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October 24

Movie: Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a halloween mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company. The company's owner, Conal Cochran, wants to return Halloween to its darker roots using his masks -- and his unspeakable scheme would unleash death and destruction across the country. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 2:47 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Halloween II

After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:00 PM - 2 comments

Supernatural: Man's Best Friend With Benefits  Season 8, Episode 15

James Frampton, an old friend of Sam and Dean, has become a witch. Now he's supposedly killing innocent people. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 5:05 AM - 2 comments

Saturday Night Live: Jason Sudeikis / Brandi Carlile  Season 47, Episode 4

Both first-timers. [more inside]
posted by rhizome at 1:25 AM - 6 comments

October 23

Amphibia: Fight at the Museum/Temple Frogs  Season 3, Episode 4

Fight at the Museum: The search for information to return the Plantars to Amphibia takes our heroes to the museum, where they meet potential ally Dr. Jan, and definite enemy, the frog robot. Temple Frogs: The day following the museum trip, Anne gets a message from Dr. Jan, but before she can follow up on it her mother pulls her into helping out at the local Thai Temple. The frogs fit in surprisingly well there, but their robotic pursuer is less welcome. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 7:12 PM - 2 comments

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite: AEW Dynamite: October 23, 2021 (and Rampage from 10/22)  Season 3, Episode 3

Dropping this one in before Dynamite tonight because the schedule is still altered due to the sports on Wednesdays, so Rampage aired yesterday. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 11:53 AM - 2 comments

Supernatural: Trial and Error  Season 8, Episode 14

Kevin has found out that in order to close the gates of Hell, the person needs to accomplish three tasks, the first of which is to kill a hellhound. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 4:59 AM - 8 comments

October 22

What We Do in the Shadows: A Farewell  Season 3, Episode 9

Colin has a birthday and a vampire says goodbye. [more inside]
posted by gladly at 8:44 PM - 7 comments

Foundation: Death and the Maiden  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 6

Brother Day meets Zephyr Halima—a would-be leader who opposes the Empire. Brother Dusk grows suspicious of Brother Dawn.
posted by rodlymight at 5:18 PM - 11 comments

The Sopranos: College  Season 1, Episode 5

While visiting colleges with Meadow, Tony spots a snitch. Carmela, meanwhile, discovers something about Dr. Melfi.
posted by overeducated_alligator at 1:47 PM - 2 comments

The Sopranos: Meadowlands  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 4

Jackie's death leaves a power vacuum, Brendan's death leaves Chris fearing for his life, and Anthony's discovery of what his father really does leaves him confused.
posted by overeducated_alligator at 12:57 PM - 1 comment

The Morning Show: A Private Person  Season 2, Episode 6

TMS welcomes a new face. Bradley gets a surprise visit.
posted by ellieBOA at 11:30 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 13

With their first proper mission under their belt, the crew of the Coriolis attempt a series of negotiations with mixed results. A night at the Cloaca forges new friendships, while morning at the Gills forges new ... enemy ships. Additional music in this episode: "Piano Abstract" by Ubik; and "Intense Horror Music 01" by Magmi Soundtrack
posted by ardgedee at 10:53 AM - 4 comments

Project Runway: #Streetwear  Season 19, Episode 2

(From IMDB) In their first individual challenge, the designers take on streetwear - the most relevant and individualized style in fashion. Working with male, female, and nonbinary models, the competitors dig into their unique personal experiences and cultures to create breakout looks to catch the eye of their cool guest judge: social media fashion icon, Wisdom Kaye. Front page spoiler: SWATCH IS STILL ALIVE!!! More spoilers inside. [more inside]
posted by essexjan at 8:38 AM - 10 comments

Movie: The Velvet Underground

Experience the iconic rock band's legacy in the first major documentary to tell their story. Directed with the era's avant-garde spirit by Todd Haynes, this kaleidoscopic oral history combines exclusive interviews with dazzling archival footage. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 7:09 AM - 4 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Parallels  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 11

