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October 30

Twin Peaks: Double Play  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 14

A de-zombified Leo catches Shelly unawares, Donna follows James' trail to a familiar roadside bar, and the mayor makes his peace with Lana. Meanwhile, Jerry and Jacoby help Ben win the Civil War (for the South?!?), Catherine reveals the shocking truth about Andrew's death to an astounded Pete, and James narrowly escapes the Marsh estate. Finally, the faces of both Thomas Eckhardt and Windom Earle are revealed. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:45 PM - 0 comments

Hannibal: Buffet Froid  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 10

And tonight in Single Entendre of the Week, we sample jamón Ibérico cured from "long pig". Know what long pig is? Go on, guess.
posted by tel3path at 6:07 PM - 4 comments

Breaking Bad: Sunset  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 6

As Walt settles into his new surroundings, Walter, Jr. demands answers about his parents' relationship. Hank's investigation creates an immediate problem for Walt and Jesse. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 8:31 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Eyes Wide Shut

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - A New York doctor accuses his wife of infidelity, even just in her mind, and ends up on a series of strange, sexually threatening adventures through the city. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk at 6:51 AM - 13 comments

Movie: The Hunger Games

The first installment in The Hunger Games film series, directed by Gary Ross and based on the novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.
posted by Pendragon at 6:51 AM - 18 comments

October 29

Fringe: Grey Matters  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 10

Men in black are performing a very low-rent neurosurgery in a mental institution. They abscond with something removed from a patient's brain. The team investigates. Walter reminisces, Peter is skeptical and Olivia is determined [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 10:16 PM - 2 comments

The Flash: Going Rogue  Season 1, Ep 4

Barry gets a visitor from Starling City, but there's little time for socializing. A new criminal is in town, with powers that come from an unexpected source. The team's bonds are put to the test, and they begin to learn that even superheroes have limits. [more inside]
posted by soundguy99 at 9:34 PM - 18 comments

American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake, Pt. 2  Season 4, Ep 4

The second part of the AHS Halloween episode. [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord at 7:36 PM - 4 comments

Person of Interest: Pretenders  Season 4, Ep 6

An extremely ordinary POI takes a dangerous turn, as the team struggles to maintain their covers. Finch has to present a paper at a conference in Hong Kong, so Shaw takes over the train. Reese follows another fake cop, who turns out to be a bit of a fanboy.
posted by the man of twists and turns at 5:45 PM - 8 comments

Sons of Anarchy: The Separation of Crows  Season 7, Ep 8

No son is safe.
posted by roolya_boolya at 3:22 PM - 3 comments

Doctor Who: The Girl in the Fireplace  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 4

First off, TARDISODE 4! Right, and we're off! And it's a good one! Girl in the Fireplace. Mickey and Rose find themselves on an abandoned spaceship in the Dagmar Cluster, two and a half galaxies away from earth. Inside the spaceship is a French fireplace and some very very nice robots. [more inside]
posted by Just this guy, y'know at 1:36 PM - 4 comments

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: A Fractured House  Season 2, Ep 6

Hydra impersonates SHIELD while launching an attack against the United Nations. The public and politicians react in anger, as the real SHIELD searches for the attackers and deals with the relationships among themselves and the traitorous Agent Ward.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:51 AM - 28 comments

Adventure Time: Ghost Fly  Season 6, Ep 17

Finn and Jake are tormented by a dead fly.
posted by drezdn at 7:51 AM - 9 comments

Supernatural: Paper Moon  Season 10, Ep 4

Dean's and Sam's down time is cut short by reports of violent and fatal animal attacks happening in the area. A short investigation later, and it appears that a werewolf is on the prowl for human hearts and the evidence provided indicates that the werewolf may well be someone from the Winchester brothers' past. In the midst of the hunt, the brothers attempt to come to terms with the recent events of Dean's demonhood and Sam's relentless efforts to find him. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:51 AM - 4 comments

