where she admitted that prior to her seizures she'd taste blood in her mouth and that seemed like a big reason Derek wanted to turn her? Is Teen Wolf suggesting that epilepsy is somehow related to lycanthropy? I don't know.

Meanwhile Jackson was still all butt hurt about not turning into a werewolf the previous night and he decided that Lydia's immunity to the bite was somehow contagious. Cool, well-supported conclusion, Jackson!

She seemed uncharacteristically rattled by Jackson's anger and retreated to a bathroom stall to have a cry, only to have an encounter with THIS monster:

I mean, what kind of maniac goes BAREFOOT into a public restroom? Of all the sick things the creatures of Teen Wolf have done, this was by far the grossest.

Haha I will never not point out bad signage. Like, there are typos and then there are typos that somehow change the sentence to mean the exact opposite.

Anyway Lydia chased this barefoot ghoul out into the hallway and (A) it was obviously Peter Hale, and (B) apparently Peter Hale was feeling nostalgic for an old trophy he once won and just wanted a quiet moment to paw at the trophy case.

Oh and (C) why the (F) was he barefoot? I get that this was just a hallucination and Lydia was somehow still haunted by the werewolf who bit her, but why the bare feet? I may not ever know the answer to these questions.

So here's new character #2, Boyd, a dude who eats alone and drives a Zamboni for a living. I liked him immediately and here's why:

In the screenwriting world, this is what's known as a Save the Cat Moment, an event or action in which a character does something that'll make you like them immediately. Anytime a character eats a Dorito in one bite, I'm like, "I care. I'm on board." This was actually a pretty funny scene between Boyd and Stiles in which they negotiated just how much money Stiles would have to pay Boyd for the keys to the ice rink at which Boyd works. Or something, I'm not sure. I just like it when two smartasses sass each other a ton and that's what happened here.

But RECORD SCRATCH! Guess who was back at school?

Haha Erica got a slow-motion full body pan-up that for some reason stopped at the neck. Welcome back, girl!

Yep, she was a bad girl babe now and the whole cafeteria froze in appreciation. But she didn't have time to hang out, she just needed a bite from an apple before she had to go outside and get in Derek's car.

My favorite thing about Derek is what a loser he is. I mean, yeah, the face kind of distracts everyone, but he's still just some dude who squats in low-rent housing and hangs around the high school. He's like the Matthew McConaughey character from Dazed and Confused but less fun.

Haha I had forgotten about this, but Scott and his veterinarian boss STILL hadn't discussed all their various shared werewolf run-ins. Like the time Derek abducted the boss and they all got terrorized by the alpha. Or the time the vet saved Scott's life after he'd been shot with wolfsbane bullets. I don't know why, it just makes me laugh when characters cease to exist when they're not onscreen. I mean, duh, that's how fiction works, but you kind of watch these shows thinking that each character has a full and vibrant life, but then you learn that weeks can go by and they don't talk to anyone about any of the things you or I would talk about. But what was charming about this way-too-late confrontation was when Scott wanted to get real with the vet and the vet distracted Scott by offering him a raise and Scott forgot about the issue at hand and was just super stoked about getting that raise. That struck me as accurate. Teens!

Meanwhile Mr. Argent was still all uptight about who Allison's hanging out with. Guy, you moved your daughter to a town where A LOT of the teenagers tend to get mixed up in supernatural hijinks. She is going to have monsters for friends. Deal w/it.

HOW DARE YOU, Teen Wolf? This product placement was so egregious, so outrageous that I— Hold up, I honestly would like some Reese's Peanut Butter Cups RIGHT NOW. BRB gonna go get some, I want to eat all of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups! To be honest I LOVED this product placement. It seemed so '80s! Candy? Your product placement is candy? Not some terrible cell phone or goddamn Bing? <3 U TEEN WOLF.

Anyway, Stiles had somehow arranged a double date of sorts with himself and Lydia along with Scott and Allison. What followed was a weirdly long montage of everyone having a good time and Scott being comically bad at ice skating.

Oh, and a cute photobooth scene was made slightly less cute by the fact that Scott's glowing demon eyes ruined most of the pictures.

This moment reminded me of why I'm enjoying Season 2 so much: The less Scott's condition is a secret, the more fun it is. Like, it's nice that Allison isn't all that bothered by it anymore and in fact we've been spared having to see her be angsty about anything. She still seems pretty on board with her family's history, but she's also Team Scott. Just a pretty chill free agent, basically. It's nice!

Meanwhile Lydia was off hallucinatin' again.

Who even knows where this plotline is going. It definitely seems less likely that she's a reptilian creature, that's for sure. But it's nice to see Peter again! Even if he is just a werewolf ghost or whatever.

Haha this lady:

Mrs. Argent discovered a note in Allison's textbook that more or less tipped her off that Allison and Scott were still together. So she proceeded to CUT HER ARM OPEN and go to the E.R. so that she could be super intense around Scott's mom and discover what SHE had to say about it.

I guess Mrs. McCall kind of confirmed Mrs. Argent's suspicion? Sort of? I don't know. Good plan, though! Oh man, I hope this lady gets a spin-off. She is the best.

This was a pretty cute scene: After Allison had spotted Scott being sexily accosted by Erica, they had a heart to heart in the cafeteria that took advantage of Scott's werewolf hearing. I'd forgotten that they were keeping their relationship under wraps at school, so this was just a good idea (assuming Scott could hear anything over the deafening crinkling noises made by Allison's enormous, crispy hairdo). She correctly pointed out that if Derek kept building up his pack, her family would be building their army and everything was leading toward some kind of terrible showdown. Good assessment! It was no wonder why Scott was starting to get so stressed out about everything. Later there was a funny moment where Scott lamented how every bad thing was now his responsibility and Stiles joked that his newfound heroism was sexy and they should make out. Stiles wins this episode!

Meanwhile Jackson was still toolin' around town yelling at things, and that included the front door of Derek's old home. Like, didn't you get the memo, Jackson? Derek lives in an abandoned subway station now! (All small California towns have subways, right?) But it was especially awkward when he discovered that Mr. Argent and his buddies were operating out of that house. Fortunately Mr. Argent just gave Jackson a stern talking-to and sent him on his way.

