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The Bear: The Bear  Season 1, Ep 0

A young chef from the world of fine dining comes home to Chicago to run his family's sandwich shop. [more inside]
posted by gaspode on Jun 27, 2022 - 29 comments

Atlanta: Tarrare  Season 3, Ep 10

We finally get an episode wholly centered on Vanessa, and it's the season finale. Van goes native in Paris and takes a few friends on a surreal adventure including the humiliation of Alexander Skarsgård, ritual cannibalism, and a big emotional reveal by the Seine. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 21, 2022 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Rich Wigga, Poor Wigga  Season 3, Ep 9

High school student Aaron undergoes a test of his blackness as he tries to get college funding from an unusual source. Another standalone story. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 15, 2022 - 4 comments

Atlanta: New Jazz  Season 3, Ep 8

Al tries Nepalese Space Cake and overthinks his fame on a strange trip through Amsterdam. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 7, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Trini 2 De Bone  Season 3, Ep 7

This week: a different kind of ghost story, written by Jordan Temple (writer of episodes 6 and 13 of Abbot Elementary), continues the season's theme of white people cursed by their own racism. A gently unfolding standalone episode about childcare, how children deal with death, and the physical and emotional labor Black people provide to white families. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 30, 2022 - 5 comments

Atlanta: White Fashion  Season 3, Ep 6

Al joins a fashion company's diversity advisory board, Vanessa reconnects with Earn, and Darius searches for jollof as Paper Boi's European tour continues. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 24, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Cancer Attack  Season 3, Ep 5

Earn and Al try to solve a crime backstage after a Paper Boi show. Darius gets distracted from an eerie adventure and Van is even more cryptic than she's already been. Al has a revealing moment. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 18, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: The Big Payback  Season 3, Ep 4

A standalone speculative fiction episode this week: middle-class white guy Marshall deals with the fallout in his life from new reparations taxes on descendants of former slave-owners. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 8, 2022 - 11 comments

Atlanta: The Old Man and the Tree  Season 3, Ep 3

Things get out of hand at a reclusive South African billionaire's very strange party. Darius gets some white allies, Vanessa goes rogue, Paper Boi encounters a tree and Earn levels up his management skills. Bonus: Donald Glover interviews himself and compares the show to a fine meal at a farm-to-table restaurant and says, "Even if you don’t like it, you can’t say it’s not high quality. The quality is undeniable."
posted by mediareport on Apr 7, 2022 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Sinterklaas Is Coming To Town  Season 3, Ep 2

Episode 2 rejoins Earn, Paperboy and Darius on tour in Amsterdam, where they get a surprise visitor and have a variety of encounters with the horrors of Dutch jail, a strange group of mourners and a whole lot of Zwarte Piet.
posted by mediareport on Mar 31, 2022 - 3 comments

Atlanta: Three Slaps  Season 3, Ep 1

Donald Glover's comedy/horror/drama show Atlanta is back with 2 new episodes dropped this week (four years after the season 2 finale). The premiere half-hour again defies expectations to introduce a new young protagonist and tell his increasingly intense story.
posted by mediareport on Mar 31, 2022 - 4 comments

Fargo: The Birthplace of Civilization  Season 4, Ep 5

Josto strikes back. Ethelrida does the right thing. Loy finds himself against the ropes. Deafy shakes the tree.
posted by fight or flight on Oct 19, 2020 - 6 comments

Fargo: The Pretend War  Season 4, Ep 4

In which Rabbi Milligan comes clean, Odis plays with fire, and Josto confronts Gaetano.
posted by fight or flight on Oct 12, 2020 - 4 comments

Fargo: Raddoppiarlo  Season 4, Ep 3

Deafy and Odis join forces; Josto seeks revenge; Oraetta finds new employment; Gaetano makes a move; Zelmare and Swanee help the Smutnys with their debt.
posted by fight or flight on Oct 5, 2020 - 8 comments

