From now on, each week I will be posting on my blog top tens on various subjects concering "The 100."
This week I'll be ranking my personal top ten favorite episode titles. This has nothing to do with the plot, characters, or, events within the episode and I am only basing this top ten on my personal episode titles.
10. Hakeldama (Season 3)
Something about the name "Hakeldama" made me like the way it sounds. Meaning: Hakeldama (Aramaic: חקל דמא; field of blood) is the Aramaic name for a place in Jerusalem associated with Judas Iscariot, one of the followers of Jesus.
9. Spacewalker (Season 2)
Spacewalker to me will always remind me of Finn and how great of a character he was. Spacewalker sounds cool too. Meaning: a person who manoeuvres in space while outside but attached to a spacecraft.
8. Survival of the Fittest (Season 2)
Survival of the Fittest was a term I always liked and I feel that this show is "The Survival of the Fittest" in every moment. In my opinion they should have used this title should have been used in Season 4 since that season was more of an apporpriate setting. Meaning: the continued existence of organisms that are best adapted to their environment, with the extinction of others, as a concept in the Darwinian theory of evolution.
7. Earth Skills (Season 1)
Earth Skills was a term I felt was very appropriate for Season 1 as "The 100" soon realized later on that living on the ground is more than just about having fun and doing "whatever the hell you want." Meaning: Learning animal tracking, wildlife tracking, and wilderness survival skills from an expert tracker.
6. We Will Rise (Season 4)
We Will Rise is the slogan for Season 4 and it was a great one and the best of slogan out of all of the seasons. I felt that this slogan was perfect for Season 4 and it just felt like what the show is based on, the foundation. Meaning: "From the Ashes, We Will Rise."
5. Praimfaya (Season 4)
Praimfaya was the grounder's langauge translation of nuclear apacolypse. It is a badass sounding name and caught my eye finding out Season 4's finale title. Meaning: Nuclear Apacolypse, Praim: Prime (primitive, referring to 2052) and faya: Fire.
4. The Other Side (Season 4)
The Other Side was a quote said by numerous charcters during Season 3 and in Season 4 referred to the people locked outside the bunker and the crisis beyond. The Other Side is an excellent episode title for the radiation threat filled Season 4. Meaning: Noun. (uncountable) Used other than as an idiom: see other, side. We crossed to the other side of the road. (idiomatic, usually preceded by the and sometimes capitalized) The afterlife, as a supernatural realm inhabited by spirits of deceased people.
3. I Am Become Death (Season 1)
I Am Become Death is a quote said by Oppenhiemer after creating the first nuclear bomb. The title of the episode is ironic since nukes severly radiated earth back in 2052. Meaning: A few people laughed, a few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
2. Perverse Instantiation (Part 2) (Season 3)
Perverse Insantiation is an intersting term referring to A.L.I.E in Season 3 taking control of most of the population of people in The 100 and the survivors fighting her substanial army of chipped people. This title couldn't have been any more perfect for the Season 3 finale title since the season revolved around AIs taking control of people's minds attemping to take of the population. Meaning: The implementation of a benign, final goal through deleterious methods unforeseen by a human programmer.
Honorable Mentions (3)
1. Join or Die
Join or Die referred to A.L.I.E.'s mission to chip every single mind to become her servents and enclose them to do what she wants. This title has to be the best title for an episode and suits the theme of Season 3 and overall is the best sounding name for an episode in The 100. Meaning: The difference between the use of Join or Die in 1754 and 1765 is that Franklin had designed it to unite the colonies for 'management of Indian relations' and defense against France, but in 1765 American colonists used it to urge colonial unity against the British.