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Movie: Psych: The Movie

Old friends reunite when one of them is targeted by an unknown assailant.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Dec 9 at 12:36 PM
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The Crown: Misadventure

As Philip leaves for a long tour, Elizabeth makes an upsetting discovery. Prime Minister Eden wants to strike back after Egypt seizes the Suez Canal.
posted by Cash4Lead to FanFare on Dec 8 at 11:46 AM
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Mr. Robot: eps3.8_stage3.torrent

Mr. Robot goes to Tyrell's home, where they both meet Price who announces Tyrell will be the figurehead as the new CTO of Evil Corp. Tyrell realizes he is still the Dark Army's puppet. Elliot resurfaces and finds a message from Mr. Robot that the FBI is owned by the Dark Army. Darlene seduces Dom to steal her badge. Angela slips deeper into her delusions. Elliot decides to take down the Dark Army, so convinces them to meet with him by telling them there is a Stage 3.
posted by fimbulvetr to FanFare on Dec 8 at 9:04 AM
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Star Trek: Voyager: Timeless

Things that I would tell the younger me: 1) Winning lottery numbers; 2) [redacted]; 3) If you never ask her out, you'll always wonder; 4) Don't crash the starship.
posted by Halloween Jack to FanFare on Dec 11 at 6:24 AM
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Star Trek: Voyager: Once Upon a Time

Good night moon… Good night shuttlecraft… Good night ion storm… Good night Mom, buried under the moon…
posted by CheesesOfBrazil to FanFare on Dec 7 at 3:27 AM
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Supergirl: Reign

Supergirl traces the origins of a mysterious symbol to an ancient prophecy and the mark of the World Killer, Reign.
posted by numaner to FanFare on Dec 8 at 11:44 AM
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 99

Official Fox synopsis: "While the precinct is in Los Angeles to attend a funeral, Capt. Holt learns that he has been chosen to run for Chief Commissioner of the NYPD."
posted by rewil to FanFare on Dec 6 at 10:34 AM
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Movie: Bad Santa

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Graham and Bernie Mac.
posted by the man of twists and turns to FanFare on Dec 8 at 8:22 PM
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Supernatural: The Bad Place

Sam and Dean track down Jack while he seems to be going after dream walkers, people with the power to see into other worlds.
posted by numaner to FanFare on Dec 8 at 9:40 PM
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The Good Doctor: Sacrifice

Members of the hospital's surgical team are initially impressed with a charming young doctor, but blah blah blah (here's the episode page on IMDB). Anyway, an actor from The Good Place shows up and all sorts of drama pops off in the "winter finale" of The Good Doctor.
posted by ODiV to FanFare on Dec 8 at 10:20 AM
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American Vandal: A Parody of Deep Dive Documentaries: AV Club Investigates Vandalism

When the class troublemaker is blamed for the spraypainting of dicks on every car in the faculty parking lot, two intrepid reporters from the school's morning announcement program tear apart the case against him in this eight part mockumentary. Produced for Netflix and very reminiscent of it's Making a Murderer, this spot on parody of long form investigative docmunetaries distinguishes itself by allowing its characters to grow beyond the stereotypes of nerds, jocks, and burnouts. At some point after the first few episodes you realize it stopped being just a comedy and has become as complex and asorbing a mystery as the documentaries its meant to mock.
posted by Stanczyk to FanFare on Sep 17 at 9:05 AM
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Getting Over Jeff.

Rebecca continues her road to wellness while Paula comes to terms with her roots.
posted by jeather to FanFare on Dec 9 at 7:28 AM
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Trouble Is Bad

As Wendimoor falls into chaos, the Mage enacts his final solution, putting both worlds in dire jeopardy and forcing the heroes to face off against the villains. Amanda and Todd must overcome their differences to help Dirk.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Dec 9 at 7:57 PM
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Star Trek: Voyager: Infinite Regress

Seven of Nine is an individual, but she's also a Borg, but the Borg are also all of their assimilated species, which means Seven is all of them, but she's an individual, but she's still a Borg…
posted by CheesesOfBrazil to FanFare on Dec 14 at 3:24 AM
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE DEADLY BEES

