This week television gave us an All Stars round of Snatch Game, Sammy Al-Fayeed denouncing his father, a heart-to-heart between Victor Strand and Madison Clark, and much more. Here are my choices for the best LGBT-inclusive TV episodes of the week.
10. Mistresses: “Fight or Flight”
In this episode, Joss Carver found out that an abusive husband was cleared of all charges and she was out for revenge.
Best Moment: Joss disarming the man in the alley.
9. RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: “All Stars Snatch Game”
The challenge this week was Snatch Game, which combines impressions with improv comedy. The result was incredibly fun to watch.
Best Moment: Alaska’s Mae West.
8. Fear the Walking Dead: “Los Muertos”
This week, Nick Clark discovered information that could be a huge game-changer. Meanwhile, Victor and Madison were able to have a quiet moment that allowed us to find out more about them.
Best Moment: Victor talking about what could have been if he and Madison had met under different circumstances.
7. Tyrant: “How to Live”
This episode was incredibly strong thematically, as it bought attention to Barry Al-Fayeed’s hypocrisy. It also showed the entire supporting cast at their most active.
Best Moment: Sammy standing up to his father.
6. Ray Donovan: “Lake Hollywood”
This episode was an absolute bloodbath and delivered on the nonstop exciting turns that people want from Ray Donovan.
Best Moment: Ray’s phone call with Lena.
5. Dead of Summer: “She Talks to Angels”
This season finale had a final showdown that made you really root for Jessie Tyler. And Drew and Blair ended up alive and happy!
Best Moment: Drew and Blair’s kiss.
4. Pretty Little Liars: “The DArkest Knight”
This episode packed in a lot of shipper moments and it was nice seeing couples reconnecting. It also had a fun showdown, including the extremely memorable beheading of Noel Kahn.
Best Moment: Alison DiLaurentis and Emily Fields kissing.
3. The Fosters: “Collateral Damage”
Everything came together in this episode; Justina Marks’ proposed legislation, Callie Adams-Foster’s fight to save Kyle, and Nick Stratos’ dangerous obsession with Mariana Adams-Foster all brought Callie to the terrifying cliffhanger.
Best Moment: Stef Foster and Lena Adams’ argument over whether Stef should keep looking into Kyle’s case.
2. The Last Ship: “Legacy”
This episode had an incredibly exciting confrontation as Kara Foster led a group trying to stop Allison Shaw’s coup.
Best Moment: The crew of the Nathan James preparing for battle.
1. Halt and Catch Fire: “Flipping the Switch”
Every moment of this episode was packed with incredible tension, from the fights between Donna Clark and Gordon Clark to Joe MacMillan’s stand-offs with Ryan Ray.
Best Moment: Ryan’s confrontation with Joe in his office.