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Lupin: Part 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

The adventures of gentleman thief Arsène Lupin inspire Assane Diop (Omar Sy) as he attempts to uncover the truth about a robbery. Lupin is the first French show to make Netflix's top 10 list in the US and is its most popular original show since The Witcher. [more inside]
posted by amarynth on Jan 21 at 10:52 AM - 1 comment

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Data's Day  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 11

"Dear Dr. Maddox, As I write this, I am very sad. Our beloved transporter chief has been stood up at the altar— BY THE BENEVOLENT KEIKO. ALL HAIL KEIKO AND HER GLORIOUS ARBORETUM! Sincerely, Robot Man." [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 21 at 5:11 AM - 5 comments

Movie: Promising Young Woman

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.
posted by ChuraChura on Jan 13 at 7:19 PM - 9 comments

The Expanse: Hard Vacuum  Season 5, Episode 8

Amos returns to Baltimore with Clarissa. On Luna, Avasarala's alliances begin to shift. Alone and adrift, Naomi becomes a deadly lure.
posted by ShooBoo on Jan 19 at 4:58 PM - 31 comments

WandaVision: Episode 2  Season 1, Episode 2

In an effort to fit in, Wanda and Vision perform a magic act in their community talent show. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Jan 15 at 6:11 AM - 65 comments

Star Trek: Discovery: That Hope Is You, Part 2  Season 3, Episode 13

[Season Finale] As the Emerald Chain tightens its grip and the mystery of the Burn is finally solved, Burnham and the crew have one last chance to save themselves – and the Federation. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 7 at 8:30 AM - 72 comments

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: 1601: Fun to wear hats  Season 20, Episode 1

Mister Rogers, who is wearing a reindeer hat, trades hats with Mr. McFeely. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. McFeely delivers a bag of hats to Queen Sara and Lady Aberlin, who are wearing hats for fun. [more inside]
posted by kristi on Jan 20 at 8:58 PM - 2 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Loss  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 10

Counselor Troi loses her empathic powers; the Enterprise is slowly pulled off course by an unknown force existing in two-dimensional form into a deadly cosmic string. [more inside]
posted by hanov3r on Jan 18 at 1:12 PM - 12 comments

Movie: Synchronic

The best time-travel movie theatrically released in 2020 features Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan as two grizzled New Orleans paramedics who run across a designer drug linked to a series of spooky deaths. [more inside]
posted by whir on Jan 13 at 1:40 PM - 7 comments

Movie: Shadowlands

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, best known as the author of the Narnian Chronicles, leads a monastic life as an Oxford don until he meets the spirited American poet Joy Gresham. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jan 20 at 8:07 AM - 2 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Slab-Build & Handmade Bricks  Season 4, Episode 2

It's all about bricks and mortar, as the 11 remaining potters slab-build a 3D building and, in a Throw Down first, judge Rich Miller tasks the potters with handmaking bricks.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18 at 5:35 AM - 2 comments

Batwoman: What Happened To Kate Kane?  Season 2, Episode 1

Tommy gets a roommate. Jacob and Sophie learn some hard truths. Luke gets duped but Julia doesn't. Mary is her usual self. Alice finds a new purpose in life. Viewers meet Ryan. Batwoman is back even if Kate Kane isn't. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Jan 19 at 9:06 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Wonder Woman 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah. [more inside]
posted by jimw on Dec 25 at 8:05 PM - 133 comments

Blown Away: Blown Away (Season 1)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion. (Netflix premiere, Canadian TV) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 17 at 5:32 PM - 23 comments

The Defenders: The Defenders.  Season 1, Episode 8

As New York edges closer to disaster, Elektra sees what's beyond the wall, and the Defenders make a last-ditch effort to save the city. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 19 at 10:56 PM - 72 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Cheese Set & Port Chalices  Season 4, Episode 1

Judges Keith Brymer Jones and Richard Miller set the twelve new potters two challenges against the clock: to throw a cheese set and port chalices, as the battle of clay kicks off at the wheel. Hosted by Siobhan McSweeney.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18 at 5:32 AM - 10 comments