Marry Me: Scary Me  Season 1, Ep 3

Annie and Jake decide to stay home on Halloween, and contrary to the recommendation from Annie's nemesis, Julie, they set up a haunted house in their apartment. Dennah returns to the group's usual invite-only party. Gil and Kay go trick-or-treating, which Gil uses it as an excuse to spy on his ex-wife.
posted by filthy light thief at 7:51 AM - 2 comments

Mad Men: The Crysanthemum and the Sword  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 5

Don and Pete go against Roger in efforts to win a new account.
posted by Sweetie Darling at 7:50 AM - 6 comments

October 28

Forever: New York Kids  Season 1, Ep 7

The privileged founder of a free medical clinic turns up dead shortly after receiving the city's highest honors for his humanitarian efforts; Henry remembers being faced with a terrible dilemma.
posted by oh yeah! at 8:38 PM - 3 comments

Twin Peaks: Checkmate  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 13

A shaken Major Briggs recounts his otherworldly experiences. Cooper organizes a sting on Jean Renault, Ernie Niles sweats the minor details, Agent Bryson makes a couple of daring costume changes, and Windom Earle knocks another piece off the board. Meanwhile, James gets awfully careless with some probably really expensive champagne. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 4:57 PM - 3 comments

Gotham: Spirit of the Goat  Season 1, Ep 6

Bullock and Gordon investigate a copycat of the Spirit of the Goat, a serial killer Bullock arrested ten years ago who targeted the children of Gotham's elite. Meanwhile, the investigation into the apparent murder of Oswald Cobblepot gets a critical clue.
posted by Small Dollar at 12:32 PM - 11 comments

True Detective: After You've Gone  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 7

Rust convinces Marty that he has a debt, and the two begin to work together on the investigation again after a decade. Aside from one brief jaunt back to recount Rust's interview of Johnny Joanie, the story mostly moves forward in the present time as they follow up on the missing persons reports (not) filed about Marie Fontenot. [more inside]
posted by carsonb at 12:13 PM - 5 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sugar in US food, interview with Dr. Jane Goodall  Season 1, Ep 22

Sweden freaks out over possible Russian sub offshore near their capital. New York freaks out over Ebola patient. Some of the results from last week's Real Animals/Fake Paws court footage. Main story: FDA plans rules on disclosing on nutrition labels how much sugar is added to food, but are opposed by food manufactuers. Interview with Dr. Jane Goodall. Some of the gaffes of Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother.
posted by JHarris at 11:13 AM - 6 comments

Mike Tyson Mysteries: The End  Season 1, Ep 1

In the series premiere, Mike Tyson and his friends help Cormac McCarthy finish his latest novel.
posted by prize bull octorok at 11:11 AM - 8 comments

The Blacklist: The Mombasa Cartel (No. 114)  Season 2, Ep 6

Red shows his soft spot for animals when he tells Liz about the Mombasa Cartel, an international exotic wildlife poaching ring. Ressler encounters trouble when investigating the murders of some of their operatives in Alaska. Appropriately for Halloween, there is a guest appearance by Carel Struycken. [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar at 10:32 AM - 4 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Funeral at Fifty-Mile  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 23

Jessica Fletcher is visiting Fifty-Mile, Wyoming, for the funeral of a long-time friend, Jack Carver. Carl Mestin and his wife, Sally, roll up in their RV and rustle a lot of feathers, especially when Carl pulls out a copy of the will that no one else has seen. With that will, Carl claiming rights to Jack's ranch, pushing out Jack's daughter, Mary, and crushes Tim Carver's dream of reuniting the old Carver Ranch. There's a secret lurking, and it might be reason enough for murder.
posted by filthy light thief at 7:40 AM - 0 comments

