Shirley Manson – the new T-1000 in the Sarah Connor Chronicles

By Mark O’Neill
Contributing Writer, [GAS]

For Terminator fans, the Sarah Connor Chronicles are back on television and a new badass terminator, played by Shirley Manson, is on the prowl looking for John and Sarah Connor.   Yes, the Shirley Manson, lead singer of the band ‘Garbage’.    A nice bonny red haired Scottish Terminator!

Some viewers, especially big fans of the Terminator movies, have voiced their strong criticism of Manson playing a Terminator, saying that her acting was terrible.   But how can you possibly judge her by the first episode alone?    I mean, come on, give the poor woman a chance!

The part when the guy went to have a leak and the toilet morphed into Manson was a classic.    I don’t think I’ll be looking at a toilet the same way again anytime soon!

Did you see the first episode of season 2?   What did you think of Manson’s performance?   Do you think she is a scary Terminator?   Or a bit of a lumpy jelly?

Oh and she also sang a song for the season premiere which I thought was rocking – a cover version of Samson and Delilah.    Here it is :