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Supernatural: Crossroad Blues  Season 2, Ep 8

When Sam and Dean try to save the lives of some people who have sold their souls to a crossroad demon, the demon offers Dean himself a deal.
posted by orange swan on Jun 11, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: The Usual Suspects  Season 2, Ep 7

Sam and Dean investigate the murders of a lawyer and his wife who claimed to have seen a ghost right before they died. However, after local detectives Ballard and Sheridan uncover the Winchesters' records, they arrest the brothers for a double homicide before they are able to find the ghost. When the ghost begins to visit Ballard, she begins to wonder if the tale Sam and Dean are telling her could be true, and if she might be the next to die.
posted by orange swan on Jun 10, 2021 - 11 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: BLOODLUST!  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 7

Rewatch! In which we find out, for a hunter, the most thrilling prey of all is Mike Brady (Robert Reed). Also has the short Uncle Jim's Dairy Farm! Also, the first episode with Pearl Forrester, long before the became an official Mad! And the fiddle player in the square dance scene, off-screen, is reputed to be Maria Bamford! There, I think that's all the interesting points. Riff away. Previously.
posted by JHarris on Jun 10, 2021 - 1 comment

Supernatural: No Exit  Season 2, Ep 6

Sam and Dean meet up with the ghost of America's first known serial killer; Jo tells Ellen she's going to Vegas, and instead joins Sam and Dean to help them on their hunt.
posted by orange swan on Jun 9, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Simon Says  Season 2, Ep 5

When following up on one of Sam's visions, Sam and Dean meet Andy Gallagher, a slacker with psychic powers of persuasion. Once the brothers learn that Andy's family was visited by Yellow Eyes, Sam wonders if he could be one of the special children.
posted by orange swan on Jun 8, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things  Season 2, Ep 4

Dean and Sam investigate the death of a young college student who died in a car accident and whose grave is now surrounded by a circle of dead plants.
posted by orange swan on Jun 7, 2021 - 6 comments

The Underground Railroad: full season.  Season 1, Ep 1

Amazon Prime says: "From Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, 'The Underground Railroad' is a new series that chronicles Cora Randall’s desperate bid for freedom in the Antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad beneath the Southern soil." I've just watched the full ten episodes of this over a period of about two weeks. I found it very gripping, full of great casting and first-rate performances. The later episodes are stronger than the early ones in my view, but maybe that just reflects my increasing investment in the show as it went on. What did other MeFites make of it? [more inside]
posted by Paul Slade on Jun 7, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Blood Lust  Season 2, Ep 3

Sam and Dean meet another hunter, Gordon Walker, whose obsession with killing vampires may get them all killed.
posted by orange swan on Jun 6, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Everybody Loves a Clown  Season 2, Ep 2

After the events at the hospital, and with no idea as to the whereabouts of the demon that killed their mother and Jessica, the Winchester brothers investigate murders committed by a killer clown.
posted by orange swan on Jun 5, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: In My Time of Dying  Season 2, Ep 1

In the aftermath of the car crash, the three Winchesters go to the hospital, where Dean is stalked by a Reaper while John and Sam try to come up with a way to save him.
posted by orange swan on Jun 4, 2021 - 17 comments

Supernatural: Devil's Trap  Season 1, Ep 22

On a mission to save their father from Meg, Sam and Dean seek help from an old family friend, Bobby. When Meg shows up on Bobby's doorstep, the brothers lure her into a trap and exorcise the demon from her body after learning where John is being held prisoner. While trying to rescue John, the demon shows up and a battle ensues between the Winchesters and the yellow-eyed demon they have been searching for all their lives.
posted by orange swan on Jun 3, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: Salvation  Season 1, Ep 21

Sam and Dean stake out the demon's next target: a family with a six-month-old baby showing signs of special abilities. Meg turns to killing John's friends in order to get the Colt, and John heads off alone to confront her.
posted by orange swan on Jun 2, 2021 - 13 comments

Supernatural: Dead Man's Blood  Season 1, Ep 20

After Daniel Elkins, a vampire hunter and John's mentor, is murdered, Sam and Dean are surprised when John himself shows up to solve the case, and tells them the vampires have taken an antique gun, which has the power to kill all supernatural beings. The Winchesters set out to retrieve the gun from the vampires so they can use it to kill the demon that killed Mary Winchester and Jessica.
posted by orange swan on Jun 1, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Provenance  Season 1, Ep 19

A young couple is murdered in their home shortly after buying an antique family portrait that had been painted circa 1910. Upon reviewing the painting's provenance, Sam and Dean learn that everyone who has ever bought the painting has been murdered, and try to discover how the portrait is causing the deaths before it can claim its next victim. 
posted by orange swan on May 31, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Something Wicked  Season 1, Ep 18

