Recaps: “Extant” 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here” (Aired July 23 2014)

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Season, Episode # &  Title:  Extant 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here”
Original Air Date: July 23, 2014
Written By: Mickey Fisher
Directed By: Holly Dale

The following is the recap of “Extant” 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here”:

  • At night, Kern sneaks into to the animal hospital where Sam had performed Molly‘s ultrasound. He retrieves the record of Molly‘s ultrasound and takes it ISEA Director Sparks. Kern knew where to look because he used vehicle surveillance to track Sam at the hospital. Kern warns Sparks that Molly needs to be “contained” before she tells anyone else about her pregnancy. Sparks does not want to quarantine Molly, but prefers to tell her something more believable than the truth.
  • We learn that Molly was at one time expecting a baby with former boyfriend, Marcus Rawlins. Molly lost both Marcus and her unborn baby in an automobile accident.
  • While John is asleep next to her in bed, Molly has a flashback to the time when she and John were still trying for their own biological child. She is upset that her fertility treatments have not worked and wants to give up. John, however, convinces Molly to accept Ethan as their child, even though he is an android. At first Molly is reluctant, but she agrees. Molly also then John that she has signed up to go on a mission on the Seraphim, but is unsure if or when she will be selected to go.
  • In the present day, John plans a birthday party for Molly, celebrating the birthday that she missed wile she was away for 13 months on the Seraphim. It is also Ethan‘s first day at school – John and Molly prepare to take Ethan to his orientation.

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Images: “Extant” 1.04 – “Shelter” Promo Photos (Airing July 30 2014)

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Attention “Extant” fans! CBS has released the promo photos for “Extant” 1.04 – “Shelter,” airing July 30, 2014 at 9/8C. These images are from SpoilerTv.com. Next week the Woods family is on the run from the ISEA. From these promo photos we can see:

  • Molly is reunited with her father, Quinn, played by Academy Award winning actor Louis Gossett Jr;
  • Molly feels an intense pain in her hand;
  • Sparks is interrogating Sam;
  • Kern, dressed in hunter’s clothes, is more than likely pursuing the Woods family; and
  • Quinn and John get pulled over by a police officer and are then thrown in jail.

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Teasers: CBS Press Release for “Extant” Ep. 1.06 – “Nightmares” (Airing August 13 2014)

Attention “Extant” fans! The following is the CBS press release for “Extant” episode 1.06“Nightmares,” airing Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 9 PM ET on CBS:

“Nightmares”Molly uncovers footage that may reveal the real reason the ISEA chose her for the solo mission, on EXTANT, Wednesday, August 13 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Meanwhile, Ethan experiences his first dream, an unforeseen advancement for which he was not programmed, and Julie distracts herself from work with a mysterious man she meets at the gym. Tessa Ferrer guest stars as Katie Sparks, Alan Sparks‘ astronaut daughter.

EXTANT, a new 13-episode serialized drama, is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space. Her mystifying experiences in space lead to events that will ultimately change the course of human history.

Royalty: Danish Royal Family Summer Vacation Photo Call @ Graasten Palace – July 24 2014

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Attention Royal Watchers! Members of the Danish Royal Family posed for photos at Graasten Palace, the family’s official summer residence. The event mark the start of the royal family’s annual summer vacation. Among the members of the Danish royal family present were: Queen Margrethe II and her husband Prince HenrikCrown Prince Frederik, his wife Crown Princess Mary and their children Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine; Prince Joachim, his wife Princess Marie and children Prince Nikolai, Prince Felix, Prince Henrik and Princess Athena; and the Queen’s younger sister  Princess Benedikte and her family.

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Royalty: King and Queen of the Netherlands Lead Their Nation in Mourning as Bodies of MH17 Crash Victims are Returned Home

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at Eindhoven Air Base, holding hands, visibly shaken as the bodies of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash victims are returned home, July 23, 2014.

Attention Royal Watchers! King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands lead their nation in mourning as the bodies of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash victims were returned home. The King and Queen were on hand to receive the bodies at Eindhoven Air Base as they were flown home from the Ukraine via Dutch military transport jets. The monarchs were visibly upset at the sight of the coffins of their fallen countrymen being removed from the jets. The entire nation of the Netherlands observed a minute of silence while the first of their fallen countrymen landed on Dutch soil.

The bodies of the crash victims were then transported via a convoy of hearses from Eindhoven Air Base to Hilversum for further identification. Many Dutchmen lined the streets and three flowers in tribute as the convoy made its way to Hilversum.

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News: “Scandal” Casts Portia de Rossi in Top-Secret Role – The Wrap

Attention Gladiator Nation! ABC‘s “Scandal” has cast “Arrested Development” actress Portia de Rossi in a recurring role in season 4. The details of de Rossi‘s role are being kept under wraps; it is believed she will be part of a top-secret arc to be unveiled this Fall. Let’s hope this won’t be another Josie Marcus *boring*.

Source:  The Wrap

Teasers: “Extant” 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here” (Sneak Peek #2)

Attention “Extant” fans! CBS has released its second sneak peek of “Extant” 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here.” In this clip, John asks Molly whether she has been keeping secrets from him. He attributes Ethan‘s recent bad behavior to their growing distance between each other as his parents. Molly finally tells John that she is pregnant, how the ISEA impregnated her without her consent, and that she was afraid to tell him because she felt he would not believe her. John is happy about the baby.

Extant – “Wish You Were Here” (Sneak Peek 2)

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Teasers: “Extant” 1.03 “Wish You Were Here” (Sneak Peek #1)

Attention “Extant” fans! CBS has released its first sneak peek of “Extant” 1.03 – “Wish You Were Here.” In this clip, Molly returns home from jogging only to find ISEA Director Sparks waiting for her in her driveway. Sparks tells her that she was right about the ISEA. He says that a covert program in the ISEA‘s medical center has been secretly conducting experiments on astronauts for years; and that the medical center was responsible for secretly impregnating Molly using past samples for fertility testing belonging to her and John. Conception was done by timed-released, to occur when Molly was nearing the end of her mission. When she asks why she was never informed before, Sparks even offers to fall on his sword and clean house at ISEA to prevent a re-occurrence of this breach of trust.

Sparks tries to convince Molly to come in for further testing as allegedly she has the same brain abnormalities as Harmon Kryger had after he returned from space. Molly is not having it though. Of course, we know that Sparks is feeding Molly a whole bunch of lies to stop her from finding out that her child may have been fathered by an extraterrestrial.

Extant – Wish You Were Here (Sneak Peek 1)

Video courtesy of YouTube channel Extant