Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Ensigns of Command Rewatch Season 3, Ep 2
Data does diplomacy when the powerful Sheliak vow to exterminate a human colony. [more inside]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Loud as a Whisper Rewatch Season 2, Ep 5
The Enterprise hosts the only hope to end a centuries-long planetary war: the galactically-renowned negotiator Riva. But when his overconfidence crumbles after his mission is threatened, Troi and Data must help him listen to reason. [more inside]
Star Trek: Enterprise: Cease Fire Rewatch Season 2, Ep 15
Shran asks Archer for a favor. [more inside]
Star Trek: Enterprise: Desert Crossing Rewatch Season 1, Ep 24
Archer and Tucker are forced to end a game of Geskana early due to a misunderstanding. [more inside]
Star Trek: Enterprise: Fallen Hero Rewatch Season 1, Ep 23
A Vulcan diplomat needs Enterprise’s help. [more inside]
The Venture Bros.: The Inamorata Consequence Season 7, Ep 5
The Venture family returns to their old compound where intrigue, danger, jackets, and diplomacy await. [more inside]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Iran Deal Season 5, Ep 9
- The FBI raided Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen's offices. Everyone's asking, "Will he 'flip?'"
- Ryan Zinke, Trump's Secretary of the Interior, oversees the largest reduction in America's public lands in our nation's history, and calls himself a geologist under oath despite having never worked as one. He's also a deeply strange man.
- And Now: Somebody Please Tell Ryan Zinke He's Not a Geologist
- Main story: The Iran Deal, which Trump has been loud about disliking, asserting the people who wrote it were "babies." LWT takes a deep look at what it is and what it's for. The deal is important for limiting Iran's nuclear hopes, but Trump, his national security advisors and Sean Hannity are all against it. In a last ditch effort to get it through to him, LWT has paid for ad time during Hannity's show in the DC area featuring everyone's favorite, the Catheter Cowboy.
Taboo: Episode 8 Season 1, Ep 8
In the season finale of the historical drama Taboo, James Delaney's push and pull between the East India Company, the British Crown and the American upstarts comes to an end, of sorts. [more inside]
Taboo: Episode 7 Season 1, Ep 7
A funeral, a betrayal or two, an answer or three, some torture, and a cliff-hanger. Even when all seems lost, James has a plan to save him and those loyal to him -- he just needs a ship. [more inside]
Taboo: Episode 6 Season 1, Ep 6
The Company declares war on James, whilst a revelation drives him to dark, haunted places.
Taboo: Episode 5 Season 1, Ep 5
After a surprising turn of events in a duel at dawn, James Delaney finds himself blackmailed and fighting against time and chemistry, while the Crown finds an ally with a persistent represntative from Sons of Africa.
Taboo: Episode 4 Season 1, Ep 4
Another dose of Delaney, with doctors, drugs, dancing, debauchery, and diplomacy of a rather physical sort. [more inside]
Steven Universe: Restaurant Wars Season 3, Ep 12
When Steven dares to order off-menu from Beach Citywalk Fries, he unwittingly rekindles a feud between them and Fish Stew Pizza.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Medicaid Gap Season 2, Ep 32
This week... John Kerry holds a conference in Vienna to try to get Syria to reach an agreement with rebels, but while delegates from 20 nations show up, neither Syria nor the rebels attend. "Chewbacca" is arrested in Ukraine for campaigning on behalf of "Darth Vader," who is running for mayor there. In the UK, the threatened removal of tax credits for the poor are thwarted by an unlikely benefactor: the House of Lords. And Now: The Inevitable, Sad Consequences Of Morning Show Anchors Celebrating Halloween. The main story: 2015 state elections determine whether more states will opt out of expanding Medicaid to their residents. YouTube (14m) And Now: Oh Sweet Jesus, They've Put The Weather Forecasters In Costumes Too. Finally, China attempts to gain control over shipping lanes in the South China Sea by claiming sovereignty over artificial islands, a situation that has become tensely volatile and a potential cause for war. In an attempt to introduce some reason, Last Week Tonight brought on Kenny G (unexpectedly popular in China) to sing a song about it. [more inside]