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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Last Day (Parts 1 and 2)  Season 8, Ep 9

In the series finale, the precinct squad goes on one final adventure together in a two-parter (episodes 9 and 10) with guest stars, twists, and surprises.
posted by brainwane on Sep 17, 2021 - 6 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 9

The Infinite Clam: Part Three. The heroes fend off a curious lionfish while getting their bearings within a curious bivalve. A slapdash infiltration brings them face-to-face with the Super Captain. We all love the Super Captain!
posted by Cash4Lead on Sep 17, 2021 - 5 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 8

The Infinite Clam: Part Two. The Coriolis is visited by an inscrutable little guy whose name definitely does not appear on the manifest. They reach their destination in the Phytal Flats, and then things go very south, very quickly.
posted by Cash4Lead on Sep 9, 2021 - 8 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Renewal  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 8

Rosa and Cheddar have a staredown, Terry and Amy attempt a Billy Joel memorabilia sting, and Jake and Raymond try to infiltrate a basement.
posted by brainwane on Sep 6, 2021 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Game of Boyles  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 7

In an homage to the film Knives Out, Jake investigates possible foul play in the death of the Boyles' patriarch.
posted by brainwane on Sep 6, 2021 - 5 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 7

The Infinite Clam: Part One. The newly employed crew of the Coriolis take on their first official job with the Bluespan Brokerage. Devo confronts his past as he crosses paths with the leaders of the Benevolent Parish.
posted by Cash4Lead on Sep 3, 2021 - 5 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 6

Our heroes take their new ship to a VERY familiar aftermarket vendor, tacking on a few much-needed improvements. We spend a bit of time talking character classes, and finally come up with a name for the crew's new vessel!
posted by Cash4Lead on Aug 30, 2021 - 10 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Set Up  Season 8, Ep 6

Jake is wrong, and who could have predicted that there would be consequences for his actions? Despite unwanted support from those who would try to make those consequences disappear? [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Aug 29, 2021 - 9 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: PB&J  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 5

A smorgasbord, a three-vehicle road trip, a rap about sandals, misdirected phone calls, and a pen. Or: a serious question about the limits of loyalty and friendship.
posted by brainwane on Aug 29, 2021 - 5 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Balancing  Season 8, Ep 4

It is, in fact, extremely difficult to simultaneously pursue two careers and do caretaking. Also, Rosa's temporary flatmate is having a tough time.
posted by brainwane on Aug 28, 2021 - 0 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Blue Flu  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 3

The squad takes a multipronged approach to investigating unusual goings-on at their own precinct. Raymond Holt has two very frustrating conversations.
posted by brainwane on Aug 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Lake House  First Watch   Season 8, Ep 2

The squad -- and a few people who aren't on it -- visit Kevin's and Raymond's vacation house, with interludes for birdwatching, caretaking, cardiovascular exercise, potato chip ranking, and surprisingly uninterrupted sleep.
posted by brainwane on Aug 26, 2021 - 11 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Good Ones  Season 8, Ep 1

Jake and Rosa team up in an unusual configuration to work an unusually difficult case; Amy suspects something odd is happening in her work relationship with Captain Holt.
posted by brainwane on Aug 25, 2021 - 8 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 4

The Gallery Job: Part Four. As one crisis interrupts another, the Dreams of Deborah's plucky crew must weigh their priorities. A Brinarr precariously teeters on the brink of death.
posted by Cash4Lead on Aug 12, 2021 - 8 comments

Raketsonyeondan: Racket Boys - Season 1  Season 1, Ep 1

A city kid is brought to the countryside by his father's new coaching gig; reviving a ragtag middle school badminton team on the brink of extinction. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 10, 2021 - 3 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 3

The Gallery Job: Part Three. A brief diversion during their first undersea voyage has proven to be far more arduous (and far more dangerous) than our heroes initially expected. A race for the prize breaks out with a new, well-armed competitor. 
posted by Cash4Lead on Aug 5, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: Benny Loves You

Jack, a man desperate to improve his life throws away his beloved childhood plush, Benny. It's a move that has disastrous consequences when Benny springs to life with deadly intentions. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 5, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Muriel's Wedding

A young, backward, unemployed, and ABBA-obsessed Australian woman steals money from her parents to finance a vacation and makes a new friend, kickstarting a tumultuous chain of life-changing events. [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Jul 3, 2021 - 11 comments