At some point Stiles and Scott deduced that Boyd (the Zamboni-driving Doritos enthusiast) was probably Derek's next pick for the bite, so we got a pretty funny confrontation between Stiles and Erica on Boyd's front porch.

She ended up hitting him over the head with a car part and leaving him in a dumpster. Teens!

So later on Scott finally confronted Boyd about NOT becoming a werewolf and he found himself confronted by Derek's new gang.

And then a werewolf fight broke out... ON ICE!

FIVE SECONDS LATER:

Yeah, Scott had a three week (?) advantage over these two so he handily threw them around bit before they backed off. It was slightly disappointing that we didn't see Erica going full werewolf with the muttonchops (is that a full-moon thing?) and I was even more disappointed that Derek didn't turn into a CGI creature when HE wolfed out. Come on, get it together, alpha! But long story short, Derek beat up Scott real bad and we learned it was all for nothing anyway because Boyd had already been bitten. Welcome to the club, Boyd! It's probably not as bad as you'd think.

Meanwhile the vet arrived at work to find that Mr. Argent had dumped a body on his examination table demanding to know what kind of creature had done it. Mr. Argent was like, "I know what you are," or whatever, but the episode declined to let us in on that. Was the vet a reptile or just highly knowledgeable of arcane supernatural zoology? Anyway, later on when Scott arrived it seemed like the vet was ready to finally start talking. About time!

First of all, Jackson's a jerk for driving his truck (he has a truck now?) onto the lacrosse field and then tearing up the grass with it. But on the bright side it did reveal that he has SUPERHUMAN STRENGTH now. Yes!

Jackson's rejection of the bite did imply some kind of strange condition. I love that this show clearly isn't finished introducing fantastical creatures. What IS Jackson? Personally I've got my fingers crossed that as a baby he crashed to earth in an asteroid à la Superman. In retrospect this episode didn't have a ton of story to tell, but it really excelled at building a comic book world where the stakes raise as everything keeps getting weirder. Seriously, it's such a relief to know that a show called Teen Wolf won't always be just about werewolves. How soon can we expect time travel or cyborgs?? I don't know and I can't wait. Bring it on. Bring EVERYTHING on.

BYE. [Hushed whisper]


QUESTIONS:

... Would YOU willingly become the kind of werewolf seen in Teen Wolf?

... Any updated guesses as to the identity of the reptile?

... How many of YOUR everyday investigations involve self-inflicted knife wounds?

... What is the hair extension budget on this show? $1 million? $2 million?

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"To be honest I LOVED this product placement. It seemed so '80s! Candy? Your product placement is candy? Not some terrible cell phone or goddamn Bing? <3 U TEEN WOLF."

Haha, agreed. I honestly didn't even recognize it as product placement. And before, when Stiles was getting a snack from the hospital vending machine, I remember thinking the vending machine was very oddly stocked, with tons of rows of just a few different chocolate products, including Reese's, and I just thought they were being lazy on set or something. Ah, I get it now. I'm an idiot. :) I just so used to the REALLY OBVIOUS huge phones everywhere!

Is there ever an episode that Stiles DOESN'T win?

"Matching is kind of our thing now"

As you said, there aren't so many disadvantages, other than the werewolf hunters, so I would probably be willing to convert to a werewolf. But only because of the strength. I don't need SUPER strength, but at 5'2'' and 100 lbs soaking wet, I wouldn't be OPPOSED to the ability to open jars or get my bag into the overhead bin by myself. . . The hearing and smelling stuff would probably just annoy me.
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Late as heck to this recap but it was hilarantabulous (hilarious, fantastic and fabulous - I try! lol) as always.

Not sure if anyone mentioned this but, I think the part where Scott senses that Erica was in danger, was another play on the dog thing. It's been said that dogs can detect a seizure in a person before it even happens. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Technology/story?id=118221&page=1#.T-EYJZHNnpw
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oh, and Derek couldn't go full alpha, he didn't have any clothes to change back into. I don't think walking around naked would have been a good idea.
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Scott deserved to have his ass whooped. Who told him to go meddling around in other people's business anyway? I don't blame Derek for building a pack. Those damn Argents been messing with him for years. They killed his family, except for his sister, his uncle did that. They harassed him, busted his car window, they came into his home whenever they felt like it. They kidnapped him, tortured him, threatened him, he needs to build himself an army. If I was Derek, I'd have about 30 wolves in my pack. All of them pledging their loyalty to me upon death if it's betrayed.



Scott's just a crybaby who misses the big picture. All he can see of tomorrow is him and Allison, smooching under a tree. Has he even though about life after high school? What about if Allison's family moves? He's so melodramatic and unappreciative. Derek has helped Scott so many times and Scott's ungrateful ass still treats Derek as if he's the enemy. I can't stand Scott cause he hasn't been checked they way he should be. That's why I love when Jackson told him off in S1.
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In, just in time to be late as hell. Business trip.



I enjoyed this episode nearly as much as I've enjoyed any of them, which is more of a 'pretty damn good' and less of an 'OMG moar!' Though the series has always presented itself as a self-aware pastiche, this particular episode was hardly the quintessential looking glass into the machinations of late-adolescent--LOL kidding.



Anyway, Alison again shows us that misfortune can happen without the usual prerequisite idiocy that similar shows would've used. When the lights went out at the gas station, she did immediately try to get in her car and gtfo, but she'd sat her keys outside. Sure, most of us wouldn't have done that, but that one's understandable, imo. Gas stations don't usually completely shut down while we're pumping our gas. Other, more sadly CW'd shows would have her stand out there, say 'hellooo' a half-dozen times, and clip-clop themselves into the blacked-out shop to 'investigate,' all the while, expecting their audience to cheer their assertiveness--eh, I digress.



Mrs. Argent, whaa? It's been said by many before, but she's frickin' awesome. She's like La Roux, but talented and remarkably, impressively, creepier.



Mrs. Argent: "'Pain?' What is thisforeign word that has reached my ears? Begone; I'm having a human hand for lunch."



