14 posts tagged with politics by filthy light thief.
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The Twilight Zone: The Wunderkind  Season 1, Ep 5

A down-on-his-luck campaign manager is determined to get a kid elected as the President of the United States. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 26, 2019 - 4 comments

The Orville: Sanctuary  Season 2, Ep 12

The crew discovers that visiting Moclans aboard The Orville are harboring a secret. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 12, 2019 - 33 comments

Riverdale: Chapter Thirty: The Noose Tightens  Season 2, Ep 17

As the town (and school) politics heat up, Hiram's mobster associates come to stir up some trouble; things take a dangerous turn when an unexpected guest shows up at the Cooper residence; there's a good old-fashioned conversion asylum break-out! [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 31, 2018 - 0 comments

Riverdale: Chapter Twenty-Nine: Primary Colors  Season 2, Ep 16

Jughead takes drastic measures to voice his opposition to Hiram's plans for Riverdale; Andy Cohen, Hermoine's friend, visits to lend a hand; Veronica decides to run for student council president; Cheryl worries that she is being targeted; and Mary Andrews (Molly Ringwald) is back, to help her ex, Fred, with legal troubles. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 24, 2018 - 1 comment

Riverdale: Chapter Twenty-Eight: There Will Be Blood  Season 2, Ep 15

Fred considers running for Mayor, and Archie picks sides; Betty becomes increasingly suspicious of Chic; Jughead makes a major discovery in his quest to take down Hiram, while there are more Blossom bombshells dropped. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 17, 2018 - 2 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Kill All Others (K.A.O.)  Season 1, Ep 7

During a televised interview with The Candidate (Vera Farmiga), she makes a shocking statement encouraging violence. No one seems to pay much heed, except a plant worker, Philbert Noyce (Mel Rodriguez), whose responses draw attention to him. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 22, 2018 - 10 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Safe and Sound  Season 1, Ep 9

A small-town girl (Annalise Basso), already gripped with social anxiety, moves to a big city with her mother (Maura Tierney). For the first time she is exposed to urban society's emphasis on security and terrorist prevention. Her school days are soon consumed by fear and paranoia, but she finds guidance and companionship in the most unexpected of places. [Channel 4 summary] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 22, 2018 - 6 comments

The Mayor: City Hall-oween  Season 1, Ep 4

As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the night. At a press conference, Mayor Rose announces the community's first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall, surprising Chief Fox and his own team. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 26, 2017 - 2 comments

Mr. Robot: Eps3.2legacy.so  Season 3, Ep 3

Official synopsis: "The former interim CTO of E Corp returns." My summary: it's an in-fill eposide, focused on Tyrell Wellick and what he saw and experienced following the 5/9 hack until almost the present, with a cameo from Wallace Shawn, and a brief return for Joey Bada$$. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 26, 2017 - 16 comments

The Mayor: Buyer's Remorse  Season 1, Ep 3

When Courtney faces a dismal approval rating, he realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach and comes up with a plan to turn public opinion in his favor. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 18, 2017 - 1 comment

Mr. Robot: Eps3.0power-saver-mode.h  Season 3, Ep 1

Elliot realizes his mission, and needs help from Angela; Darlene worries about them coming out clean. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 12, 2017 - 9 comments

The Mayor: The Filibuster  Season 1, Ep 2

Courtney makes another bold promise and has to find out how to back it up, with support from Valentina. Meanwhile, Jermaine proudly embraces his new role as communications director, as T.K. struggles to find meaning as director of Constituent Services. Good thing Dina can use some help delivering phone books. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 11, 2017 - 4 comments

The Magicians: The Rattening  Show Only   Season 2, Ep 11

Quentin accompanies Julia to the underworld on a journey to help her recover her shade. Penny tries to use his Neitherlands Library position to gain access to a mysterious room that houses literature about god killing, for Kady. Eliot and Margo discover that a strange spell has been cast over Fillory. Senator Gaines begins to understand his powers. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7, 2017 - 13 comments

The Magicians: The Rattening  Books Included   Season 2, Ep 11

Quentin accompanies Julia to the underworld on a journey to help her recover her shade. Penny tries to use his Neitherlands Library position to gain access to a mysterious room that houses literature about god killing, for Kady. Eliot and Margo discover that a strange spell has been cast over Fillory. Senator Gaines begins to understand his powers. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7, 2017 - 4 comments

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