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October 22

Mad Men: The Good News  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 3

Don heads off to Acapulco, while Joan and Lane fight.
posted by Sweetie Darling at 3:23 AM - 1 comment

October 21

Person of Interest: Prophets  Season 4, Ep 5

In which a golden boy political pollster discovers the harsh realities of campaigning in a digital dystopia, Harold reminisces about the Machine's formative years, Reese goes to anger management, and Root finally meets her adversary's avatar.
posted by homunculus at 10:34 PM - 2 comments

The Flash: Things You Can't Outrun  Season 1, Ep 3

Barry and the team go after the Mist, who possesses toxic gas powers, and they reflect on the night Caitlin's fiancé died. Meanwhile, Henry gets a long-awaited visit from Joe; and Iris and Eddie continue to keep their romance a secret from Joe.
posted by Catblack at 10:34 PM - 5 comments

True Detective: Haunted Houses  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

All the threads through 1995 and into 2002 begin to weave together as we watch the fate of both Marty's marriage and Rust's investigation. Cohle visits the families of missing children and follows up with old leads Joel Theriot and Reverend Tuttle, and realizes that his fears about the scope of the problem might have been an underestimation. Hart makes good on his down payment at the Bunny Ranch, and beats the crap outta pretty much ever'one. And in an oddly empty scene (that is, one with neither Rust or Marty in it) Papania and Gilbough bring in Maggie for some friendly questioning: In a former life I used to exhaust myself navigating crude men who thought they were clever. [more inside]
posted by carsonb at 8:52 PM - 1 comment

Forever: The Frustrating Thing About Psychopaths  Season 1, Ep 6

Henry and Jo investigate homicides that mimic those of Jack the Ripper and the Black Dahlia murder.
posted by oh yeah! at 8:52 PM - 2 comments

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: A Hen in the Wolf House  Season 2, Ep 5

Simmons continues her work undercover, but things are getting dangerous as Hydra's Security Chief begins an investigation. Meanwhile, the mystery of Coulson's strange carvings deepens and Raina, Whitehall and Skye's father wrestle over the possession of the obelisk.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 8:41 PM - 10 comments

Twin Peaks: Masked Ball  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 11

The FBI investigation into Cooper's questionable activities continues. The DEA sends a surprising new agent to Twin Peaks. Josie reveals the truth about her troubled past. Windom Earle makes his first move, and a long-missing player re-enters the scene. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 5:26 PM - 2 comments

American Dad!: Blonde Ambition  Season 11, Ep 1

When her efforts to save the planet prove hopeless, Hayley decides that she might get more attention if she becomes a blonde. Meanwhile, Stan and Steve go on a mission to find a new home for the Smiths. [more inside]
posted by Servo5678 at 5:09 PM - 0 comments

Movie: 10 Things I Hate About You

THE SPIRIT OF 1999 VIEWING CLUB - In a kind of mashup of Shakespearean drama set in an American High School, a new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk at 2:05 PM - 10 comments

Person of Interest: Brotherhood  Season 4, Ep 4

The Gang gets new numbers, a brother and a sister. Turns out they stole $500,000 from a drug deal gone bad, and Finch has to talk an old friend into helping reign in the gangs before they find the money - and the kids. One of the gangs is vicious and smart Brotherhood, and Reese connects with a DEA agent who thinks the Brotherhood is infiltrating police forces, including her own. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 1:40 PM - 2 comments

Gotham: Viper  Season 1, Ep 5

A new drug giving euphoria, great strength, and a swift, painful death appears among Gotham's street population. Cobblepot and Gordon go deeper in Sal Maroni's organization. Bruce investigates Wayne Enterprises' involvement in the Arkham project. Fish puts her plan to usurp Carmine Falcone in motion.
posted by Small Dollar at 10:57 AM - 12 comments

The Blacklist: The Front (No. 74)  Season 2, Ep 5

An eco-terror cult tries to exterminate the human race by setting off a pneumonic plague pandemic using the strain responsible for the Black Death. Red continues to search for his daughter. Lizzie meets with some mysterious colleagues. No Paul Reubens this week.
posted by Small Dollar at 10:42 AM - 9 comments

Sleepy Hollow: The Weeping Lady  Season 2, Ep 5

On this episode of Sleepy Hollow: Ladies Love Cool Ichabod, things get wet, Hawley's merchandise isn't always up to snuff, and Katrina talks to birds.
posted by PussKillian at 7:52 AM - 14 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Armed Response  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 21

Jessica is in Texas to serve in a case, defending Harold Endicott on the count of plagiarism, but as she's leaving the airport with the wheelin' and dealin' Texan lawyer, Milton Porter, Jessica's foot is injured when accidentally knocked over. Milt takes JB to a fancy hospital, where trouble is brewing, and a doctor is killed at his home. Lieutenant Ray Jenkins, new to this homicide beat, asks Jessica for help putting the pieces together.
posted by filthy light thief at 7:52 AM - 0 comments