And introduce Boyd: the giant, buff, outcast black guy who doesn't play lacrosse and thus has no friends to hang with during lunch. Did I mention how well this show represents California? You're Lacrosse or you're nothingdude?



By the way, one rule with Doritos: If your index finger is longer than the chip, you one-bite that bitch. That is all.



Back to Boyd. Did anyone see how alive he was at the end of the episode? It was as if they planned to use him more than one episode or something, and short pulling an MVT (Minority Vanishing Trick, patent pending), that's what MTV's gonna do. Maybe they were worried that MTV and MVT might stick too easily. (Just play along, k? Lemme have this.)



As for another sudden character that might live long enough to have a personality, it should've been obvious to all that Erica (hot enough that I actually remember her name) was going to have an instant She's All That moment, but I still enjoyed it loudly enough to get a punch in the arm that still hurts as I type this. Pretty much:



Me : "Ohh, yeah!!"



GF: *bony-knuckled punch to the arm*



Me: "Ow! Wooorrrth iiit."



On certain bad shows with bad CW'd writing, Erica would ravage for about three minutes, throw one or two people against a wall (because walls are free), and be dead already. Case closed, and opportunities missed, but Teen Wolf likes to try and do things with their characters. It makes me smile.



And speaking of making me smile, Jackson makes me laugh pretty much every time I see him lately. He hates his mostly-awesome life so hard that it really makes my day, but I still root for something to put him back in the game. Sure, he could always fall in love with Alison and then join the military, never to be seen again, but I think that's been CW'd once or twice.



But they finally made an app for him. I don't know what it is, but he's finally strong as hell, which means Lacrosse is about to get interest--ZZZZ. Yeah, but at least he's finally about to get back in the mix without all the lolwut's.



Lastly, Scott should really help Stiles get laid, because he's starting to turn into that cartoon guy starving on a deserted island with his buddy, and Scott's beginning to look like a big juicy hamburger.

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Never apologize for being so late when you deliver something so awesome. Seriously, this entire post made me smile. I needed it desperately, and you delivered. So for that, I thank you a thousand times over. Can I borrow MVT?I'll have to borrow that sometimes. Always nice reading your stuff Acrobit.
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Thank you kindly. I do try too hard sometimes, but usually the sentiment gets out if you push a few dozen things out of the way.



And MVT is all yours. I'm sure you'll both put it to good use, and have ample opportunities to do so.
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Luv your recaps Price!



I guess I would become a werewolf if I were afflicted with some terminal sickness or something... why not? But if I am sort of ok, I probably wouldn't...



Reptile schmeptile! I hope they manage to pull a good twist with that one... don't want to guess...



Mmm I once pretended to fall over so somebody I had a crush on would "kiss it better" but I think I was 5... long story!



So it's really not her hair? Why would you spend money on hair like that?
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Everybody in the show is, or is going to be a monster except styles, the hunters, and the faceless massess.....



hair extension budget



$650,000 - they cut corners by:

recycling, shaving their housecats, shopping at costco, cutting the hair of the homeless while they sleep, and by telling the extras " you can be an extra on this episode, but we need to cut your hair...... cool?"
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My guess remains that the reptile thing is the new guy, so far just from proximity to second appearance (Isaac's house) and the fact that I think we are suppose to love Boyd as a new buddy to join with Scott and Stiles and even likely their side or non side in the upcoming battle, Isaac strikes me as cannon fodder and Erica is going to serve as a weird obstacle in Scott and Alison's relationship, he seems like from a storytelling perspective a good guess.



Jackson really is a jerk and I really hope Lydia remembers the hallway conversation and doesn't get distracted by him again.



I have this theory that Derek was actually really hoping the fight at the ice rink turned out like that because he wants Scott to be his No. 1 Beta and he wants the others to know that too. Does anyone else totally vacillate between loving Derek, wanting to smack him, wanting to give him a hug, roll your eyes in exasperation and then want someone to see that he just wants a family.
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Well, gosh, I was right to suspect Matt, but totally wrong on a lot of other fronts (an apology to Isaac who moved into our hearts as the season went on). But, Derek's desires I was totally right about.
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Mmm. I know what you mean about Derek. It was as though he was trying to prove a point of some sort. He seemed relatively amused and sort of proud at Scott's defiance.
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- Sure, why not. I mean, you just turn into the most attractive version of yourself so why not. I do keep wondering however... where do they keep finding these attractive young actors/actresses? Is their some kind of hot agency they apply too. Because I think MTV & the CW have a contract with them. Is he/she hot? yes Can he/she act? Euhm... think so They're hired!!

Not that I'm complaining or anything, but we've seen it with TVD, TSC, TW ... am I missing some?



Dunno who the reptile is, but I still have my hopes on the freaky teacher. He has to be something, no?



Euhm, if those investigations are about finding a knife, or cleaning anything with a knife, I'd say, quite a few! :-) But what that lady did was just crazy...



Pfff, Michael J had more hair in his TW movie, than all those teens combined so it could be worse :-)
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Erica's transformation was intriguing. I laughed lots when she entered the cafeteria, took a bite of an apple and then left. Why LOL? I feel like Mrs Argent should be the baddie in the next season of Dexter. What a psycho.



- Nooo

- Grandpa

- My life is so boring...

- Is it done with CGI?
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Anyone else noticed that Derek is only giving "underdogs" the bite? I just have to make some doggy jokes here!!!! I really love that he does it though. But why the major personality change in Erica? Scott didn't become a completely different person after turning wolf. Or was she always a total bitch-slut and just didn't let it show when she was having bad hair days, didn't wear any make-up and had one single zit on her face? So be
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Or was she always a total bitch-slut and just didn't let it show when she was having bad hair days, didn't wear any make-up and had one single zit on her face?



YES.
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-I'd consider it! I think Derek could talk me into just about anything. I don't know if I was supposed to be disturbed or turned on when he was "recruiting" Erica, but I was kind of both?! He would be so much more creepier if he wasn't so badass and pathetic and hot...there is that too. Oh Derek, you rascal! I would not, however, make a dramatic entrance. I'm a chick that likes to lurk in the background...



