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September 30

Manhattan Love Story: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1
Yes, yes, yes -- "If I'm honest, it's half the reason I married her" -- "If you smash your phone, the internet disappears" -- New record -- Hip, ironic distance -- Number 72 -- Awarded for mediocrity
posted by Margalo Epps at 11:52 PM - 0 comments

Selfie: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1
Rebranding -- "You'll discover that not all well-dressed, articulate, detail-oriented men are gay. Many of them are just... Asian."* -- Charmonique puts up a lot -- Ga ga, ooh la la -- "I can see you, you live in a glass house" -- "I rarely call my mother" -- "It's archaic, but it's dead-on" [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps at 11:52 PM - 0 comments

Forever: Fountain of Youth  Season 1, Ep 3
Henry is interested in aging and how to die, but New York's wealthy elderly are chasing a way to turn back the clock.
posted by oh yeah! at 11:52 PM - 0 comments

HYDRA, Creel, and Talbot are all hunting down Coulson's team, and Coulson has no choice but to put his team at risk to ensure their safety. Fitz continues to struggle.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:45 PM - 6 comments

Chuck: vs the Sandworm  Season 1, Ep 6
Chuck spots a man wanted by the government. He finds out the man worked for the government, and just desired a new life. Soon he has Chuck doubting his handlers. Chuck has to interview for Assistant Manager. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 at 5:33 PM - 0 comments

Red tips the FBI off about a bank that handles the accounts of numerous criminal enterprises without any paper trail, but it turns out he has ulterior motives.
posted by Small Dollar at 3:37 PM - 3 comments

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - A young tech worker in an anonymous city crosses paths with a group of armed outlaws who insist his reality is a computer simulation he must break free of to save them all. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk at 9:12 AM - 58 comments

Gotham: Selina Kyle  Season 1, Ep 2
A kidnapping ring is targeting Gotham's street children, including Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Cat, a witness to the Wayne murders.
posted by Small Dollar at 6:10 AM - 22 comments

Resurrection: Revelation  Season 2, Ep 1
Bellamy awakens alone and abandoned at Arcadia's outskirts, missing a week of his life. As his memory returns, he has a shocking revelation. Meanwhile, Arcadia welcomes one more returned, Margaret Langston, the powerful matriarch of the Langston family, dead for over three decades.
posted by Jacqueline at 6:10 AM - 1 comment

Jessica's niece, Pamela, is distraught over the suicide of her husband, so to cheer Pam up, Jess books a cruise for the two of them. But while on the cruise, Jessica's niece is terrorized with reminders of her dead husband.
posted by filthy light thief at 6:10 AM - 2 comments

September 29

Castle: Driven  Season 7, Ep 1
Kate Beckett is faced with the toughest case of her career after finding Castle's car engulfed in flames.
posted by oh yeah! at 9:56 PM - 8 comments

Sleepy Hollow: The Kindred  Season 2, Ep 2
A daring plan to rescue Katrina involves everyone taking some risks. Oh, and there's a new sheriff in town.
posted by PussKillian at 9:04 PM - 20 comments

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Continued riots in Ferguson, Missouri, and the failed PR response. Mahmud Karzai steps down as President of Afghanistan. And now: Words newscasters coyly refuse to say. (At least one for every letter of the alphabet!) A damning piece on US drone strikes. How Is This Still A Thing: Ayn Rand. Kansas selling seized porn and adult toys to help make budget shortfall.
posted by JHarris at 7:50 PM - 4 comments

Chuck spots a Chinese spy in a restaurant. The agents want to find out why she's here in the US. Chuck goes on his first stake out, which is also a special occasion for his family. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 at 7:49 PM - 0 comments

Boardwalk Empire: Cuanto  Season 5, Ep 4
Margaret goes to Nucky for help with her Rothstein problem. Charlie meets with Capone, surrounded by sycophants and thrilled with his reputation as Public Enemy #1, and he sees a familiar face. Things are getting tense in Cuba, and Sally feels the winds of political change firsthand.
posted by computech_apolloniajames at 3:25 PM - 3 comments

Family Guy: The Simpsons Guy  Season 13, Ep 1
When the Griffins become stranded in Springfield after their car is stolen during a road trip, Homer Simpson steps up and offers to help the lost family. [more inside]
posted by Servo5678 at 12:33 PM - 8 comments

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 12:33 PM - 4 comments

Cult film club: "I like that. Turn it up!" Performance is the Altamont of '60s cinema; psychedelic and hallucinatory, decadent and depraved, polymorphous-perverse. And you can dance to it! Melding the sex, drugs, and rock & roll ethos of swinging '60s London with the gangster film, Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell's genre-bending cult classic is so mind blowing that star James Fox did not act in a film again for nearly a decade. [more inside]
posted by maxsparber at 9:33 AM - 0 comments

Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him; As the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy. [more inside]
posted by nubs at 9:32 AM - 3 comments

