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Smoke & Mirrors Teasers - November 2023

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Smoke & Mirrors Teasers on 31 Oct 2023
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Coming up on Smoke & Mirrors this November 2023:

Wednesday 1 November 2023
Episode 143

Nthabiseng takes out her rage on a young man after finding Sakhile in close quarters with another woman. Magolide is adamant about winning his ex's heart back.

Thursday 2 November 2023
Episode 144

Mandla makes sure to let Sakhile know that they have a tough road ahead for what Nthabiseng did. Fanyana feels guilty for Martha's embarrassment over her unconscious confessions to Nomeva.

Friday 3 November 2023
Episode 145

An unforgiving Mandla slams the final nail into Nthabiseng's depression, and she is fetched by unwelcome visitors. Martha's plot to get "Samson's all" finally succeeds.

Monday 6 November 2023
Episode 146

Sakhile demands that Nthabiseng is released. Mthetho cannot oblige but is kind and understanding. He advises Sakhile to sort it out with Mandla. Nomeva encourages Sakhile to get his uncles involved.

Tuesday 7 November 2023
Episode 147

Nthabiseng loses her temper with Fanyana, which lands her in jail. Virginia confronts Thandiswa as the cause of Nthabiseng's woes. Meanwhile, Sakhile is rebuffed by Mandla when he requests a pardon.  

Wednesday 8 November 2023
Episode 148

A sad Thandiswa reaches out to Caesar. Juba is worried about Nomeva. Leroy thinks that a fight is coming. Lulu learns that Nthabiseng might be released from jail and informs Mandla.

Thursday 9 November 2023
Episode 149

Nthabiseng is taken to the psychiatric facility. Leroy persuades Nomeva to back off. Mamiki is forced to hand over the brochure. Magolide's suggestion to do things legitimately sets her thinking.

Friday 10 November 2023
Episode 150

The police search is unable to find Nthabiseng. Mthetho cautions Sakhile not to help her and warns Thandiswa that Nthabiseng may be coming after her.

Monday 13 November 2023
Episode 151

Caesar thanks Martha for respecting his privacy and not telling Jaxon about their arrangement. Nomeva arrives at the hotel at night, much to everyone's surprise.

Tuesday 14 November 2023
Episode 152

Sakhile tries to reason with Nthabiseng. He gets another shock when he wakes up to find that Nthabiseng has disappeared again. He asks Nomeva for help, but she has some bad news for him.

Wednesday 15 November 2023
Episode 153

Mthetho won't charge Martha without hard evidence of foul play. He promises Caesar Nomeva will be eliminated if she finds it. Nomeva gets photos as proof.

Thursday 16 November 2023
Episode 154

Mpendulo can't find Thandiswa at the salon. Leroy panics that something bad has happened to her and begs Mthetho sends out a search party.

Friday 17 November 2023
Episode 155

Nthabiseng plans to kill Thandiswa and then herself, but the gun won't work. Nomeva, trailed by Juba, is put in a holding cell.

Monday 20 November 2023
Episode 156

With a gun to her head, Thandiswa is compelled to divulge the truth about why she's in Emnyameni. Samson reaches out to his desperate wife in an attempt to help her. Petunia receives disturbing news from her sister.

Tuesday 21 November 2023
Episode 157

Thandiswa pleads with Nthabiseng to let her go, but Nthabiseng is intent on ending her life and killing Thandiswa. Nthabiseng finds out that Caesar and Thandiswa are having an affair.

Wednesday 22 November 2023
Episode 158

Realising how much trouble she is in, Thandiswa reaches out to someone unexpected for help. Martha is nestled in a shameful place where she's left to be at the mercy of her arch rival.

Thursday 23 November 2023
Episode 159

Mthetho and Virginia are confused at Caesar's disappearance. Virginia is suspicious and tries to track him down. Caesar convinces Thandiswa that they have to bury Nthabiseng's body.

Friday 24 November 2023
Episode 160

Virginia is frantically searching for her husband and enlists Mthetho's help. Meanwhile, Mthetho wonders how Caesar ended off-radar, in a no-man's land as per the report of the tracker.

Monday 27 November 2023
Episode 161

Emnyameni welcomes back its prodigal daughter who returns with a colourful story. Mandla has money problems - too many money problems! Sakhile finds a surprise visitor at his home who just won't leave.

Tuesday 28 November 2023
Episode 162

Caesar returns with gifts for Virginia, and it only intensifies her anger and suspicions. Nomeva asks Thandiswa about what happened between her and Nthabiseng, and Thandiswa decides to tell the truth.

Wednesday 29 November 2023
Episode 163

Thandiswa admits her mistake in Nthabiseng's death to Nomeva, causing a moral dilemma when Nomeva keeps the truth from Sakhile. Mandla is devastated by the loss of a huge sum of money. 

Thursday 30 November 2023
Episode 164

Nomeva warns Thandiswa against messing around with Caesar. Khanyo tells Mzwakhe that there's more money coming from Mandla.

Premiere episodes of Smoke & Mirrors air on from Mondays to Fridays at 21h00.


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31 Oct 2023 19:27

Nthabiseng brought this to herself marah she had gone crazy and out of control

31 Oct 2023 19:39

I'm glad Millicent is back she and mpendulo must fix things and Nthabiseng brought this on herself.

