I’ve been wanting to watch Fresh Off The Boat pretty since I started seeing GIFS of Jessica Huang being amazing. Once the entire series went up on Hulu, I immediately jumped on it and was not disappointed. Jessica, who should really be credited as the show’s breakout character, is a hilarious, pragmatic, tough-talking mother of three. In her youth, she immigrated to the United States from Taiwan and is now a successful real estate agent.
When we first meet Juliet Burke, she is an absolute enigma. Who is she, really? What does she want? More importantly, whose side is she really on? As it turns out, knowing where her loyalties lie is moot, since Juliet herself doesn’t always know which side she’s on. She shifts allegiances depending on what works best for her at any given time. However, once she does decide to have someone’s back, you have her loyalty forever, no matter what.
Those of you familiar with Sherlock Holmes already recognize the name. Joan Watson is not only a gender-bent John Watson, but a race-bent one as well. In Elementary, John Watson is re-imagined as Joan Watson, a Chinese-American surgeon. Instead of a military career, Joan has instead accidentally killed a patient during surgery, which led to her abandoning the profession to become, at first, a sober companion. This is how she meets Sherlock Holmes.
Katherine Pierce, born Katerina Petrova, is a 500-year-old Bulgarian vampire.
See how cool that sentence sounds? Well, “cool” is a great word to sum up Katherine Pierce. “Badass” is another one. But the word Katherine chooses for herself? “Survivor.”
I fell in love with Emma Swan from the moment we met her, when she reveals herself as an undercover bail bonds person to her blind date, who is actually her mark. What a way to come out swinging.