17 posts tagged with miniseries.
Displaying 1 through 17 of 17. Subscribe:

The Vietnam War: “Riding the Tiger” (1961-1963)  Season 1, Ep 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.
posted by Fizz on Sep 18, 2017 - 7 comments

The Vietnam War: Déjà Vu (1858-1961)  Season 1, Ep 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.
posted by Fizz on Sep 18, 2017 - 5 comments

It: (entire 1990 miniseries)  Season 0, Ep 0

In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown. [more inside]
posted by We had a deal, Kyle on Sep 11, 2017 - 10 comments

Anyone interested in Salvation?

Salvation is a CBS summer "event" series in the U.S. about an asteroid on a collision course with Earth, and the various earthlings in government and the private sector who are engaged in trying to prevent the impact. [more inside]
posted by under_petticoat_rule on Aug 29, 2017 - 1 comment

Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 23

Brian Henson refers to the three hours as episodes 4.23–4.26, so that's how I categorized it! The war that has now begun between the Peacekeepers and Scarrans as a result of Scorpius's unauthorized actions will be intensified over the prize to be won: John Crichton, whose mind contains the knowledge to make wormholes into weapons of mass destruction. [via]
posted by cshenk on Jun 24, 2016 - 4 comments

One Child: Three part mini series  Season 1, Ep 0

In this BBC / Sundance production, adopted Mei Ashley (Katie Leung) is called back to Guangzhou to meet her birth mother for the first time, and to help save the brother she never knew she had from a corrupt legal system.
posted by lucidium on Mar 2, 2016 - 1 comment

Cutthroat Kitchen: Camp Cutthroat Part Two: Wet, Hot American Sabotage  Season 9, Ep 32

It's a balancing act for two chefs making a pancake breakfast. Then, someone gets their mind blown by a high-powered fan. Finally, everything is at stake during a steak dinner challenge. You can see the post-show judge review of sabotages here
posted by Going To Maine on Aug 21, 2015 - 9 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Day is Done  Season 1, Ep 8

The Thrilling Conclusion! [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 10, 2015 - 14 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Staff Party  Season 1, Ep 7

Its the one with tons of awkward sexual experimentation! [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 7, 2015 - 10 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Electro/City  Season 1, Ep 6

It's Showtime! For Ace Attorney Jim "Johnny Pisspot" Stansel, anyway. Also for the actual show that the drama kids have spent all day rehearsing. Also for the live band at the Camp Tiger Claw Formal, but we don't go into their arcs as much. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 6, 2015 - 14 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Dinner  Season 1, Ep 5

Beth and Greg get represented! Coop gets invited to a threesome! Susie gets propositioned! Ben and McKinley get closer! Katie gets farted at! And Lindsay gets a little more than she can handle! [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 5, 2015 - 17 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Auditions  Season 1, Ep 4

Camp Tiger Claw rips up some money, Andy regales us with "Champagne Eyes," J.J. thinks he's a turtle, and Logan's not dragging - it's just that kind of tune. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 4, 2015 - 30 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Activities  Season 1, Ep 3

Rehearsals go wrong! Stories get spilled! Camp Directors Mutate! Gifts get given! Horns get blown! Also Identities get blown! Arms get really good! Strap in! [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 3, 2015 - 19 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Lunch  Season 1, Ep 2

Lindsay shows up at camp. Coop saves Kevin from some embarrassment. Donna and Coop have words. Gail and Jonas announce their engagement. A new soccer counselor arrives. Rehearsals continue, but with mandated breaks. And Mitch comes clean. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 2, 2015 - 18 comments

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Campers Arrive  Season 1, Ep 1

June 24th, 1981 - 7:45 am. Camp Director Mitch attempts to exert control over his teenaged group of counselors. Andy arrives a week late to work and sets his sights on Katie. Coop is super-excited to see his girlfriend Donna again. Susie and Ben get started on their opening night musical theatre production. Victor and Neil make a bet. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Aug 1, 2015 - 18 comments

The Honourable Woman: The Empty Chair  Season 1, Ep 1

This BBC/Sundance production by Hugo Blick, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Stephen Rea, and Lubna Azabal, is a critically-lauded eight episode series that's certain to appear prominently in next year's Emmy nominations. Reminiscent of le Carré, this is a story of duplicity, of familial and personal tragedy, and is set within the context of the Palestinian occupation and the diplomacy, politics, and espionage of the British, Israelis, and Americans. "It is a wonder we trust anyone at all." [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Sep 18, 2014 - 14 comments

Houdini: Part 1 & 2  Season 1, Ep 1

Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 15, 2014 - 6 comments

Page: 1