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Supergirl: Will the Real Miss Tessmacher Please Stand Up?  Season 4, Ep 20

Kara and Lena head to Kaznia to hunt down Lex. Meanwhile, Alex gets a long-awaited phone call, James practices using his powers, and Ben Lockwood takes a dangerous stand inside the DEO. [more inside]
posted by numaner on May 16, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: Instant Family

When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 8, 2018 - 2 comments

Elementary: Breathe  Season 6, Ep 13

Holmes and Watson investigate the poisoning of a relocation expert who had a secret career; Watson's path to adopting a child suffers a setback.
posted by litera scripta manet on Aug 2, 2018 - 4 comments

Elementary: Sand Trap  Season 6, Ep 8

Holmes and Watson search for the killer of a woman found encased in cement; Watson takes a giant leap forward regarding her interest in adoption.
posted by litera scripta manet on Jun 19, 2018 - 6 comments

The Department of Time: Separadas en el tiempo (Separated by Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 10

In the present, Irene looks into a mystery involving "Las Sinsombrero," a group of avant-garde women artists and activitsts who have been forgotten. In the course of her investigation, it is discovered that the Vampire of Raval was not arrested when she should have been. She is free, and may be traveling through time. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 6, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Lion

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. [more inside]
posted by liquorice on Jan 17, 2017 - 10 comments

Podcast: Criminal: Episode 53: Melinda and Judy

When Melinda Dawson was seven years old, she learned that she was adopted under mysterious circumstances. As she got older and had children of her own, she tried to learn something about her biological parents. And when she went to the county courthouse and asked to see a copy of her birth certificate, she discovered that she was an unwitting participant in something much bigger and more complicated than she could have imagined. 
posted by bq on Oct 24, 2016 - 10 comments

One Child: Three part mini series  Season 1, Ep 0

In this BBC / Sundance production, adopted Mei Ashley (Katie Leung) is called back to Guangzhou to meet her birth mother for the first time, and to help save the brother she never knew she had from a corrupt legal system.
posted by lucidium on Mar 2, 2016 - 1 comment

Strange Empire: The Hunting Party  Season 1, Ep 1

A group of women heading for the Canadian border find themselves bereft of their menfolk and installed in Janestown, a prostitute settlement.  [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Oct 19, 2014 - 4 comments

The Knick: Working Late A Lot  Season 1, Ep 8

Thackery does drugs. Typhoid Mary goes to trial. Bertie's father pressures Thackery. Barrow goes looking for money. [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Oct 3, 2014 - 1 comment

The Knick: Start Calling Me Dad  Season 1, Ep 6

After a few (very well-done) episodes‎ where he's off-center, Thackery takes center stage to deal with a drug rep, a radical invention, and coming to terms with Dr. Edwards.  [more inside]
posted by Ik ben afgesneden on Sep 20, 2014 - 1 comment

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