Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 2, Episode 18

Today Is the Day: Part 1 (13 Mar. 2009)

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As the Connors prepare to move, they find out that Riley is dead, and Sarah begins to doubt Cameron's motives. Jesse flashes back to a submarine mission in the future, and John Henry plays hide and seek with Catherine Weaver's daughter.



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Savannah Weaver (as Mackenzie Smith)


Jesse flashes back to the year 2027 of her time in the underground Resistance she was chosen for a life-altering mission aboard a submarine, the USS Jimmy Carter, to travel to her native Australia, but was diverted to a remote oil platform location to pick up a mysterious black box. Back in the present, Sarah and John plan to move out when they learn about Riley's murder and mistakenly think that Cameron killed her, despite Cameron's denials. John and Sarah debate whether or not to bring Cameron with them as the rift between all of them (started by Riley and Jesse in the first place) begins to widen even more with no one, not even Derek, suspecting Jesse of manipulating everything so John can destroy Cameron. Elsewhere at Ziera Corp., Weaver and Ellison search for Savannah after she tries to play a game of hide-and-seek with John Henry. Written by matt-282

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Did You Know?


The terminator captain, Queeg, was likely named after Lt. Cmdr. Philip Francis Queeg, captain of the U.S.S. Caine in the The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »


In the morgue, when John is looking at Riley's body, the cloth was wrapped around her torso. It should have been covering her completely. See more »


Sarah Connor: I have planned on waiting for you with Derek's sniper rifle, pulled the trigger, solved about fifty percent of my problems. One shot. Do you know how bad I'd have felt?
Cameron Phillips: Very bad?
Sarah Connor: Not bad at all. But I know someone who'd have felt bad, someone who would never forgive me if I had done that.
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References Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) See more »


Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Opening Title)
Written by Bear McCreary
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Great Shows and I am sick of the canceling
13 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For a long time I didn't watch prime time television shows. Not since the 80's and early 90's anyway. Now for the past 3 years I have found my way back to them and have a chosen few to watch or at least I did. Now with the exception of Smallville and Supernatural every show I get hooked on has either been canceled or in danger of becoming so. Now it appears that Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is now going to be a member of the lost and forgotten. What the heck I ask! I am sick of this! Back in the 80's shows actually lasted a while no matter where they were in the ratings. Now all of a sudden if a show isn't in the top 5 it gets canceled. This is seriously getting out of hand. I am tired of falling in love with a show and and then these money hungry producers and network executives pulling the plugs on them. I can sit here and list at least 6 that I was interested in that didn't last more than 1 season. C-Mon!!! The Sarah Connor Chronicles has taken some weird turns and sometimes doesn't even seem like it would fit in Terminator genre but still something about the shows still compels viewers to stick with it and watch. There is a lack of good sci-fi shows out there and now that they got one going it seems it's doomed to the failed TV show abyss. Please, stop the cancellation frenzy and let a TV show play out. If you have to, change the writers. A show isn't going to grab every kind of viewer but the faithful will stick with it. So be faithful to us as TV once was.

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