Slasher Preview: Like As Fire Eateth Up and Burneth Wood

Slasher

Slasher continues Friday night with an episode that minimizes the gore and maximizes the startles and scares as The Executioner takes a page out of Scream and Sarah forms her own theories and presents them to a rattled Tom.

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Sarah’s not the only one in an investigative mood — Robin tries to chase down why Justin got himself killed, and then has to deal with the real-world implications of that behavior, including a couple of frightening run-ins with Trent.

Dylan earns a spot on Sarah’s shit list when his editor makes a better read of his priorities than she does. We also get a little more info on the last scene from episode two, of the cinder block tossed from the overpass, and how that fits into the current timeline.

There are a few disconnected moments that I assume will render clearer as the season progresses. If they don’t, I’ll round back here with my questions.

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I liked this episode a lot. I adore Wendy Crewson, and it’s so fun to see her play a woman who has lost everything and genuinely gives no f-cks. So glad somebody saw her in this part. I expect her to show up on best supporting Canadian lists next year.

In case you missed it, the first two episodes of Slasher re-air Friday morning at 7 am/6c on Chiller. Episode 3 airs Friday night at 9/8c. Here’s a sneak peek.

 

Photos and Video Courtesy of Chiller.

About Heather M.

Heather M. is a longtime TV addict (she’s admitted the problem and has whittled herself down to a *reasonable* number of shows) and writer/editor. She pays the bills by writing marketing communications in the tech sector. She’s been writing about genre TV since Invisible Man and Dark Angel and loved Jensen Ackles before you did. You can read more of her TV writing at TV Goodness and follow her on Twitter @approximofnice.