Indian Matchmaking: Season 1 - all episodes Season 1, Ep 0
Matchmaker Sima Taparia guides clients in the U.S. and India in the arranged marriage process, offering an inside look at the custom in a modern era. (Netflix, 8-episode reality show) [more inside]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Haven Rewatch Season 1, Ep 11
MA synopsis: “Tensions mount as Counselor Troi's arranged marriage nears, and her mother takes a liking for Captain Picard. Meanwhile, a plague ship threatens the planet where they are meeting.” Introducing the fabulous Lwaxana Troi! [more inside]
Ever since his bit about the drug cocktail called "cheese" was featured on This American Life in 2010, I've been intrigued by Kumail Nanjiani. I've seen him pop up with wonderful small parts in Portlandia and Garfunkel and Oates, but now he's made an autobiographical movie (written together with his wife Emily V. Gordon) about struggling against cultural differences and parental expectations while discovering love and pursuing the dream of comedy. It is both deeply touching and hilarious as the cheese bit ever was.
Adventure Time: Cherry Cream Soda Season 7, Ep 3
Cherry Cream Soda struggles to put her life back together after Root Beer Guy's death.