I’ve become hooked on the most ludicrously melodramatic television series since 90210 ended its season run. Now on about episode 11 here, I’ve been slow to warm to ABC’s retribution drama. It is, essentially, Dynasty without the shoulder pads and 90210 without the humour. Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) is a wealthy socialite with a secret: she’s actually Amanda Clarke. Her father died in prison, framed for a crime he did not commit. Monte Cristo-style, she swears revenge on all who brought shame on her family, and the thrill is in watching her devious plans unfold.  Continue reading