The Good Wife: Shiny Objects  Season 6, Ep 5

When Alicia and Dean represent a fired female CEO in a sex discrimination suit against her company, they face a tough defense team in familiar foes Elsbeth Tascioni and Rayna Hecht. Meanwhile, a hacker seizes control and threatens to delete all of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart’s files, sending the firm into panic mode when he demands a ransom [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 at 7:25 AM - 11 comments

Star Wars Rebels: Fighter Flight  Season 1, Ep 3

A quarreling Zeb and Ezra are sent to town to gather supplies in an attempt by Hera to get the two to spend time together that doesn't involve fisticuffs. However, the routine shopping trip is interrupted by the presence of Imperial forces behaving like Imperial forces, which leads our two crew members of the Ghost into trouble, a stolen TIE fighter, and a rescue mission to help local farmers. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:25 AM - 5 comments

WWF Raw: The Hell in a Cell Go-Home Show  Season 23, Ep 7

Cena v. Orton becomes a #1 contender match. Rusev tries desperately to ignite his feud with the Big Show. AJ and Paige try to inject some drama into their fourth straight PPV match. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 5:13 AM - 0 comments

October 20

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Translators in Afghanistan, Livening Up Supreme Court Reporting  Season 1, Ep 21

Ebola Freakout. Vladimir Putin has a full day. McDonalds hires a former Mythbuster to promote their food. Main story: the plight of military translators (16m), with guest "Fnu" Mohammad. And Now: People in Congress Reminding you Exactly How Long They've Been In Congress. How to liven up Supreme Court proceedings (6m): take a cue from Keyboard Cat and replace courtroom drawings with dogs. Presented with raw footage of dogs (and a duck and a chicken) (11m) that news agencies (and you, the viewer at home) can use to make your own backing footage of Supreme Court audio.
posted by JHarris at 6:07 PM - 2 comments

Marry Me: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

A long dating couple tries to get engaged, through a midst of bad timing and tirades.
posted by Margalo Epps at 4:28 PM - 7 comments

Jane the Virgin: Chapter One  Season 1, Ep 1

Through a series of plausible accidents, Jane gets pregnant through artificial insemination. Now she has to make some decisions. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps at 4:24 PM - 6 comments

Boardwalk Empire: Friendless Child  Season 5, Ep 7

Nucky's latest move in his war against Luciano backfires, with disastrous results. Benny Siegel sings to an unappreciative audience, and Margaret calls at the wrong time. Will they be hanging an "Under New Management" sign at the Old Rumpus? Nucky finally reads that letter from Gillian, who pleads for help, alluding to the emerging truth: what exactly he did for the Commodore. Will he (or can he?) make amends for his actions from long ago?
posted by computech_apolloniajames at 2:59 PM - 3 comments

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXV  Season 26, Ep 4

The 25th annual Simpsons Halloween special brings three more spine-chilling tales. [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar at 12:29 PM - 7 comments

Movie: The Hoax

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 9:55 AM - 8 comments

Once Upon a Time: The Apprentice  Season 4, Ep 4

While Regina searches for a "cure" for the Snow Queen, Snow and Charming try to figure out how she came to Storybrook in the first place. Emma finally goes on a date with Hook. More of Anna's story is revealed. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 7:37 AM - 1 comment

The Affair: 2  Season 1, Ep 2

As the Butler estate readies for the annual summer party, Noah can't escape the allure of the mysterious Alison. She, meanwhile, bends under the emotional debt owed to her mother-in-law. But as aspects of their separate lives start to weave together, the two are forced to consider an inevitability.
posted by ALongDecember at 7:30 AM - 2 comments

Homeland: Iron in the Fire  Season 4, Ep 4

Carrie gets a tip from Redmond regarding Quinn’s lead. Saul calls in a favor with an old friend in the Pakistani military. Fara uncovers a deep-rooted conspiracy.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich at 3:13 AM - 6 comments

October 19

Strange Empire: The Hunting Party  Season 1, Ep 1

A group of women heading for the Canadian border find themselves bereft of their menfolk and installed in Janestown, a prostitute settlement.  [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 9:52 PM - 1 comment

The Walking Dead: Strangers  Show Only   Season 5, Ep 2

The church and the food bank cordially invite you to a pool party! [more inside]
posted by Sys Rq at 7:59 PM - 68 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Halloween II  Season 2, Ep 4

It's the sequel to last year's "Halloween": To win a bet with Capt. Holt, Jake orchestrates a daring wristwatch heist with the help of an expert pickpocket (guest star Apollo Robbins), but quickly discovers that he's been had. Meanwhile, Gina's dance troupe doubts in her commitment to Sparkle Motion Floorgasm. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 6:31 PM - 4 comments

