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October 17

The Great British Bake Off: Danish Week  Season 9, Episode 8

Velkommen! In the Tent's first Danish Week (a theme apparently suggested by host Sandi Toksvig) the five semi-finalist bakers kick things off by making rye bread in the Signature, which is then used to produce two Smørrebrød. For the Technical, bakers were asked to produce fourteen Æbleskiver. Lastly, in the Showstopper, the challenge was to create the traditional Danish birthday treat, Kagemand.
posted by PearlRose at 7:05 AM - 2 comments

October 16

Superstore: Superstore, Season 4  Season 4 (Full Season)

A post for all of season four. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 9:21 PM - 0 comments

Black Lightning: The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues  Season 2, Episode 2

Jefferson must break the news to his students and faculty that he is stepping down as principal. Struggling with his new life as Painkiller, Kahlil pays a visit to Jennifer in hopes of mending things. Meanwhile, Tobias continues to enact his plan. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:06 PM - 1 comment

The Gifted: outMatched  Season 2, Episode 4

The team discovers that the Inner Circle is on the way to raid a mutant detention facility, so they make moves to try to intercept them. Meanwhile, Jace is contacted by a member of the Purifiers. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:00 PM - 1 comment

The Flash: Blocked  Season 5, Episode 2

Barry helps his daughter, Nora, become a better speedster; and he and the team also track a meta stealing high-tech weapons, only to cross paths with a new foe named Cicada, who is hunting the very same meta with nefarious intent. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:50 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Lilo & Stitch

A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 9:10 AM - 12 comments

October 15

Arrow: Inmate 4587  Season 7, Episode 1

The Season 7 premiere picks up 5 months after Oliver turned himself in to the FBI and revealed his secret identity as Green Arrow to the public. He's incarcerated at Slabsiode Maximum Security Prison and determined to keep a low profile in order to shorten his sentence for the sake of his family, but is tested when he runs into old foes. Meanwhile, Diggle and Dinah have taken on new jobs and left their costumes behind, but not everyone is following suit. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:29 PM - 7 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 429: Lactating Las Vegas

This one goes places! First, into the mind of our favorite Marvel Defenger, who Travis met, and definitely didn't embarrass us in front of. Also, to the moon! Also, to Broadway! (Please do not tell the Broadway people about our Broadway segment. There's no way we're clearing all these showtunes.) Suggested talking points: Marvel's Defengers, Still Being John Malkovich, Lunar Crank, An Inexplicable Musical Medley, Bad Pizza, Exotic Snaxx, Fancy Slices
posted by Tevin at 7:12 PM - 3 comments

Greenleaf: Season 1  Season 1, Episode 1

The unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, dark secrets and lies. [more inside]
posted by bunderful at 6:51 PM - 2 comments

Charmed: Pilot (Charmed 2018 reboot)  Season 1, Episode 1

Follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are powerful witches. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:22 PM - 5 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 05: Pleas Baby Pleas

Don't tell the judges, but the prosecutors have the most power in the building. [more inside]
posted by progosk at 3:56 PM - 4 comments

Pod Save America: Series Premiere  Season 1, Episode 1

Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, along with guest host Erin Ryan, host the first of four HBO specials leading up to the midterm elections. It's like a podcast, but with faces. [more inside]
posted by mosst at 10:35 AM - 2 comments

Star Wars Resistance: The Triple Dark  Season 1, Episode 2

Resistance returns after its premiere episode to find Kaz Xiono attempting to step into the role of Resistance spy at the expense of his cover job as a mechanic in Yeager's shop. In the midst of his quite uninformed attempts at spycraft, Kaz finds himself with front row seats to a pirate attack on the Colossus. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:30 AM - 4 comments

October 14

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 81 - Squire

Usidore and Chunt invite in Stick the Squire to apprentice under Arnie, in case anything ever happens to him. [more inside]
posted by FallowKing at 11:50 PM - 0 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: Cold Front  Season 1, Episode 11

The Vulcan Science Directorate would like to remind everyone to stay calm, because there is definitely no such thing as time travel. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 7:31 PM - 11 comments

Podcast: Under The Skin with Russell Brand: #049 Yuval Noah Harari - Are Our Children AI Slaves?

