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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 - 6 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 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Scientific Method  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 7

I always feel like somebody's watching me/And I have no privacy/ Whoa, I always feel like somebody's watching me/Who's playing tricks on me? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Sep 18, 2017 - 11 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: The Raven  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 6

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, / Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before… [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Sep 14, 2017 - 11 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Revulsion  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 5

"Yes, thinking meat! Conscious meat! Loving meat. Dreaming meat. The meat is the whole deal! Are you beginning to get the picture or do I have to start all over?" (per Terry Bisson) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Sep 11, 2017 - 12 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Lost  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 15

The off-world team (Chloe, Scott, Eli and Greer) continues its search for a way out of the tunnels. However a collapse traps Sgt. Greer and the team is forced to leave him behind to try to catch up to Destiny, which is close to leaving the galaxy. In his solitude, Greer relives memories of his abusive father. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Sep 7, 2017 - 0 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Nemesis  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 4

"You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic." - Robert A. Heinlein [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Sep 7, 2017 - 13 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Human  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 14

Dr. Rush uses the neural interface chair to try and access Destiny's systems, causing him to recall the events which led to his recruitment into the Stargate program. A university professor whose wife was fighting cancer, he was asked by Dr. Daniel Jackson to join a project which would eventually be known as Icarus. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Sep 5, 2017 - 0 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Day of Honor  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 3

First, you must eat from the heart of a sanctified targ. Next, you will drink mot'loch from the Grail of Kahless. Then, we wlll sing of your glory earned during the annual cookie sale--oh, crap [drops index cards, grabs phone] Honey? It's me, are you with the Girl Scout troop? Hey, I think we got our index cards mixed up--honey, what's that noise? Are they--oh, no. Honey? Hello? Hello? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Sep 4, 2017 - 22 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 18  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 18

What is your name? (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Sep 3, 2017 - 225 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 17  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 17

The past dictates the future. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Sep 3, 2017 - 19 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Faith  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 13

The Destiny arrives at a star system that should not exist. The crew discovers a planet there that could meet all of their needs. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Sep 1, 2017 - 0 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: The Gift  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 2

"I HAVE TO GO NOW. MY PLANET NEEDS ME." Note: Kes died on the way back to her home planet [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 31, 2017 - 13 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return finale live blog?

Is anyone interested in doing anything special for the airing of Twin Peaks: The Return, Parts 17 and 18 this Sunday? [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 30, 2017 - 17 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Scorpion, Part II  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 1

"I speak for the Borg." -- Seven of Nine, Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix Zero One. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 28, 2017 - 11 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 16  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 16

No knock, no doorbell. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 27, 2017 - 154 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Scorpion  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 26

[Part 1 of 2] Janeway hatches a scheme to get Voyager across a vast gulf of hostile space, all the while escorted by powerful allies who in turn would gain a weapon to help them win a cosmic war. You might call it the best of both worlds. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 25, 2017 - 17 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Space  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 11

A mishap with the communication stones sends Colonel Young's consciousness to an alien vessel, provoking the crew's first extra-terrestrial encounter. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 24, 2017 - 0 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Justice  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 10

Colonel Young cedes command of the ship after he is implicated in the murder of a crew member. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 24, 2017 - 0 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Worst Case Scenario  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 25

Even with the improvements in the current version of the game, sometimes it's fun to fire up Voyager 1.0 and give it a whirl, just for a little nostalgia for when things were new and rough around the edges... just watch out for that one end boss that was surprisingly tough to beat. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 21, 2017 - 12 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 15  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 15

There's some fear in letting go. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 20, 2017 - 75 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Life  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 9

It's been the worst day since yesterday. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 17, 2017 - 0 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Displaced  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 24

The crew meets some harmless-seeming aliens who give a whole new meaning to the phrase "habitat for humanity." [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 17, 2017 - 13 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Time  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 8

During a mission to a jungle planet, the crew finds a Kino from the future with a recording that shows their deaths. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 14, 2017 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Distant Origin  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 23

A reptilian species makes contact with humanity; although they seem friendly at first, these aliens, with technology far in advance of our own, known as V, have intentions that--wait [scans through index cards quickly, throws them down, picks up another pile]--never mind; here we go. Initially set in 60,000,003 BC in Pangaea, the show centers on the Sinclair family: Earl Sinclair (the father), Fran Sinclair (née Phillips - the mother and Earl's wife), their--damnit. [throws index cards in the air] Dinosaurs. Talkin' dinosaurs, that's what we got here. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 14, 2017 - 14 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 14  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 14

We are like the dreamer. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 13, 2017 - 95 comments

SGU Stargate Universe: Earth  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 7

Homeworld Command has a risky plan to get the ship's crew home. General O'Neill orders Colonel Young to go through with it but he refuses, citing the crew's safety and saying he'll 'take it under advisement.' While Young, Eli and Chloe visit their families on Earth through the Ancient Communication Stones, Colonel Telford seizes command of the Destiny. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 10, 2017 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Real Life  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 22

This is the true story… of three holograms… programmed to live in a house… to be a holographic doctor's family… to find out what happens… when people stop being characters… and start getting real. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 10, 2017 - 8 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Before and After  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 21

Out, out, brief candle!/ Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player/ That struts and frets his hour upon the stage/ And then is heard no more. / Unless the Doctor tries to alter the Ocampan lifespan with a thingymabob;/ Then all bets are off. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 7, 2017 - 14 comments

Any interest in "Comrade Detective"?