Elsa arrives in Storybrooke. Regina tries to deal with the reappearance of Marian, previously thought dead by Robin Hood. Belle and Rumple find a vacant but well-appointed mansion in which to honeymoon, and Rumple finds a curious artifact within. Flashbacks pick up shortly after the end of Frozen, with Elsa and Anna preparing for Anna's marriage to Kristoff.
posted by DevilsAdvocate at 9:32 AM - 4 comments

The Good Wife: Trust Issues  Season 6, Ep 2
Florrick/Agos tries to get Cary out of jail. Alicia tries to get herself out of politics. Diane tries to get Taye Diggs out of Lockhart/Gardner & Canning.
posted by Etrigan at 9:32 AM - 18 comments

Six months after going undercover with the mob (and confessing his feelings for colleague Amy Santiago) Det. Jake Peralta attempts to take care of the sting operation's final loose end. Capt. Holt torments Santiago, Diaz, and Jeffords with a series of seemingly pointless role-playing drills. Gina and Boyle wrestle with the implications of last season's ill-advised(?) hookup. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 6:11 AM - 15 comments

September 28

Chuck: vs. The Wookie  Season 1, Ep 4
A rival agent from the DEA (who is known to both Sarah and Casey) shows up, saying she needs assistance stealing a gem from a drug lord. However, they are reluctant to help due to past dealings they've both had with her. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 at 10:21 PM - 0 comments

After Henry pegs the case of a would-be bridge jumper as a homicide while the police label it a suicide, he and Jo go on a rogue investigation for proof. Meanwhile, Henry's anonymous caller surfaces again. Apparently, he has been tracking him for years. A letter on antique stationary might provide Henry a fascinating clue about the caller, and he enlists Abe's help in tracing the note's history to a foreign locale. Revealing flashbacks unveil the beginning of Henry's great love affair with his soon-to-be wife, Abigail.
posted by Jacqueline at 10:21 PM - 5 comments

Season Finale [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:14 PM - 2 comments

The Strain: Last Rites  Season 1, Ep 12
Eichhorst launches an attack against the pawn shop. Later, Palmer receives a very special visitor. Old friends return.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 8:14 PM - 18 comments

BoJack hires a ghostwriter to help with the memoir he hopes will put him back in the spotlight.
posted by Room 641-A at 6:43 PM - 6 comments

The women learn that they have monitors - people in their lives whose purpose it is to observe them. They then try to discover who the monitors are.
posted by Pendragon at 6:43 PM - 0 comments

Stripped to its basic pieces, the 10th session of Cowboy Bebop is a simple story: Jet returns to Ganymede for the first time in years, meets the woman who broke his heart, and finally lets her go. But it's never that simple.
posted by filthy light thief at 2:13 PM - 2 comments

Breaking Bad: Over  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 10
Walt and Hank get into a heated argument at a party the Whites host to thank friends and family for their support over the last few months. A stir-crazy Walt consumes himself with home improvements. Skyler is emotional and conflicted about Walt’s treatment and opens up to her boss, Ted. Jane hides her relationship with Jesse from her father. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 2:13 PM - 3 comments

Star Wars returns to the small screen since the cancellation of Clone Wars with the first Disney produced Star Wars franchise, Rebels! Set only five years before two droids crash land on Tatooine and into the life of Luke Skywalker, Spark of Rebellion begins our story on a rural planet in the Outer Rim with Ezra Bridger, a force sensitive orphan, with a habit of stealing, conning, and causing trouble with Imperial forces. This leads to his run in with the crew of the Ghost, a nascent band of rebels, in the midst of stealing weapons from the Empire. Caught up with the crew, Ezra finds himself traveling from an Imperial star destroyer to the spice mines of Kessel and ultimately, a new adventure in life. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 2:13 PM - 0 comments

Starlord returns to Earth to face his most terrifying ordeal yet -- hosting the 40th season premiere of Saturday Night Live.
posted by Etrigan at 10:38 AM - 23 comments

Jax's plans for revenge are spelled out and Gemma gets suspicious about Unser's suspicions.
posted by roolya_boolya at 10:38 AM - 1 comment

Don and Sal both have difficulty giving the clients what they want. Betty hosts a fundraiser.
posted by tracicle at 10:38 AM - 11 comments

Claire attempts to adapt to her new marriage, while Frank undertakes a desperate search for his missing wife.
posted by tracicle at 6:07 AM - 5 comments

Claire attempts to adapt to her new marriage, while Frank undertakes a desperate search for his missing wife.
posted by tracicle at 6:07 AM - 10 comments

September 27

Intruders: Bound  Season 1, Ep 6
Jack meets Rose. Richard meets with Rose. Rose meets someone old and new. . . [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 10:24 PM - 1 comment

A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 7:09 PM - 12 comments

In this black comedy, Jim is an unsatisfied middle aged man on vacation with his family at Disney World. While his family frolics through the park and is enthralled with the sights and sounds of Disney, Jim finds himself inexplicably obsessed with two French teenage girls. The park environment soon turns to something more sinister as Jim uncovers its secrets. Jim must protect his adventurous kids, placate his suspicious wife and defend himself against the happiest place on Earth. [more inside]
posted by emkelley at 7:09 PM - 4 comments