Person of Interest: Wingman  Season 4, Ep 3

The team's new number is a professional wingman, and Fusco has to go undercover as a needy client while Reese deals with a demanding police captain. Meanwhile, Root takes Finch on a scavenger hunt for the Machine. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 5:35 PM - 3 comments

Gilmore Girls: The Deer Hunters  Season 1, Ep 4

Rory has a hard time adjusting to Chilton and her car gets hit by a deer.
posted by Margalo Epps at 2:07 PM - 7 comments

The Vampire Diaries: Welcome to Paradise  Season 6, Ep 3

In an attempt to bring some fun back into their lives, Elena persuades Caroline to meet her at the swimming hole where she plans to introduce her to Liam. Tyler, still working on controlling his anger issues, asks Liv for a favor and is surprised when she makes an unexpected confession. Stefan arrives back in Mystic Falls looking for Enzo and is caught off guard when he notices a strange change in Elena. Meanwhile, at the lake, Enzo’s actions cause Matt to make a startling revelation, and Jeremy makes a discovery about the anti-magic spell that could potentially put Elena’s life in danger. Elsewhere, Damon and Bonnie stumble upon clues that lead them to believe they’re not alone.
posted by Kitteh at 12:09 PM - 7 comments

Cowboy Bebop: Jupiter Jazz (Part II)   Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 13

Faye is attacked and later helped by Gren, who holds a grudge against Vicious. After explaining his story to Faye, Gren chases after Vicious, and when he and Spike end up reaching him, a three-way battle takes place. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 12:09 PM - 1 comment

Breaking Bad: I.F.T.  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 3

Walt ignores Skyler's demands, furthering the rift between them and pushing her to break bad. Still suffering from panic and anxiety attacks, Hank crosses a line at work. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 9:28 AM - 3 comments

Mad Men: Christmas Comes But Once a Year  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 2

A last minute visitor threatens to spoil the agency's Christmas Party.
posted by tracicle at 7:38 AM - 13 comments

October 18

The Knick: Crutchfield  Season 1, Ep 10

Thackery kills a patient, Caroline makes life-changing decisions, Everett fails his wife--again, Edwards is selfishly aware only of his own pain, Bertram grows up, Barrow gets dick-punched by Collier for once more falling behind on payments.  [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 6:44 PM - 2 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Class of 2013  Season 5, Ep 11

We catch up with last year's bakers, who have come a long way since their time in the tent. [more inside]
posted by mumkin at 3:42 PM - 1 comment

The West Wing: In This White House  Season 2, Ep 4

The West Wing gets a right winger as young Republican lawyer Ainsley Hayes signs on as Associate White House Counsel. She's offered the job at the insistence of the President, after he sees her demolish Sam on a TV talk show. Meanwhile, the president of an AIDS-ravaged African country visits the White House and spars with drug-company executives. [more inside]
posted by ApathyGirl at 3:15 PM - 5 comments

Murder, She Wrote: Murder Takes the Bus  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 20

Jessica and sheriff Amos Tupper are headed to the Maine Sheriffs' Association by bus, when they run into a serious storm could delay their arrival, if it doesn't strand them somewhere. Two passengers join along the route, first at a prison, then when a car gets stuck on the side of the road. The bus driver stops a third time, when an engine issue halts their progress, and the passengers get off the bus and into a diner. When Jessica goes back on the bus to look for a book, she finds one of the late arrivals dead in his seat, stabbed with a screw-driver from the toolbox on the bus. Who knew the man would be on the bus, and wanted him dead? Can Jess and Amos solve the case, when they're out of the sheriff's territory and their fellow travelers may not want to cooperate? [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 3:15 PM - 2 comments

Doctor Who: Flatline  Season 8, Ep 9

While the Doctor is trapped in a tiny Tardis, Clara has to save Bristol and the world from invaders from a flat universe who have come to steal our dimensions. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 1:25 PM - 46 comments

Movie: Annabelle

A young couple in the late 1960s experience terrifying supernatural incidents that seem to be connected to an antique doll.
posted by hush at 12:20 PM - 2 comments

Star Trek: The Conscience of the King  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 14

While Captain Kirk investigates whether an actor is actually a presumed dead mass murderer, a mysterious assailant is killing the people who could identify the fugitive. [more inside]
posted by Benway at 12:20 PM - 2 comments

Movie: The Best of Times

A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 10:30 AM - 0 comments

The Amazing Race: Thinly Sliced Anchovies  Season 25, Ep 4

The teams travel from the Shetlands to Copenhagen. [more inside]
posted by julen at 6:40 AM - 6 comments

