Sometimes, life takes over. We get it. Even though everyone is telling you that [insert movie/tv show/comic book/video game/other] is amazing and you’d love it, sometimes it just doesn’t make it on your plate at the time. It happens to us, too. Now we’re trying to fix that. “Back of the Fridge” is our occasionally-updated look back at the things we should have experienced when they first appeared, but missed along the way.
In “Warehouse Inventory,” Tek enters a world of Endless Wonder with Warehouse 13.
Season 2 (Part 2)
For the Team
The adventures of Pete and Artie! I love the different team-ups. This time around we get the Artie/Pete and Myka/Claudia pairings. Pete gets to have some fun with his constant prodding of Artie to ask out bionic doctor, Vanessa (Lindsay Wagner), but the two also share a great moment that prompts both of them to act on their romantic impulses. Similarly, Claudia experiences some personal growth from some “big sisterly” advice as she takes on her first official assignment with Myka.
Meanwhile, HG Wells was placed in the Bronze Sector, a space reserved for, as Artie described, “Not Hitlers or evil dictators; they were on their way to being them, or much worse.” That being the case, coupled with her actions in “Time Will Tell”, Wells embodies a very unlikely poster child for trust, let alone Warehouse agent. I was a little put off by how quickly Myka trusted her. She clearly has her own agenda since she was drawing up her plans earlier this season and disappears at the end of this episode.
When all is said and done, everyone moves ahead a little. Pete and Artie go on their respective dates, Claudia looks to further her education, and Myka has the mystery of HG Wells to keep her occupied. By the way, where has Leena been?
Pete-ism: “Myka! Myka, guess how many croissants I shoved into my mouth at once!”
Merge With Caution
I love body swapping episodes. My favorite episode of Farscape involves the very same premise…but with many more characters. It’s always to fun to watch actors do their best impression of their co-stars. In this case, Eddie nailed Joanne’s mannerisms and Joanne was just flat out hilarious as drunk Pete.
The Artie/Claudia adventure was great. The ongoing father/daughter dynamic continues to be sweet and hilarious, and Claudia is a character that can clearly be paired with anyone on the show and yield great results. And Artie as a love-sick schoolboy definitely let Saul cut loose and be a little silly too.
Pete-ism: “Let’s bag ol’ Cathy Griffin there, shall we?”