Jungle of Mystery; 2007: Ilana and crew carry the what's-in-the-box-box along as Frank wishes aloud that they'd never shown him what was in the box. Bram says they need to show it to somebody (else), "so they'll know who they're up against" which Bram notes is "something a hell of a lot scarier than what's in this box, Frank." Yeah, Frank. Wait. I don't know why I used the italics-of-disdain on Frank, there. I love him. Bram tells Frank that as long as he's "with us" he'll be fine. When Frank wants to know who Bram and crew are, he proudly says, "We're the good guys." Frank's been around the block a few times, you know what I'm saying? "In my experience, the people who go out of their way to tell you they're the good guys are the bad guys." Their mutual sideways glances of distrust are cut short when Ilana stops and announces, "We're here." They're outside a ramshackle cabin. I do think it's the one we were led to think of as Jacob's cabin, which is, I think, the one Horace Goodspeed built for himself and his wife. I don't think it's also Rose and Bernard's. I do think I have cabin fever, so I'll get to the point: it's old and abandoned-looking and there's a circle of ash around it. When Bram tells her to look at the ash, we see the circle has been broken. Ilana catches her breath and says, "Wait here." Now all I know about TV magic I learned from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Supernatural. That ash circle is there to keep something out or in. Either way, the fact that it's broken is so not good, at least in Ilana's eyes. Speaking of which, we jump to...
Episode Report CardCindy McLennan: A | 2990 USERS: B+
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