Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
Number Of Episodes: 3
Stars: Sophie Lowe, Michael Socha, Peter Gadiot, Emma Rigby, Naveen Andrews, John Lithgow
Premise: Alice (Sophie Lowe) of Victorian England is convinced of an extradordinary world that exists within the depths of a rabbit hole of talking cards and pipe-smoking caterpillar. Believed to be insane, her doctors try to relieve of her such visions, but she is determined to find Cyrus (Peter Gadiot), whom she loved and lost to the evil plots of Red Queen (Emma Rigby) and Jafar (Naveen Andrews). With the help of the White Rabbit (John Lithgow) and Knave of Hearts (Michael Socha), Alice is on a quest to rescue Cyrus, among other adventures.
Worst moment from the latest episode: In a flashback, The Knave of Hearts, then known as Will Scarlet, convinces Robin Hood (Sean Maguire) and his Merry Men to rob Malfecient's castle of its substantial gold treasures. Upon returning and admiring their haul sitting round a camp fire, this interaction ensues. One of the robbers, smiling down at an open chest of glittering gold says that there isn't anything more beatiful than a treasure chest full of gold, to which, Will responds, "A chest of gold cannot compare to the beauty of a woman." To which the bearded man replies, "Depends on the chest." The whole crew erupts in laughter, thanks to a joke ripped from an '80s issue of National Lampoon's.
Prognosis: Once Upon a Time in Wonderland garnered 4.5 million viewers but that was down twenty-nine percent from its already underwhelming debut. Hopefully, the trend rates downward for this poorly written, Alice in Crappy Windows Screensaver CGI disappears down a rabbit hole, forever.