October 17

Steven Universe: Secret Team  Season 1, Ep 29

Steven, Amethyst, and Pearl accidentally break a bubble with Gem shards, then form a "secret team" to track them down without Garnet finding out.
posted by Small Dollar at 2:39 PM - 1 comment

Love/Hate: Episode 2  Season 5, Ep 2

With Pauley's help, Nidge is back in business and arrangements are made for the first shipment under the new deal. Meanwhile Moynihan wrestles with a labyrinthine Garda bureaucracy.
posted by roolya_boolya at 1:34 PM - 2 comments

Movie: House of Wax

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. Vincent Price stars. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:21 AM - 4 comments

Scandal: Like Father, Like Daughter  Season 4, Ep 4

Fitz asks Olivia to shut down a situation that could destroy the Grant family's reputation. Meanwhile, Rowan calls on an old friend to do his dirty work.
posted by donajo at 7:46 AM - 9 comments

The Legend of Korra: Coronation  Season 4, Ep 3

Coronation day has arrived for Prince Wu, heir to the Earth Kingdom throne, and all that stands between his and the unfortunate Mako's journey to Ba Sing Se is a ceremony to be held in Republic City. The world leaders gather in attendance, as well the Great Uniter, General Kuvira of the Metal Clan, who Tenzin is beginning to have doubts about. Back in the great swamp of the Earth Kingdom, Korra asks Toph Beifong to train her and help her return to her previous fighting form, something Toph readily agrees to with much relish. Lastly, Varrick shows a surprise interest in spirit vines. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 6:26 AM - 27 comments

October 16

Project Runway: Finale, Part 1  Season 13, Ep 13

The designers head to Rome with Tim for inspiration, get to work on their Fashion Week collections, and give the judges a sneak peek.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 7:37 PM - 40 comments

Arrow: Sara  Season 3, Ep 2

Team Arrow mourns Sara's death by searching for her killer.
posted by rue72 at 7:37 PM - 18 comments

Reign: Coronation  Season 2, Ep 3

"Mary wants to feed the people affected by famine, but her actions could displease Lord Narcisse. Meanwhile, Francis fears his father's spirit is haunting him; Catherine plans an opulent coronation ceremony; and Bash confronts France's harsh realities." [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 6:16 PM - 0 comments

Hannibal: Fromage  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 8

In which Hannibal discovers common interests with some fellow cheese-folk.
posted by tel3path at 3:28 PM - 8 comments

Movie: Summer Of Sam

SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB - In the record-breaking heat of '77, a serial killer stalks NYC but the real danger may lie in your friends and neighbors. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk at 12:58 PM - 3 comments

Sons of Anarchy: Smoke 'em if You Got 'em   Season 7, Ep 6

Jax takes advantage of shifting alliances to protect the MC and settle a score.
posted by roolya_boolya at 12:57 PM - 1 comment

Survivor: We're a Hot Mess  Season 29, Ep 4

Hubris, a thrown challenge, epic stupidity, and...is that a tie dye neon rosary? What? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 9:31 AM - 5 comments

Breaking Bad: Caballo Sin Nombre  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 2

As tension increases among the Whites, Walt takes drastic action to bring his family back together. With Saul's help, Jesse makes an unexpected investment. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 9:23 AM - 10 comments

Gravity Falls: Little Gift Shop of Horrors  Season 2, Ep 6

Grunkle Stan tells three short "Tales Designed to Sell My Merchendise!" to a late night visitor to the Mystery Shack. In three loosely connected stories, Stan is cursed by a Hand Witch, Waddles becomes smart after eating brain-enhancing goo, and Mabel faces her fear of claymotion. With real claymation and Neil DeGrasse Tyson as the guest voice for Smart Waddles. [more inside]
posted by fimbulvetr at 9:23 AM - 3 comments

Supernatural: Reichenbach  Season 10, Ep 2

Sam Winchester continues the search for his brother, Dean, and receives a tip from an unexpected ally on where to find him. Relations between Dean and Crawley, the once and desired future king of Hell, begin to break down as Dean fails to respect the concepts of contract law. The angels, Hannah and Castiel, head off together to meet up with Sam to find Dean, and both are tempted by Metatron who offers something of impossible value at an impossible price. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:47 AM - 14 comments

The Flash: Fastest Man Alive  Season 1, Ep 2

In the second episode of The Flash, Barry Allen dips his toes into the pool of heroics and asks himself and others the question, can he be a hero? Meanwhile, guest awesome star William Sadler, is Simon Stagg, a renown scientist rewarded for incredible advances in growing organs for transplant, who becomes the target of Central City's second Meta-Human's violent goals. The mystery continues to deepen concerning who Dr. Harrison Wells is or when is he from. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:47 AM - 25 comments

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