-I think I've ruled Lydia out. I don't think it's Jackson either. I still have a feeling it may be someone we haven't even been introduced to yet.



-Ahh...see, my everyday investigations don't end with MY sustaining the knife wound...someone else on the other hand, well..; )



- Not much. I think they recycle. What they don't tell you is, when Allison isn't rocking the long, luxorious, flowing locks...they're used to make the mutton chops for the wolf boys. TW goes green ya'll.



This show can rock a cold open like no other! It didn't help that I actually heard a clap of thunder as the show started. Meant to be, I tell you. Perfect time for a thunderstorm. I'll admit I was excited!! First reactions " Ohhh a black guy!!!" Followed by "YES, Allison's hair is realistically messy!" And "Darn, bye, bye black guy!". Three, count 'em. Three black people in one episode...and they were all competent. THANK YOU TW. SUCK it TVD! Ahem. Sorry.



I feel like I shouldn't be saying this, but the Argent hunters are kind of awesome. I mean, kidnapping your daughter and kickstarting training like that?! I'm kind of game! And Bourne's delivery of one of my favorite lines in TW to date..."Our sons are trained to be soldiers...our daughters, leaders." What?! That was so progressive I wanted to get misty eyed. I cannot NOT like and/or respect the Argent tradition and the code (according to Mr.Argent that is. He's honorable in a way that you just respect). The women are the real badasses as per family tradition. That much has been proven long before they confirmed it. Kate was a badass. Mrs. Argent is a female terminator!. Allison has a badass streak. I like this! The feminist in me, was jumping for joy and shouting "girl power!". I love that Allison is embracing it too, but she's making up her own rules in the process. She isn't shunning her history and tradition, but she isn't letting it interfere with her relationship with Scott either.



He he. I think I kind of like Derek's approach to building up a pack. It makes sense in many ways. You get the kids who don't have much to lose. You get the ones that could really benefit from lycanthropy. Isaac, Boyd, and Erica were all like lost kids. It actually is kind of good for them, they all needed to be apart (LOL loved that error) of something. I think Derek has been smart with it thus far. Erica is kind of cool! A female werewolf...finally! I just hate that we haven't gotten to see her fully transform like the boys. I'm also curious as to why exactly Scott sensed her epileptic thing. Boyd...what a fun character. For someone with such little screentime he really worked with what he did have and managed to stand out. His bit with Stiles was hilarious.( Sort of wondered how they assumed he would be the next one) I'm curious however as to what he meant when he told Scott he wanted to be like him. I mean was he being sarcastic because Scott got his ass kicked? Or was he honestly stating he wanted to be like him? I'm intrigued. And loving that Teen Wolf...means that they reserve the right to explore multiple teens, not just Scott.



Jackson is still a bastard. Just one with superhuman strength. Have no idea what that kid could be. No idea what Lydia could be either. Her hallucinations are interesting. I was happy that they were sort of put on the backburner a bit in favor of the new wolves.. and the Vet. What the hell is that guy?! He's the biggest mystery of them all! I love the continuity of this show. While it's slightly unrealistic that Scott and his boss haven't spoken since the crazy stuff happen, I love the fact that it was addressed, avoidance and deflection was used, then it was brought up again all in one episode.
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In response to the timelines, I think it has been longer than 3 weeks, Price. Just count the number of full moon's we've seen so far.



First Full Moon: When Scott first turned.

2nd Full Moon: Scott's first full moon as a werewolf where he went crazy.

3rd Full Moon: Beginning of Season 2.



So, it has been at least 2 months now since Scott turned.

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Loving this season! What is up with the photographer guy? I think he might be some sort of monster... >.>
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Hey everybody!



I know I'm a little late to the TW party, but I brought imaginary/metaphorical Reese's Peanut Butter Cups to make up for it. We cool?



Anyway, isn't this show awesome?! I marathoned the entire first season about a week before the season 2 premier and still can't believe how good it is. What's even more mind-boggling is that it's made by MTV. Move over CW! You no longer have a monopoly on supernatural teen angst.



It's just really well written, you know? TW's mastery of the cold open is basically second to none and I'm repeatedly surprised at how genuinely scary it can be. I'm a huge TVD fan (and was a huge TSC fan ... *SOB*), but those shows don't bring me to the edge of my seat like TW does.



Plus, Stiles is simply the best! Faye was funny in a bitchy/snarky sort of way, and Damon is funny in a dickish/...dickish sort of way, but they've got nothing on Stiles. This guy can almost bring me to tears I'm laughing so hard. Why can't Lydia see how amazing and sweet he is?! Stiles deserves a shirtless hug more than anybody. TEAM STILES!



Question: Has anybody nailed down the timeline for this show? I think Price guessed it's been 3 weeks since Scott was bitten, but does anybody have a more definitive answer? If it has only been three weeks than WOW, just WOW! I thought TVD's timeline was crazy but that would be absolutely ridiculous! (In an amazingly good way, of course.) Way to cram so much awesomeness into such a short time-span, TW!



You know, I commented to a buddy of mine after watching the first season about the lack of another supernatural class. TVD basically has everything: Vampires, Werewolves, Witches, Originals, ... more Vampires. TSC had your standard Witches, Witch-Hunters, and tadpole demons (so adorable!). And I was like, "This show is great, but is it only going to be about Werewolves?" So how did TW allay my supernatural doubts? - REPTILE MONSTERS! Touche, TW, touche.



And WHAT is up with Jackson? I initially thought the reason Lydia never turned was because the Alpha who bit her (Peter) was killed. I think Jackson's unique reaction to *The Bite* has nothing to do with Lydia. Something else is going on inside that brooding mass of testosterone. But whatever it is, I LOVE IT! Now we've got Werewolves, Werewolf-Hunters, Reptile Monsters, and Jackson. Awesome! The weirder the better in my opinion.



In closing, this show rocks, and Scott and Allison are super cute together.
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I also marathoned seas 1 a week proir to the start of seas 2!

Yep, this show is gooood.

