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Revenge Episode 1.13 ‘Commitment’ Extended HD Promo Trailer

By on January 12, 2012

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There’s no escape from the Hampton’s biggest storm! Half sisters, proposals, revelations and a surprise visitor!

It’s all happening in next week’s Revenge on ABC at 10/9c.

One Comment

  1. Norma

    January 13, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    First of all, I want to compliment the author of this website, Jennifer Griffin, for a site that is extremely well-done. It is so nice to effortlessly navigate through clean and easy-to-read information on the latest television shows.

    Secondly, I want to compliment the writers of the show, Revenge. For once in a long while, a network has managed a highly successful television show not based upon bloody crime investigations, emotionally exhaustive drama, overdone “love” scenes and empty rhetoric. For once in a great while, we have a show that parallels a “Who dunnit?” novel full of surprise, mystery, foreshadowing and clues. The show has a nostalgic and refreshing presentation.

    The show does not leave the viewer exhausted or depressed. Instead, the viewer is left with the exciting opportunity of mentally constructing the next plot line, eagerly awaiting the next episode. Watching “Revenge” is similar to putting together a puzzle one piece at time, reading a mystery novel or watching an old spy thriller. The curiosity, fascination and success of the show is based up its subtlety. In this modern day and age, it is rare to find something so powerful as subtlety. Subtlety is much more powerful than the graphically violent and “leave nothing to the imagination” sex scenes that permeate the silver screen. The audience is given a peek and then given the courtesy to figure out the rest for themselves.

    ABC has managed to gather a brilliant group of writers who have a titanic grasp on subtlety and mystery. Each scene brilliantly and mysteriously unfolds another clue, leaving the viewer to actually use their thought process. This is in direct opposition to most mindless entertainment because the show naturally encourages the viewer to think, guess and find clues. It wakes up the part of our brain that solves puzzles or problems and exercises our thinking capacity.

    Most folks probably don’t realize why they like the show so much, apart from the fact that it’s a very interesting storyline and the characters are played so perfectly. Of course, the viewing audience enjoys watching bad people served their big cup of justice, even if the means of serving it up are a little unorthodox or even lawless. However, people watch because they have an opportunity to use their God-given brain. People enjoy doing what they were created to do………think.

    Therefore, my hope and prayer is that the show’s writers will continue to serve up a healthy dose of subtlety coupled with artistic restraint. When the viewer can imagine a scene based upon an actor’s expression or hypnotic stare, then the show’s writers have succeeded once again in mesmerizing a captive audience. So, to the writers of ABC’s Revenge, I tip my hat to you for a job well done.

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