"hives of horror! Excited by the smell of fear they inflict their fatal stings!" A British singer collapses on television and is sent to the countryside to recuperate. I guess she shouldn't have used AirB&B. Also apparently the British take forever to investigate anything. This episode is infamously unavailable commercially by any means, not YouTube, DVD, Video on Demand or streaming; it's one of those final few episodes where the copyright owners seem almost affronted at the temerity of that Midwest puppet show at making fun of their movie and have refused to license it for release. In subplot news, the other Observers are back and try to take Brain Guy away. Pearl and Bobo's attempts at getting him to stay is as close to touching as this deeply ridiculous show ever gets. Premiered May 9, 1998. 21 episodes left. (guy with bowler hat appears mysteriously, nods, and walks off into distance)
posted by JHarris to FanFare on Dec 7 at 6:18 AM
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Dark Matter: Isn't That a Paradox

When the Blink Drive self activates during a diagnostic, the Raza and its crew are transported through space and time.
posted by jojo and the benjamins to FanFare on Aug 6 at 2:59 PM
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Stranger aka Forest of Secrets [Season] - South Korean Police Purcedural

A prosecutor without empathy and a bold female police are taking a murder case involving unrestrained political corruption.
posted by KaizenSoze to FanFare on Nov 10 at 2:42 PM
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Grimm: The Grimm Identity

Nick must look inside himself and decide who he wants to be while also dealing with fathering a child with Adalind.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Oct 30, 2015 at 7:16 PM
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Grimm: Clear and Wesen Danger

Nick makes changes to keep Adalind and his child safe, with the help of Monroe and Rosalee; Hank and his new partner investigate a murder at an investment group.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Nov 6, 2015 at 7:20 PM
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Grimm: Lost Boys

