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  • “SCREAM: THE TV SERIES: Season 1, Episode 3” (TV Review)

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    Although my prediction about the format was correct, SCREAM has finally been elevated in episode three, “Wanna Play a Game?”. The opening kill brings us back to a murder from the past, a scene from the notorious mid-’90s Brandon James murders. And to get catch up for tonight’s episode, this is who we’ve got in our SCREAM: THE TV SERIES clique of victims and suspects:

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  • “SCREAM: THE TV SERIES: Season 1, Episode 2” (TV Review)

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    Episode two of SCREAM: THE TV SERIES, titled “Hello Emma,” picks up right where the pilot episode ended by clumsily wrapping up a few loose ends and demonstrating a predictable format I expect every episode to follow. Open with a kill. Exposition. Build up to what you expect to be another kill, but is actually nothing. A new suspect. The end!

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  • “SCREAM: THE TV SERIES: Season 1, Episode 1” (TV Review)

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    The pilot episode of MTV’s Scream opens with a familiar source of terror in teen horror as of late: the horror of embarrassing social media. A video of two girls making out in a car is uploaded to Youtube, leaving one of the high schoolers mortified. Played by Bella Thorne, the hot blonde teen who committed the act of outing the lustful car lesbians returns home after boasting about her bullying to her boyfriend, immediately takes off her clothes and blasts some modern alternative MTV pop music. The newly-designed Ghostface wastes no time at all, texting her puns and acting out a lame modernization of the original Scream’s iconic opening without any of the meta horror movie contexts that made the original so endearing and clever.

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