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Riverdale Recap: Chapter 18, When a Stranger Calls

When I found out that there would be a Betty-centric Riverdale episode titled ‘When a Stranger Calls’, I freaked out because a) I am a Betty stan through and through and b) When a Stranger Calls is one of the greatest horror movies of all times. This episode was a rollercoaster of emotions. I laughed, I cried, I cringed, I yelled at the TV – my four standard Riverdale reactions now that I think about. Keep reading for the best bits of Chapter 18 – When a Stranger Calls. 

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Riverdale Recap: Chapter 17, The Town That Dreaded Sundown

This episode of Riverdale is brought to you by a cypher (I learnt a new word this week, kids), high school boys making shitty decisions and the reinforcement of librarian stereotypes (Tsk! Tsk!). Here’s our recap of the best bits of Chapter 17 – The Town That Dreaded Sundown.

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Riverdale Recap: Chapter 16, The Watcher in the Woods

Welcome to another week of Riverdale where, thankfully, *SPOILER ALERT*, no one dies. I swear the Riverdale writers are trying to send fans to an early grave with all of this drama. This week we FINALLY get to see more Kevin Keller and are taken into the belly of the beast that is Southside High (news flash – the students are not as friendly as we were originally led to believe). Keep reading for our recap of the best bits of Chapter 16 – The Watcher in the Woods.

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Riverdale Recap: Chapter 15, Nighthawks

This week we say goodbye to some characters (whose names you may or may not know), hello to Reggie 2.0 and welcome back to the man, the myth, the legend – Skeet Ulrich. Hold on tight because Season 2 of Riverdale is set to be a bumpy ride! Keep reading for our recap of the best bits of Chapter 15: Nighthawks.

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Riverdale Recap: Chapter 14, A Kiss Before Dying

Can anyone remember what their life was like P.R. (pre-Riverdale)? I sure can’t. Those were dark days. It feels like we’ve been waiting years for Riverdale to grace our screens again (it’s actually only been 154 days, but who is counting?); thankfully the return of Season 2 of Riverdale did not disappoint. Dream sequences, old time-y hospital outfits, shower-cuddles and fog! Good lord was there fog. Check out our recap of the best bits of Chapter 14: A Kiss Before Dying.

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14 Things I Learned About Keegan Allen at Oz Comic Con

Keegan Allen Oz Comic Con

 

After seven (LONG) years of twists, turns, plot holes and ridiculous storylines, Pretty Little Liars has ended and everyone’s life is now a bit more empty because of it. Luckily, before the post-PLL funk could really set in, Keegan Allen, who plays Toby Cavanaugh, visited the land down under to attend Oz Comic Con 2017 (July 1-2) in Melbourne, Australia. While I wasn’t a huge fan of Tobias while watching PLL, Keegan Allen is such a cool guy and listening to him answer fan questions made me appreciate not only the actor but the character he played. Here are 14 things I learned about Keegan Allen at Oz Comic Con.

*** If you haven’t seen the ending of PLL do not pass go! There are spoilers ahead ***

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Riverdale is Nothing Like Archie Comics and It’s Okay

Riverdale The CW Netflix Archie Comics Adaptation

The first episode of Riverdale, the teen drama based on the Archie Comics, aired last week. As a longtime fan and collector of the original comic books, I was pumped to hear it had been revived again (there have already been several film and TV adaptations). The wholesome and lovable characters that I knew were coming to the small screen! But after I watched the first teaser trailer, I realised that it wasn’t going to be anything like the soda-pops-and-sock-hops-world that I was expecting….and that was okay.

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Recap: En Otra Piel/In Her Skin – Episode 154

EOP Recap

It’s the FINAL episode everyone! *sob* I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the readers of these recaps – and especially everyone who has left me comments. It’s been great reading them every week and sharing watching this truly addictive show with you all. Let it be known, we here at Cactus Pop have emailed SBS (several times) asking for a new telenovela to be put on. They have said there’s no plans at this stage but that they have had a lot of similar feedback and they are passing it all on. So fingers crossed. Anyway, let’s recap this final episode! It’s a tearjerker!

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Recap: En Otra Piel/In Her Skin – Episode 144

EOP Recap

Really, I could not have flicked to the next episode of this fast enough. Thank goodness for SBS OnDemand. Anyway let’s get straight into it! What an episode! I hope I can do it all justice.

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Real Housewives of Melbourne: Season 3, Episode 1

 

Real Housewives of Melbourne Recap

The wait is over! Crack open a bottle of La Mascara, switch your bitch, and get ready to say ‘Wow” because everybody in Melbourne’s favourite show is back! This season promises to be just as drama-filled as previous seasons. When the first episode ends in a screaming match, and insults such as “Grandma”, “Lydiot” and “SugarDaddy.com” are flying around you know it’s going to be good.

Here are some of our favourite moments from Season 3, Episode 1 of The Real Housewives of Melbourne!

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