Star Wars Rebels: Rise of the Old Masters  Season 1, Ep 4

Ezra begins his Jedi training under the critical eye of Kanan with less than stellar results, when an illegal broadcast by a rebellious member of the Imperial Senate cues everyone to the presence of a captured Jedi Master being held in a remote and nigh impenetrable Imperial prison. The crew of the Ghost immediately formulate a rescue plan which ends with a terrifying discovery. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 6:46 AM - 9 comments

The Vampire Diaries: Black Hole Sun  Season 6, Ep 4

When Damon and Bonnie realize that uncovering a time in Damon’s past may provide clues to finding their way home, Damon is forced to relive one of the worst days of his life. After an awkward run-in with Jo at the hospital, Alaric steps in to help Jeremy get his life together and cope with the loss of Bonnie. Elsewhere, Stefan attempts to show Elena what it’s like to start over and create a new identity, while an unsuspecting Matt finds himself in a disturbing situation when Tripp lets him in on a dark secret. Lastly, Stefan, who is desperate to regain some normalcy in his life, is stunned when an unexpected visitor shows up. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh at 6:45 AM - 2 comments

The Originals: Live and Let Die  Season 2, Ep 4

Finn schemes to turn a ragtag group of local adolescents into an army of child soldiers, so the vamps and werewolves put together a cross-species effort to steal the kids back to safety. At a country cabin, Mikael trains Davina during the day and Kaleb keeps her company at night. Josh finally has a first date with a crush who's been giving him butterflies and blowing up his phone. Klaus seeks out Cami for some real talk/moral support before heading out to murder his father (again).
posted by rue72 at 6:45 AM - 0 comments

October 27

Movie: The Book of Life

"From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. THE BOOK OF LIFE is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, THE BOOK OF LIFE encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future." Animated to look sort of like stop motion, with a ton of Dia de los Muertos aesthetic (and plot points). [more inside]
posted by small_ruminant at 10:56 PM - 6 comments

Movie: The Limey

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - An Ex-Con investigates his daughter's death and her involvement with a slick L.A mogul with ties to organized crime. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk at 9:52 PM - 9 comments

Homeland: About a Boy  Season 4, Ep 5

In which Fara and Quinn stake out someone new, Saul spots someone he knows, a husband is wrangled, and Carrie is, well...
posted by vibratory manner of working at 9:52 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Frost/Nixon

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon that took place in 1977. Based on a play by Peter Morgan. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 8:23 PM - 3 comments

Sleepy Hollow: And the Abyss Gazes Back  Season 2, Ep 6

Daddy issues, the Piper's pipe reappears (sort of), a wendigo with PTSD, and a virtuoso display of 18th century curse words.
posted by PussKillian at 7:25 PM - 11 comments

Breaking Bad: Mas  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 5

Gus increases his efforts to lure Walt back into business, forcing a rift between Walt and Jesse. Skyler doubts her new relationship. Marie confides in Skyler about her concern for Hank's well-being. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 7:25 PM - 4 comments

The Affair: Episode 3  Season 1, Ep 3

Noah's interest in Alison is intensified by conflicts with his in-laws. Alison tends a mysterious injury to her leg and hints at her family's links to Montauk's sordid past.
posted by jeather at 5:39 PM - 0 comments

Love/Hate: Episode 4  Season 5, Ep 4

It's no small thing to take a man off this earth.
posted by roolya_boolya at 4:19 PM - 1 comment

Love/Hate: Episode 3  Season 5, Ep 3

Fran is banged up in prison but he and Nidge both still conspire to have each other killed, while Siobhan finds her dangerous drug fuelled double life is spiralling out of control.
posted by roolya_boolya at 2:55 PM - 1 comment

Boardwalk Empire: Eldorado  Season 5, Ep 8

Series Finale.
posted by Catblack at 11:58 AM - 9 comments

Movie: Strange Days

CRFC2: At the turn of the millennium the economy is in the dumps, gas is over three dollars a gallon and the police have become a militarized gang. Scraping the bottom of the barrel is Lenny Nero, who deals in "playbacks", virtual reality recordings that transport their audience to the lived experience of another person. When a woman out of Lenny's past comes to him for help he finds himself drawn into a sprawling conspiracy. TW: graphic depictions of sexual violence. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla at 11:33 AM - 9 comments

