Ile-Ife Okantah has recapped numerous shows for Vulture including Atlanta, Abbott Elementary, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and P-Valley. She has studied Black culture's impact on popular culture for the last five years.

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    The Changeling Recap: Estrogen IslandWe finally get some of Emma’s perspective, but it comes in a painfully plodding episode.
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    The Changeling Recap: To the Waters and the WildWhy is William such a creep?
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    The Changeling Recap: It’s Not a Baby!Emma’s point of view is sorely missing.
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    The Changeling Recap: Sad Truths and Happy LiesBeing a parent is hard enough without someone switching your baby with a changeling.
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    The Changeling Series-Premiere Recap: A Baby Is a Dream Made RealWho knew that these meet-cutes would go so horribly?
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season-Finale Recap: The Emancipation of DrewFinally, RHOA dismantles the fourth wall for the most authentically dramatic moment in the last two seasons.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Bob’s Big RevealWe’re reminded once again that Bob’s villainy know no bounds.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Booked, Busy, and BoringIt’s the beginning of the end as Ralph ditches marriage counseling, says absolute nonsense, and gives Drew the cold shoulder.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: The Ghost of Nene LeakesNene’s recent words haunt this week’s scenes.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Holistic HellAs entertaining as this episode is, it’s further proof that the wives need to stop holding back in front of the cameras.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: And Scene!Drew is genuinely giving an outstanding, dramatic performance.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Portuguese PettinessWould it even be a Housewives international vacation without dinner-table tears?
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Blast From the PastThe future of RHOA is more uncertain than ever.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: She Not by SheinThis season’s drama continues to circle the drain, but at least things are looking up in the weeks to come.
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    Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard Recap: Luxe on the BluffIt’s like Jasmine and Silas are filming an episode of Married at First Sight while everyone else signed up for a Bravo show.
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    Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard Recap: Swallow Your PrideIt’s difficult to keep up with all the drama ripping through the house!
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Gucci GrievancesGetting the wives back on the same page goes utterly awry.
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    Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard Recap: Shanice’s RevengeShe’s back!
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Escape Room ExplosionsSeasons worth of baggage bubbles up for Kandi and Marlo.
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    Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard Recap: From Jamaica to GermanyWhat is with Silas and Jasmine’s strange obsession with marriage?
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: The Door Is ClosedRHOA is on life support. We need some star power to save it.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Alabama BluesThe Peaches take on Birmingham to experience the Magic City Classic and maybe ignite some new beefs.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Off-Camera BehaviorAn off-camera confrontation oddly reminds us of what used to make RHOA so compelling in the first place.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Bullets, Biscuits, and BrosIn the year 2023, we should know better than to call each other ghetto, but here we are.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season-Premiere Recap: The Streets Are TalkingYou already know Atlanta wastes no time getting into the drama.
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    Abbott Elementary Season-Finale Recap: Selfish EraJanine and Gregory’s romance gets “To Be Continued” until next season.
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    Snowfall Series-Finale Recap: PrometheusIt’s natural to want Franklin to live happily ever after, but like most stories about the drug game, the ending is grim.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Maternal Instinct“Step one: Have a daughter. Step two: Play the long game.”
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    Snowfall Recap: Mrs. Saint’s RevengeFranklin and Teddy’s twisted game finally comes to an end.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Good Teacher, Bad TeacherGreg and Janine grapple with how they’re perceived as teachers.
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    Snowfall Recap: El Oso y El SantoSnowfall is reminding us why it’s the best crime show since Breaking Bad.
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    Snowfall Recap: Nothing Left to LoseWith Jerome gone, there is no one to anchor the Saint family, and Louie and Franklin are crumbling under the weight of their immense guilt.
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    Snowfall’s Angela Lewis Pitched Louie’s Villain Turn“I don’t take the hate personally, because I advocated to be a villain.”
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    Snowfall Recap: A Dying BreedIf Franklin is Prometheus, bringing fire to Compton in the form of rocked-up cocaine, then Louie is Icarus, flying too close to the sun.
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    Swarm Finale Recap: Everything Is LoveSwarm doesn’t provide any definitive answers, but it opens up the floodgates to an already polarized conversation.
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    Swarm Recap: The Making of a MurdererAs this story nears its end, Ni’Jah almost feels like a Wizard of Oz–type figure, which means the real story lies with Dre, Swarm’s Dorothy.
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    Swarm Recap: Forbidden FruitDre’s righteous murder spree brings her face-to-face with Ni’Jah and Billie Eilish.
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    Swarm Series-Premiere Recap: Killer BeyDonald Glover and Janine Nabers’s horror-comedy follows fandom down a violent rabbit hole.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Operation Save the SchoolAfter AVA Fest, Ava deserves to be in the Mount Rushmore of enigmatic TV bosses.
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    RHOM’s Lisa Hochstein Is Excited to Get to the Other Side of the Lenny Drama“I don’t know if it’s a curse … but you’re not quite a Housewife until you get a divorce.”
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    Snowfall Recap: Preparing for the WorstThis is the most unhinged we’ve seen Franklin.
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    Who Is the Worst Househusband of All Time?They’re each bad in their own unique way, but the Housewives Institute is putting them head-to-head to determine who is The Absolute Worst.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Sister, SisterNothing gets siblings to relive childhood trauma quite like board-game night.
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    Snowfall Recap: Busted Pipes and Broken LightsAll the Snowfall characters are getting backed into a corner.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Sock It to MeJanine may be a dork, but she’s messy as hell.
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    Snowfall Recap: Welcome Home, LeonLeon and Wanda return to Los Angeles to find their neighbor at the center of a civil war between Franklin and Louie and Jerome.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Janine and Gregory Sitting in a TreeThe Abbott teachers go full Real Housewives on their conference trip.
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    Snowfall Season-Premiere Recap: Rome is BurningFranklin’s empire is in ruins, but he’s hellbent on rebuilding.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Barbara Didn’t Start the FireEven without the usual dose of Janine, Abbott delivers another great episode. This cast is so unbelievably stacked.
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    Abbott Elementary Recap: Love LanguageGregory and Janine’s romance has become unavoidable.
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