We Are Lady Parts: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Written and directed by Nida Manzoor, this six-episode comedy series follows the all-Muslim women punk band, Lady Parts, as its members balance their faith, feminism, families, friendships, identities, careers, and dreams. [Trailer] [more inside]
posted by Orange Dinosaur Slide on Jun 17, 2021 - 8 comments

Movie: Plan B

After a regrettable first sexual encounter, a straight-laced high school student and her slacker best friend have 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill in America's heartland. (available on Hulu in the US)
posted by dinty_moore on Jun 11, 2021 - 6 comments

Hacks: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

A dark mentorship forms between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comic, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old comedy writer (Hannah Einbinder). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 10, 2021 - 14 comments

HouseBroken: Who Did This?  Season 1, Ep 2

Honey refuses to go outside after the groomer gives her a disastrous haircut; Diablo meets a strange new creature that causes him to break the cardinal rule of being a pet.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 10, 2021 - 0 comments

Feel Good: Season 2 - all episodes  Season 2, Ep 0

The second (and final) season of the series follows recovering addict and comedian Mae, who is trying to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. (Netflix, Channel 4) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 6, 2021 - 3 comments

HouseBroken: Who's a Good Girl?  Season 1, Ep 1

New show! A dog named Honey who runs group therapy sessions to help neighborhood animals manage the neuroses brought on by their owners and each other. Honey the poodle has a dog mid-life crisis after her friend dies and a coyote appears in the neighborhood; Shel the tortoise finds love from an unexpected source.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 5, 2021 - 0 comments

Movie: Thirst

Hulda is suspected of murdering her brother when she is found holding his dead body. Released from police custody with no memory of how her brother died, she comes upon a man being beaten in an alley. When she steps in to protect him, she discovers he is a thousand year old gay vampire. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 4, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Bo Burnham: Inside

Stuck in COVID-19 lockdown, US comedian and musician Bo Burnham attempts to stay happy by writing, shooting and performing a one-man comedy special whilst going through struggles within his personal life. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on May 31, 2021 - 39 comments

Movie: Sullivan's Travels

John L. Sullivan, a $4,000-a-week director of comedies such as So Long, Sarong and 1939's Ants in Your Plants sets out to experience the hard life as a tramp to prepare himself for his next more serious movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou? -- against the wishes of his studio and staff, and with the somewhat involuntary help of an owl wagon met frail, or perhaps beasel is the term. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on May 18, 2021 - 8 comments

The Amber Ruffin Show: May 7, 2021  Season 1, Ep 25

The latest episode of The Amber Ruffin Show, the only late night show brought to you by milk. "Milk... It makes you fart."
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 7, 2021 - 1 comment

Truth Seekers: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Nick Frost stars as ISP engineer Gus who hunts ghosts with his apprentice Elton John (no, not that one) in his spare time in between fixing customers' wifi signals. As their haunted stake outs become more terrifying they begin to uncover an apocalyptic conspiracy.
posted by EndsOfInvention on May 1, 2021 - 6 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: But the Tilapias Are Fine Though, Right?  Season 2, Ep 1

Dr. Haddassah breaks her silence; Salina visits a psychic. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 28, 2021 - 4 comments

The Amber Ruffin Show: April 23rd, 2021  Season 1, Ep 23

Amber reviews the week in the news, reflects on the Derek Chauvin verdict, shares an R&B video about post-vaccination etiquette, and sings you a lullaby about not checking your screen time report.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 24, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Local Hero

Mac (Peter Riegert), an ambitious mid-level executive at a Texas oil company is selected — mainly because his name seems Scottish — by his eccentric boss (Burt Lancaster) to travel to Scotland on a two-pronged mission: 1) to negotiate the purchase of Ferness, a remote fishing village with a beautiful beach that happens to be the perfect location for building a refinery to process North Sea petroleum, and 2) to keep his eyes peeled for anything unusual happening in the night sky. [more inside]
posted by theory on Apr 11, 2021 - 10 comments

Movie: Christmas in July

The city is breathless waiting for the results of the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest; first prize: a staggering $25,000. Jimmy MacDonalad, a $20/week clerk and serial slogan contest entrant, thinks he's got it locked in this time with his entry -- If you can't sleep, it's not the coffee, it's the bunk! (It's a pun, you see.) With the prize money he and his girl Betty can finally get married. Who knows what wackiness might ensue if some of the fellas forged a fake telegram telling him he'd won? Written and directed by Preston Sturges. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Mar 22, 2021 - 4 comments