The Good Wife: Old Spice  Season 6, Ep 6

There's uncertainty around ownership of the lease to the Lockhart Gardner office space, and the usual suspects don't play fair. Alicia is pressured into talking about her faith in God by her campaign manager. Cary's in danger of going back to jail - will he be able to abide by his new bail restrictions? Elsbeth Tascioni provides a distraction for Josh Perotti when the case against J-Serve takes an unexpected turn. [more inside]
posted by desjardins at 9:11 AM - 12 comments

The Walking Dead: Four Walls and a Roof  Books Included   Season 5, Ep 3

"As Bob fights for his life, Rick and the group take a stand to defend the church against Gareth and his gang of cannibals." —IMDb
posted by 2ht at 6:53 AM - 9 comments

October 26

Fringe: Snakehead  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 9

A distressed Chinese man scrambles through Boston, and arrives at an underground way-station, where a tentacled something is extracted from him as he dies. The team is called to a merchant ship that ran aground and caught fire near Boston, leaving a trail of bodies in its wake - but one is alive. Peter has an unfortunate meal, though not prepared by Walter, who is chasing another high. Broyles' sweating regimen backfires, and Olivia goes on a paper chase. Astrid is a terrible liar. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 11:16 PM - 15 comments

The Walking Dead: Four Walls and a Roof  Show Only   Season 5, Ep 3

"As Bob fights for his life, Rick and the group take a stand to defend the church against Gareth and his gang of cannibals." —IMDb [more inside]
posted by Sys Rq at 9:07 PM - 45 comments

Gilmore Girls: Cinnamon's Wake  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5

Babbette and Morey's cat dies. Lorelai misses her date with Max because of the funeral. She also discovers that Rory is keeping a secret from her, namely Dean.
posted by Zephyrial at 4:37 PM - 10 comments

The Walking Dead: Strangers  Books Included   Season 5, Ep 2

Rick and the group put the smoking ruins of Terminus behind them, and find Father Gabriel Stokes, stranded on a rock. What kind of man could survive this long without killing any walkers or people? Compare and contrast the episode with the comics with Screen Crush.
posted by filthy light thief at 12:50 PM - 0 comments

Psycho-Pass: The Devil's Proof  Season 2, Ep 3

Inspector Akane continues to focus on her investigation of the strange message left at the previous crime scene and by meeting with other characters who may or may not have relevant information to the case. Inspector Aoyanagi meets with Ginoza about what it means to be an Inspector before receiving a surprising phone call. [more inside]
posted by chrono_rabbit at 12:50 PM - 6 comments

Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey and Iggy Azalea  Season 40, Ep 4

Jim Carrey returns to host a frightfully uneven Halloween episode.
posted by Small Dollar at 12:49 PM - 16 comments

Cowboy Bebop: Bohemian Rhapsody  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 14

The Gate Corporation have put out a 12 million Woolong bounty on capturing the mastermind behind a series of bold Astral Gate heists, which drained the savings from people as they check through a hijacked gate. Spike, Jet and Faye have each caught a number of perpetrators, but they're no closer to the mastermind, whose lone signature is a pawn device, loaded with a saved chess game.
posted by filthy light thief at 9:15 AM - 1 comment

Mad Men: The Rejected  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 4

An edict from Roger and Lane puts Pete in a personal dilemma. [more inside]
posted by tracicle at 6:42 AM - 13 comments

October 25

The West Wing: And It's Surely to Their Credit  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 5

Ainsley Hayes meets her new boss, White House counsel Lionel Tribbey, and receives her first assignment: clean up after two domestic-policy staffers who presented inaccurate testimony before a House committee. Meanwhile, Sam hits upon the idea of Josh suing the hate group whose members shot him; and C.J. stares down a soon-to-retire general who's planning to blast the Administration on TV talk shows. [more inside]
posted by ApathyGirl at 4:35 PM - 10 comments

