Posts by Erin Wilhelm

About Erin Wilhelm

Erin is a lifelong geek who is a part-time writer for Bleeding Cool. Between her day job and her mom job, Erin reads and watches all the fantasy and sci-fi she can get her hands on. She is a Trekkie, Warsie, Potterhead, recreational WoW nerd, and Whovian. Find her on twitter @pearlsandchucks.

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Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show?

The May 25 video-recorded killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis re-awakened a protest movement across America. In addition to fighting institutionalized racism and police brutality, the #BlackLivesMatter movement demands that we rethink the role of police in our society. Racism, discrimination, and violence against minorities have long been a shameful reality […]

Too Many Streaming Services? Blame Wall St, Not Cord-Cutters [OPINION]

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back!

Back in the old days, twenty years ago, we eagerly awaited the weekly episode of our favorite television series. In college, my friends and I would gather in someone's tiny room, crowding onto beds or the floor, to watch ER or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Season finales, or worse, cliffhanger season finales, meant months of waiting before knowing […]

In the Evening Heartbroken Girl Sitting on a Sofa, Crying, Using Tissues, Eating Ice Cream and Watching Drama on TV. Her Room is in Mess. (Shutterstock.com)

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

Never underestimate the healing power of a good cry. Life has a way of piling upon us, with one thing after another going wrong. Busy, stressful days rarely offer us an opportunity to sit down and express our feelings. But every once in a while, we really need to – as I tell my kids […]

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Brady Bunch, Get Smart and More: Does Classic TV Work For Modern Kids?

Despite the modern discourse on the perils of screen time for children, I love watching television with my kids. I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation and later ER with my parents, and now treasure those shared memories. In an effort to create similar memories for our elementary school-aged children, my spouse and I […]

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"Star Wars" Ashley Eckstein Discusses New Ahsoka Tano Book [INTERVIEW]

Just last week, beloved Star Wars character Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein) returned to television in Season 7 of The Clone Wars on Disney+.  Now, Ahsoka Tano will be available in book form to a new generation of young fans. Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka, wrote a Little Golden Book called I Am A Padawan. The book, […]

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"Star Wars: The Clone Wars": Ashley Eckstein Dishes On Ahsoka's Return

In February, Star Wars: The Clone Wars returned to Disney+ for a long-awaited seventh, and final, season. Last week, Anakin Skywalker's epically popular former padawan, Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein) crashed back onto the show. Now, there are rumors that Ahsoka might soon make the jump to live-action in Mandalorian. Just when the world needs hope, and […]




"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Preview: Rex Is Haunted By "A Distant Echo"

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 7 Preview: Rex Is Haunted By "A Distant Echo"

In this week's all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Disney+, Anakin (Matt Lanter) is back in "A Distant Echo." General Skywalker joins Captain Rex (Dee Bradley Baker) and the Bad Batch to hunt down Echo, a clone trooper long thought dead. After intercepting an interplanetary transmission from someone using Echo's clone birth code, […]

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"The Rookie" Finally Returns With "Day Of Death" – Will Lucy Chen Survive? [PREVIEW]

After a record two-and-a-half month winter hiatus, ABC's The Rookie returns on Sunday February 23rd with its Spring Premier "Day Of Death." For viewers without a elephant's memory, the December fall finale ended with Officer Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) being kidnapped by a serial killer. The premier picks up right where the finale left off: Chen […]



"Star Wars" Obi-Wan Kenobi is the Professor Snape "Harry Potter" Deserved [OPINION]

"Star Wars" – Obi-Wan Kenobi: The Professor Snape "Harry Potter" Deserved [OPINION]

Alright fans, I know that tempers are running high in both the Harry Potter and Star Wars fandoms right now. So, lets take a step back and look at an interesting parallel that takes place outside of their current cinematic titles. In preparation for the coming Star Wars: The Clone Wars resurrection, I have been rewatching and sporadically retweeting […]

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"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Dark Side" Review: Lucy, I Am Your [SPOILER]

This week, ABC's The Rookie definitely brings the drama in their fall finale "The Dark Side." While the team cajoles serial killer Rosalind Dyer (Annie Wersching) into revealing where she hid her victims, another threat looms. Unfortunately, no one spots the larger danger until it is too late. As predicted, the episode ends on a […]

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"The Rookie" Season 2 Is Lured By "The Dark Side" [PREVIEW]

This week is the winter finale of ABC's The Rookie. The show has been heavy on drama all season, and "The Dark Side" will be no different. If the episode preview is to be believed, one of the team is destined to fall victim to a serial killer. But who? And how? Who decided to take a […]


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"Doctor Who" Series 12 Trailer – Love Is Coming For The Doctor [OPINION]

After months of writing about scraps of images and behind-the-scenes peeks, we finally have our first footage from Series 12 of Doctor Who. And my first impression is – LOVE. Throughout the trailer, love is radiating out from the screen. The Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) love for her role as protector of the universe and for her companions […]

"The Rookie" Season 2 – "Clean Cut" Finally Finds The Funny [SPOILER REVIEW]

Thus far, Season 2 of ABC's police procedural dramedy The Rookie has been all about the drama. While some episodes featured lighter moments, each successive week has introduced even more drama to the show. In this week's episode, "Clean Cut," the eighth of the season, The Rookie finally rediscovers its sense of humor. Restoring balance to the police […]