ALCATRAZ 1.3: “Kit Nelson”

As expected, ALCATRAZ slotted right into the “63 of the Week” format this week, introducing the newest returnee from the legendary Rock, child-killer Kit Nelson. But viewers also got a far-more-interesting peek at Dr. Diego Soto’s backstory — y’know, his origin story.

Child murderers are at the bottom of any prison pecking order, so Kit (Michael Eklund) found life behind bars to be a litany of daily beatings. But it didn’t reform him. When he appears in the present, he resumes his old practice of abducting a child on a Friday night with the intention of returning him home on Sunday — dead. But not if “Doc” Soto (Jorge Garcia) and Madsen (Sarah Jones) have anything to say about it. (And they do.)
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PRETTY LITTLE LIARS 2.17: “Blond Leading the Blind”

So… Let me get this straight: The mysterious A was threatening Alison before she was killed? I have to admit that I did not see that one coming.

However, after my initial shock at the revelation that A had left Alison (Sasha Pieterse) a note pinned on a pumpkin by a knife, I immediately became suspicious of the rampage on Alison’s porch. We didn’t see the gourd vandalism in the Halloween special (“The First Secret”), but the incident was presented as happening after Alison’s prank in the haunted house, after she decided that she could trust the Liars to have her back.
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