TV Club: Under The Dome: “The Kinship”

It’s kind of fun how Under The Dome is just randomly picking and choosing from various horror and sci-fi thrillers this season. Joe out-and-out calls the alternate reality “The Matrix,” and now, as Scott Von Doviak pointed out last week (he’s on a two-week break; I’m just subbing temporarily), we’ve entered the Body Snatchers zone. The gooey substance from the cocoon lets Queen Bee Christine exhibit mind control over all her poor pod subjects. If she’s worried about them cracking, she goes in and delivers positive moral support in person. As of last week, she has some control over the moon or something as well. Her plan can’t lose! But what overlord is she talking to in that “voice recorder”?

And let’s also throw in some Prisoner, while we’re at it, as Big Jim gets attacked by burly men in white …

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