Jane The Virgin gives us reason to celebrate in another excellent episode

After two tearjerker episodes focusing on Xo’s cancer diagnosis, it’s refreshing to have an episode of Jane The Virgin that traffics in joy and relief rather than fear and sorrow. There’s definitely potential for tears in “Chapter Seventy-Nine,” but they’re happy tears as Alba finally gains her U.S. citizenship after…

Jane The Virgin tackles sex and sexuality in its progressive 69th chapter

With a title advertising the main character’s virginity, Jane The Virgin was always going to be engaging with sexual themes, and “Chapter Sixty-Nine” is the nicest place to put a wide-ranging discussion of sex and sexuality. The big news of this episode is that Adam is bisexual, a revelation that takes Jane completely…

Jane The Virgin doesn’t let tragedy destroy its usual bright, breezy tone

After last week’s heartbreaking twist with the death of Michael Cordero, it’s totally reasonable to be worried about how Jane The Virgin would move forward in the wake of such a monumentally tragic loss. The three-year time jump that immediately followed Michael’s death assured viewers that the series wasn’t going to…