Rosalee disappears after some orphans decide she is the mother figure they always wanted; an encounter with a former colleague prompts Adalind to consider going back to work.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:51 PM
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> The Dark Army would like a share of the idiot ball -- or idiot flash drive -- as they uploaded Elliot's malware into their system. I saw it as relatively believable - the way I remember it (and I don't have it handy to review at the moment), the exploit was embedded into a PDF that looked like it contained valuable information for... [more]
posted by MysticMCJ to FanFare on Dec 8 at 12:01 PM
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Hi this is just to say I’ve see this twice and taking new people to see it next week bye [view]
posted by The Whelk to FanFare on Dec 8 at 3:09 PM
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Gina is Back, Bitches! Oh how I have missed Chelsea Peritti. This episode was great on so many levels. But especially Rosa and Jake. Rosa and her parents. Rosa and Capt Holt. Capt Holt to Rosa: Diaz, you should be very proud of yourself. Everytime someone steps up and says who they are , the world becomes a better, more interesting place.... [more]
posted by pjsky to FanFare on Dec 13 at 7:37 AM
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Pixar does it again. Watched Coco at the Kabuki in San Francisco last night, I was the big dude walking up Fillmore street with tears running down his face. I grew up building altares de muertos. Every time a relative died we would get copies of their portraits for next year's altares. I never believed in spirits or the underworld, but dia... [more]
posted by Index Librorum Prohibitorum to FanFare on Nov 24 at 11:59 AM
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I really thought Leslie Jones was on the verge of puking too. Turns out she was! That makes it the best sketch of the night. [view]
posted by ejs to FanFare on Dec 10 at 10:53 PM
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This was basically a 90-minute episode of Psych, and I loved every minute of it. I missed these characters. Watching it was like putting on my favorite sweatshirt that had been missing for the last few years and had suddenly resurfaced in the back of the closet. "I'm Burton Guster, and this is my partner, White Privilege" [view]
posted by dogmom to FanFare on Dec 11 at 6:17 PM
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So, that was weird. Elizabeth's cross-examination of Eden was clearly meant to mirror the conversation she did not have with Philip: are you lying to me? What's really going on? For how long? Who else knows? And then in the end more or less telling him she won't leave him, basically because she has no choice as a queen. Yeah, it was a... [more]
posted by sively to FanFare on Dec 10 at 3:24 AM
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I was sorely disappointed with the way Darryl and White Josh's breakup was handled. I mean, Shoehorn Supergirl set a really high bar with how they treated Alex and Maggie's breakup over the same issue, and here it was like "And oh yeah, these two broke up, in case anyone cares." Well, a lot of us do care about those two. They've been... [more]
posted by under_petticoat_rule to FanFare on Dec 10 at 5:02 PM
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Some additional notes: This was Voyager's 100th episode and it was promoted at the time by the UPN network as a major event for the series. (Which just happened to coincidentally fall during sweeps week.) It was also a first accomplishment in another way. Voyager became only the second science fiction show in history... [more]
posted by zarq to FanFare on Dec 11 at 8:43 AM
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I really enjoyed this episode as well. It was great to see Garrett Wang take Harry to a new place.. I found many of the interior shots to be so dark in illumination as to be difficult to make out. The security a new playlist of choice for the series, I think. At this point in my Duffer's Guide rewatch I am only ahead of you guys by one double... [more]
posted by mwhybark to FanFare on Dec 11 at 10:53 AM
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Particle of the Week: Benamite crystals. If they were not decaying, there'd be no rush here. Pointless STO Comparison of the Week: At 15 years in the future, the dark future side of Timeless takes place about halfway to the era of Star Trek Online. In other news, Geordi LaForge is still around in that era, and you even team up with him a couple... [more]
posted by mordax to FanFare on Dec 11 at 12:37 PM
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gives me some reason to start to like Philip to even a small degree, they soon return him to being an ass So exactly like the real Philip then! [view]
posted by elsietheeel to FanFare on Dec 11 at 12:25 PM
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Hey now. Bart doesn't dodge anything. She's just not where they are. [view]
posted by dmd to FanFare on Dec 11 at 6:23 PM
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Late to the discussion, but: I concur with the general consensus that this is one of the show's high points. I'd add that their use of LaForge here is exactly the right way to bring in guests from a sibling series: respectful of the character's nature and plausible within the reality of the plot (see also DS9's use of Tuvok) without hammering the... [more]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil to FanFare on Dec 12 at 1:48 AM
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I’m actually really, really impressed with the show: I’ve disliked Phillip for a long while, and this episode makes you ask: what kind of husband and man would Lieutenant Mountbatten have been to a non-royal Elizabeth? He’s in his element among men, but also, is actually charismatic and inspiring. You can see it not just in his insistence on taking... [more]
posted by corb to FanFare on Dec 12 at 6:05 AM
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And no, they will not "save" Carl. Walker bite on torso = death. Why would anyone think he'd make it? The show is very consistent on this point. I don't think they will save Carl, but there a whole bunch of ways they could while technically maintaining a consistent universe: 1. It's not a zombie bite. While I think... [more]
posted by 256 to FanFare on Dec 12 at 9:57 AM
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Yeah, I think there might be a TVtropes article about having characters who avoid contractions, and how much more difficult that is to write than one would assume. Interesting that both shows created by Michael Schur are now at mid-season end-of-year cliffhangers, each involving a non-regular character played by Marc Evan Jackson — where he is... [more]
posted by InTheYear2017 to FanFare on Dec 13 at 4:05 PM
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Particle of the Week: The alien virus, which is a particularly silly example of Treknobabble. (Pretty sure no amount of genetic engineering would make the common cold jump over to your computer.) Pointless STO Comparison of the Week: I keep coming back to the Star Trek Online mission 'Mindscape,' but it connects to Infinite Regress too - during a... [more]
posted by mordax to FanFare on Dec 14 at 9:04 AM
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In finest Trek fashion, the crew immediately crashes their brand new, high-tech shuttle! [view]
posted by 2ht to FanFare on Dec 7 at 4:02 PM
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Also, did anyone else think it was weird that nobody acknowledged that Nakatomi Plaza is not actually called that, and is in fact the real-world headquarters of 20th Century Fox? Is it possible that in the universe of B99 Fox Plaza really was bought by a Japanese megacorporation, and the movie Die Hard is simply using that... [more]
posted by Strange Interlude to FanFare on Dec 7 at 9:13 AM
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