“Today we welcome back Yuval Noah Harari to Under The Skin where we discuss his new book 21 Lessons For The 21st Century. We tackle the idea of the rise useless class, the power of new A.I. technology and what we can do to combat this potential assault on our identity and role as human beings in world.” [more inside]
posted by progosk at 3:26 PM - 0 comments

Movie: 22 July

This is a 2018 American thriller film about the 2011 Norway attacks and its aftermath. 22 July was the date of the events, where lone wolf terrorist Anders Behring Breivik killed 77. Directed by Paul Greengrass. It features a Norwegian cast (that unfortunately speaks English in a quasi-Scandinavian accent).
posted by growabrain at 2:54 PM - 0 comments

Doctor Who: The Ghost Monument   Season 11, Episode 2

Still reeling from their first encounter, can the Doctor and her new friends stay alive long enough in a hostile alien environment to solve the mystery of Desolation? And just who are Angstrom and Epzo? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 11:53 AM - 59 comments

The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it. Netflix, full season. [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown at 9:32 AM - 13 comments

Saturday Night Live: Seth Meyers, Paul Simon  Season 44, Episode 3

Host: Seth Meyers, Musical Guest: Paul Simon [more inside]
posted by DizzyOnBugSpray at 6:57 AM - 16 comments

FLCL: Full Flat  Season 3, Episode 6

The countdown to doomsday has begun, as terminal cores lock onto plants around the world. But for Kana, struggling with Pets' decision to evacuate, the focus is on trying to hold onto normalcy in a world gone mad - and for Haruko, it's time for Kana to learn what she is truly capable of... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum at 12:27 AM - 0 comments

October 13

Babylon 5: Dust to Dust  Season 3, Episode 6

Bester has his annual pilgrimage to B5 to investigate a telepathy-inducing drug called Dust, and engages in a bad cop/slightly less bad cop dynamic with Garibaldi. Turns out, G'Kar wants some Dust for his own reasons... "The universe is already mad. Anything else would be redundant." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet at 6:56 PM - 2 comments

Riverdale: Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day  Season 3, Episode 1

Archie makes a surprising request about how he wants to spend his final days of summer; Betty must deal with her problems head-on after a heated confrontation with Alice and Polly; Veronica pleads with Hiram to help Archie. [more inside]
posted by litera scripta manet at 1:36 PM - 4 comments

Movie: First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe at 7:54 AM - 12 comments

October 12

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I Want To Be Here  Season 4, Episode 1

Rebecca faces the consequences of her guilty plea; Nathaniel looks for solace in a retreat; Josh searches for answers.
posted by JimBennett at 7:27 PM - 15 comments

The Haunting of Hill House: Steven Sees a Ghost  Season 1, Episode 1

While investigating a ghost story for his latest novel, a skeptical Steven receives a call from his sister that triggers a chain of fateful events. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:37 PM - 14 comments

Special Event: MLB baseball playoffs 2018: Semifinals (NLCS & ALCS)

Two best-of-seven series to determine who will go to the World Series! The L.A. Dodgers vs. the Milwaukee Brewers for the National League Championship, and the Houston Astros vs. the Boston Red Sox for the American League Championship.
posted by LobsterMitten at 1:52 PM - 23 comments

God Friended Me: The Good Samaritan  Season 1, Episode 2

Miles gets the opportunity of a lifetime when a satellite radio company wants to put his podcast on the air, and the God Account suggests that he befriend a single mother. Also, Cara tries to build a relationship with her estranged mom, and Rakesh is crushed when he spots Jaya on a date. [more inside]
posted by numaner at 1:11 PM - 2 comments

Supernatural: Stranger in a Strange Land  Season 14, Episode 1

Sam enlists everyone's help in trying to track down Dean. Meanwhile, Castiel may be in over his head after meeting up with an unreliable source. Jack learns to adjust to life as a human. [more inside]
posted by numaner at 12:12 PM - 12 comments

Murphy Brown: #MurphyToo  Season 11, Episode 3

"After Murphy attends a sexual harassment seminar for the 'Murphy in the Morning' staff, she is surprised to find herself reeling from the long-repressed memory of her own #MeToo moment." [more inside]
posted by brainwane at 6:42 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #128 The Crime Machine, Part II