Mr. Mayor: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

"Mr. Mayor" follows a retired businessman (Ted Danson) who runs for mayor of Los Angeles to prove he's "still got it." Once he wins, he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his biggest critic (Holly Hunter) and connect with his teenage daughter, all while trying to get anything right for America's second weirdest city. Ran January 7–February 25.
posted by one for the books on Mar 7, 2021 - 14 comments

Book: Big Girl, Small Town

A young working-class woman named Majella navigates a constrained life in Northern Ireland sometime after "peace broke out" in Ireland in the nineties. Some things distinguish her from her fellows: she's not social at all, she's unusually sensitive to sensory input, and her grandmother was just murdered. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Feb 21, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Romancing the Stone

A mousy romance novelist sets off for Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure hunting for treasure with a mercenary rogue. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 15, 2021 - 23 comments

Movie: Scare Me

Frustrated wannabe writer Fred (Josh Ruben) holes up in a cabin in hopes of getting something done. During a power outage, Fred and Fanny (Aya Cash of The Boys and You're the Worst) the tenant of a neighboring cabin tell each other scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories come to life in the dark of a Catskills cabin. The horrors of reality manifest when Fred confronts his ultimate fear: Fanny is the better storyteller. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 14, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time - ever. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Feb 14, 2021 - 12 comments

Movie: Psycho Goreman

After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the Universe, a young girl and her brother use it to make him do their bidding. (Trailer) [more inside]
posted by FatherDagon on Feb 5, 2021 - 10 comments

Two Weeks to Live: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

A young misfit (Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones) raised in isolation by her survivalist mother (Sian Clifford, Fleabag) goes on a mission to honor her father's memory. A chance encounter with brothers Nicky and Jay and an ensuing prank derails her mission to chaos. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Nate: A One Man Show

A very unusual Netflix standup special. Nate, played by comedian Natalie Palamides, explores humor, sexuality and consent with a live audience. [more inside]
posted by spork on Dec 6, 2020 - 2 comments

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol: Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol  Season 1, Ep 0

A riches-to-rags pianist who loses everything but her smile is guided by twinkling little stars to a small town where she finds hope, home and love. (Netflix, KBS2 Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 27, 2020 - 1 comment

Ghosts: Series 1  Season 1, Ep 0

From the folks behind Horrible Histories, Ghosts is comedy cast from a very Blackadderian mold. [more inside]
posted by robocop is bleeding on Nov 24, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: The Return of the Living Dead

When foreman Frank shows new employee Freddy a secret military experiment in a supply warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky, the two klutzes accidentally release a gas that reanimates corpses into flesh-eating zombies. As the epidemic spreads throughout the town, and the creatures satisfy their hunger in gory and outlandish ways, Frank and Freddy fight to survive with the help of their boss and a mysterious mortician. [more inside]
posted by Pendragon on Oct 31, 2020 - 12 comments

Emily in Paris: Full season  Season 1, Ep 0

A young American woman from the Midwest is hired by a marketing firm in Paris to provide them with an American perspective on things. [more inside]
posted by elgilito on Oct 13, 2020 - 5 comments

Movie: Hubie Halloween

Despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem, (and its Halloween celebration), Hubie Dubois is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something is going bump in the night, and it's up to Hubie to save Halloween. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero on Oct 11, 2020 - 8 comments

The School Nurse Files: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Wielding a light-up sword through the dark corners of a high school, a nurse with an unusual gift protects students from monsters only she can see. (Netflix, 6 episodes) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 27, 2020 - 3 comments

PEN15: Season 2 (Part 1)   Season 2, Ep 1

BFF's Anna and Maya continue to navigate their 7th grade school year with sleepovers, pool parties, the theatre, impending parents' divorce, and the wrestling team, set in the year 2000. [more inside]
posted by fizzix on Sep 24, 2020 - 3 comments

Ted Lasso: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

American college football coach Ted Lasso is recruited to coach an English Premier League team, AFC Richmond, despite having no experience with the latter sport. [more inside]
posted by Acari on Sep 19, 2020 - 37 comments

The X-Files: Sunshine Days  Rewatch   Season 9, Ep 18

After two guys sneak into a house with an interior that is exactly like that of The Brady Bunch house, one of them winds up crash landing on the roof of his car across the street, and Doggett, Reyes, and Scully begin to investigate the man who lives in the house.
posted by orange swan on Sep 14, 2020 - 4 comments

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