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The Stand S1E9: The Circle Closes

When this episode, the last in The Stand miniseries, opened with a voiceover via Frannie (Odessa Young), telling us that stories usually never end, they just go on in different ways – it downright felt like a threat. Please, please, let this story be over. I’m begging you. I need this.

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The Stand S1E8: The Stand

I’ve been sitting in front of this blank document for at least twenty minutes, and I still don’t know what the hell to say. Let’s do this holistically, alright? Let’s riff, let’s roll, let’s just let the connections form and see what we come up with. First things first: I hate it.

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The Stand S1E7: The Walk

You know, when Kenneth Branagh ruined my other favourite book, at least he had the decency to get it over and done with in two hours.

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The Stand S1E6: The Vigil

Everything that is happening in this show is wrong.

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The Stand S1E5: Fear and Loathing in New Vegas

(small side note: my next book is available for pre-order right now! Please consider grabbing a copy at a pre-release discount right here!)

I am going to scream.

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The Stand S1E4: House of the Dead

I just don’t understand how they managed to fuck it up this badly.

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The Stand S1E3: Blank Page

I’m sorry, what the fuck is this?

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The Stand S1E2: Pocket Savior

As soon as this latest episode, Pocket Savior, of The Stand ended, I sat back on my couch, nearly elbowed my cup of tea on to the floor, and nodded. Wow! I thought to myself. That was so much better than last week! And there’s no doubt that it is – but does that mean that it’s actually good?

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The Stand S1E1: The End

(If you’re finding this review for the first time, please note that I’ve covered the rest of the series too, and you can find that right here!)

If you know me, have met me, or have had the misfortune of so much as sharing a train carriage with me in the last ten years, then you know that I love Stephen King’s The Stand.

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