Worf loses a bat'leth tournament, discovers he has two more children than he thought, screws up at tactical badly enough to get a senior staff member killed, and becomes related to Lwaxana. Worst birthday ever. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 6:03 AM - 22 comments

Supernatural: Everybody Hates Hitler  Season 8, Episode 13

Sam and Dean find themselves battling a group of Nazi necromancers. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 5:28 AM - 11 comments

October 21

Movie: Koi Jaane Na

A heartbroken writer struggling with writer's block goes to a quiet hill station where he finds love again but uncovers a copycat serial killer who has mysteriously come alive and is killing everyone around him. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:54 PM - 1 comment

Legends of Tomorrow: The Need for Speed  Season 7, Episode 2

The Legends contemplate how to get to New York City, Behrad discovers Hoover has train tickets to DC and Sara and Ava come up with a plan. With the help of Gary, Nate will have to impersonate Hoover. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:06 PM - 3 comments

The Sopranos: Denial, Anger, Acceptance  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 3

Tony encourages an unwanted son-in-law to divorce, Carmela learns another secret of Tony's, Meadow experiments with speed to study for the SATs, and Chris and Brendan find out the price of disrespecting Junior. [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator at 5:54 PM - 1 comment

The Sopranos: 46 Long  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 2

Tony is getting fed up with his mother. Brendan Filone acts against Tony's wishes. Salvatore and Paulie try to track down A.J.'s teacher's stolen car. [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator at 5:39 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Trick 'r Treat

Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: an everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank, and a bitter old recluse receives an uninvited guest.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 4:08 PM - 8 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 1

Rewatch! A dead astronaut comes back down to Earth, not-dead but infested by aliens who plan to use his body as a spearhead to invade Earth. Is it just me or is that a weird plan? Also with a short, Once Upon A Honeymoon, which naturally has to do with telephones. We re-enter the series after The Movie, without Frank and now with new regular Pearl Forrester. It's the beginning of Season 7, only six episodes long and the last hurrah of the show on Comedy Central. Previously.
posted by JHarris at 3:27 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Dune

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.
posted by Omon Ra at 1:56 PM - 58 comments

Gokushufudo: The Way of the Househusband   Season 1 (Full Season)

Tatsu, an infamous and feared yakuza boss nicknamed "the Immortal Dragon", retires from crime to become a househusband so that he can support Miku, his kyariaūman wife. The episodic series depicts a variety of comedic scenarios, typically wherein Tatsu's banal domestic work as a househusband is juxtaposed against his intimidating personality and appearance, and his frequent run-ins with former yakuza associates and rivals.
posted by rikschell at 9:40 AM - 4 comments

Movie: The French Dispatch

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine". [more inside]
posted by vacapinta at 8:09 AM - 6 comments

Doom Patrol: Bird Patrol   Season 3, Episode 7

The Sisterhood strikes.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 7:02 AM - 7 comments

Supernatural: As Time Goes By  Season 8, Episode 12

Sam and Dean's paternal grandfather Henry Winchester time travels from 1958 to 2013, and tells his skeptical grandsons that he has something to protect from a demonic being named Abaddon, who is hot on his trail. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 6:16 AM - 3 comments

American Horror Story: The Future Perfect   Season 10, Episode 10

The aliens' endgame is revealed.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 4:12 AM - 6 comments

October 20

Movie: Prometheus

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 9:07 PM - 39 comments

Movie: Night Teeth

A college student moonlighting as a chauffeur picks up two women, but their plans for the evening are far more insidious than club hopping. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 5:02 PM - 5 comments

Book: The Lincoln Highway

The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America. [more inside]
posted by chavenet at 12:37 PM - 2 comments

The Sopranos: Pilot  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 1

A mobster passes out at a family barbecue and seeks therapy to understand why. [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator at 12:24 PM - 12 comments

Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Kidnapped Prime Minister  Season 2, Episode 8