Werewolves , Superhumans immune to the curse(?) and deadly Reptilians and of course the hunters, a great cast mostly in the right age(teens) wich is very rare to the genre. MTV does a great job, I was quite fond of Death Valley -surprisingly a very funny show.
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Aren't TV marathons the best?! Everything is so fresh in your head as you're watching.
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FRINGE!!!!!!!!!! Good to see ya buddy?! How's (one of) my favorite Canadian?



I'm so glad you're finally on board the TW train. You're so right. Even as a fan of TVD and TSC...neither of these shows has anything on TW. It's the smart writing...the fact that continuity actually means something on this show. The scare factor (because it is in fact quite terrifying). All the things you mentioned basically. This season has started off strong and only continues to build momentum. It's thrilling!



I think as far as the timeline goes...it's supposed to be like two or three months.



I'm thinking the key to Jackson will be...who his biological parents are.I mean, maybe his body rejected the bite, because he's something else altogether.
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Hey! I'm doin' good. Loving this show, obvs! I'm sooooo glad we'll have something to gush over during the summer (thank you, Price!). And it will be really nice to have someone else who has seen TVD & TSC. I just can't help but compare all of the shows Price photo recaps with each other.



I love your observation of TW's continuity. Spot on! I love TVD, but let's be honest, it's a hot mess of insanity (albeit in the best way possible). Teen Wolf is just so smartly written and tightly paced. It's really refreshing.



I wonder if Jackson will turn out to have Reptile Monster blood (to your point, through his parents). That could be one reason he fought off the bite and an explanation for his super strength.



Anyway, I'm super glad you're going to be along for the TW train ride. It'll be way more fun with you around.



All aboard! AWHOOO! AWHOOO! .... too corny?
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Comparasions are almost inevitable with shows like this. The fact that Price recaps them, only makes it worse. It really is refreshing though!



Aww! Ditto, dude!



Just a little corny. No worries, we embrace the cheesiness. : )
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Howdy, Fringe. Yes, this show is great. And Reptile Monster is all we've been talking about here. It's good stuff, and I was as shocked as anyone else to find out that this talented show is on MTV. If you haven't tried "Awkward" yet, (again, surprisingly on MTV), give that a whirl. It is just fabulous as well.
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Hey, Pacman! Nice to see you here. Another fellow TVD and TSC watcher is a welcome sight. I don't know if you already posted something about this below, but do you have any Reptile Monster theories? Come on! I know you do!



As for "Awkward", since you recommended it, I will certainly give it a try.
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I did post lower. For reptile theories, I'm pushing the Camera guy, and my reasoning is listed below. Though I've also stated an absolute interest in anything else we can get to know about the Vet. He's my favourite for this show's mysterious random Guru.
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Sounds about right. Camera guy is suspect #1 right now. He better just hope he doesn't go on any away missions. ;)
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I have been curious about Awkward, may have to check it out now
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Do. You will be happy that you did.
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Awkward is really funny....I catched the first episode on MTV Italy and saw all the others on the MTV site online few days after...It's addictive and sincere..And they all seems high school students, not 30-something hanging in a school..
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I am waiting on the day I that the TV.com staff realise they need to hire you
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You are just way to kind, lanzie! Thank you!
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Agree with all!

About the timeline, I think one can go with the full moon....

we had two in the first season, one little after Scott was bitten (the bus driver one) and the one where Stiles handcuffed him at the radiator. Right?

So Season 1 -> 1 month and a half (counting 28 days between the full moon). Then from Season 1 to season 2 I think passed a week-10 days (here when someone is murdered you have to wait more to have the body back...I don't know in the US..) and was again full moon, Isaac's first, so 28 days from the handcuff one...I think the whole series can be in little more than two months time span...
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Thank you so much! So a little over two months, eh? Well, that's not quite as crazy as three weeks, but TW's plot is still moving at a pretty damn good clip in correlation to the timeline. I think TVD's 3 seasons have spanned a little over a year, so TW's definitely ahead on the "Crazy shit happening in a short amount of time" scale.



Thanks again!
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I marathoned the first season last week, so everything is still fresh in my mind =)
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Yes to everything. Everything. I agree that this show is GENIUS for going for "terrifying lizard monster that defies gravity" rather than something boring like "vampire." EIGHT THUMBS UP.



I think my favorite character might be Melissa McCall. She only shows up now and then, but she's either absolutely hilarious (as she was in this episode) or says something exceptionally smart ("women like words"--best mom speech of ever).



THIS SHOW IS SO GOOD.
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LIZARDS! Amazing! What a fantastic deviation from the supernatural norm (did you like that oxymoron?).



And you are 100% right. Melissa McCall is BY FAR my favorite parent from all of the supernatural teen shows I watch. I hope she has some deep dark secret buried away in her past that will bring her to the fore more often. Parents on these types of shows are generally glossed and overlooked, but I want to see more of her.



"women like words" - If only my Mom would have told me that in High School! So much heartache could have been avoided.
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I too love Scott's mom! She's really cool and funny! I hope they use her more.
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-Hell Yes

-Jackson recorded himself sleep all night, when the creature attacked; Lydia's too busy seeing dead guys and streaking through the woods; I'm going with Matt, the photographer.

-None

-1.5 Million
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i saw this on twitter and it's so true, Stiles is the Chandler Bing of Teen Wolf :3
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YES!! Everyone knows Chandler was the best Friend. ; )
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Tip top!
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'My best-friends half-sister'! Are you kidding me! That's a stringent link at best. Try and cling to someone's coattails a bit closer to home.
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I'm starting to develop a theory about Scott. I'm thinking he's an Alpha in his own right. At the very least, there is something more to him than just a Beta werewolf. That is why Peter worked so hard last season to recruit him and why Derek still wants to recruit him this season. Peter could have bit dozens of other people and pulled them into his pack, but he focused on Scott entirely. He only wanted Derek to get to Scott. Now Derek is really focused on Scott, bringing in people from his life - three fellow teammates and a girl he saved - people he would feel connected too and responsible for. He saved him from the hunters when they went after the Omega. He's always around and trying to pull him into his pack. The reason I think he's sorta like an Alpha: 1. Peter wanted him to kill off his old pack because they were holding him back. 2. He's stronger and faster than two other Beta's although he's only been a werewolf about two and a half months longer. 3. That lizard thing ran off when he showed up. 4. He's sensing things that as far as we are aware no other werewolf can sense (Erica about to fall). 5. He's just not an Alpha to a werewolf pack, but to his friends - Stiles, Allison and Lydia. It's just an idea, but I'm curious to what you all think.



