The Nine Lives of Chloe King Season Finale Review: Oh Mai God!

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I just don't know where to begin, but this is a good place: Please, ABC Family, renew The Nine Lives of Chloe King. It will be a travesty if we don't find out what happens next. 

Go Team Alek!

"Beautiful Day" showed just how quickly life can take a turn down avenues you've never even imagined. Starting with a fun-filled romp at the fair, the lives of not one, but five of the major characters went rapidly downhill.

Some things were done extremely well this week. Well, a lot of things actually. The music was perfect. From Brian wondering why Chloe couldn't open up to him to the scrore playing during the scenes when Jasmine and Chloe were fighting for their lives, the choices were perfect. 

But I'm getting ahead of myself.

If you didn't come out of this with more questions than you've ever had before, you are far more astute than I am. Who are Brian's family? They obviously work with the Order, but in what capacity? Whitley Rezza's mother had the book that belonged to Chloe's dad. Can we assume she had him killed, and likewise her daughter-in-law, as well?

Whitley stopped communication for some reason and, because Simone is working with Grandma Rezza, it seems a likely possibility that she is at the heart of the family misfortune.

The grief at the loss of his wife must have turned Whitley into a bad man. We've seen the extent to which Simone, Grandma and Zane were willing to go to put an end to the Uniter and all of her protectors. Could Whitley possibly be in the dark as to the enormity of the situation? If he truly understood the danger posed to his son from the Uniter, would he be able to condone Brian's continued involvement with Chloe? I don't believe he is that bad of a father. 

Something interesting happened in the Alek/Chloe/Brian triangle. Alek showed his vulnerability and had a childlike reaction to Chloe's talk with her mom. This made him seem weak. He was not the hero. On the other hand, Brian stopped fumbling the ball and laid his cards on the table with Chloe. As a result, he came off sounding like a man. A man in love.

Finally, looking back at everything that happened thus far, I could see why they took the slow route with Brian and Chloe. He really has shared things with her that he hasn't with anyone else. That is not only flattering, but speaks to his true nature and tugs at the heartstrings.

Alek's reaction left her unprotected by anyone but Brian, Amy and Paul. While they're faithful companions, they weren't skilled in kicking butt like the Mai. It was the first time Alek wasn't there. For anyone.

The tears streaming down Valentina's cheek as she awaited the return of Jasmine only to watch Zane try to take her life were painful. That they were matched by Jasmine when she hit the floor was gut wrenching. The smile on Zane's face as he carried out his mission was atrocious. Thinking of how a more mature Alek could have intervened in these situations is the most disturbing thought of all.

Of all the nights for Alek to zone out, it was the one in which he was needed the most. He returned to complete chaos and the reveal of his... brother? Who saw that coming?

Brian kept his word to Chloe, he didn't leave without knowing she was safe. But she wasn't safe. She was dead. Can anyone blame her for kissing Brian when she came back to life and he was professing his love for her? And don't clap your hands because he didn't earn his fate. I don't believe he is dead for good, though. Do you? 

Alek doesn't deserve to be blamed for the outcome of the evening any more than Brian does. The circumstances fell into place with a precision that that would be painstaking to predict. And pain is what we got - in spades.

The juxtaposition from the opening to the closing scene was a total surprise. I can only hope that we are given an opportunity to see the wrongs from the finale righted at the start of a second season.

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whatever you do dont cancel The nine Lives of Chloe king! i love this show and i would hate to see it be cancelled. i watch this show after school all the time. even if its just re-runs on netflix. this show is way better than the current shows on tv. it has a way better story line and is better than creating cheap blood sucking vampire series. we have to know what happens next!!! what about chloes mom? did brain, valentina, and jasmine really die??? you have to keep the show!!!

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Ok.. so i was recommended to watch this>> so many people at my school are going on about how ridiculous it is for Whoevr it is that is trying to cancel the show.. 9 lives of Chloe King has been the best series i have seen since i sat and watched all of charmed.. Ok. so why does charmed get a chance with so many differnt showings¬ this.. if you ask me its better then true blood,teen wolf, and so many others.. why are they pputting us down because it didnt catch others eyes like it did me.. and allthe rest.. for one, maybe people didnt watch it when it was on t.v but their watching it now on netflix.. why cant they just tell us wat happens next let it be knownn.. im curious..

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This show has to come back. It is one of the few shows that does not have needless cussing, one of the only shows that does not have explicit sex scenes, and one of the only shows that all ages can enjoy. A young child of the age of ten or so can watch it withour fear from concerned adults. It has enough subtle suggestive humor to come teens and adults to keep it interesting. The action, though at times cheezy, was actually very enjoyable. The comments of Chloe during the fight scenes were hilarious. It is an innocent show that had a decent plot and a wonderous lead. I agree that not all of the supporting actors was amazing, it still is a great show. It appeals to all. Admittedly, it reminds many of Teen Wolf, but it has enough of it's own aspects to make a distinct difference. If you don't bring back this show it will dissapointment to many. Please bring it back.

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I Really want another season to come out. When I watched the last episode I was mad because they just cant end it like that it leaves you hanging. There better be another season. They say they cancelled it because the ratings were low well what about the people that actually like the show, LIKE ME!!!!!!!!

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Please renew the show what happens next I like to no what happens with alek and his brother and do Brian Jasmine and hire mom leave and what about chloe and hire friends I like to no what happens do Chloe tall hir mom about hir cat like powers and do hir dad show up

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Please, I'm join to all comments were before. I like this TV-show, I wanna see better "END", even this. Don't leave incomplete plot, a lot of people need to see what happened next time in show. All want to see "Happy End". And I'm too.
THNX in advance.

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Please, please, please re!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I like the show and really want to see a season 2 so I can find out what happens next! I looked at some of the shows that you have on now, and I think "The Nine Lives of Chloe King" is as good and, in many cases, better than what you already have right now. Don't cancel it!

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OMG I AM TOTALLY IN LOVE WITH ALEK!!!!! HE IS SO HOTT!!!! AND SWEET! I SO THINK CHLOE SHOULD BE WITH HIM NOT BRIAN.

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yes i real like this show i wloud love it come back i like to know what hapen next plese bring it back

The Nine Lives of Chloe King Season 1 Episode 10 Quotes

You laugh but I pack quite a punch!

Chloe

Alek: I'm not cheating. It's natural talent.
Paul: You're using your Mai powers.
Alek: Yeah, which is 100% natural for me.

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