Teen Wolf season 4, episode 9, “Perishable,” has just finished airing. Our recap explains everything that went down in Beacon Hills this week.

Teen Wolf season 4, episode 9, titled “Perishable,” begins with Parrish inside his car while Deputy Haigh, of all people, lights his car on fire. Meanwhile, Lydia and Stiles go to the sheriff and wonder if her grandmother isn’t as dead as everyone thought she was.

Before they can explore that option further, though, Parrish shows up at the precinct, definitely still alive, and attacks Haigh.

Lydia takes Parish to Scott and Derek and tries to explain to him that he’s a little bit different from most people. But Derek, unfortunately, has no idea what Parish could be.

Back at the hospital, Sheriff Stilinski is being prepped for surgery after catching a bullet in the shoulder. He and Stiles argue about whose job it is to take care of the other, and it’s a touching moment that ends when the sheriff starts feeling pretty mellow from all the morphine in his system.

As the group ponders how many professional — and non-professional — assassins are out there hunting them, Liam’s printer starts going crazy and printing off copies of the Dead Pool. A lot of names are already crossed off, and it seems to be narrowing down to just our heroes.

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Lydia begins to tell the others about her family’s history. Her grandmother, Lorraine, loved another woman named Maddie. One day, Lorraine heard a storm even though there were blue skies outside the window. She called Maddie, who was planning a boat trip, to tell her to be careful. Maddie went out on the boat anyway, and died in a freak storm.

Afterwards, Lorraine did everything she could in order to learn about her abilities. Most of it didn’t work, until she found Meredith, who she ended up driving insane with her various experiments. It was Lorraine who created the code for the list, and it was Lorraine who left the note for Lydia.

In the next scene, Scott finds the gun Braeden gave Derek and then tells him his name is what broke the third Dead Pool. Scott tries to tell Derek he’s in danger, but Derek has no problem being blunt: “Scott, banshees don’t predict danger. They predict death.”

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Scott counts the money that’s still under his bed, but decides to just put it back. Is he still struggling with whether or not to keep it? Liam, meanwhile, is definitely struggling. He keeps seeing the Berzerkers at every turn, and it’s obvious this whole situation is really taking its toll on him.

Stiles and Lydia continue to pour over the code Lorraine Martin left for her, and it’s only when she remembers her affinity with The Little Mermaid that she breaks the code. The last cypher key is Ariel, which shows them the list Lydia’s grandmother is on.

All across town, it seems, printers are going off and releasing the Dead Pool to everyone. Only this is an updated version. Derek is off the list, presumably because he’s fully human now, and Liam has been upgraded to a whopping $18 million.

Parish looks up the people on the list and realizes they’re all dead — they all committed suicide at Eichen House.

With the party at full swing at the school, Scott makes his way through the crowd. Malia and Liam are both trying to get drunk, even though Scott says it won’t work on them. And Liam still refuses to talk to Mason about his problems.

Lydia and Stiles visit Brunski and bribe him to let them into the Eichen House files. At the party, Malia and Liam appear to be drunk.

We don’t have time to dwell on that, though, because back at Eichen House, Stiles’ name ends up on the new list and Brunski reveals that he knows a lot more than he has let on in the past.

Braeden once again impersonates a U.S. Marshall and interrogates Haigh. Or, well, just punches him in the face. Scott figures out it’s the music making them weak, not the drinks. And at Eichen House, Brunkski makes Lydia listen to the tape of her grandmother’s murder. On the tape, Lorraine tells Brunski not to hurt her granddaughter.

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Two more assassins show up and gather Scott, Liam, and Malia, dousing them in gasoline.

Mason saves the day by turning off the music, allowing Scott to come back to his senses. Derek and Braeden get there right on time and help him stop the assassins for good.

And speaking of good timing, Parish has an impeccable sense of it. He saves Lydia from Brunski, and shoots him in the process.

And then the Benefactor is finally revealed. It was Meredith all along! Did you guess it correctly?

Our favorite ‘Teen Wolf’ season 4, episode 9, ‘Perishable,’ quotes

“We’re supposed to take care of each other.” – Stiles

“Because statistically speaking, someone on your team has got to be on my team.” – Mason

“Scott, banshees don’t predict danger. They predict death.” – Derek

“I don’t wanna talk about Stiles. I just wanna dance and get drunk.” – Malia

“It’s not him. He’s not the benefactor.” – Lydia

Disney’s released a minute-long clip from Beauty and the Beast, and it’s a great one: Emma Watson performing “Belle.”

Belle skips around town as the townspeople observe the “funny girl” in this uplifting sequence from the movie. You can’t help but get excited for Beauty and the Beast after watching this, and Emma sounds great!

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Disney’s released a minute-long clip from Beauty and the Beast, and it’s a great one: Emma Watson performing “Belle.”

Belle skips around town as the townspeople observe the “funny girl” in this uplifting sequence from the movie. You can’t help but get excited for Beauty and the Beast after watching this, and Emma sounds great!

In related news, the cast and crew kicked off their press tour today in Paris. Disney released the following adorable photo of Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken as they start publicizing the movie, which opens in theaters March 17:

Can’t wait to see it!

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 brings the L.M.D. storyline to a truly wild end. Here’s what to expect from “Self Control”!