Poirot has just 32 hours to find the Prime Minister who has been kidnapped in France, before an important League of Nations conference begins.
posted by Carillon at 11:07 AM - 2 comments

Supernatural: LARP and the Real Girl  Season 8, Episode 11

When two LARPers turn up dead, Sam and Dean investigate the fictional world of Moondoor, where they find a familiar face. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 5:08 AM - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: German Week  Season 12, Episode 5

It's a Bake Off first, as the bakers make traditional German biscuits and a torte fit for a Prince, before rising to the challenge with a showstopping tiered cake using yeast.
posted by ellieBOA at 12:16 AM - 12 comments

October 19

Only Murders in the Building: Open and Shut  Season 1, Episode 10

In the season finale, the trio races toward a resolution while their own lives are put in danger. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels at 7:28 PM - 51 comments

You: Season 3 (Full Season)  Season 3 (Full Season)

Joe and Love are married and raising their newborn son, Henry, in the Californian suburb of Madre Linda. As their relationship dynamic takes a new turn, Joe continues to repeat the cycle of obsession with a burgeoning interest in Natalie, the next door neighbor. This time, Love will flip the script to ensure that her dream of having the perfect family will not be torn away so easily by Joe's compulsive actions.
posted by jeather at 7:05 PM - 6 comments

Supernatural: Torn and Frayed  Season 8, Episode 10

Dean, Sam, and Castiel endeavour to rescue Samandriel from Crowley, and Sam tries to decide whether he should continue hunting or be with Amelia. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 5:07 AM - 4 comments

October 18

Gaetmaeul Chachacha: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha  Season 1 (Full Season)

A big-city dentist opens up a practice in a close-knit seaside village, home to a charming jack-of-all-trades who is her polar opposite in every way. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:35 PM - 7 comments

Y: The Last Man: Ready. Aim. Fire.   Season 1, Episode 8

Tensions at the PriceMax spiral out of control. Hero and Sam pass the point of no return. Nora uncovers dangerous secrets.
posted by bunderful at 6:55 PM - 8 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Inheritance  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 10

Data meets Juliana Tainer, former wife of Dr. Noonian Soong and Data's "mother," but she holds a shocking secret that even she doesn't know she carries. [more inside]
posted by hanov3r at 10:15 AM - 21 comments

Supernatural: Citizen Fang  Season 8, Episode 9

Some people have died of vampire attacks in the Louisiana town where Benny is living, and only Dean believes he's innocent. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 6:52 AM - 8 comments

Movie: Censor

Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her [redacted]
posted by kittens for breakfast at 5:05 AM - 7 comments

October 17

Succession: Secession  Season 3, Episode 1

Following his bombshell presser, a righteous Kendall scrambles to find a base of operations, while Logan's team searches for safe harbor.
posted by guiseroom at 7:33 PM - 29 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Harry Wilson Job  Season 1, Episode 16

The team has to infiltrate the shadowy R.I.Z. to stop it from unleashing a worm that can take down the entire electrical grid, and they must use Harry to do it. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 9:37 AM - 4 comments

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite: AEW Dynamite: October 16, 2021 (and Rampage and The Buy In too!)  Season 3, Episode 2

It's going to be a weird few weeks for wrestling on TV as other sports wreak havoc on the TV schedule. This week Dynamite was pushed to Saturday, making Rampage the first AEW this week despite airing in it's regular timeslot, and AEW put a free hour on YouTube as "The Buy In" as a response to WWE giving Smackdown an extra half-hour in a clear attempt to compete with Rampage! Phew. [more inside]
posted by The Pluto Gangsta at 7:52 AM - 1 comment

Supernatural: Hunteri Heroici  Season 8, Episode 8

Castiel decides to become a hunter like Sam and Dean, and his first case with them involves a series of murders that strongly resemble classic cartoon mishaps. Meanwhile, Sam thinks back to the evening he met Amelia's father. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 6:28 AM - 5 comments

