Marvel Cinematic Universe flashback: All 10 episodes of ‘Iron Fist’ Season 2 (2018), ranked (TV review)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is known for valuing fan feedback, and “Iron Fist” Season 2 (September 2018, Netflix) might be the prime example. After a first season that was rushed through production, moved at a snail’s pace, and had fight scenes that were cobbled together in the editing room, Season 2 is a notable improvement. It’s still slow-paced, but the fights are much better, the locations are magnificent, the score boasts a tasty Far East flavor, and several actors give standout performances. Plus, it’s a tidy 10 episodes, rather than the Netflix norm of 13.

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One-season wonders: ‘Six Degrees’ (2006-07) (Review)

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“This Is Us” will soon to bring the “people living their lives” genre back to TV, and it seems to feature character/story paths distinct from each other. So I thought it would be a good time to look back at a similar show, “Six Degrees” (2006-07, ABC). The 13-episode series from J.J. Abrams falls halfway between the genres he’s most associated with: It’s a character piece like “Felicity” or “What About Brian,” but it also flirts with bigger ideas like “Lost” or “Fringe” (albeit much more tangentially).

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