Would YOU willingly become the kind of werewolf seen in Teen Wolf? Nope. I realize it's not a lot of extra hair, but more than I'd want.



Any updated guesses as to the identity of the reptile? As slimy and slick as Mrs. Argent is, you have to wonder.



How many of YOUR everyday investigations involve self-inflicted knife wounds? Well, I did accidentally stab myself in the hand once. I can tell you, the pain was unreal. Mrs. Argent is one tough woman.



What is the hair extension budget on this show? $1 million? $2 million? Higher, just like the hair.
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I love the theory. I definitely understand why you have it. It does make you wonder, what it is about Scott that makes him so special and has everyone sort of wanting him in their pack.
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Maybe Scott's more because HIS Alpha is now dead. Maybe if Derek had created Scott, he would be standard Beta, but since the Alpha who created Scott is now dead, he becomes more than just a standard Beta, but someone who, maybe like after he creates HIS own pack, becomes a new Alpha, too. Maybe. Just my thoughts.
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An Omega becomes an Alpha? I like it!
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I really like this theory. I have no idea as to what would be making him special, but I just really think you could be onto something here.

Maybe he was supposed to be a werewolf by blood but it hadn't kicked in yet when he got bitten so now he's a werewolf x2? ...I don't know.
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Maybe Scott is special, but Peter said to Stiles that he could have been him bitten that first night, 'cause Alpha-Peter was driven only by instincts at the time. I think Derek wants to train Scott in a special way....And they are equals, more or less, because Scott wasn't made by Derek..But he's not technically an alpha IMHO mostly because of the red eyes..But Scott never joined any pack...to join you have to kill togheter....I wander who or what Isaac and Erica have killed with Derek...To many questions and not enough answers....
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Now I consider myself a bit of a fat b**tard, but I aint got nothing on Lydia!!



Did you see how quickly she wolfed down that chocolate bar or whatever snack bar?! I mean I didnt even see her devour the first half of it, I mean the camera was on her the whole time and her hand didnt go anywhere near her mouth, yet half of it was gone on the zoomed out clip!

And then before you know it she's let with a small bite-size piece which she gulps down at the end.



Either the bite has some wicked side-effects of that's some bad continuity.
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I think Lydia's got special talents. For example, I think she sucked the Reese's cups out through the package.
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Well it was a Reese's cup. Those take about 2 seconds to eat.
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Some dogs can detect when someone is about to have a seizure. It's a thing. I guess it applies to werewolves too.
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I think the blood taste in Erica's mouth may have been implying she had a lot more wrong with her than just epilepsy, like a brain tumor or something? That's my theory anyway :)
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I love these photorecaps Price, but you skip Derek way too much, bohoo :(
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-Nah

-Jackson

-All of them.

-Or is it more like $5? 10$? lol
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Alpha kind yes, beta hell no...

I bet Lydia or Mommy Argent

Aaaa, none!?

close to 3.467.018$57
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I hadn't considered Mrs. Argent but that would be interesting. I don't think it's Lydia, though, simply because I feel like that's who they WANT us to suspect.
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I'm starting to wonder what Boyd meant when he told Scott that he wants to be like him. Does that mean that he actually wants to be "good"? I wasn't sure, because he still leaves with Derek and crew. Maybe it means that Scott has cool powers just like Derek and the others and Boyd wants that for himself?
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I took it merely to mean that Boyd wants to be strong and in control of himself (physically and mentally) like Scott, and that he doesn't intend to be anyone's bitch (pun intended).
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I was trying to figure that one out as well!
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He was being like "yeah I want to be like you, where I can bring down a couple of werewolves"
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Good theory :) That might be it.
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I was wondering the exact same thing.
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Yes i would because while they have to control their temper a little they still have control over it unlike a lot of other werewolves. I mean the main reason scott almost hurt his friends was because the alpha basically controlled his emotions and made him go alttle murderous for a sec, even then he held back and locked them in the classroom.
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... Yea I think it'd be cool

... Since Jackson has powers Lydia

... None, and never. But honestly she is a boss for doing that. Who cuts open there arm w/o flinching and has it stitched up w/o anesthesia?

... It's 60% of their budget (20% CGI, 15% locations, 4% clothes, 1% cars [that's what happened to Jackson's porsche])
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Plus, we saw Jackson's Porsche in the premiere episode.
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Maybe he has multiple cars. His family is rich enough to give their teen a Porsche. And you wouldn't drive a Porsche into a muddy field would you?
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BTW amazing product placement, but I don't get chocolate and peanut butter together. In fact, I don't get peanut butter. Cultural differences...
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I tried it once. It was so disgusting I had to spit it out.
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Peanut butter is amazing and chocolate and peanut better is unbelievable way better than chocolate and caramel.
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Peanut butter should not be allowed to contaminate chocolate. Reese's is an abomination. It just shouldn't be done, and yet people seem to put peanut butter in everything. There's nothing worse than seeing a choc chip cookie, and then biting into it to find it's a peanut butter choc chip cookie. At least warn a person, people.
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Then I will try the Reese's (if I manage to find a box here), and wait to be surprised...It will be the first time that a product placement makes me buy something (consciously)
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I loved this episode. My favorite scene were the opening one: I thought was clever to remind the Derek vs Mr.Argent scene! and the double date, as opposite to the bowling dd in season 1. With Stiles, Lydia can be as amazing as she really is (not faking to be bad just for Jackson's benefit). Speaking of which, maybe was all that "sucking for his benefit" that made her immune!

I would totally became a TW werewolf. They convinced me that being a ww is way better than being a vampire (I don't like immortality so...).

I'm going too with the camera guy. I'm waiting to see if he has a creepy room full of Allison pictures (like OTH Crazy Derek...)...

I loved how Mrs.Argent cuts herself just to go to the ER. And she placed the dishcloth under it to not mess around the perfect kitchen!