The Expanse: Oyedeng  Season 5, Episode 7

Naomi makes a desperate attempt to save her son from Marco. On the Roci, Holden battles for the last sample of protomolecule.
posted by ShooBoo on Jan 12 at 5:21 PM - 39 comments

The Night Manager: Episode 1.6  Season 1, Episode 6

Series finale. Roper and his team return to Cairo for the deal, reuniting Pine with an old enemy. Pine risks it all to put his plan in motion. A discredited Burr makes one last stand.
posted by kanewai on Jun 3 at 2:47 AM - 10 comments

Critical Role: Ice and Fire  Season 2, Episode 121

Forced to navigate a strange new relationship with the Tombtakers, the Mighty Nein continue their trek to Aeor, where both fiery and magical dangers await any wrong moves...
posted by nubs on Jan 18 at 1:32 PM - 1 comment

Little America: Season 1  Show Only   Season 1 (Full Season)

Eight stories. One Dream. [more inside]
posted by KTamas on Jan 24 at 2:22 AM - 3 comments

The Watch: Twilight Canyons  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 4

The Watch visits a senior living facility, Twilight Canyons, in their pursuit of Carcer and Gawain.
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 18 at 4:22 PM - 7 comments

Alice in Borderland: Season One  Season 1 (Full Season)

Obsessed gamer Arisu suddenly finds himself in a strange, emptied-out version of Tokyo in which he and his friends must compete in dangerous games in order to survive. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 18 at 2:37 PM - 6 comments

Movie: Tenet

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Aug 27 at 3:20 PM - 44 comments

Star Trek: Discovery: There Is a Tide...  Season 3, Episode 12

A little too late for Christmas, but there's some serious McClaneing in this one. Also, Vance and Osyraa have a little talk. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 31 at 7:16 AM - 39 comments

Movie: Da 5 Bloods

Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 13 at 9:22 PM - 23 comments

WandaVision: Episode 1  Season 1, Episode 1

Wanda and Vision struggle to conceal their powers during dinner with Vision’s boss and his wife. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Jan 15 at 6:07 AM - 33 comments

The Watch: A Near Vimes Experience  Season 1, Episode 1

Capt. Sam Vimes' life of drinking and being fairly useless is interrupted when a supposedly dead figure from his past returns to Ankh-Morpork. Inspired by the work of Sir Terry Prachett. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 7 at 2:30 AM - 20 comments

Critical Role: Contentious Company  Season 2, Episode 120

The Mighty Nein locate their prize but quickly learn that adversaries and conflict can come from even the most unexpected corners...
posted by nubs on Dec 21 at 6:37 PM - 3 comments

Forever: Forever (2018)  Season 1 (Full Season)

June and Oscar are a married couple who live a comfortable-but-predictable life in suburban California. For years, they've had the same conversations, eaten the same meals, and taken vacations at the same rented lakehouse. But when June talks Oscar into shaking things up by taking a ski trip, the couple suddenly find themselves in completely unfamiliar territory -- raising questions about love, commitment and their marriage
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Sep 21 at 6:35 PM - 13 comments

Book: Children of Time

Humanity has started to spread among the stars, terraforming worlds and beginning uplift experiments. But their inner demons get the best of them and the crowning achievement of Doctor Avrana Kern is sabotaged. What will emerge from the wreckage and how will she keep tabs on her work? [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Jan 9 at 9:24 PM - 13 comments

American Gods: A Winter's Tale  Show Only   Season 3, Episode 1

A meeting with the god Wisakedjak leaves Shadow with a prophecy about his destiny. Shadow tries to make a life for himself in Milwaukee, but finds himself drawn to Lakeside after he meets up with Wednesday. Bilquist demonstrates her power to Technical Boy, World puts a new scheme in motion, and Shadow gets a warning about his destiny. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jan 18 at 8:10 AM - 3 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Sins of the Father  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 17

The honor of Worf and his entire family is at stake when his deceased father is accused of moderate to heavy treason. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Nov 13 at 5:47 AM - 25 comments

