Trash TV Guru : “Doom Patrol” Season One, Episode Seven – “Therapy Patrol”

Trash Film Guru

When is a step out of the nest anything but?

How about — when a TV series does an “offbeat” episode (a very relative term here, I realize, as the entire show is “offbeat” in the extreme) where no one leaves the house?

Which isn’t, mind you, to say that “not a lot happens” — or your preferred alternative turn of phrase essentially describing the same thing — in “Therapy Patrol,” the seventh installment of the DC Universe original streaming series Doom Patrol. Quite a lot does — in terms of development, disintegration, and re-development of team dynamics, fleshing out key character “backstories” even more, etc. There’s no visible villain on offer, though (even if Mr. Nobody’s presence continues to loom large and, in a very real sense, informs everything that happens), Timothy Dalton’s “Chief” Niles Caulder remains conspicuous by his absence, and yeah  —  more or…

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Music Video of the Day: I Need Your Love by Calvin Harris, featuring Ellie Goulding (2013, dir by Emil Nava)

There’s a lot of good things to say about this video.  Beyond the fact that I like the song, I also enjoy seeing all of the different people who run off with the camera.  This video has a lot of energy and it’s just a lot of fun to watch.  Visually, it’s a perfect fit for the music.

But, honestly, the main reason that I love this video is that Calvin and Ellie are just amazingly, incredibly adorable together!  Usually, whenever I see a video about a couple in love, I always assume that one of them has died and the survivor is now remembering all of the good times.  But, in this case, I chose to believe that Calvin and Ellie’s characters not only survived the video but that they stayed together.

(Of course, in real life, Calvin Harris was dating Rita Ora when this video came out.)