), is still around (sometimes with a girlfriend who turns invisible), but the addition of Agam Darshi as the snarky, sassy Kate to the Sanctuary team leaves a sour taste. She’s more annoying than anything; imagine Kelly from “The Office” in a sci-fi setting, and you’re not too far off.
The continuing Cabal storyline is one of the show’s attempts at deepening its own mythology, which may frustrate new “ and even regular but casual “ viewers. Personally, my favorites are those episodes that stand alone, and among this batch, that includes one where an overweight man becomes a superhero via an alien suit with a mind of its own, and another that finds Magnus and Will crash-landing at an oil rig, where the waters are haunted by a giant “vampire squid” (not to be confused with BP).
If it’s oversized creatures you like “ not to mention oddball Bollywood musical numbers “ be sure to check out the “Kali” two-parter, complete with a spider duly dubbed Big Bertha.
Once more, E1 entertainment does a terrific job in packaging this four-disc set, plying on the extra features. Even if none are exactly essential, fans will eat them up nonetheless. “Rod Lott