Monday Recommendations

Love that every Monday MAE posts recommendations in specific genres and areas of interest.

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I have decided that every Monday I’m going to list feminist television show recommendations. I will create three categories and put somewhere around two or four television shows in each category. Some of these feminist shows are ones I have partly explored and others I have not yet. Here is my first list:

Modern Westerns:

  1. Longmire(2012-)
  2. Justified(2o1o-2o15)
  3. Saving Grace(2007-2010)

What Star Trek Fans Would Like :

  1. Stargate Universe(2009-2011)
  2. Babylon 5(1994-`1998)
  3. Battlestar Galactica(2004-2009)
  4. The 100(2014-)

Political (Government or Law) Female Centered Intrigues:

  1. Madam Secretary(2014-)
  2. Commander in Chief(2005-2006)
  3. Damages (2007-2012)

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Happy Mother’s Day Post

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I first want to start of by saying “Happy Mother’s Day!” to my Mom and the mothers who view this post. I’m going to celebrate Mother’s Day by listing mothers in feminist televisions shows that I love:

  1. Joyce Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  2. Moira Queen (Arrow)
  3. Xena (Xena Warrior Princess)
  4. Elizabeth McCord (Madam Secretary)
  5. Alicia Florrick (The Good Wife)
  6. Piper Halliwell (Charmed)
  7. Selina Meyer (Veep)
  8. Martha Kent (Smallville)
  9. Fiona Goode (American Horror Story:Coven)
  10. Melinda Gordon (Ghost Whisperer)

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Martin Luther King Jr Post

MAE blog shares shows with strong African American women characters!

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To honor Reverend Martin Luther King Jr, I’m going to list some powerful African American women main characters that have been on television recently. I was shocked to realize that finding black characters on TV was still a hard thing to do though it is getting easier every day:

  1. The hard ass talented general surgeon Dr Miranda Bailey who has recently become the Chief of Surgery. She may be tough, but she has a heart of gold when dealing with the other surgeons and the patients at Grey Sloan Memorial hospital.
  2. Olivia Pope whose a political fixer stationed at Washington D.C. and operates in the grey areas to help her clients facing situations ranging from being caught sleeping with a hooker to facing murder charges. Pope is a true “White Hat” who only fixes problems for politicians who don’t lie to her.
  3. Daisy Grant, the Press Coordinator for Secretary of…

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Happy New Year List

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To celebrate the new year I’m going to list episodes that celebrate a new thing coming into the world like a year or president and the end of a certain time:

  1. The West Wing Season Four Episode Seven “Election Day”
  2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Three Episode 21-22 ” Graduation Day Part One and Two”
  3. Vikings Season One Episode Six ” Burial of the Dead”
  4. Xena Warrior Princess Season Six Episode Twenty Two  “A Friend in Need: Part Two”
  5. Parenthood Season Three Episode 18 ” My Brother’s Wedding”
  6. The X Files Season Four Episode 14 ” Memento Mori”
  7. Jessica Jones Season 1 Episode 13 ” AKA Smiles”
  8. The 100 Season Two Episode One ” The 48″
  9. Lie To Me Season Two Episode 22 ” Black and White”
  10. Doctor Who Season Seven  Episode 13 ” The Time of the Doctor”

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Merry Christmas List

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Here is a list of ten Christmas themed episodes of my favorite feminist television shows:

  1. ” Amends” (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Three Episode 10)
  2. ” In Ecelsus Deo” (The West Wing Season 1 Episode 10)
  3. ” How the Ghosts Stole Christmas” (The X Files Season 6 Episode 6)
  4. ” A Solstice Carol” (Xena Warrior Princess Season 2 Episode 9)
  5. ” A Echolls Family Christmas” (Veronica Mars Season 1 Episode 10)
  6. ” Secret Santa” (Lie To Me Season 2 Episode 8)
  7. “Last Christmas” (Doctor Who Season 8 Episode 13)
  8. “2014 Christmas Special” (Downton Abbey Season 5)
  9. ” Christmas Scandal” ( Parks and Recreation Season Two Episode 12)
  10. ” Extraordinary Christmas” (Glee Season Three Episode 9)

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