The Stand: The House of the Dead  Season 1, Episode 4

The Boulder Free Zone Committee looks to solidify their leadership and bolster the community with a town hall meeting, but Flagg continues to make inroads as he plots to destroy the newly-forming society from within. Air Date: Jan 7, 2021
posted by guiseroom on Jan 8 at 7:40 AM - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Paradise  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 15

Commander Sisko and Chief O'Brien are stranded on the planet Aurelius, where the human colonists reject technology. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 19 at 12:34 PM - 16 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Offspring  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 16

Data successfully creates a new android, which he views as his child. However, the magnitude of his accomplishment quickly attracts the scrutiny of Starfleet, who wants to separate the child from Data and the Enterprise for study. Matters are complicated further when the child begins to develop beyond Data's abilities. [more inside]
posted by hanov3r on Nov 9 at 8:30 AM - 13 comments

Book: The Tombs of Atuan

Tenar is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, and everything is taken from her—home, family, possessions, even her name. She is now known only as Arha, the Eaten One, and guards the shadowy, labyrinthine Tombs of Atuan. Then a wizard, Ged, comes to steal the Tombs’ greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. Tenar’s duty is to protect the Ring, but Ged possesses the light of magic and tales of a world that Tenar has never known. Will Tenar risk everything to escape from the darkness that has become her domain? (Book 2 of the Earthsea cycle) [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Jan 3 at 9:53 PM - 13 comments

Movie: Rocketman

Rocketman follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story - set to Elton John's most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton - tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 30 at 8:37 AM - 18 comments

The Expanse: Exodus, Churn, Mother  Season 5, Episode 1

The first three episodes of Season 5 starts on Amazon Prime: In different parts of the Solar System, the crew of the Rocinante and their allies confront the sins of their past, while Marco Inaros unleashes an attack that will alter the future of Earth, Mars, the Belt, and the worlds beyond the Ring. [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo on Dec 17 at 8:12 PM - 41 comments

30 Coins: Cobwebs  Season 1, Episode 1

The quiet town of Pedraza is shaken by the unsettling birth of a mysterious child. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 15 at 3:53 PM - 4 comments

Book: Children of Ruin

Long ago, Earth's terraforming program sent ships out to build new homes for humanity among the stars and made an unexpected discovery: a planet with life. But the scientists were unaware that the alien ecosystem was more developed than the primitive life forms originally discovered. When the Old Empire fell, the scientists were on their own. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Jan 16 at 8:09 PM - 7 comments

All Creatures Great and Small: You've Got to Dream  Season 1, Episode 1

Channel 5's 2019 adaptation of James Herriot's book, now available in the US via PBS's "Masterpiece". In the first episode, James (Nicholas Ralph) sets out in 1937 for the Yorkshire Dales, seeking a job as a veterinarian with the prickly Siegfried Farnon. [more inside]
posted by Ipsifendus on Jan 14 at 12:48 PM - 15 comments

A Place to Call Home: Season One  Season 1 (Full Season)

When nurse Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) returns home to 1950s Australia after 20 years in Europe, she quickly becomes entangled in the lives of the wealthy Bligh family. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 14 at 6:48 AM - 3 comments

Movie: Locked Down

Just as they decide to separate, Linda (Anne Hathaway) and Paxton (Chiwetel Ejiofor) find life has other plans when they are stuck at home in a mandatory lockdown. Co-habitation is proving to be a challenge, but fueled by poetry and copious amounts of wine, it will bring them closer together in the most surprising way
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug on Jan 17 at 7:48 PM - 1 comment

The Stand: Blank Page  Season 1, Episode 3

Mother Abagail selects a surprising voice to be her conduit to her chosen Committee in Boulder: the young deaf man Nick Andros. The arrival of a disturbing visitor to the Boulder Free Zone, shakes the Committee and Boulder residents to their core. Elsewhere in the Free Zone, Nadine Cross is haunted by a childhood memory. Air Date: Dec 30, 2020
posted by guiseroom on Jan 1 at 8:58 AM - 4 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Final Mission  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 9

