Tons of television shows follow the same model as Warehouse 13 — every episode has an "A" story and a "B" story, and the "B" story is usually something personal to the characters. Often, these two storylines are thematically related, in a way that feels cheap or silly.

But last night's Warehouse 13 was a good example of how to do the "monster of the week comments on the personal crisis being experienced by one or more regular characters" motif well. Let's delve into some spoilers, with some GIFs...