Fargo: The Land of Taking and Killing  Season 4, Ep 2

"“The Land of Taking and Killing” opens with an image familiar to Fargo: snow falling on a field as the wind howls." (Vulture)
posted by fight or flight on Sep 30, 2020 - 9 comments

Fargo: Welcome to the Alternate Economy  Season 4, Ep 1

"Fargo’s fourth-season premiere, “Welcome to the Alternate Economy,” takes it further away from its geographic namesake than ever. Set primarily in Kansas City in 1950, the episode opens with a crash course on the city’s underworld history that stretches from the first years of the 20th century to its midpoint — as narrated by Ethelrida Smutney (E’myri Crutchfield), a 16-year-old who, by episode’s end, will find herself swept up in that history’s latest chapter." (vulture)
posted by ChuraChura on Sep 28, 2020 - 15 comments

Devs: Episode #1.7  Season 1, Ep 7

The Devs team perfect the system, and Forest and Katie wait for the completion of the Devs project. Lily and Jamie try to avoid its threat, but a visit from Kenton leaves Lily with no choice.
posted by paper chromatographologist on Apr 10, 2020 - 38 comments

A Christmas Carol: FX's A Christmas Carol, episodes 1-3  Season 1, Ep 0

A television adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale of the miser Ebenezer Scrooge. (FX Channel/BBC production) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 19, 2019 - 9 comments

Mr Inbetween: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

Hired gun Ray juggles a sick brother, a new girlfriend, a tween daughter and the occasional murder and heist.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 30, 2019 - 5 comments

Mr Inbetween: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

"Mr Inbetween" is a half-hour comedy series inspired by the cult film "The Magician." Juggling a relationship, parental responsibilities, friendships, and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it's particularly difficult for Ray since he's a criminal for hire.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 29, 2019 - 3 comments

Legion: Chapter 26  Season 3, Ep 7

Everyone is someone, David.
posted by artlung on Aug 6, 2019 - 8 comments

Archer: Robert De Niro  Season 10, Ep 9

Season Finale: When a trial turns into a party it can only mean that Barry-6 has returned [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on Aug 4, 2019 - 12 comments

Legion: Chapter 25  Season 3, Ep 6

Fairytale! Deeply weird but always great to see Oliver and Melanie...
posted by artlung on Jul 30, 2019 - 10 comments

Legion: Chapter 24  Season 3, Ep 5

Now war is declared and battle come down.
posted by kokaku on Jul 23, 2019 - 5 comments

Legion: Chapter 23  Season 3, Ep 4

Time is preyed upon. [more inside]
posted by Sibrax on Jul 20, 2019 - 6 comments

Pose: Never knew love like this before  Season 2, Ep 4

"In “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” Pose held up a mirror to the continued violence perpetrated against transgender women of color in our society and asked us not to look away." [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura on Jul 11, 2019 - 4 comments

Legion: Chapter 22  Season 3, Ep 3

A family history
posted by LizBoBiz on Jul 10, 2019 - 8 comments

Legion: Chapter 21  Season 3, Ep 2

David prepares for a journey.
posted by LizBoBiz on Jul 9, 2019 - 3 comments

Legion: Chapter 20  Season 3, Ep 1

David gets a new friend. [more inside]
posted by Thorzdad on Jun 26, 2019 - 16 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Providence  Season 1, Ep 8

Gwen looks ahead to an uncertain future, as Bob tells the story of his life on film. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 28, 2019 - 13 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Nowadays  Season 1, Ep 7

Gwen fights to assert her own creative vision on Chicago, challenging Bob's increasingly dark approach to the musical. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 22, 2019 - 9 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Glory  Season 1, Ep 4

Bob's career takes some huge leaps, while Gwen struggles to overcome personal and professional setbacks. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 30, 2019 - 8 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Me and My Baby  Season 1, Ep 3

Gwen and Bob pursue separate projects; Gwen thinks back to the beginning of her career and the circumstances that led her here. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 23, 2019 - 6 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Who's Got the Pain?  Season 1, Ep 2