Leaving the Enterprise to go to Starfleet Academy, Wesley gets on a shuttlecraft with Captain Picard, and just like last time, Picard narrowly escapes death. Picard never gets on a shuttle with Wesley again. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 15 at 3:05 AM - 15 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Yesterday's Enterprise  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 15

A Starfleet ship narrowly survives a savage battle, only to become trapped in a dark and cataclysmic future where the Federation is near annihilation. (Note: not a Star Trek Discovery rerun) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Nov 5 at 6:42 AM - 17 comments

Movie: His House

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.
posted by rue72 on Nov 2 at 9:30 AM - 4 comments

Book: A Deadly Education

Naomi Novik, author of the Temeraire novels as well as Spinning Silver and Uprooted, kicks off a new series with a bang. A school for magic, you say, I’ve heard that tune before. Not like this... [more inside]
posted by sixswitch on Oct 26 at 9:53 PM - 20 comments

The Stand: Pocket Savior  Season 1, Episode 2

Musician Larry Underwood is on the cusp of his big break when "Captain Trips" strikes New York. Alone and wandering an empty city, he meets an alluring new acquaintance also desperate to escape. Meanwhile, an incarcerated Lloyd Henreid comes face-to-face with Randall Flagg, The Dark Man himself, who makes him an enticing offer. Air Date: Dec 23, 2020
posted by guiseroom on Jan 1 at 8:56 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Willow

A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 24 at 7:05 PM - 29 comments

A Place to Call Home: Season Two  Season 2 (Full Season)

All those involved with last season's murder and subsequent cover-up try to put it behind them. Meanwhile, George and Sarah grow closer, but Regina's shocking discovery in Europe could give matriarch Elizabeth the leverage she needs to tear them apart forever. James's medical treatment for his homosexuality is a cause of concern for everyone, especially Olivia. Jack and Carolyn bond over Anna.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 15 at 10:46 AM - 4 comments

Movie: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Russel Crowe and Paul Bettany play Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, Captain & Doctor respectively of the frigate Surprise, ordered in 1805 to sink, burn, or take as prize the French Acheron. The Acheron may be a Yankee-built super-frigate of forty-four guns, but she's still vulnerable at the stern, like the rest of us. An adaptation of Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin historical fiction series, directed and co-written by Peter Weir (Picnic at Hanging Rock). [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on May 30 at 9:29 PM - 26 comments

Dark: Alpha and Omega (Alpha und Omega)  Season 1, Episode 10

Peter gets a shock. Jonas learns the truth about his family, but there are more surprises still to come. Helge makes a sacrifice. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 3 at 7:16 PM - 45 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Armageddon Game  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 13

Unaware they are being used as pawns, Bashir and O'Brien attempt to eliminate a biomechanical weapon used for centuries by two warring societies. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 14 at 12:19 PM - 12 comments

The 100: Season 7 and the Series Finale  Season 7 (Full Season)

Our remaining protagonists come into conflict with the mysterious Disciples who believe that a last war is coming.
posted by crone islander on Oct 3 at 8:33 AM - 3 comments

Movie: The Vast of Night

In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young switchboard operator Fay and charismatic radio DJ Everett discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on May 30 at 7:50 PM - 24 comments

Batwoman: O, Mouse!  Season 1, Episode 20

When Gotham's former heroes returns to settle a score, Batwoman and Cmdr. Kane find themselves on the defensive; Alice uncovers what could finally take down Batwoman; Cmdr. Kane refuses to retreat from his war on Batwoman. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 17 at 6:35 PM - 15 comments

For Life: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

A prisoner becomes a lawyer and fights to overturn his life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. (ABC, US broadcast) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 11 at 8:44 PM - 10 comments

Bridgerton: Season 1 - all episodes  Season 1 (Full Season)

The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. (Netflix, Shonda Rhimes-produced adaptation of Julia Quinn's "The Duke and I") [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 26 at 1:18 PM - 81 comments