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The River: Season 1, Episode 8 – Row, Row, Row Your Boat

We open with a sweet look back to 1988, where Lincoln sings Lena to sleep aboard the Magus. Life is but a dream. Except on the present-day Magus, life’s sort of confusing. Looking for answers, the crew confronts Cole, who’s … Continue reading

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The River – The Experiment

At this late stage in the show, they’ve finally started filling out some of the characters. Here’s what we learned: Kurt had a hot fiancé named Hana. She worked at the research facility. Also she has a magical sat phone: … Continue reading

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The River: Season 1, Episode 6 – Doctor Emmet Cole

In this episode of our favorite found-footage program, the characters stand around and watch some found footage of their own! It’s flashbacks within flashbacks within a concept that’s coming apart at the seams. Before the recap, let’s cut to the … Continue reading

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The River: Season 1, Episode 5 – Peaches

This week’s episode begins on day 22 of the search for Dr. Emmett Cole. It’s something of an anomaly because it begins with some foggy footage aboard the Magus instead of with the flashback we’ve become accustomed to. As the … Continue reading

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The River: Season 1, Episode 4 – A Better Man

This week starts with a flashback that’s much more recent: Dr. Cole is trying to cut the Magus free from the jungle vines, only to watch the vines grow back seconds after he removed them. On today’s Magus, there’s dissention … Continue reading

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