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Comrade Detective: The Whole World Is Watching  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 5

Comrade Detective purports to be a rediscovered buddy cop show from mid-eighties Romania, made as Eastern Bloc propaganda/entertainment. It isn't; it was filmed in Romania in the modern day, with Romanian actors, and then dubbed into English by actors like Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nick Offerman, and occasionally guest stars like Debra Winger and Daniel Craig. In this episode: Baciu's family notices something unsettling; we hear Dragos's suspicions and learn something new about Stan; the American embassy is hospitable. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Aug 9, 2017 - 2 comments

Back to Work: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Congress and How It Gets Things Done (and Often Doesn't)  Season 1, Ep 5

When the Center for Disease Control has its funding temporarily cut, Luke attempts to reach a compromise to have the money reinstated, but Red's political machinations undermine him at every turn. [more inside]
posted by phearlez on Jul 25, 2016 - 4 comments

BrainDead: Wake Up Grassroots: The Nine Virtues of Participatory Democracy, and...  Season 1, Ep 4

Laurel and Rochelle try to persuade Laurel's friend Abby to get an MRI so they can uncover the real cause of the strange behavior taking over Washington, D.C. Also, Luke attempts to reopen the government through a secret deal with the Republicans.
posted by phearlez on Jul 18, 2016 - 3 comments

BrainDead: Goring Oxes: How You Can Survive the War on Government Through Five Easy  Season 1, Ep 3

Agent Onofrio's investigation of a deadly incident on live TV causes Laurel, Gustav and Rochelle to delve deeper into the bug mystery. Luke tries to hide his affair with Scarlett. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Jun 28, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Dick

The Internet Movie Database has the movie described as follows: "Story of two girls who wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon." Ah, but it's so much more. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on Apr 20, 2016 - 10 comments

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