Someone mentioned in the "Santa Barbara in Russia" post watching "Comrade Detective". I saw it on Amazon and watched the first episode and wondered if anyone is interested in a post for the season. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Aug 6, 2017 - 3 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 13  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 13

What story is that, Charlie? (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 6, 2017 - 111 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Favorite Son  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 20

Is Harry Kim truly the Alien Boy who Lived, the Extraterrestrial Prince that was Promised? But how could it be? If only there were something that would cause him to push back more against this preposterous premise, something that would tie him closer to Voyager, like, say, I dunno, just one lousy promotion... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 3, 2017 - 19 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Rise  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 19

Asteroids are out of control/ Rise above! We're gonna rise above!/ Out of contact with the ship/ Rise above! We're gonna rise above!/ Secret traitor aboard the lift/ Rise above! We're gonna rise above!/ Intuition vs. logic fight/ Rise above! We're gonna rise above!/ Neelix is tired of Tuvok's abuse/ Try to stop it; it's no use!/ [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 31, 2017 - 8 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 12  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 12

Let's rock. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 30, 2017 - 76 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Darkling  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 18

First, do no harm. Second, do SOME harm. Third, hey, this harming people stuff is pretty great. Fourth? Oh, you better beLIEVE that's a-harmin'. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 27, 2017 - 14 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Unity  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 17

Yessir, there ain't nothin' in this here universe like good ol'-fayshioned Texas barbecue. Hold this here axonal amplifier ag'inst yer temple, wouldja son? And mah mah, them bluebonnets sure are purty in the springtime. Wellsir, now yer gonna feel a slight drillin' sensation in yer brain stem… [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 24, 2017 - 16 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 11  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 11

There's fire where you're going. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 23, 2017 - 98 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Blood Fever  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 16

Ensign Vorik, in a commanding capacity, chooses his first mate. But she prevents his intended debriefing by employing evasive maneuvers after first contact. Then on the holodeck, he faces the risk of dishonorable discharge. And after the climax, in a scene with Janeway and Chakotay: somebody bones. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 20, 2017 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Coda  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 15

Go into the light... go into the liiiiiiiiight, Kathryn... yes, into the light... that light... the one that's right in front of you... gotta get into that light... go ahead... time's a-wastin', I got stuff to do... any day now... damnit, will you just go into the freakin' light already?!? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 17, 2017 - 15 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 10  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 10

Laura is the one. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 16, 2017 - 131 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Alter Ego  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 14

Or: "Harry and Tuvok Get Catfished" [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 13, 2017 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Fair Trade  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 13

When an alien whose primary role on the ship was to be their local guide is on the verge of boldly going where this particular Talaxian hasn't gone before, what's he to do? Suggestion: this would not be a good time to break bad. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 10, 2017 - 11 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 9  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 9

This is the chair. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 9, 2017 - 135 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Macrocosm  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 12

You see, Starfleet is less a military organization than a scientific one—committed to seeking out and understanding new forms of life, however different they maAAUGH GOD KILL IT WITH FIRE [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 6, 2017 - 21 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: The Q and the Grey  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 11

When Q comes marching home again/ Hurrah! Hurrah!/ Janeway will tear her hair out then/ Hurrah! Hurrah!/ The ship will be rocked and the drums will roll/ The continuum will be out of control/ The captain saw right through ye/ Q, we hardly knew ye! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 3, 2017 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Warlord  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 10

Hear now the decrees of Kes the Unconquerable, Kes the Immortal, Kes the Dread Lord of All! All subjects shall grow gardens! All Talaxians are to be forcibly deported to the offworld colonies! The infirm, the foreign, and the telepathic shall be heavily taxed! And all statuesque Nordic ex-Borg women are to be put to death immediately, that the Dark Prophecy may never come to pass! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 29, 2017 - 8 comments

GLOW: What the genesis of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling was probably like.  Season 1, Ep 0

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (also known as GLOW) was a women's professional wrestling "league" formed in 1985. This new Netflix fictionalized version of its inception is fun, thoughtful, and religious in its 80s authenticity. Jenji Kohan is one of the producers. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Jun 28, 2017 - 47 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Future's End, Part II  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 9

Maybe the Doctor should start calling himself Dr. Seuss, because he's on the loose! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jun 26, 2017 - 15 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 8  First Watch   Season 3, Ep 8

Gotta light? (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 25, 2017 - 188 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Future's End  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 8

This is the time-jump of the starship Voyager. Its 1996 mission: To bring Dolly the Cloned Sheep to the 24th century. To prevent the launch of Fox News Channel. To boldly go and see the Spice Girls live! (Part 1 of 2) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 22, 2017 - 15 comments

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