Doctor Who: In the Forest of the Night  Season 8, Ep 10

The Doctor, Clara, Danny and a classful of children find themselves in a mysterious forest that has grown up in central London - and all over the world - overnight. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 1:22 PM - 66 comments

Star Trek: Balance of Terror  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 15

The Enterprise must decide on its response when a Romulan ship sends an armed probe into Federation territory. The Romulans, using their cloaking capabilities, force the Enterprise into neutral territory to stop the threat. [more inside]
posted by Benway at 11:14 AM - 4 comments

Grimm: Thanks for the Memories  Season 4, Ep 1

The Portland PD comes to Nick and Juliette's house to investigate Renard's shooting and Trubel's beheading of an FBI agent. Meanwhile, there's a new Wesen in town - a Gedächtnis Esser ("Memory Eater"), a man with octopus tentacles on his head who can steal memories, leaving the victim incapacitated. Nick has to investigate without the help of his Grimm powers.
posted by Small Dollar at 10:12 AM - 10 comments

Constantine: Non Est Asylum  Season 1, Ep 1

"Based on the wildly popular comic book series 'Hellblazer' from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan, 'Criminal Minds') is armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and a wickedly naughty wit. He fights the good fight - or at least he did. With his soul already damned to hell, he's decided to abandon his campaign against evil until a series of events thrusts him back into the fray, and he'll do whatever it takes to protect the innocent. With the balance of good and evil on the line‎, Constantine will use his skills to travel the country, find the supernatural terrors that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knows... maybe there's hope for him and his soul after all." Series premiere.
posted by homunculus at 9:33 AM - 53 comments

The Walking Dead: No Sactuary  Books Included   Season 5, Ep 1

As AMC’s incarnation weaves in and out of storylines from the books and adds its own original characters and developments, Screen Crush compiled an in-depth guide for fans of the comics as well as AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead.’ Spoilers ahead.
posted by filthy light thief at 8:33 AM - 4 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Murder at the Oasis  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 22

Johnny Shannon is a music producer who writes ditties for TV commercials. He lives in a palatial pad in Desert Palms, with his "good for nothing son," daughter and a butler. Jess is friends with Johnny and is quickly on the scene when his body is discovered, slumped over in his lounge, shot in the back of the head. But nobody heard a shot....
posted by filthy light thief at 8:23 AM - 0 comments

October 24

The Amazing Race: "Morroc' and Roll"  Season 25, Ep 5

The teams race from Copenhagen to Morocco. [more inside]
posted by julen at 9:02 PM - 12 comments

Steven Universe: Island Adventure  Season 1, Ep 30

Steven tries to help out Sadie and Lars' relationship by taking them to a tropical island, but they end up stranded.
posted by Small Dollar at 10:20 AM - 6 comments

Hannibal: Trou Normand  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 9

A shocking revelation in tonight's episode: Freddie is a vegetarian!
posted by tel3path at 9:12 AM - 12 comments

The 100: The 48  Season 2, Ep 1

Picking up right where last season left us: 48 of the original 100, including Clarke, are in Mount Weather and meeting the people there. Meanwhile, many adults are now on the ground, Bellamy has a Grounder situation to deal with, and Octavia and Lincoln are off on their own.
posted by vibratory manner of working at 6:51 AM - 4 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Calling  Season 4, Ep 4

Team Tenzin Kids, Jinora, Ikki, and Meelo, set off on their mission to find the missing Avatar, Korra. In the course of their travels, sibling friction arises and patience diminishes. Meanwhile, in the great swamp Korra's own patience with Toph begins to erode as the Melon Lord adopts a less than urgent approach to helping Korra with her problems. Also, a flying lemur eats its own vomit. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 6:51 AM - 14 comments

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