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The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 9 “The Caged Bird Sings” [Season Finale] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Sadly, in the last episode of the season, that is when The Quad seems to finally get its footing. In that, we see the perfect balance between everyday struggles of being in college or working at one, with the unfortunate soap opera drama people...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 8 “#TheirEyesWereWatchingGod” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While Cecil remains the lifeline of this show, we continue to be eye-roll inducing melodrama when it comes to Cedric, Eva, Sydney, as well as BoJohn. Episode Focus: The Man Who Shot Shontelle | Reconciling with Cynthia (Cedric & Cecil) Starting with Cedric, Shantelle’s brother Dre...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 7 “Go Tell It To The Mountain” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While Eva’s storyline continues the network TV drama, Cecil gets to step forward and with that, you get a show which has some sense of heart. To the point, you almost wish they would retool this show for a possible season 2. Episode Focus: Battle...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 6 “#Mulebone” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

The Quad pushes its rape storyline further and with that, so comes after school special like discussions. Which help to bolster the storyline and make it seem like more than a topic to cause melodrama. Trigger Warning(s): Depiction of Rape Episode Focus: He Said/She Said (Sydney,...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 5 “#Quicksand” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

With the question of whether someone had rough sex or was raped circulating through campus, it begins to cast a shadow over George A&M. One which may hide how some lives, non-related to that, are falling apart. Trigger Warning(s): Episode contains conversations about rape as...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 4 “#ThingsFallApart” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview/ Review (with Spoilers) Eva has a dinner party and because this show thrives on borderline ridiculous drama, naturally the evening gets ruined. Though partly by someone you wouldn’t expect to cause drama. Topic 1: Power Dynamics (Jason & Eva) To a certain point, it seems Jason...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 3 “The Invisible Man” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview/ Review (with Spoilers) As The Quad trudges on, so comes the question if perhaps it needs to slim down its featured cast members. For while each one, from Eva to Noni and Cedric are likable, arguably the limited time and dedication given to each...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 2 “The Fire Next Time” or “Elevators” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview/ Review (with Spoilers) As Cedric and Eva begin to lose hope, Coach Hardwick reveals a bit of himself to Eva and helps remind her of why it is so important to give people from all walks of life a chance Topic 1: This is What’s...

The Quad: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCDO7rRznP8 Overview/ Review (with Spoilers) Despite notions that this is like Shonda Rhimes-light or even some sort of A Different World 2.0 or Drumline spin-off, it doesn't deserve the comparisons. The only thing similar when it comes to this show is a Black woman as lead,...