Saturday Night Live: Rami Malek / Young Thug  Season 47, Episode 3

New Movie / New Album [more inside]
posted by rhizome at 2:15 AM - 15 comments

October 16

Movie: I Am a Ghost

Emily, a troubled spirit, haunts her own house every day, wondering why she can't leave. With the help of Sylvia, a clairvoyant hired to rid the house of spirits, Emily is forced into a 'patient/therapist' relationship, uncovering disturbing mysteries about her past that may help her move on to 'the next place.' [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 5:22 PM - 1 comment

Project Runway: A Colorful Return  Season 19, Episode 1

The season premiere begins at the iconic Lincoln Center where Christian Siriano, Nina Garcia, Elaine Welteroth, and Brandon Maxwell welcome a talented group of new designers eager to show the world their skills and creativity. In a Project Runway first, the designers will be split into two teams living and working separately to create mini-collections celebrating color. The competition comes to a head on the day of the runway show when they reunite hoping their team is victorious while someone from the losing team will be going home. [more inside]
posted by essexjan at 1:41 PM - 9 comments

Movie: Long Gone

Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud Cantrell (William Peterson), as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south. Possibly the most underrated baseball movie ever made. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:12 AM - 4 comments

Movie: Sugar

Follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States' minor league system; but when his play on the mound falters, he begins to question the single-mindedness of his life's ambition. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:44 AM - 1 comment

Amphibia: Thai Feud/Adventures in Catsitting  Season 3, Episode 3

Thai Feud: The Plantars are guests in the Boonchuy home for now, but Sprig wants to be part of Anne's family like how Anne is part of the Plantars'. He unwisely resolves to do something about a rival food truck that's taken to parking outside the Boonchuy's restaurant. Adventures in Catsitting: It's been a week since Anne returned to Earth and her parents' house with her favorite frogs, and Hop Pop suspects they're overstaying their welcome. Desperate for him and his family to pull their weight, they volunteer to take family cat Domino to the vet. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 9:16 AM - 2 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Muddy Waters Job  Season 1, Episode 15

"The Leverage team infiltrates an oil rig and a small-town trial to find evidence that a corrupt oil CEO is hiding a dangerous oil leak in the gulf, causing illnesses along the spill zone." Better recap: Harry comes to the team when his ex-wife's current husband, who he thinks is a decent oil CEO, is in trouble. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 8:36 AM - 4 comments

Supernatural: A Little Slice of Kevin  Season 8, Episode 7

Crowley, who is determined to have the Word of God translated, has kidnapped Kevin and all the prophets-to-be who are potentially able to read it, and an old friend of Sam and Dean's reappears to help with the rescue effort. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 8:02 AM - 4 comments

Leverage: Redemption: The Great Train Job  Season 1, Episode 14

"Two local farmers are targeted by a hate group, but something more poisonous on the farm leads Team Leverage to a crooked green energy innovator and an old-fashioned Train Heist." (Disclaimer: the very beginning of the episode features gay-bashing, then turns into something entirely different after the first five minutes, involving a fake battery scheme.) [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 7:40 AM - 7 comments

October 15

Movie: Needle in a Timestack

Nick (Leslie Odom) and Janine (Cynthia Erivo) live in marital bliss until Janine's ex-husband (Orlando Bloom) warps time to try to tear them apart. As Nick's memories disappear, he must decide what he's willing to sacrifice in order to hold onto - or let go of - everything he loves. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 8:23 PM - 17 comments

Special Event: 2021 MLB baseball playoffs: ALCS RedSox v Astros; NLCS Dodgers v Braves

Time for the MLB baseball semifinals, the National League Championship Series (LA Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves) and the American League Championship Series (Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros)!
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:01 PM - 30 comments

What We Do in the Shadows: The Wellness Center  Season 3, Episode 8

Nandor is persuaded to reject vampirism and pursue a healthier lifestyle. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten at 4:23 PM - 21 comments