Dean gets a second chance to right a wrong from his past when the brothers get a mysterious tip from their father about a case they'd worked years ago, but left unfinished after Sam was nearly killed by the creature.
posted by orange swan on May 30, 2021 - 5 comments

Movie: Lawrence of Arabia

An English junior officer in World War I Cairo is able to arrange his being sent to observe the Arabs in their rising against the Ottoman Empire. The British have their reasons for aiding the Arabs. The Arabs have their reasons for rising up against the Ottomans. And the English junior officer has his own reason for going into the desert. "Fun." [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on May 29, 2021 - 20 comments

Supernatural: Hell House  Season 1, Ep 17

When their investigation of a seemingly run-of-the-mill haunting begins to go haywire, Sam and Dean find that Harry and Ed, two bumbling, wanna-be paranormal investigators, are already on the case.
posted by orange swan on May 29, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Shadow  Season 1, Ep 16

While looking into a mysterious murder in Illinois, Sam and Dean come across Meg, a woman whom Sam met roadside in Indiana in the "Scarecrow" episode, and who turns out to be something other than the random hitchhiker Sam initially thought she was.
posted by orange swan on May 28, 2021 - 8 comments

Supernatural: The Benders  Season 1, Ep 15

After following up on a pattern of unusually high numbers of missing persons in Hibbing, Minnesota, Sam is abducted and locked in a cage, and Dean must team up with a sheriff to find him... before the hunt begins.
posted by orange swan on May 27, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Nightmare  Season 1, Ep 14

When Sam begins to have waking visions in additions to his nightmares, he and Dean investigate the unusual murders he envisioned, only to find they're all true, and that perhaps Sam's not the only one with special abilities.
posted by orange swan on May 26, 2021 - 11 comments

Supernatural: Route 666  Season 1, Ep 13

Dean is contacted by an ex-flame, who asks him for help because black men in her hometown are being murdered by a driverless spectral truck.
posted by orange swan on May 25, 2021 - 5 comments

Mare of Easttown: Sore Must be the Storm  Season 1, Ep 6

So much coming to light, so few answers. Mare opens up about her son's death; Siobhan makes a heart-wrenching confession; Pat, Billy, and John come in accordance; Deacon Mark sets the record straight; both Jess and Brianna come clean; and Lori airs out her brand new dirty laundry. [more inside]
posted by FirstMateKate on May 24, 2021 - 29 comments

Supernatural: Faith  Season 1, Ep 12

After Dean is injured on a case and told the physical damage he sustained will kill him within a month, Sam thinks he's found a cure in a preacher who performs miracles. However, after they discover that these miracles are not as "holy" as advertised, the brothers race to stop them before another innocent life is sacrificed.
posted by orange swan on May 24, 2021 - 6 comments

Supernatural: Scarecrow  Season 1, Ep 11

After arguing about whether to search for their father or work a case he gave them, Sam and Dean part company: Sam to continue the search in California; Dean to investigate the mysterious disappearances of couples passing through a seemingly idyllic town in Indiana.
posted by orange swan on May 23, 2021 - 3 comments

Supernatural: Asylum  Season 1, Ep 10

While investigating a haunting in an abandoned asylum and rescuing two teenagers who ventured in, Sam and Dean become trapped with the spirits of those who died in a violent patient riot decades before, one of whom was a doctor whose treatments caused extreme rage in his victims.
posted by orange swan on May 22, 2021 - 8 comments

Movie: When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends. [more inside]
posted by ob1quixote on May 21, 2021 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Home  Season 1, Ep 9

Sam has a nightmare that he believes to be a vision of their childhood home and convinces a reluctant Dean that they need to go back to the Winchester's former house in Lawrence, Kansas. They soon discover that the new owner is being plagued by what could be the same entity that killed their mother 22 years before.
posted by orange swan on May 21, 2021 - 10 comments

Supernatural: Bugs  Season 1, Ep 8

Sam and Dean head to Oklahoma to investigate a recent spate of insect-related deaths in a new housing development.
posted by orange swan on May 20, 2021 - 7 comments

Supernatural: Hook Man  Season 1, Ep 7

Sam and Dean investigate an age-old urban legend known as the Hook Man when they learn that the spirit of a 19th century pastor with a hook for a hand and a twisted sense of morals seems to be meting out punishments to everyone in the vicinity of a minister's 18-year-old daughter. 
posted by orange swan on May 19, 2021 - 2 comments

Supernatural: Skin  Season 1, Ep 6

A serial killer shape-shifter adopts the likeness of Sam's college buddy to commit a gruesome murder. When the brothers investigate, the being "borrows" Dean's form to continue the killing spree.
posted by orange swan on May 18, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Bloody Mary  Season 1, Ep 5