I'm not so annoyed about the hair. But I like Lydia's better.
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And that is why Mrs.Argent has all the awesomeness of Bree VanDeCamp from DH. The only woman I know who gets arrested in her own home, and waltzes out with such grace, donning a fifties-esque dress with an apron, and telling her dinner party guests to check on her souffle! : )
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LOVE Bree. Oh, she was fantastic. I miss DH already.
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I am right there with you on board for the camera guy as the reptile!! Creepy Camera Guy FTW!
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I actually thought that the writers were going to go the dark route and have Jackson take steroids to compete with Scott that would have good to see.
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I'm glad they didn't go that route with Jackson. Too cliche and boring for this show. Teen Wolf frowns upon that idea, so they did better!
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Well he kind of took the dark route by skipping steroids and going straight to wanting the bite, no? Also I'm pretty sure he's already been on steroids. In the first season when he noticed Scott changing he cornered him and asked him what he's taking and where he can get it, and Scott laughed in his face.
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This episode was good but they need to choreograph their fights better.
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Something was missing from that fight scene. I thought it was just me. I can't put my finger on what it was. Maybe it seemed a little rushed. And I thought we would finally get to see a girl turn into a wolf but they didn't show Erica. Also, it was weird how Boyd just sat there not doing anything at all.
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I thought Boyd just sitting on a zambony was hilarious--he was clearly like, "Eff this, I do NOT want to get involved yet. I'll let them fight, THEN I'll talk." Smart. Man.
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If he didn't win me over at his introduction, he won me over then. Common...damn...Sense. YES!
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You may be right LOL Plus, I forgot he'd just recently been bitten.
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Are you serious? I thought the fighting at the final scene was pretty great! Better than some shows and you never see real fighting like that on TVD. Just really fast motions.
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I liked it because it, you know, looked like a real fight--especially on ice. Also, it demonstrated that this show, despite the fact that it gets dark, knows exactly what it is and doesn't take itself TOO seriously. The idea that even werewolves will flail around on ice was pretty funny and an acknowledgement of the reality of physics and movement.
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I would NOT want to be one of those fugly werewolves. Are you kidding me? Werewolves are the suckiest supernatural creature to be, with the exception of whatever the lizard is, and zombies, since you're a mindless, rotting corpse. They're hairy, and look f'd up. Not to mention you have to deal with all the weird pack shit. At least if you turned into a real wolf, it would be kind of ok, because at least you'd look kind of cute, but in this show (and most other renditions) werewolves look like crap and have to follow stupid rules regarding alphas. Unless I was the alpha I'd go be an omega. I'll take the hit in power over the lame a-hole telling me what to do.
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I dunno, as far as problems resulting from their supernatural state, werewolves seem to be winning. Granted, they are fugly as hell and I wouldn't want to look like one but usually it's only the full moon you have to worry about. I would lock my fugly ass up during that time and other times, enjoy my super strength/hearing/etc.
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Werewolves On Ice? That fight was so lame.
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Also I think Jackson is a robot, but he doesn't know it. Didn't his wound glow green when he first got scratched? He is programmed to be the best, which is why he's completely incapable of handling this co-captain bussiness.
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Now that would be cool and completely unexpected :P
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I like it. Now to prove it... we must find some way to test whether or not he will violate the three laws of robots.
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Jackson...a robot?I'd buy it he acts like one.
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Would YOU willingly become the kind of werewolf seen in Teen Wolf?-HELLLLL NO lol



Any updated guesses as to the identity of the reptile?-I wonder if Jackson might be the reptile. I hope we find out soon. I don't want the mystery to go on for too long as they did in season 1 with the alpha mystery.



How many of YOUR everyday investigations involve self-inflicted knife wounds?-None. Mrs. Argent is a psychopath.



What is the hair extension budget on this show? $1 million? $2 million?-It must be at least 2 million. Allison's hair looks ridiculous. She was so pretty in season 1 and now she's beind dwarfed by that hideous big hair. Even Lydia's hair looked huge and weird at times.
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Hey! I like that she looks shorter because of her big Texan hair! Tiny People FTW!

I love how much attention we pay to the hair. They do a great job with that. I can't help but be drawn to Allison's crazy mane everytime she's onscreen. And epileptic Erica's hair...wowza! Loved that it fit with her awkwardness though!
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P.S. abso-freaking-lutely LOVE the Disney princess icon you've got going there (not too much of a secret, but it's possible that I may be the world's biggest sap).
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LOL! No worries. It's part of your charm!
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Thank you. I'm a sap, myself and I can't stop loving Disney :P
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To quote your response to the first question: "HELLLLL NO lol". I am curious as to why. Most of the respondants here (myself included) tended toward the "YES" answer. Admittedly we may be idealizing the circumstance, but the benefits do seem to outweigh the disadvantages in general. Just, you know, as an exercise in logic.
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I wouldn't want to transform into any kind of creature, werewolf or otherwise. I crave normality lol
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Jackson's pretty clearly not the reptile. It attacked during the night that Jackson filmed himself, and he pretty clearly slept through the night, uninterrupted.
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I didn't think that Jackson watched the entire tape of himself. I thought he only watched to see if he changed into a wolf and then stopped watching. I could be wrong, of course, but there might be more on the tape that occurs later on during the filming.
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Well, the implication is pretty heavy when he said, "Nothing happened." I got the impression that he probably was rewinding the tape and saw himself just lying there. Though the show didn't outright say "Jackson watched the whole tape and nothing happened to him so he's not the lizard," it seemed pretty clear to me that that was what they were attempting to convey.
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I thought the same. I remember when photographer guy asked Jackson about the cracked screen. I had a brief moment where I thought maybe there was something to that, but then I remembered that Jackson threw the camera in frustration.
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I'd reiterate my prostitute comment, but I don't think it's really needed. The real question: how much is the leader of this prostitution ring making?
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scratch that that teacher that gets alot of camera time
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1. YES like y is that even a question

2. the coach >< cuz well he is weird

3. nada...... Mrs. Argent is soooo scary with that hair cut and those eyebrows ....... im srsly afraid of her and they train their women to make decisions? im surprised half the town isnt dead

4. 2 million ahah
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I think the lizardthing is Tyler Posey's hair from the first season, pissed at being dropped from the show.
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Will someone please eat this guy?
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What a fantastic episode. The character development was great, the plot has really kept up a fantastic pace, and there were some great one liners. I think Scott's mom's comment about her legs was the best--I laughed SO MUCH at that. What a superior job this show is doing.



