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The Tres Horny Boys are dropped into a deadly virtual training program modeled after a classic D&D adventure. With the help of the Chat, can they make it through Lucas' trap-filled dungeon before their lives run out?
You're the Worst: This is Just Marketing Season 1, Episode 4
Gretchen does a podcast. Lindsay and Edgar babysit. And Jimmy does a book reading. [more inside]
Star Trek: Voyager: Year of Hell Rewatch Season 4, Episode 8
♫ Welcome back my friends / To the ship that never ends / We've got histories to mend / Come inside, come inside / In the force field there / Sits my wife's lock of hair / As you pass by, take care / Move along, move along ♫ [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH Season 8, Episode 17
"WEIRD Atomic Beasts Who Live Off Human BLOOD!!!" "The First Horror Monster Musical!" Suspeciously old teens gyrate while radioactive waste dumped off-shore creates mutant monsters, in what appear to be laughable costumes, that lumber ashore to eat straggers from their barely-clothed herd, until their special weakness is found: SODIUM. Another of those laughable 60s monster movies, with particularly ineffective monsters. In the subplot, the guys arrive in ancient Rome to spend a few episodes bumping around. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered September 6, 1997. [more inside]
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. [more inside]
The Good Place: Chapter 15 Season 2, Episode 1
Everything is great! [more inside]
American Horror Story: Neighbors from Hell Season 7, Episode 3
Ally finds herself branded "the lesbian George Zimmerman," Winter is somehow still employed, and Kai makes friends.
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Broad City: Twaining Day Season 4, Episode 2
Abbi's brief return to Soulstice gets interesting when she's given the training opportunity that she's always dreamed of; Ilana gets a new job at a restaurant.
SGU Stargate Universe: Subversion Season 1, Episode 18
Dr. Rush and Homeworld Command investigate when Colonel Telford is suspected of spying for the Lucian Alliance. [more inside]
In this first episode of Ologies, Alie Ward chats with volcanologist Jess Phoenix who also happens to be running for Congress. Learn how hot magma is, how volcanoes are formed, how screwed the Pacific Northwest is, what thrills Jess about volcanoes, and what to do if surrounded by horse bandits. Also: some valuable information about haunted lava tubes. [more inside]
The Great British Bake Off: Caramel Week Season 8, Episode 4
Things get sticky in the tent as the bakers attempt to impress Pru and Paul with perfect millionaire's shortbread, crisp stroopwafels, and beautifully decorated caramel cakes.
The Vietnam War: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) Season 1, Episode 3
With South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hanoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the south, accelerating the insurgency. Fearing Saigon’s collapse, President Johnson escalates America’s military commitment, authorizing sustained bombing of the north and deploying ground troops in the south.
The Vietnam War: “Riding the Tiger” (1961-1963) Season 1, Episode 2
President Kennedy inspires idealistic young Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.
The Vietnam War: Déjà Vu (1858-1961) Season 1, Episode 1
After a long and brutal war, Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided in two at Geneva. Communists in the north aim to reunify the country, while America supports Ngo Dinh Diem’s untested regime in the south.
Here's another one of our live shows from our recent tour of America's most Northeastern reaches -- this time from the Wilbur in Boston! This was our first of two shows that night, which is good, because this is before things went way, way off the rails.
The Strain: The Strain review thread, book friendly Books Included Season 4, Episode 1
Now that the show is over, time to compare plots.
The Strain: The Last Stand Season 4, Episode 10
The series finale. (For real this time.) [more inside]
The Orville: Command Performance Season 1, Episode 2
The Orville receives a distress call from another Union ship. Surprise, it's a trap, and Ed and Kelly find themselves imprisoned in a replica of their former home. Meanwhile, back on the ship,Bortus is on parental leave in his quarters after laying an egg. Alara is in command for the first time in her career. The crew discovers which system Ed and Kelly are located in, however they are informed by Union Command that system is off limits. Ed and Kelly are written off as lost in the line of duty and the Orville is ordered to return to Earth. Alara defies orders and heads up a rescue mission.