When three adolescent girls play a game of Bloody Mary during a sleepover and unleash a ghost who lives in mirrors and kills by gouging out the eyes of her prey, Sam and Dean must find a way to stop her before she claims another victim.
posted by orange swan on May 17, 2021 - 5 comments

Supernatural: Phantom Traveler  Season 1, Ep 4

A man whom the Winchesters helped in the past calls on Sam and Dean for help regarding a strange recording on the black box of a crashed plane. They soon realize that the demon that caused the crash is picking off the crash's only seven survivors.
posted by orange swan on May 16, 2021 - 18 comments

Wakefield: Episode 5  Season 1, Ep 5

James suffers a loss of identity as Tessa deals with her mother getting rid of all her things. Nik has a lot of unanswered questions over his brothers death when his mother shows up.
posted by A4 on May 16, 2021 - 0 comments

Supernatural: Dead in the Water  Season 1, Ep 3

Sam and Dean work a case in a small Wisconsin town where something in the lake is killing people by dragging them down into the water, never to be found again. 
posted by orange swan on May 15, 2021 - 4 comments

Supernatural: Wendigo  Season 1, Ep 2

Sam and Dean follow the coordinates their father wrote in his journal to Blackwater Ridge, and end up joining a hiking expedition to help a young woman and her brother find their other brother and his two friends, who mysteriously disappeared while on a camping trip in the woods.
posted by orange swan on May 14, 2021 - 5 comments

Wakefield: Episode 4  Season 1, Ep 4

Kareena tells Nik that his distressing phenomenon and outer body experiences could be from his past trauma that he could be suppressing.
posted by A4 on May 13, 2021 - 0 comments

Supernatural: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Twenty-two years after their mother died in a mysterious house fire, Sam Winchester is in line for a full scholarship from Stanford Law School when his older brother Dean comes to find him with the news that their father is missing and he needs his help. With the caveat that he needs to be back at school by Monday, Sam joins Dean on a search for their father, and an elusive woman in white.
posted by orange swan on May 13, 2021 - 19 comments

Wakefield: Episode 3  Season 1, Ep 3

Memories of a flood enter Nik's mind as he tries to find the ring that once belonged to his mother. Discovering how much Kareena means to him Nik remembers he used the same ring to once propose.
posted by A4 on May 10, 2021 - 0 comments

Wakefield: Episode 2  Season 1, Ep 2

Raff's loyalty to Genevieve is tested when her desires become all too much for him to handle. Nik accidentally injures Tessa when she is set off and almost attacks Linda.
posted by A4 on May 8, 2021 - 0 comments

Wakefield: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

Nikhil Katira is a psychiatric nurse working at Wakefield, a facility perched on the edge of Australia's spectacular Blue Mountains. There's one problem - while his patients are getting better, he's getting worse. Episode 1: Nik gets a song stuck in his head and it triggers memories he doesn't understand, while James who is running a business while in the ward, as Ivy cannot cope with crying from a baby. [more inside]
posted by A4 on May 5, 2021 - 1 comment

The One: Full Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Love -- and lies -- spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner, and creates a bold new matchmaking service.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 31, 2021 - 5 comments

Run On: Run On  Season 1, Ep 0

Veering off course from his preset path, a track star follows his own pace and heart for the first time after a film translator steps into his life. (Netflix, jTBC Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Lucas

A precocious fourteen-year-old experiences heartbreak for the first time. [more inside]
posted by Stuka on Feb 19, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Winter Light

A small-town pastor struggles with his faith. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 18, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Ordinary People

Calvin, Beth, and their son Conrad are attempting to get back to normal after Conrad's return home from a psychiatric hospital. Conrad visits Dr. Berger who works with him to not push away his pain. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 11, 2021 - 12 comments

It's a Sin: It's a Sin  Season 1, Ep 0

Drama from Russell T Davies about five friends living and loving in the shadow of AIDS. [more inside]
posted by chill on Feb 4, 2021 - 11 comments

Movie: Sylvie's Love

A woman working at her father's record store in Harlem in the late 1950s meets an aspiring saxophone player. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Dec 29, 2020 - 5 comments

Strongest Deliveryman: Strongest Deliveryman (Choigangbaedalkkun) - Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Two gutsy food delivery workers strive to overcome their socioeconomic disadvantages to achieve big goals -- and bump into love along the way. (Netflix, KBS2 Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 11, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: The Best Years of Our Lives

Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Nov 11, 2020 - 7 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE REBEL SET  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 19

Rewatch! At our accelerated pace we're careening through the history of the show, and already we're nearing the end of Joel's last full (pre-revival) season. This is the one where the Chief from Get Smart (Edward Platt) tries to rob a train. There is a short, Johnny at the Fair, where a kid explores a World's Fair and meets Joe Louis and "the Hellzapoppin' boys," and is narrated by Lorne Greene, apparently! Previously
posted by JHarris on Nov 1, 2020 - 1 comment

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