Moonlight Sleeping Beauty S01E10 (CBS)

It’s been a while since there has been a vampire show on TV. Angel was just a continuation of Buffy. Blade was an action show. Moonlight is somewhere in between. It’s gritty and romantic, which isn’t appalling. Unlike Angel and Forever Knight, Mick St-John isn’t that old of a vampire, so the flashbacks all take place in the 1950s to 1970s.

Alex O’Loughlin plays Mick St-John, a vampire private detective. He is a vampire who fully remembers what it meant to be human and longs to be human.

It was announced on December 4th that Moonlight would return for a second season next year. That is good news.

This was a great way to end this mid-season. Coraline is still alive and we don’t really know what happened with her. Beth still has mixed feelings about Mick. Mick has got mixed feelings about Beth. Things are all messed up. Beth and Mick find out that even Josef has a heart.

I really enjoyed this season and I am glad that Moonlight will be back next season with either a half season of a complete one.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Coraline is still alive, but in critical condition in the ICU. The stake missed her heart.

Someone wants to kill Josef. The old man knows that Josef is a vampire. He wants the assassin to use fire.

Someone empties a clip into Josef and his friends. Then they threw some white phosphorous grenades. Josef’s chief of security calls Mick. Beth is called in to cover the story. Mick is pissed off at her for turning up with a camera.

He looks at the security footage and finds out that the killer is a human. The assassin used military grade incendiary grenades.

Morgan regains consciousness but doesn’t talk about how she became human. She said that she became human for him.

Mick discovers that Josef isn’t dead. He’s waiting for him at his home. They use a hacker named Sam to find the name of the assassin. His name is Ralph Martin.

Mick finds out that Josef called some girls to come by. He is livid about this.

Something is wrong with Coraline. He body temperature is dropping even though she has a raging infection. Coraline has got the thirst again. She’s got the fangs and eyes as well. She’s regressing.

Josef goes back to his office. The head of security was working for the assassin. He calls him immediately after Josef turns up. Josef is there to get money and jewelry. The assassin comes but Mick is there to stop him. Martin tells Mick that John Whitley hired him for the hit on Josef.

The assassin is able to kill the cops and escape while in transit. Meanwhile, Mick and Beth are heading to NYC after Josef disappeared on them. A daughter of Whitley disappeared in 1955. Maybe that ties in with the reason why he wants to kill Josef.

Josh drops by to see Beth. Josh knows that there is something going on with Beth, but he just leaves when she can’t say what he needs to hear.

Martin drops by to see Whitley. He wants to know more about vampires and Whitley tells all. Josef, Beth and Mick all arrive in NYC.

Whitley knew Josef as Charles Fitzgerald. He killed his daughter in 1955. He gives them a diary to read. Josef was in love with the daughter.

Beth and Mick find Josef. He is with Sarah Whitley. She hasn’t aged a day. Josef tried turning her and she’s been in a coma ever since 1955.

Martin drops in and tries to kill Josef. He shoots and stakes him, but Mick stops him. Beth gives Josef Sarah’s diary.

Mick wants to do something with Beth, but she says that she has to get back to LA. She didn’t leave things well with Josh.

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