Veronica Mars: Pilot Rewatch Season 1, Episode 1
Introductions all around! Veronica Mars is a junior at Neptune High, formerly popular with the rich kids, now an outcast. Her best friend was killed, her boyfriend dumped her, she was roofied. Her father used to be Sheriff, but now he's a private eye, and Veronica helps him while solving her own high-school drama mysteries. This week's episode introduces Wallace, a new student at Neptune who is targeted by the local biker gang. Veronica Mars was first broadcast in 2004, just after Buffy the Vampire Slayer ended, and in a lot of ways it directly took up the mantle of kick-ass blonde high school girl empowerment. Never a ratings success, it was a critical darling from the start. [more inside]
Eternia the Forever Girl is back to let us know what life is like for her under the Dark Lord's reign. Also, believe it or not, part of the riddle gets solved. [more inside]
Star Trek: Voyager: Scientific Method Rewatch Season 4, Episode 7
I always feel like somebody's watching me/And I have no privacy/ Whoa, I always feel like somebody's watching me/Who's playing tricks on me? [more inside]
Rick and Morty: Morty's Mind Blowers Season 3, Episode 8
Hey Morty, let's watch some interdimensional cable. Remember how we used to do that?
BoJack Horseman: What Time Is It Right Now Season 4, Episode 12
Princess Carolyn pitches "Philbert" to company execs. Todd gets a better business idea. BoJack comes to a realization about Hollyhock. [more inside]
Naomi Klein comes by to talk shock, climate, resistance, and how smart we are. We then do a reading of Peggy Noonan's column, written while she was high on anesthesia. [more inside]
Outlander: Surrender Books Included Season 3, Episode 2
Hiding in a cave, Jamie leads a lonely life until Lallybroch is threatened by redcoats pursing the elusive Jacobite traitor. In Boston, Claire and Frank struggle to coexist in a marriage haunted by the ghost of Jamie.
Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster. [more inside]
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: The Hood Maker Season 1, Episode 1
In a world without advanced technology, mutant telepaths have become humanity's only mechanism for long distance communication. But their powers have unintended implications. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Time's Arrow Season 4, Episode 11
In 1963, young socialite Beatrice Sugarman meets the rebellious Butterscotch Horseman at her debutante party.
From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world. — Amazon [more inside]
American Vandal: A Parody of Deep Dive Documentaries: AV Club Investigates Vandalism Season 1 (Full Season)
When the class troublemaker is blamed for the spraypainting of dicks on every car in the faculty parking lot, two intrepid reporters from the school's morning announcement program tear apart the case against him in this eight part mockumentary. Produced for Netflix and very reminiscent of it's Making a Murderer, this spot on parody of long form investigative docmunetaries distinguishes itself by allowing its characters to grow beyond the stereotypes of nerds, jocks, and burnouts. At some point after the first few episodes you realize it stopped being just a comedy and has become as complex and asorbing a mystery as the documentaries its meant to mock. [more inside]
Halt and Catch Fire: Nowhere Man Season 4, Episode 5
Donna feels something is fishy with the sudden Rover breakthroughs and puts Boz and the team on the spot. Gordon watches Sneakers for the nth time with a special someone. Cameron gets an unexpected visit in the Airstream. Joe tries to make sense of things.
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: lovin that cali lifestyle!! Season 4, Episode 10
Diane leaks damaging information on Jessica Biel, Todd's clown dentist business hits a snag, and Princess Carolyn finds hope in an unlikely place.
Supernatural: All Along the Watchtower Season 12, Episode 23
Lucifer battles Sam, Dean and Castiel for control of his unborn son.
Supernatural: Who We Are Season 12, Episode 22
Sam and Dean only have each other to rely on when they're caught in a dangerous situation; the fight between the American hunters and the British hunters comes to a head.
Supernatural: There's Something About Mary Season 12, Episode 21
Sam and Dean are alarmed when they learn hunters are being killed by suspicious "accidents" all over the country. They decide it is best to find Mary and make sure she's safe. Meanwhile, Toni is back in the states and she and Mary face off.
Supernatural: Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes Season 12, Episode 20
Alicia Banes calls Mary for help after her mother, Tasha goes missing. Sam answers Mary's phone and he and Dean head out to help Alicia and her twin brother, Max find their mother who was hunting a powerful witch. Meanwhile Mary starts to have some doubts about the British Men of Letters.
Supernatural: The Future Season 12, Episode 19
Sam comes up with a way to stop Lucifer's baby, but Castiel has something else in mind for Kelly. Dean is furious when he finds out someone stole the colt.
Supernatural: The Memory Remains Season 12, Episode 18
When Sam and Dean investigate the case of a missing person, the lead witness says the victim was attacked by a man with the head of a goat.
