Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Farm Workers Season 10, Ep 8
This week.... Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota spoke at a NRA forum, claiming that it wasn't just a bunch of old white guys, to a crowd composed almost entirely of old white guys. Texas judge Kacsmaryk suspended the FDA's approval of a key component of medication abortions 23 years after the fact, using terrible reasoning to do so (MeFi). And Now: Did You Know Action News' Robert Grant Has A Fucking Dairy Allergy? Main story: Farm workers (Youtube, 25 minutes), most of whom in the US are foreign-born and undocumented, are badly treated, work in dangerous conditions, are woefully paid, and can legally be as young as twelve, and yet are incredibly essential to agriculture, which is messed up. The closing segment (of a parody "Farming Simulator 2023") was narrated by Nick Offerman. [more inside]
The Last of Us: Long, Long Time Books Included Season 1, Ep 3
When a stranger approaches his compound, survivalist Bill forges an unlikely connection. Later, Joel and Ellie seek Bill's guidance. [more inside]
The Great North: Curl Interrupted Adventure Season 1, Ep 5
Beef enlists Judy to coach his adult curling team; Wolf tries to make the family fishing boat a sunset cruise for lovers.
The Great North: Romantic Meat-Based Adventure Season 1, Ep 4
Judy worries that she may inherit Beef's fear of romance, so she makes him attend a meat auction and singles mixer, hoping he'll bring home a new love and some sausages.
The Great North: Avocado Barter Adventure Season 1, Ep 3
Wolf tries to find Honeybee the perfect gift for their six-month anniversary, while Judy interviews her for the school newspaper and learns about her early years in Fresno.
The Great North: Feast of Not People Adventure Season 1, Ep 2
Judy learns that Ham's been keeping a secret from her, while the rest of the family participates in a town festival.
The Great North: Sexi Moose Adventure Season 1, Ep 1
The Tobins' plan to celebrate Judy's 16th birthday on their fishing boat goes awry when a moose breaks into their home.
Devs: Episode 8 Season 1, Ep 8
Series finale: "The question is answered: is the Universe deterministic, a multi-verse, or something else?"
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.
Devs: Episode 6 Season 1, Ep 6
Lily and Jamie visit Forest looking for answers. Katie and Lily have an awkward chat. Lyndon wants back into Devs. [more inside]
Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.
Making It: Full first season thread Season 1, Ep 0
Notorious woodworker/crafter Nick Offerman and notorious-noncrafter Amy Poehler host a feel good show about making stuff. Full first season discussion here.
I wanted to suggest the Nick Offerman/Amy Poehler craft show, but it doesn't show up on IMDB so I can't officially do it.
The Little Hours, the only movie currently in theaters based on the Decameron and starring Audrey Plaza and Alison Brie, depicts a young servant in 14th century Italy who flees his master and winds up at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. [more inside]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Ava Season 3, Ep 8
Everyone in the Nine-Nine springs into action when Terry's wife Sharon goes into labor at the precinct: Jake and Gina discover the doula within, Rosa and Terry make a daring escape from Rikers, Amy and Boyle scale a mountain of paperwork, and Holt has to bury the hatchet with an old ex. (special guest star Nick Offerman)
A small pot dealer is robbed of his money and stash, some of which he owes to his wealthy drug lord supplier. Brad Gurdlinger, the drug lord, forces him to smuggle marijuana from Mexico as a solution to clear his debt. Realizing that one man attempting to get through customs is too suspicious, he hires a stripper neighbor, a runaway and petty thief named Casey, and his 18-year-old neighbor Kenny , to pose as a bogus family called the "Millers". [more inside]
The Muppets: Bear Left Then Bear Write Season 1, Ep 3
Miss Piggy receives a "gift" from the annoyingly perfect Christina Applegate, Kermit avoids talking to Fozzie because of a terrible sketch and the situation escalates to the point Nick Offerman has to replace him, while Gonzo has a situation with his online dating profile and Pepe, Rizzo, and Liam Hemsworth help him out.
High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. [more inside]
Parks and Recreation: Ron & Jammy Season 7, Ep 2
Leslie and Ron put their differences aside to help Councilman Jamm break up from Ron's ex-wife Tammy II. Meanwhile, Ben helps April find her true passion in life, Andy and Tom travel to Chicago to visit Tom's ex-girlfriend Lucy, and Joan Callamezzo is celebrated as a celebrity in Pawnee.
Parks and Recreation: 2017 Season 7, Ep 1
Leslie competes with a tech company for land, which she wants to turn into a national park. [more inside]