The Event: Cut off the Head (Mania.com)

By:Stephen Lackey
Review Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

 There were in this episode, as usual for this series, several twists and turns. Sophia is without a doubt the full on bad guy and it’s tons of fun to watch. This new story arc involving Sean and these “sentinels” also took a shocking turn this week. So who really are the sentinels? Are they another race of aliens fighting against he current ones or something more magical? This week wasn’t as fast paced as other weeks but it was still crammed to the gills with story. Sometimes, as long as there’s good story, slowing the pace for a breather is a good thing. One particularly interesting character stops this week and it’ll be really interesting to see the repercussions of his ending. In an amusing note the one thing that might have saved him actually happened directly after his death. It wasn’t supposed to be amusing but in its execution it really was. Overall a slower installment of the series but still completely engrossing.

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Mania Grade: B
TV Series: The Event
Episode: Cut Off the Head
Starring: Jason Ritter, Sarah Roemer, Laura Innes, Ian Anthony Dale, Blair Underwood
Written by: Evan Katz & James Wong
Directed by: Norberto Barba
Network: NBC
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