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February 8

The Venture Bros.: Maybe No Go  Season 6, Episode 2

The Monarch tries to get back in the game (and so do Billy Quizboy and Pete White), Brock and Sergeant Hatred make do with what little they have, Wide Wale gets a surprise or two, and Rusty tries to deal with the realities of running a public company with the help of The Pirate and his boys.
posted by filthy light thief at 7:43 AM - 3 comments

Fresh Off the Boat: Year Of The Rat  Season 2, Episode 11

The Huangs are getting everything in order to celebrate Chinese New Year with their family in Washington, D.C. But a mix-up with their plane tickets forces them to spend the holiday in Orlando. Scrambling to find other Asians to celebrate with, they stumble upon the Asian-American Association of Orlando, which is hosting their own interpretation of a Chinese New Year celebration.
posted by gemutlichkeit at 7:39 AM - 1 comment

February 7

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Homefront  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 10

"I was hoping that this would never happen. But it finally has. The Changelings have reached Earth." [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 7:29 PM - 2 comments

Black Sails: XX.  Season 3, Episode 2

After declining Captain Hornigold's "pardons", Captain Flynt and his crew will test their fate. Vane runs into an old friend. Ms. Guthrie and Woods Rodgers continue their journey.
posted by WidgetAlley at 6:17 PM - 2 comments

Adventure Time: Paper Pete  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 22

The guardians of the books in the Library seek help from Finn and Jake to save them from the evil Moldos.
posted by drezdn at 5:48 PM - 0 comments

Podcast: The Allusionist: 29. WLTM part II

You're looking for your perfect partner, but dating sites keep matching you with duds. So what do you do? Conduct an elaborate linguistic experiment, of course! At least, that was futurist Amy Webb's response to the situation. But did it work? [more inside]
posted by jazon at 2:17 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Galaxy Quest

The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 1:21 PM - 28 comments

The Legend of Korra: When Extremes Meet  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

Korra faces off with Councilman Tarrlok as Equalist activity continues to rise in Republic City. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey at 3:36 AM - 3 comments

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm Back At Camp With Josh!  Season 1, Episode 10

Rebecca bribes her way into a camp getaway to give a feminist lecture but really to get closer to Josh. Greg has commitment issues. Daryl makes some desperate moves so he doesn't have to spend the weekend alone. [more inside]
posted by john-a-dreams at 12:23 AM - 3 comments

Saturday Night Live: Larry David / The 1975  Season 41, Episode 12

Who likes Bernie Sanders references? The 1975 is a British Modern Rock band with dancy stylings.
posted by rhizome at 12:06 AM - 18 comments

February 6

Farscape: The Choice  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 17

Aeryn seeks refuge on a planet with a supernatural reputation after the loss of the Crichton she'd grown close to. Stark wanders off, but nothing on this planet is what it seems when an old enemy returns.[via]
posted by cshenk at 10:31 PM - 1 comment

The 100: "Ye Who Enter Here" S3, Ep3  Season 3, Episode 3

IMDB Summary S3, Ep3 Aired: 4 Feb. 2016 Ye Who Enter Here Now with Clarke in her possession, Lexa has the power to force Skikru to become one with the grounders. Kane, Bellamy and Monty continue the search for Clarke, while the Ice Nation prepares to draw first blood against Skikru and the other grounder clans. [more inside]
posted by pjsky at 7:40 PM - 5 comments

Angie Tribeca: "The Wedding Planner Did It"  Season 1, Episode 2

Tribeca and Geils investigate a series of baker murders. [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A at 6:43 PM - 1 comment

Movie: The Long Goodbye

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 11:22 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: Reply All: #53 In The Desert

Strangers keep coming to Mike and Christina's house looking for their stolen cell phones. Nobody knows why. We travel to Atlanta to find out what's going on, in our thorniest Super Tech Support yet.Be sure to check out Kashmir Hill's story on Fusion. (Previously, on the blue)
posted by eotvos at 8:38 AM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Turnabout Intruder  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 24