01 Nov 2023 20:15

#99 l doubt if its Millicent and also she and Mpendulo are over they can never be

02 Nov 2023 10:25

Timone edited on
11/3/2023 9:23 AM

The CeaTha ship is finallly sailing! or they will probably ignore each other for another 6 months 
The Nthabiseng storyline is quite messy story telling from the writers, she could have killed herself or died after the last miscarriage, or could have died from the bad muthi from the fake sangoma whilst trying to conceive again or something, why such a complicated, out of character and long winded story behind her death?  
The prodigal daughter can only be Millicent or Jaxon's former PA, can't think of any other females who left Emnyameni, unless its sormeone we had not been introduced to before, or maybe its this mysterious surprise visitor that won't leave Sakhile's house.......
The way they just abondened the Ngcuka and the virgin ritual killing storyline........

02 Nov 2023 19:10

@Timone smoke and mirrors is loosing it's touch.

03 Nov 2023 09:28

@Yusie1999 and its so unfortunate really, it started off so well 

Lady SMS
07 Nov 2023 12:54

I think the prodigal daughter is Thandiswa, I mean she disappeared then returned with a colourful story, obviously everyone is gonna wonder where she went than she has to tell the a her own version of story behind her disappearance

07 Nov 2023 14:42

@Lady SMS impressive, that never crossed my mind at all.

08 Nov 2023 11:33

Exactly lady thats what l thought aswell not Millicent

08 Nov 2023 14:37

@Timone You are right. Smoke and Mirrors needs to hit the iron whilst still hot lest it goes downhill. Isn't the show was supposed to tackle Tha's journey in ending the trio. By now, I feel like she should have at least gotten rid of one them, maybe Mthetho since I feel like he has less relevance in the show than the other two. They are dragging this revenge ploy and it becomes tiring to watch.
A war should ensue between Tha's camp and the trio and we need to see fireworks. Some of us do not watch TV in December hence if they have plans to execute some big story then.....

Is there really anything between Mthetho and Leroy or it is just some baiting stuff.

So Ngcuka just left? Without a virgin sacrifice being done? Woooow

08 Nov 2023 20:22

Just started watching.. I have to say it's surprisingly a good show

09 Nov 2023 10:42

Lol 1999 what will you be doing in December partying l guess lol

09 Nov 2023 15:28

#1999 edited on
11/9/2023 3:29 PM

@Vanvan07 can say that.
KeDisemba, family reunions and all. So it is difficult to be tuned in for an 18:30 or a 21:00 when there is so much catch up to do, yazi.

How are your DEcembers like?

10 Nov 2023 12:31

Ja its difficult to stick to the tv schedule in December, theres just a lot happening.  Catching up with family and the reunions and the conversations keep your mind off tv. And just being away from your space and being elsewhere takes you out of your routine (for those of us who travel "home" in December).  

Back to the show, @ #1999 they have abondened Tha's mission at Mnyameni to a point that I doubt there will be any impact when she finally acts on it, she is just a regular local now, her storyline was so much more interesting when she was still an escort in Joburg, there is really nothing intriguing or going for her now, even aboo Cindy and others' storylines are more interesting than hers and shes supposed to be i "starring" se show, now we have oo Martha carrying the show.
Mthetho and Leroy are supposed to be an undercover couple because Mthetho is still closeted and yet there is no longer any indication that they are still together even though we had never seen them break up, just another abondened idea.
Thandiswa and Ceaser's affair is also another storyline that seemed to have been abondened, their hooking up again is so random even now, more especially amidst the Sakhile affair rumours.  
Then theres Ngcuka, the ghost of Tha's sister, Milly all just gone.  Did Milly start a new school in the middle of the year? Whats the story there?


13 Nov 2023 16:31

@Timone.  Yes the change in the December routine is why some international soapies like Neighbours and Home and Away take a hiatus and return the following year after the festivities.

I second you there, I mean one can literally watch the show with  Martha and still be satisfied. She is nailing her part hence making Tha's relevance flimsy. They have to utilize now because like you said, if the execution is done next year in June, it would lack the impact that it would have done a few days after her arrival in Emnyameni.

You know when they revealed that Mthetho and Leroy were an undercover couple, I thot Leroy would be instrumental in helping Tha on her revenge against the trio. Like help her end him or something. But then, till now Tha is not even aware of the trio. She only thinks Jaxon is the only enemy. I am asking, why did she even come to Emnyameni then because yohhhh

Then Samson Ndamase's will storyline is back again? Didn't the man die months ago and the will was read out clarifying that the depot would be going to the trio. The sharing of the estates were put on hold????

Yea, Cesaer and Tha can ignore each other for three months thene a simple text from Tha, "I feel so alone" has Ngonyama booking a room and spending the night with her. The two do have chemistry, their affair should be a regular thing not a booty call kinda setup

Yena uXoliswa  comes and vanishes. She was much more active when Tha was in Joburg, now not so much. I do not understand her silence.
For Milly, I initially thought she was going to college but then it does not make sense. She went to a high school, mid term, mid year and it has to be a boarding school. I think their tactic of making her escape Nguka's plan to have her killed was flawed. Plus wasn't something bad supposed to happen to the trio for failing the mission. Was Milli the only virgin in the town that her departure vanishes the mission altogether with Nguka leaving for good??

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