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it's under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they're fighting.
posted by Tevin at 5:38 AM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #127 The Crime Machine, Part I

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it's under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they're fighting.
posted by Tevin at 5:38 AM - 0 comments

October 11

The Good Place: The Snowplow  Season 3, Episode 3

An announcement from someone in the group threatens to tear them apart.
posted by numaner at 6:01 PM - 70 comments

Podcast: Gaslit Nation with Andrea Chalupa and Sarah Kendzior: All Episodes

Gaslit Nation, hosted by writers Sarah Kendzior and Andrea Chalupa, experts on authoritarian states who warned America about election hacking before the 2016 election. Here, they take a deep dive on the news, skipping outrage to deliver analysis, history, context, and sharp insight on global affairs. "For anyone who was following along with news of Trump’s business practices and Paul Manafort’s history with Russian oligarchs, it was pretty clear that there was reason for concern, which made the yawns of cable news and mainstream media all the more infuriating. If you were one of the people following along, this podcast might not make you feel better about our current predicament, but it will make you feel heard." --Dennis DiClaudio, AV Club (Patreon here.) [more inside]
posted by progosk at 1:56 PM - 5 comments

American Horror Story: Boy Wonder  Season 8, Episode 5

Cordelia agrees to a bargain with the warlocks.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 1:34 PM - 3 comments

Movie: The Sisters Brothers

Based on the acclaimed 2011 novel by Patrick deWitt, the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career.
posted by GuyZero at 9:28 AM - 2 comments

Podcast: Heavyweight: #17 Skye

When Skye was in middle school, her best friends showed up at her home one night and wrote "f*ck you" on her garage door. After that, they never spoke again. Now Skye has a son entering middle school, and he can't believe his mom never asked her friends why they did it. So, thirty years later, Skye and her son set off to find out. (Credits: Heavyweight is hosted and produced by Jonathan Goldstein. This episode was also produced by Kalila Holt, Peter Bresnan, and Stevie Lane. Editing by Jorge Just, with additional editing by Alex Blumberg. Special thanks to Emily Condon, Devon Taylor, Annika Pillsbury  and Jackie Cohen. The show was mixed by Bobby Lord. Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson, Bobby Lord, and Edwin, with additional music by Blue Dot Sessions, Michael Hearst, and Hew Time. Our theme song is by The Weakerthans courtesy of Epitaph Records, and our ad music is by Haley Shaw.) [more inside]
posted by progosk at 7:18 AM - 1 comment

October 10

Mystery Science Theater 3000: GAMERA VS. ZIGRA  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 16

Rewatch! The last of the MST Gamera movies, in which an alien bowl of Trix invades the Earth and hypnotizes folk, but fortunately they can be revived just by getting in their face and shouting "Aaaa!" at them. Another of the films tied for 50th place in our poll. Previously.
posted by JHarris at 9:24 PM - 4 comments

All American: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

In the premiere, South Crenshaw High's Spencer James is recruited to play for Beverly High School. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:31 PM - 1 comment

The Great British Bake Off: Vegan  Season 9, Episode 7

A first for GBBO: Vegan week! No butter, no eggs, no milk, not even any honey. The six remaining bakers have to start with savoury vegan tartlets, then make a pavlova using aquafaba rather than egg whites for the meringue, and finally produce an impressive celebratory cake using only vegan ingredients. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger at 10:56 AM - 14 comments

Suits: The Shelf Life  Season 1, Episode 10

Harvey must fire an accountant for falsifying his credentials, but Mike finds a more sinister motive for his termination and becomes concerned about his own employment. Meanwhile, Louis thinks he's found his future wife. [IMDB]
posted by like_neon at 2:39 AM - 2 comments

Suits: Undefeated  Season 1, Episode 9

Harvey meets his match in a cocky opposing counsel in a class action lawsuit, and Mike unknowingly helps frame Rachel as a traitor to the firm.
posted by like_neon at 2:33 AM - 0 comments

Suits: Identity Crisis  Season 1, Episode 8

Harvey and Louis come to blows after Louis' reckless behavior threatens to cost the firm a case, while Mike is assigned to a businessman who is trying to get back money from his estranged daughter. [IMDB]
posted by like_neon at 2:31 AM - 0 comments

