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The Great British Bake Off: Class of 2013  Season 5, Ep 11

We catch up with last year's bakers, who have come a long way since their time in the tent. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 18, 2014 - 1 comment

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 5, Ep 10

It's the final... from thousands of applicants just 12 bakers made it to the tent, and now only three remain. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 8, 2014 - 13 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Semi-Final: Patisserie  Season 5, Ep 9

It's semi-final time and the tension is palpable as the bakers begin Patisserie Week. The semi-finalists are challenged to make signature baklava—two different types of any flavour they like, but with the crisp flaky layers of perfectly pulled filo pastry. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 1, 2014 - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Advanced Dough  Season 5, Ep 8

It's the quarter-finals of the Bake Off and only five bakers remain. Asked to make enriched sweet fruit loaves for their signature challenge, the bakers must work with soft dough to create works of art for Paul and Mary to critique. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 25, 2014 - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 5, Ep 7

Week Seven in the Bake Off tent sees the bakers tested on all kinds of weird and wonderful pastries. The remaining bakers are asked to make signature savoury parcels, ranging from pasties to Wellingtons to samosas. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 19, 2014 - 9 comments

The Honourable Woman: The Empty Chair  Season 1, Ep 1

This BBC/Sundance production by Hugo Blick, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Stephen Rea, and Lubna Azabal, is a critically-lauded eight episode series that's certain to appear prominently in next year's Emmy nominations. Reminiscent of le Carré, this is a story of duplicity, of familial and personal tragedy, and is set within the context of the Palestinian occupation and the diplomacy, politics, and espionage of the British, Israelis, and Americans. "It is a wonder we trust anyone at all." [more inside]
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Sep 18, 2014 - 14 comments

Intruders: Time Has Come Today  Season 1, Ep 3

Jack returns home to find Amy in bed, but she doesn't seem to be herself. Meanwhile, young Madison continues her pilgrimage to Seattle. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Sep 11, 2014 - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: European Cakes  Season 5, Ep 6

Past halfway in their baking marathon and the remaining six bakers face three European cakes. For their signature challenge the bakers are asked to bake yeast-leavened cakes; a tricky cross between cake and bread that sees some of the bakers opting out of Europe… [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 10, 2014 - 5 comments

Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood  Season 8, Ep 3

In a sun-dappled Sherwood Forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood. With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake.
posted by mumkin on Sep 6, 2014 - 66 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pies and Tarts  Season 5, Ep 5

Almost halfway through the Bake Off and the remaining bakers are facing pies and tarts. No self-respecting home baker is complete without being able to make all kinds of pastries, and today the bakers are challenged to do just that. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 4, 2014 - 11 comments

The Great British Bake Off?

Are there enough British fanfarers to merit posts about The Great British Bake Off, which is now heating up after 3 eliminations? [more inside]
posted by dumdidumdum on Aug 23, 2014 - 8 comments

The Fall: - all episodes

Is anyone watching BBCs The Fall? [more inside]
posted by triggerfinger on Aug 5, 2014 - 11 comments

Sherlock: The Sign of Three  Season 3, Ep 2

Watson and Mary's wedding, and Sherlock's nearly endless toast.
posted by rue72 on Jun 6, 2014 - 19 comments

Sherlock: The Empty Hearse  Season 3, Ep 1

Watson has moved on in the years since Sherlock's presumed death. But when London is threatened by terrorists, Sherlock decides it's time to return.
posted by rue72 on Jun 4, 2014 - 25 comments

Orphan Black: Mingling Its Own Nature With It  Season 2, Ep 3

This episode saw the clones almost entirely acting on their own, and we meet one of Sarah's previous trysts/marks... [more inside]
posted by emptythought on May 6, 2014 - 52 comments

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