Fear the Walking Dead: Minotaur / The Diviner Season 3, Episode 9
In the aftermath of the Clark family's actions, new leadership assumes control of the Ranch. Daniel assists Lola in the distribution of water. / With the Ranch dangerously low on resources, Madison and Walker leave in search of a solution. Nick and Alicia struggle to keep the peace. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Ruthie Season 4, Episode 9
One one awful day, Princess Carolyn deals with rejection, deception and loss. BoJack and Diane try to track down Hollyhock's birth certificate.
Project Runway: Descending into Good and Evil Season 16, Episode 5
Drawing inspiration from the hit film “Descendants 2,” the designers visit Lyndhurst Castle and are tasked with creating a look that represents “Good” or “Evil.” Most of the results are angelic, but as always, the devil is in the details. [more inside]
Better Things: September Season 2, Episode 1
Sam throws a party. Max brings her boyfriend. Frankie sings the blues. And, four Monopoly houses equals a hotel. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: The Judge Season 4, Episode 8
Hollyhock starts dating an intern on BoJack's new show. Princess Carolyn meets Ralph's parents. Mr. Peanutbuter throws his support behind Woodchuck.
SGU Stargate Universe: Pain Rewatch Season 1, Episode 17
The ship's crew is plagued by hallucinations that manifest their fears and desires. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Underground Season 4, Episode 7
Mr. Peanutbutter's posh campaign fundraiser takes a terrifying turn. As chaos swirls around them. BoJack and Diane get drunk.
Broad City: Sliding Doors Season 4, Episode 1
On a spring day in 2011, Abbi and Ilana meet for the first time.
You're the Worst: Odysseus Season 4, Episode 3
Gretchen meets the wine guard. Lindsay and Edgar do it everywhere. Gretchen responds to Jimmy's text. [more inside]
Once again we are coming to you pre-recorded LIVE from beautiful Washington D.C.! We sure hope you enjoy! Suggested Talking Points: Train Murder Preparedness, What Kind Of Family You Got, King of Pranks, Toilet Mysteries, Emojis Can Die, Navitius, Buying Welcome Mats, How Money Works, Doctor Toboggan, Improv Nowhere, Ruined Cred
Star Trek: Voyager: The Raven Rewatch Season 4, Episode 6
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, / Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before… [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: PRINCE OF SPACE Season 8, Episode 16
A guy working as a bootblack on the streets of Tokyo, who keeps a horde of kids with him also plying his trade, is secretly the interstellar hero Prince of Space! Defender of Earth from the dastardly chicken people of Krankor! Those who would invade us to obtain the athletic cup technology of which their own race is so woefully deficient! One of the most classic episodes of Season Eight, in terms all of riffing, of host segments, and of sublime movie weirdness. I like it very much! As for the show's "plot," all the guys go into a wormhole and strange things begin to happen.... Promo - YouTube (ih32m) Premiered August 16, 1997. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Stupid Piece of Sh*t Season 4, Episode 6
Surrounded by family, BoJack spirals into self-loathing. Princess Carolyn and Rutabaga Rabitowitz plan Courtney and Todd's sham wedding.
American Horror Story: Don't be Afraid of the Dark Season 7, Episode 2
Ally has an epiphany, and deals with her phobias by adopting a coping mechanism.
BoJack Horseman: Thoughts and Prayers Season 4, Episode 5
A mass shooting at a mall creates a PR nightmare for Princess Carolyn. BoJack takes Hollyhock to visit his estranged mother.
I, Claudius: Some Justice Season 1, Episode 5
Rome, AD 19–20. Tiberius, with Sejanus' help, is ruling with an iron fist. Only Germanicus is preventing total tyranny, but when he dies in Syria under mysterious circumstances, it is widely rumored that Tiberius is behind it. Germanicus' wife Agrippina accuses Piso, the governor of Syria, and his wife Plancina of murder and treason. At Claudius' suggestion, they are tried in the Senate, so as to avoid any backroom subversion of the courts by Tiberius' agents. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Commence Fracking Season 4, Episode 4
The campaign takes a toll on Diane's love life. BoJack helps Hollyhock search for her mom. Princess Carolyn tries to get pregnant.
The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week Season 8, Episode 3
Teacakes, cottage loaves, and multi-color bread sculptures (using only natural food coloring) challenge the bakers this week.
The Strain: The Traitor Season 4, Episode 9
Zack and Eph's reunion goes about as well as expected. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: Hooray! Todd Episode! Season 4, Episode 3
Helpful to a fault, Todd is spread thin doing favors for Princess Carolyn, Mr. Peanutbutter, and a visitor with a potential connection to BoJack.