October 9

The Gifted: coMplications  Season 2, Episode 3

The Inner Circle turns to an unexpected source for help in healing Polaris' baby. Reed and Lauren's med run gets complicated by Reed's powers. Thunderbird and Blink meet the leader of the Morlocks--a shadowy group of mutants that live underground--who offers to help them find the Inner Circle, but the two factions may not have the same goals. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:16 PM - 11 comments

Black Lightning: The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies  Season 2, Episode 1

Concerned for the safety of Garfield's students, the board considers a motion to shut down the school. Jennifer struggles with her powers, Anissa finds a new way to give back to Freehand, and Lynn clashes with Agent Odell over access to the pods. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:48 PM - 3 comments

The Flash: Nora  Season 5, Episode 1

Barry and Iris try to return an unexpected guest from the future to her timeline. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:41 PM - 7 comments

The Deuce: All You'll Be Eating is Cannibals  Season 2, Episode 5

Candy taps an unlikely co-producer. Bobby is on the wrong end of a raid. Big Mike cashes in on a hit. [more inside]
posted by dnash at 3:58 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Rafiki

Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
posted by ellieBOA at 2:05 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Meet the Robinsons

Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:44 PM - 5 comments

Better Call Saul: Winner  Season 4, Episode 10

Jimmy turns the page on his reputation; Lalo tracks a loose end in Gus' operation; Mike is forced to make a difficult decision. [Season Finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 10:40 AM - 86 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 16

With another accidental catastrophe averted, The Pine Guard catch their breath and split up to take care of some mid-Hunt business. Aubrey takes some magic lessons. Ned reflects on his larcenous past. Duck makes use of the In-fur-mary.
posted by Tevin at 6:33 AM - 10 comments

Manifest: Turbulence  Season 1, Episode 3

Ben and Michaela investigate a shocking murder in fear that it's connected to Flight 828. Meanwhile, Ben struggles to accept the life Grace led in his absence, while Olive and Cal realize that being twins after five and a half hears apart is harder than they thought. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 4:23 AM - 5 comments

October 8

Star Wars Resistance: The Recruit   Season 1, Episode 1

Set six months before The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Resistance is a 2D animated return to the Galaxy Far, Far Away, that premiered on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Set on a massive refueling platform on an Outer Rim ocean planet, Kazuda "Kaz" Xiono, hand picked by Resistance ace Poe Dameron, sets about uncovering a First Order presence on the station amidst an atmosphere of starship racing by some of the greatest pilots in the galaxy. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 1:36 PM - 6 comments

Norm Macdonald Has a Show: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

Old chunk of coal Norm Macdonald talks with celebrities on his new Netflix show. David Space, Drew Barrymore, Judge Judy, David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Chevy Chase, M. Night Shyamalan, Michael Keaton, Billy Joe Shaver, and Lorne Michaels are the first season's guests. Sadly, Adam Eget is there, too. [more inside]
posted by riruro at 12:54 PM - 15 comments

The Venture Bros.: The Saphrax Protocol  Season 7, Episode 10

It's the season 7 finale! Deep inside Guild Headquarters, the Monarch and 21 face their ultimate ordeal; the Venture brothers confront one of their own.
posted by GuyZero at 9:39 AM - 38 comments

Movie: Malevolent

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real. (iMDB)
posted by kittens for breakfast at 7:14 AM - 3 comments

October 7

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 80 - Momo and the Mayor (Live from Chicago's iO Theater)

Momo the Mouse with Human Strength stops by to dish on Chunt's love life and her own. [more inside]
posted by FallowKing at 10:47 PM - 1 comment

Attack on Titan: Bystander  Season 3, Episode 11

Having seen a glimpse of his father's past, Eren attempts to track down a man who might shed some light on his father's secrets. [more inside]
posted by numaner at 9:53 PM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: Fortunate Son  Season 1, Episode 10

Wherein Travis Mayweather shares an inappropriate anecdote about life on J-class freighters. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 9:04 PM - 20 comments

Fear the Walking Dead: ... I Lose Myself  Season 4, Episode 16

Morgan struggles to find the strength to help friends in dire need before it's too late. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 4:31 PM - 0 comments