I like the idea that the women are trained to be leaders, but there's something about this that's a little bit of a weak plot point in terms of the show's history. Kate didn't seem like much of a leader, taking orders from Mr. Argent. And Mrs. Argent, while clearly a leader, wouldn't have been "trained," would she? She married into the family, so when was she trained? Would this family REALLY let a woman who married into rather than grew up in the family become the leader? I like the idea, especially considering what it will likely do for Allison, but it doesn't entirely add up historically.



Otherwise, excellent ep. This show is definitely proving it's more than just a teen melodrama.
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Mrs.Argent intrigues me. I loved the point about the women as well. I think Kate may have possibly been a "leader" but clearly she's always had a problem with following rules and the code. I think the others were well aware of that, and that may have been the only thing interfering with her being the leader rather than being Mr.Argent's second in command going rogue.



Now Mrs.Argent. No joking, but I seriously would love to know what the "courting" process was with her and Mr. Argent. They don't seem to have anything close to romantic chemistry whatsoever. I'm willing to bet that clearly the Argents aren't the only wolfhunting family. I think it's a multifamilial, multigenerational thing. I think Mrs.Argent may have come from her own Hunting family. (Isn't Gramps her father? Not Mr.Argent's? Can't recall if that was made clear). I think they may have even had an arranged marriage sort of ordeal between the strongest of the hunting families or something. Because Mrs. Argent is a leader. Mr.Argent tends to be the face, he appears to be the leader in the bunch, but clearly Mrs. A calls the shots...in a puppetmaster kind of way...which is kind of subtle but really cool.



I love Scott's mother. She's amazing. I just love the women on this show. For once I don't find myself getting disappointed by most of them.
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YES. The women on this show are awesome. More of them, please!
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You know what was also awesome? The fact that after Erica got all sexy-like with Scott, the writers immediately dismissed the "Allison-gets-all-jealous-of-Scott" angle by having her say so outright. She was clearly pissed, but not because she thought Scott might actually go for Erica, but because, you know, Erica would go for Scott and he might end up dead. It's refreshing that they're currently avoiding the whole "stick a third wheel in the way of the main love interests" and instead going for "gee, I hope no one kills the main love interests." I certainly prefer the latter, as it's far less cliche.
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I completely agree! I think I actually smiled at the screen when it dawned on me that they wouldn't pull that juvenile trick!
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Agreed. Nothing irritates me more than the one-sided-interest-sparks-needless-jealousy plot line. Just show the characters having 5 seconds of honest communication and it is all cleared up. Thanks to this show for doing just that. Yay for characters who actually trust each other.
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I agree with what you wrote about the women being leaders. It doesn't make much sense with what we've seen thus far. ALSO, we had to wait for Grandpa Argent to come along for the 'war' to apparently get started. At the end of season one, Mrs. Argent (and Mr. Argent) was ready to wait for him to arrive before taking any action against the wolves.
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A lot of dogs and animals actually are really good at sensing when someone is about to have a seizure. Many epileptics have seizure sensing dogs so they can get help. I thought that was really great that they used that tiny detail!
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1)Hell yes!

2)No and that's what I love about Teen Wolf!It's not just another fantasy drama where as soon as u see a werewolf,u know a vampire is lurking nearby and vice versa!It's new and it's sooo exciting!

3)I'm not as badass as Mrs Argent is,sorry!

4)I don't think Alison's hair is that bad.

This recap made me laugh but I was kinda disappointed u didn't mention the scene where the coach says to one of his students "don't call me at home.I can't believe u have my number".It was hilarious!CU next week!
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I also liked the fact that the coach doesn't know anything about the students...come on, you are a teacher, you need to know if a student has a serious illness!
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i know the hair is big..specially if you compare with how little her mom has..but it's not real?? and anyway I kind like it...gives her something 1800's air or something like that...great recap..



btw I love Stiles too and hopefully Lydia will realized how great he is..



I hope the reptile is the chem teacher, the vet I think is somekind of supernatural zoo doctor



And really if the improvements are like those I would become a werewolf..a Teen Werewolf as much as I love TVD I agreed regarding the weres...



Did you see that papa argent said women are leaders..and allison's mom was the one that torture the principal last week, and she cut her arm practically without or minimal wimper so she is really F%#**ck up, king of afraid because don't want allison becoming like her mom but she and scott can't be happy for ever it's not the tv law
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mrs argent = reptile creature
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Derek can't be a full CGI werewolf because they spent the entire fur budget on Allison's hair. Also bisexual Stiles ftw!
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Or bi.
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Who says he's bisexual maybe he's just very secure in his masculinity that he has no problem joking about finding other guys attractive (which fyi doesn't make someone gay).
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<3 bicurious Stiles.
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This episode didn't have a lot to say about the reptile monster running loose around town (looks like we're getting that next week), but it definitely continued one of the main stories this season which is Derek building his pack in preparation for the hunter's attack on all of them.



1. I definitely would. I'd still rather much be a witch, but a werewolf is definitely cool too. Teen Wolf wolf that is, not TVD wolf.



2. Camera guy, vet, or grandma and possibly the coach or the Chem teacher.



3. Omg, Allison's mom is INSANE! Absolutely INSANE!



4. Well, they got a tax bump from Hollywood, so let's guess around $3 million now.
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Not a TVD which I hope.... ;)
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A TSC witch...unbound. With a magic skull.
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LOL!
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Laughed so hard at the captions ahah xD

I did enjoy that bit of Stiles left arm -.- me want more!

Anyway, I wouldn't become a werewolf, but I would very willingly be Lydia and spread Stiles on a toast!

I never even considered the reptile being one of them, not even Lydia :\ Hmm, I'm a poo-poo head! XD



And honestly Erica's makeover was a little too much, even for a new sidekick of Derek's.
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