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Links: Killjoys, Season 5

From Heather M. of TV Goodness:

Link: Kelly McCormack Talks Killjoys Season 5
“It’s a playground of mess and I’m like Pigpen from Charlie Brown. I actually prefer being a messy character actor than being clean. Give me a pound of dirt and a disgusting [environment any day].” Continue reading.

From John Baker of Three If By Space:

Link: Killjoys: Season 5 Dawns With A Few Questions – Preview
Well, here we are, folks. The final season of Killjoys is about to break upon the shore of a our fandom like a wave. Are we ready for it to start? And are we ready for it to come to a finish? Forgive the questions as judging by the fandom’s reaction on social media, I think I already know the answers – but, today is going to be a day of questions. Continue reading.

From Debra Yeo of the Toronto Star:

Link: How Killjoys went from a space procedural to a show about love and family
It’s a TV show that touches on real, human issues, things like the nature of family and how our memories shape who we are. It’s a show that promulgates a diverse and LGBTQ-friendly worldview. It’s also a show that revels in penis jokes. Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Killjoys: 9 Things to Know about Season 5
“So she has taken away from our team the very thing that they rely on, which is their knowledge of each other and what their relationships are.” Continue reading.

From Norm Wilner of Now Toronto:

Link: Killjoys gets back to kicking ass in its final season
“How do you find each other again, when you’re completely distant and completely alien to each other? What remains? What are the remnants from that past life, what is that connection? And how do you bring these characters back together?” Continue reading.

From Heather M. of TV Goodness:

Link: Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, and Luke Macfarlane talk Killjoys Season 5
“The characters are still the characters, so those things still shine through, but there’s just an element of something a little different and a different dynamic.” Continue reading.

From Melissa Girimonte of The Televixen:

Link: Killjoys producers discuss the rules of family and memory in Season 5
“Family is the bedrock of the series. All the different ways it hurts us and heals us. How it shapes us. How is that driving us? When is it our guide? When is it our prisoner? All of our characters have felt lost at times and found their way together.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Killjoys: Adam Barken talks “Run, Yala, Run”
“From the first season to the last, the idea of memory, and how it relates to identity, has been a major theme of Killjoys. Dutch is a living memory. Aneela’s sanity suffers after Khlyen extracts her memories. D’av shows up in the pilot with the sense that something is wrong with his head, and over the course of the season, comes to realize that his own memories have been manipulated.” Continue reading. 

From Heather M. of TV Goodness:

Link: Thom Allison and Gavin Fox talk Killjoys Season 5
One of the many joys of the Killjoys Season 5 premiere was that Pree and his Gare bear were still in each other’s orbit. Last summer, I got to sit down and chat with Thom Allison and Gavin Fox about the new season during the press day. Continue reading. 

From Charles Trapunski of Brief Take:

Link: Interview: Killjoys’ Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore and Luke Macfarlane
“It’s been an undergraduate degree, maybe a Masters degree. And when you think of friends and you think of people in your life, it’s like how long it is from which comes these lifelong relationships.” Continue reading.

From Heather M. of TV Goodness:

Link: Director Peter Stebbings talks Killjoys Season 5
“You’re dealing with this really, at times, crazy, head-scratching mythology and trying to figure all that out and be part of the creative process and come up with solutions that make sense not just for your episode but for the broader arc. It’s a puzzle and I thoroughly enjoyed my time on that show.” Continue reading. 

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Why Killjoys’ Kelly McCormack is so fond of “stinky” Zeph
“Stinky has my heart let me tell yah. Zeph was already a dream role to play, but a dirtier, scrappier, more strung out Zeph with a cool backpack? COME ON.” Continue reading.