Captain Kirk switches personalities with an insane Dr. Janice Lester who finally gets a chance to become captain of the Enterprise. [more inside]
posted by Benway at 8:22 AM - 6 comments

Grimm: A Reptile Dysfunction  Season 5, Episode 8

A mysterious sighting is connected to the death of a tourist at a local lake; Rosalee is haunted by her past; Renard supports a candidate for mayor; Nick witnesses the scope of the wesen uprising. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:34 AM - 4 comments

Sleepy Hollow: One Life  Season 3, Episode 9

Jenny and Crane are at a loss after Abbie's sacrifice; Crane forms an unexpected partnership; Jenny faces off with a former enemy.
posted by oh yeah! at 7:24 AM - 5 comments

February 5

Elementary: Down Where the Dead Delight  Season 4, Episode 11

Watson and Holmes must look for a killer without any physical evidence to assist them; Watson is asked to consult on a case by a detective who has a grudge against her.
posted by oh yeah! at 6:04 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka)

A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 4:23 PM - 24 comments

Legends of Tomorrow: Blood Ties  Season 1, Episode 3

Rip and Sara attempt to redistribute Vandal Savage's wealth. Snart takes Rory and Jax on an emotional field trip. Ray plays Asteroids in inner space.
posted by zjacreman at 2:38 PM - 23 comments

Podcast: Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff: Episode 176: Shut Up, Fungus

Get your chlorophyll on as we enter a vine-choked version of the Gaming Hut to riff an alien species that feeds via photosynthesis. / Ken gets you started on your collection of books about maps in a bibliographic Cartography Hut. / It’s been a while since Ask Ken and Robin had a lightning round, so let’s have a lightning round. / Then the Eliptony Hut blows up real good with a look at the Martian nuclear armageddon theory.
posted by graymouser at 10:38 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Turbo Kid

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:35 AM - 10 comments

Podcast: Serial: S01 Update: Day 02, Adnan Syed’s Hearing

Sarah and Dana discuss Day 2 of Adnan's post-conviction hearing. We learn about how the prosecutor cross-examined Asia McClain, and how the cell phone data might not hold up.
posted by radioamy at 9:40 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: CoolGames Inc: Episode 2: Cook For Cube

Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson delve into the dark truths behind Pokéball metaphysics, DJ Hero 2 turntable compatibility, Jonathan Blow DDoSing GameFAQs, and the untapped concept of 'social permadeath.' Special guest Justin McElroy.
posted by Tevin at 8:11 AM - 2 comments

Adventure Time: Marceline's Closet  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 21

Finn and Jake are trapped in Marceline's closet because they thought Marceline would suck their blood.
posted by drezdn at 6:17 AM - 1 comment

February 4

Top Chef: Restaurant Wars, Part I  Season 13, Episode 9

The chefs sing the "Restaurant Wars" song, and two teams go head-to-head as they prepare to open their own Chair Lunch Dinner.
posted by duffell at 7:14 PM - 9 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Karen Peralta  Season 3, Episode 14

When Jake brings Amy to meet his mother (special guest star Katey Sagal) for his birthday, he receives an unwelcome surprise. Meanwhile, Charles and Rosa's test run of the NYPD's body cams comes with some unexpected body issues. Elsewhere, Holt and the rest of the Nine-Nine wrack their brains solving a fiendish escape-the-room puzzle.
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:06 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Hail, Caesar!

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:24 PM - 13 comments

The Expanse: Season 1: "Dulcinea" through "Leviathan Wakes"  Books Included   Season 1 (Full Season)

A thread to discuss the entire first season of The Expanse, as well as the James S. A. Corey book it's based on: Leviathan Wakes.
posted by zarq at 12:59 PM - 32 comments

Podcast: Serial: S02 Episode 06: 5 O'Clock Shadow

Why did Bowe Bergdahl walk off?
posted by jenfullmoon at 9:44 AM - 7 comments

Star Wars Rebels: Legends of the Lasat  Season 2, Episode 12

The crew of the Ghost discover two refugees from Zeb's ruined homeworld, Lasan. Inspired by an ancient legend, they set off on a journey to find a new home for the surviving members of Zeb's race. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 6:42 AM - 9 comments

