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Red Band Society: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Teenagers in a hospital get to know each other. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Sep 21, 2014 - 5 comments

New Fall Pilots

I like watching a swath of new pilots each fall and then attempting to judge which of them will develop into watchable shows. Would anyone else like to have a "New Show" club to watch a number of these (whether we stick with the shows or not)? [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Sep 19, 2014 - 21 comments

Murder, She Wrote: The Murder of Sherlock Holmes  Season 1, Ep 1

Jessica Fletcher is a retired schoolteacher from Cabot Cove, Maine, is a retired English teacher who wrote a detective novel on a lark. Her nephew sent the manuscript to a publisher, who liked it enough to publish it, and now J.B. Fletcher is a notable author, with a publicity tour and the lot! But when someone dressed as Sherlock Holmes is murdered at a costume party, things get really complicated. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 13, 2014 - 6 comments

Breaking Bad: Pilot  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Unassuming high school chemistry teacher Walter White discovers he has lung cancer. Desperate to secure his family’s financial future and finally free from the fear that had always inhibited him, Walt teams up with a former student to turn a used RV into a mobile drug lab. [more inside]
posted by scody on Aug 3, 2014 - 36 comments

Breaking Bad: Pilot  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 1

Unassuming high school chemistry teacher Walter White discovers he has lung cancer. Desperate to secure his family’s financial future and finally free from the fear that had always inhibited him, Walt teams up with a former student to turn a used RV into a mobile drug lab. [more inside]
posted by scody on Aug 3, 2014 - 5 comments

Star Trek: The Cage  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Capt. Pike is held prisoner and tested by aliens who have the power to project incredibly lifelike illusions. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jul 19, 2014 - 36 comments

Tyrant: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Barry Al-Fayeed is a California pediatrician who also happens to be the second son of a Middle Eastern dictator. Barry reluctantly agrees to return home with his American family for his nephew’s wedding. Events thrust him into the complex and turbulent growing pains of a nation straining to break free from dictatorial rule.
posted by The Deej on Jun 27, 2014 - 10 comments

Shameless (US): Pilot  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

"Fiona's purse is stolen, but a handsome stranger named Steve helps her. Lip has suspicions about Ian's sexuality, and decides he should take him to Karen Jackson to confirm his suspicions." (Wikipedia's summary.) [more inside]
posted by John Cohen on Jun 17, 2014 - 15 comments

Mad Men: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Mad Men: A term coined in the late 1950s to describe the advertising executives of Madison Avenue. They coined it. Spoilers within. [more inside]
posted by donajo on Jun 1, 2014 - 205 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE CRAWLING EYE  Season 1, Ep 1

1958, B&W, Horror, Sci-Fi. A thick fog engulfs the side of a mountain, containing big puffy eyes with tentacles that control people's minds. The first cable episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 features many of the elements that would make the show a success: lots of jokes, whimsical performances, and a movie bad enough to peel paint. But as with most of the first season, it's really not the guys at their best. For devoted fans only. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on May 14, 2014 - 29 comments

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