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Extraneous | His Dark Materials

Hot Shaman Stuff | His Dark Materials, Season 2 Wrap

January 5, 2021

The season is over, and we have a LOT of thoughts. We go over our favorite and least favorite parts of this season of television, and give out some awards — such as the illustrious "Glenn Close in ...

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Goodbye to All That | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 7

January 5, 2021

This finale is full of dead things: Jopari, a few witches, many Magisterium (Magisteri?), and, lest we forget, our beloved aeronaut. But we are also waving goodbye to the deftness -- and dare we say s...

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Angels We Have Seen On High | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 6

December 22, 2020

On this episode of Extraneous: His Dark Materials, we spy some angels from afar, follow Mary through Cittagazze, and share some moments with our favorite junior high power couple, one of whom may be b...

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Ocean's Three | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 5

December 15, 2020

It's Mrs. Coulter's first day in our world, and she's already passed her driving test and everything. Will and Lyra make eyes at each other, Mary considers a quest, and the angels have figured out sur...

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The Man Bun of Destiny | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 4

December 8, 2020

It's episode four and the slashfic is raging - we mean, Lee and Jopari have begun their epic trek across the Northern lands. Does Will get the knife? Do Carlo and Marisa get the earlybird special? Wha...

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Kiss of the Spider Daemon | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 3

December 1, 2020

In episode three, we contemplate the hazards of trusting anyone with a spider daemon, eavesdrop on a remarkable conversation between Lee and Mrs. Coulter, and watch Mary Malone do Mary Malone things (...

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The Bench | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 2

November 24, 2020

In episode two, we meet Mary Malone (Simone Kirby), and nothing else matters, because she is the best and we want to hang out with her wearing kicks, drinking beer, and eating stale biscuits all the t...

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Big Florence and the Machine Energy | His Dark Materials, Season 2, Episode 1

November 15, 2020

Are you ready to dive really deep into this big, beautiful, budget-ey, biworldy second season? It's His Dark Materials, SEASON TWO! Will and Melissa do some redux on the first episode of the BBC/HBOMa...

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Boreal the Exploreal | His Dark Materials Subtle Knife Trailer Reaction

October 20, 2020

Boreal is exploreal, John and Lee have a bromance for the ages, and there are Dementors in Cittagazze - it's the second trailer for the HDM Subtle Knife Series and we are all about it! --- We ha...

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His Dark Materials S1 E7: The Bear Place

December 19, 2019

We finally get to the fight between Iofur and Iorek, and we're wondering why it was so underwhelming. There are some big revelations in this episode, but the mishandling of some key plot points is wor...