Podcast: Serial: S01 Update: Day 01, Adnan Syed’s Hearing

Serial is going back to the Adnan Syed case for a few short daily episodes about a new hearing focusing on whether his trial lawyer was negligent. In this first episode, Asia McClain takes the stand.
posted by Kattullus at 5:26 AM - 11 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE BEATNIKS  Season 4, Episode 15

"Living by their code of REBELLION and MUTINY! Intimite secrets of the Beat Generation!" A singer has dreams of stardom, but his hipster friends keep him down. The movie was both directed and written by connsumate cartoon voice actor Paul Frees. Boris Badenov himself! But as we're reminded frequently, they're not beatniks. Servo: "They're not even Boatniks!" With short General Hospital #2: More scenes from the early days of the long-running soap. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered November 25, 1992. (Turkey Day '92) [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 3:16 AM - 5 comments

February 3

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doublemeat Palace  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 12

Buffy takes a job at the Doublemeat Palace, and begins to suspect she's serving human meat. Amy endangers Willow's magic resistance. Anya's vengeance demon friend Halfrek visits in advance of the wedding.
posted by yellowbinder at 9:51 PM - 15 comments

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Gone  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 11

Buffy is so stressed dealing with Willow's sobriety, Dawn's resentment and a threatening social worker that when the Trio makes her invisible she's positively giddy with the freedom. Faced with the actual threat of disappearing forever, she is able to start to confront her reality.
posted by yellowbinder at 9:51 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Get Shorty

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 6:10 PM - 19 comments

Agent Carter: Smoke And Mirrors  Season 2, Episode 4

Flashbacks into the pasts of Peggy and Whitney Frost; Peggy and Jarvis discuss animal tranquilizers and felony kidnapping; Whitney Frost does Dark Matter SCIENCE.
posted by soundguy99 at 5:44 PM - 17 comments

Lucifer: Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil  Season 1, Episode 2

Lucifer helps Chloe investigate when a movie star's son is killed after being pursued by the paparazzi; Maze and Amenadiel try to persuade Lucifer to come back to hell.
posted by oh yeah! at 5:31 PM - 22 comments

Supergirl: Bizarro  Season 1, Episode 12

A twisted version of Supergirl tries to destroy Kara. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:21 PM - 17 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Our Man Bashir  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 10

A transporter accident replaces the characters in Bashir's secret agent holosuite program with the physical forms of the station's senior staff. [more inside]
posted by Slothrop at 5:08 PM - 10 comments

Vixen: Web-Series: All in one episode  Season 1 (Full Season)

The entire season is composed of 6 episodes, each 4-7 minutes long. But you can watch the whole thing in one 30 minutes episode. Mari McCabe comes back to her hometown, Detroit, and the family heirloom necklace she has suddenly comes to life, granting her abilities of animals. She wants to use it to figure out her real family, but where will that lead her? [more inside]
posted by numaner at 3:18 PM - 3 comments

Horace and Pete: Horace and Pete, Episode 1  Season 1, Episode 1

Released without warning or fanfare on Saturday January 30th, Horace and Pete is a new (television? web?) show from Louis CK. The first episode clocks in at just over an hour and is available through his website for $5. It is not known if there will be more episodes, or how many. Reviews from the New York Times, the New Yorker, and the Los Angeles Review of Books were positive.
posted by (Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates at 3:10 PM - 5 comments

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: From the Ashes of Tragedy  Season 1, Episode 1

The murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman lead the LAPD to the home of O.J. Simpson.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 12:50 PM - 22 comments

The Magicians: Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 3

Quentin and Julia have an unexpected - and volatile - reunion. Penny is overwhelmed by the power of his own psychic abilities and Alice is determined to find out what happened to her missing brother - at any cost.
posted by aabbbiee at 10:48 AM - 8 comments