Rising Broadway star Gwen Verdon meets ambitious young choreographer Bob Fosse and their lives will never be the same. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 16, 2019 - 10 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Life is a Cabaret  Season 1, Ep 1

The premiere of the series about the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. (FX Channel) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 9, 2019 - 5 comments

Snowfall: You know I mean business  Season 2, Ep 0

Snowfall continues its riveting story about the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. Season two follows our ensemble of characters as they intersect and overlap within the mosaic of Los Angeles as we enter 1984, all of them working toward their ultimate goals of money, power and influence. [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on Sep 26, 2018 - 0 comments

Pose: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

In 1987 New York, Blanca Rodriguez pursues her dream of being a house mother and competing in the House Ballroom scene after a devastating medical diagnosis. Meanwhile, Damon Richards moves to New York with aspirations of joining a dance company. [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd on Jun 5, 2018 - 9 comments

Legion: Chapter 16  Season 2, Ep 8

The path forward is revealed.
posted by Strange Interlude on May 24, 2018 - 13 comments

Legion: Chapter 13  Season 2, Ep 5

Lenny returns and everyone wants to know why... and how. [more inside]
posted by runcibleshaw on May 2, 2018 - 28 comments

Legion: Chapter 11  Season 2, Ep 3

David navigates the maze.
posted by JimBennett on Apr 17, 2018 - 27 comments

Snowfall: Trauma  Season 1, Ep 4

Franklin and Leon deal with the thief. Teddy goes to extreme measures to protect the CIA. Lucia and Gustavo connect in the aftermath of the previous night.
posted by LizBoBiz on Jul 27, 2017 - 0 comments

Fargo: Somebody to Love  Season 3, Ep 10

Gloria follows the money; Nikki plays a game; Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jun 22, 2017 - 34 comments

Fargo: Who Rules the Land of Denial?  Season 3, Ep 8

Nikki struggles to survive; Emmit gets spooked; Sy joins Varga for tea. [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on Jun 9, 2017 - 23 comments

Fargo: The Law of Inevitability  Season 3, Ep 7

Gloria tries to work around the system, Nikki finds herself in a familiar place, Varga comes up with an alternative plan and Emmit goes to dinner. [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on Jun 2, 2017 - 16 comments

Fargo: The Lord of No Mercy  Season 3, Ep 6

Gloria and Winnie get closer to the truth; Emmit tries to make things right; Nikki and Ray prepare for payback; Varga cleans up a mess. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 25, 2017 - 13 comments

Tyrant: The Dead and The Living  Season 3, Ep 3

Barry and Molly employ every means available to prevent a personal tragedy. Fauzi and Daliyah become close through work. Ahmed makes a dark discovery about Nusrat's past. [more inside]
posted by jimw on Jul 26, 2016 - 1 comment

Tyrant: Cockroach  Season 3, Ep 2

Barry discovers that his hold over Abuddin is tenuous. Sammy embarks on a risky relationship. Ihab's desire for revenge is given an outlet. Fauzi returns to Abuddin. [more inside]
posted by jimw on Jul 15, 2016 - 1 comment

Tyrant: Spring  Season 3, Ep 1

Barry steps forward as interim president and sets the stage for democratic elections. Daliyah takes a leading role in the nation. An American General who shares history with Leila arrives. [more inside]
posted by jimw on Jul 11, 2016 - 1 comment

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 11  Season 11, Ep 0

In this season of Sunny the gang has pitched a board game, traveled through time, gone skiing, made some art, explored the suburbs, seen things from Frank's point of view, gone to court, celebrated St. Patty's day, and gone to hell. This time out the writing staff has been playing with some new concepts while also pulling from the show's history.
posted by codacorolla on Mar 11, 2016 - 7 comments

The Strain: Night Train  Season 2, Ep 13

Setrakian and Fet battle for possession of the Occido Lumen, and gain a surprising new ally. A massive attack imperils Eph, Nora, and Zack's escape from New York. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 5, 2015 - 7 comments

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