Even with the clock ticking on a looming medical apocalypse, a worldwide pandemic of fatal "English Sweating Sickness" initiated by the unleashing of a magical Black Orchid thingamabob, Syfy's quirky fan fave Warehouse 13 manages to find time to crack wise about the end of the world.
"It's always 'ultimately death,'" Agent Pete (Eddie McClintock) bemoans when clued in about just how nasty the disease is that has infected the entire team and much of the rest of the planet. "Artifacts never release a plague of tickles or an epidemic of kittens." A plague of tickles: not a bad way to describe this tongue-in-cheek supernatural lark which pulls out all the guest-star stops in an eventful episode (Monday, 10/9c) by Drew Z. Greenberg that kicks off the second half of Season 4 with Evil Artie's (Saul Rubinek) life and soul also in jeopardy.
Killer cults. Sexually confused kidnappers. Creepy-ass Poe masks. What is a nice Canadian boy like Shawn Ashmore—who plays baby-faced FBI Mike Weston—doing on a show like The Following?!
TV Guide Magazine: OK, this show is messed up. Has it made you more paranoid about meeting people on the street?
Shawn Ashmore: Yes. Because it's never the ones you expect! [Laughs]
Spoiler Alert! Do not read this interview with Warehouse 13 executive producer Jack Kenny until you have watched last night's mid-season finale. Or deal with the spoilers and don't blame us.
Syfy has ordered a fourth season of Warehouse 13, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The new 13-episode season will premiere in 2012.
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