The Magicians: Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 3

Quentin and Julia have an unexpected - and volatile - reunion. Penny is overwhelmed by the power of his own psychic abilities and Alice is determined to find out what happened to her missing brother - at any cost.
posted by aabbbiee at 10:47 AM - 19 comments

Adventure Time: Holly Jolly Secrets Pt. 2  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 20

Finn and Jake find the Ice King's video diary and have a chance to unearth his secrets.
posted by drezdn at 9:56 AM - 1 comment

The Expanse: Leviathan Wakes  Season 1, Episode 10

Events on Eros come to a head in the season finale.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich at 5:03 AM - 67 comments

The Expanse: Critical Mass  Season 1, Episode 9

Miller, Holden and his crew are trapped on Eros. Avasarala discovers the origin of the mystery ships.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich at 4:57 AM - 4 comments

The Flash: Fast Lane  Season 2, Episode 12

Barry teams up with Wells to figure out a way to close the breaches, but they are distracted by a meta-human nicknamed Tar Pit who can transform into liquid asphalt. Iris is concerned for Wally's safety after she finds out about his drag racing hobby.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich at 4:56 AM - 13 comments

iZombie: Fifty Shades of Grey Matter  Season 2, Episode 11

Things become interesting for Liv when she and Clive investigate the murder of a young librarian, who was also secretly an erotic fiction writer. Meanwhile, things heat up between Blaine and someone quite unexpected. Lastly, Major is hit with an unforeseen snag in his plan.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich at 4:54 AM - 4 comments

February 2

Farscape: Revenging Angel  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 16

The Crichton aboard Moya is knocked unconscious by a hyper-raged D'Argo, and receives bad advice from himself as he enters a world that is a pastiche of Looney Tunes cartoons, specifically Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner.[via]
posted by cshenk at 11:54 PM - 4 comments

The Muppets: Swine Song  Season 1, Episode 11

The whole crew just returned from hiatus, and everyone is rested, recharged and ready to get back to work. But when a new branding guru (Utkarsh Ambudkar) comes in to revamp “Up Late,” the gang rallies together and realizes that they don’t need gimmicks and hijinks; they just need each other and a couple of familiar tunes to get them back on track. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 7:51 PM - 14 comments

Movie: Fantastic Mr. Fox

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:17 PM - 10 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 288: Shuriken Dip

We're glad that the subject matters addressed in this episode are coming at this point in our careers, because we're not sure we would have been equipped to handle them four years ago. Like: Sleep Jeans? SLEEP JEANS? JEANS FOR SLEEPING? Suggested talking points: Football Pointers, Sleep Jeans, Tim McGraw's Krav Maga Returns, Accidental ASMR, Candy Stamps, Realtor Kisses, A Matter of Taxonomy
posted by drezdn at 4:08 PM - 6 comments

February 1

The X-Files: Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster  Season 10, Episode 3

When a dead body is found in the woods, Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate whether it was an animal attack, a serial killer or just maybe a strange creature as described by eyewitnesses. Meanwhile, Mulder is able to confront some of his own demons about feeling disillusioned with his life's work. [more inside]
posted by town of cats at 9:08 PM - 96 comments

Movie: Goodfellas

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 7:31 PM - 10 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 81 - After 3327

Night Vale High School's AP Auto Shop teacher demonstrates some of his inventions at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies. Plus, a visit from an adorable puppy, an update on the Trial of the Century, and a look at the Community Calendar. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate at 6:48 PM - 4 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Aftermath  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 7

Tensions mount when Korra begins to suspect an ally is working for the Equalists. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey at 1:17 PM - 8 comments

Book: The Wake

In 1066, the world ended.
"when i woc in the mergen all was blaec though the night had gan and all wolde be blaec after and for all time. a great wind had cum in the night and all was blown then and broc. none had thought a wind lic this colde cum for all was blithe lifan as they always had and who will hiere the gleoman when the tales he tells is blaec who locs at the heofon if it brings him regn who locs in the mere when there seems no end to its deopness."
[more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 8:33 AM - 19 comments