You don’t know what’s coming

Yeah, there’s a synopsis for “Self Control” — “Suspicion turns to paranoia when the team doesn’t know who can be trusted as more LMDs infiltrate S.H.I.E.L.D.” But that’s the equivalent of saying that Iron Man is about a goateed man who can fly.

Sure, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 answers a lot of questions about who is and who isn’t a robot. More profoundly though, the episode goes in for a final knead and punch of the ideas that have been floating around all season.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 brings the L.M.D. storyline to a truly wild end. Here’s what to expect from “Self Control”!

You don’t know what’s coming

Yeah, there’s a synopsis for “Self Control” — “Suspicion turns to paranoia when the team doesn’t know who can be trusted as more LMDs infiltrate S.H.I.E.L.D.” But that’s the equivalent of saying that Iron Man is about a goateed man who can fly.

Sure, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 answers a lot of questions about who is and who isn’t a robot. More profoundly though, the episode goes in for a final knead and punch of the ideas that have been floating around all season.

Free will and humanity. Sacrifice and love. The nature of reality — and even of life itself. Beneath the plot, surprises, and pain, that’s what’s really going on in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spring finale.

That, and the characters who get caught in the middle.

Jed Whedon is Not. Playing. Around.

Executive producer and showrunner Jed Whedon is the man behind the pen and the camera in “Self Control,” and he’s there for a reason. Whedon’s first try at the director’s chair on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is operatic, incisive, and perpetually gut-clenching.

Yes, there are lovely and disturbing vistas, an artistry that comes from a deliberate and careful eye. But more important is the unshakable Whedon impulse that animates Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15, that builds through the episode like a cresting tide.

You know that unmistakable sense that someone is laughing behind the scenes? Yeah. That’s why Jed Whedon is here.

What’s next?

Well, that’s a very good question. “Self Control” leaves us with a few razor-like possibilities, all of which lead down spiky corridors of questions. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 is here to leave us thirsty for the season’s final seven episodes, and that’s exactly what it does.

Oh, and to answer your next question…

Cliffhanger?

Uh, yes. Cliffhanger.

Oh boy, cliffhanger.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15, “Self Control,” airs Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10:00 p.m. on ABC.

What are your top theories for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ 4×15?

Have President’s Day off? Here are some movies, TV shows, and soundtracks with which to celebrate President’s Day.

‘Hamilton’


Even if you were somehow lucky enough to have already seen the musical, you might as well celebrate today with another listen to the soundtrack. In case you have been living under a rock, Hamilton is a hip-hop, rap, musical about Alexander Hamilton. Yes, Hamilton never became president, but the musical does include multiple would-be presidents. Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and even birthday boy himself George Washington are heavily featured in Hamilton. Based on the biography by Ron Chernow, you can get a history lesson while you listen to great music.

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Have President’s Day off? Here are some movies, TV shows, and soundtracks with which to celebrate President’s Day.

‘Hamilton’


Even if you were somehow lucky enough to have already seen the musical, you might as well celebrate today with another listen to the soundtrack. In case you have been living under a rock, Hamilton is a hip-hop, rap, musical about Alexander Hamilton. Yes, Hamilton never became president, but the musical does include multiple would-be presidents. Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and even birthday boy himself George Washington are heavily featured in Hamilton. Based on the biography by Ron Chernow, you can get a history lesson while you listen to great music.

‘Liberty’s Kids’


Liberty’s Kids aired in the early 2000s on PBS. Liberty’s Kids follows three teenagers from varying backgrounds throughout the American Revolution, mentored by Benjamin Franklin. It is geared for children but is still pretty enjoyable for adults. In each episode, the teenagers encounter a significant person or event from the revolution, giving a concise and entertaining history lesson. The show features many important figures throughout the revolution, showing even more presidents than in Hamilton. As one can imagine, Washington is among these.

‘Lincoln’


Lincoln is a 2012, Oscar nominated movie, directed by Steven Spielberg based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biography of Abraham Lincoln, Team of Rivals. Instead of a biopic of Lincoln’s entire life, Lincoln is specifically about his passing of the 13th amendment. Essentially directed between each of his science fiction blockbusters, Spielberg also made many significant historical movies, Lincoln among them. Lincoln not only shows his power as a president, but also humanizes him through an Oscar winning performance by Daniel Day-Lewis.

‘1776’


Hamilton is not the first musical about American history. Thankfully, though, because this way there are other options, one of which is 1776. Even more conveniently, the musical 1776 was adapted into a movie in the early 1970s. Heavily implied by its name, 1776 is about the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 1776 definitely has a more classical musical theater vibe than Hamilton. The strange combination of American history and musical theater allows for a humorous yet educational experience. However, as reflective of the history of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Washington is not a character in the musical; yet, it obviously includes many other significant historical figures.

‘The West Wing’ or ‘The American President’


Unlike the other items on this list, these two are about fictional presidents. But it would be nice if they were real. Of the many politically charged movies and television shows by Aaron Sorkin, these two are specifically about presidents. If you have the day off and want to attempt to binge watch seven seasons, then you may want to check out The West Wing. The West Wing follows President Bartlet and his staff and advisors during their time in the White House. If you want a movie to help you transition between Valentine’s Day and President’s Day then The American President is worth watching. It is a romantic comedy about President Shepherd, who falls in love with a lobbyist.

How else will you celebrate President’s Day?