The Knick: Get the Rope  Season 1, Ep 7
An Irish mob storms The Knick leading to strange bedfellows. [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 4:19 PM - 1 comment

Charming and the Sons adjust to life after last season. [more inside]
posted by roolya_boolya at 4:19 PM - 6 comments

Doctor Who: The Caretaker  Season 8, Ep 6
Coal Hill School has a new caretaker and an unwelcome visitor. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 1:31 PM - 48 comments

Transparent: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1
An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out. Starring Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, and Gaby Hoffmann.
posted by iamkimiam at 1:31 PM - 6 comments

Jessica is invited to New Orleans by TV station WDX, but arrives two days early by mistake, so her host Jonathan Hawley has 48 hours to show her the 'Cajun paradise' (French quarter). Jessica soon notices the jazz show circuit can be nastily competitive; then clarinetist Ben Coleman dies from an apparent heart-attack during a recording, Jess figures otherwise, but why and how exactly? NOPD Detective Lt. Simeon Kershaw gets help from Jessica investigating Ben's private, artistic and business context, even smuggling...
posted by filthy light thief at 1:31 PM - 1 comment

11 Teams begin a race around the world. All of the key components are back: Phil's eyebrow, tooth sparkles, helpful arrows, baffled people, cabbies, and places to add to your travel bucket list. [more inside]
posted by julen at 1:31 PM - 11 comments

Traveling into uncharted space, the Enterprise encounters a mysterious alien probe. When the probe poses a threat, Kirk is forced to destroy it, much to the ire of the apparently superior alien race that created it. The alien commander, Balok, subsequently sentences the Enterprise to destruction for trespassing in their space. [more inside]
posted by Benway at 6:53 AM - 3 comments

Soos needs a date and looks into a dating simulator.
posted by Pendragon at 6:53 AM - 8 comments

September 26

The season premiere answers the question: "Which proposal will Rayna accept?" [more inside]
posted by Quonab at 8:43 PM - 3 comments

Chuck: vs. The Tango  Season 1, Ep 3
A stolen piece of art is the key for locating a weapon's dealer. Chuck's up for a promotion to assistant manager at work. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 at 1:50 PM - 1 comment

In this special two-part episode, Pearl gives Steven a magical mirror to aid in his education about the history of the Crystal Gems, and it ends up teaching him lessons very different from what she expected. [more inside]
posted by Narrative Priorities at 8:07 AM - 18 comments

Two months after the reelection, everything has changed. Fitz and Cyrus try to make a positive impact with their second term. The gladiators feel the impact of Olivia's absence.
posted by donajo at 7:54 AM - 6 comments

The designers have to select their next models from whoever happens to be in Washington Square Park. The Real Women™ get a makeover and, of course, a new outfit. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire at 6:58 AM - 41 comments

September 25

It's the quarter-finals of the Bake Off and only five bakers remain. Asked to make enriched sweet fruit loaves for their signature challenge, the bakers must work with soft dough to create works of art for Paul and Mary to critique. [more inside]
posted by mumkin at 7:51 PM - 9 comments

An ingenious, supremely well-executed film that's like a cross between a Twilight Zone episode and Primer. Benefits from multiple viewings, but avoid spoilers for maximum effect.
posted by AceRock at 7:51 PM - 12 comments

After Walt undergoes a PET-CT scan, he and his family wait for news about his cancer treatment progress. Fearing the worst, Walt follows Saul’s advice to cook as much product as he can with the time he has left. Jesse’s relationship with Jane develops, but is put on hold when he and Walt retreat to the desert for their marathon cook. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 7:50 PM - 2 comments

Is this worth pursuing? I'm not in love with the main character, (is it the actress?) but I'm liking most of the rest of the characters, even the annoying Russian sidekick. [more inside]
posted by small_ruminant at 5:08 PM - 17 comments

Chuck: vs. The Helicopter  Season 1, Ep 2
The Government wants to verify the secrets are inside Chuck's head. So they send a doctor who programmed the Intersect system to examine Chuck. When the doctor's car explodes, there's evidence one of the agencies was involved, leaving Chuck unsure whom to trust. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 at 4:18 PM - 0 comments

Hannibal: Coquilles  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5
The one with the angels. And I don't mean the Victoria's Secret kind either.
posted by tel3path at 3:40 PM - 7 comments

Key and Peele: 4.1  Season 4, Ep 1
Sketches in the Season 4 premiere include an alien invasion of Earth; a family reacting to a gay relative's wedding; and surprising views from a couple of racists. [more inside]
posted by gladly at 10:07 AM - 10 comments

Season 29: San Juan Del Sur - Blood vs. Water begins, and the first tribe member is voted out.
posted by yellowbinder at 9:40 AM - 23 comments