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Escape at Dannemora: All Episodes  Season 1, Ep 0

A Showtime miniseries based on the 2015 prison break at Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Directed by Ben Stiller. [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Dec 19, 2018 - 9 comments

Kidding: Green Means Go  Season 1, Ep 1

Jeff Pickles decides it's time to talk about death on "Mr. Pickles' Puppet Time." His executive producer, Seb, feels that Mr. Pickles, the persona, and Jeff Pickles, the person, need to remain separate. Meanwhile, Deirdre punishes her daughter Maddy for not eating her veggies. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 9, 2018 - 6 comments

Patrick Melrose: At Last  Season 1, Ep 5

Patrick confronts the past on the day of his mother's memorial service. Now truly clean and sober, he attempts to solve the puzzle of his mother’s complicity in his father’s abuse, as well as answer his father’s question, ‘What will you do with your life?’ Limited Series Finale
posted by myotahapea on Jun 10, 2018 - 5 comments

Patrick Melrose: Mother's Milk  Season 1, Ep 4

Patrick is spending the summer at his old family home in France with his wife Mary and their two young sons. When Eleanor, now sober, announces her plan to leave the house to a New Age foundation instead of Patrick, he quickly falls off the wagon. As Patrick returns to his old self-destructive behavior, the fate of his marriage is seriously threatened.
posted by myotahapea on Jun 3, 2018 - 3 comments

Patrick Melrose: Some Hope  Season 1, Ep 3

Patrick reluctantly agrees to go to his first big social event since recovering. Together with his good friend Johnny Hall, he attends a glittering party in the English countryside hosted by former hippie Bridget – now married, titled and miserable – and attended by Princess Margaret as well as a number of Patrick's old flames. Amid a crowd of social dragonflies, Patrick searches for redemption and capacity for forgiveness, while confronting his past in a myriad of ways.
posted by myotahapea on May 27, 2018 - 3 comments

Patrick Melrose: Never Mind  Season 1, Ep 2

At the Melrose family’s glorious house in the South of France, young Patrick has the run of the magical grounds. His father David rules with cruelty and his mother Eleanor has retreated into self medication and booze. Bravely imaginative and self-sufficient out of necessity, 9-year-old Patrick encounters the volatile lives of adults with fear. They are expecting guests for the weekend, but this afternoon is profoundly unlike other summer days, and the shocking events that precede the guests’ arrival tear Patrick's world in two. Preview.
posted by myotahapea on May 20, 2018 - 8 comments

Patrick Melrose: Bad News  Season 1, Ep 1

Get ready for the lowdown on the British upper class. This five-part limited series based on the acclaimed novels by Edward St. Aubyn tracks Patrick from a privileged but deeply traumatic childhood in the South of France through severe substance abuse in his twenties in New York and, ultimately, toward recovery back home in Britain. At once harrowing and hilarious, Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the troubled titular character. [more inside]
posted by myotahapea on May 14, 2018 - 7 comments

Episodes: Episode 501  Season 5, Ep 1

Matt's game show "The Box" is a runaway hit but, unfortunately for Matt, that means he has daily contact with his producer, Merc Lapidus. Meanwhile, Sean and Beverly are forced to work for Sean's loathsome ex-partner Tim after Helen puts him in charge of their new show; and Carol won't leave her house.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 21, 2017 - 8 comments

Homeland: Better Call Saul  Season 5, Ep 5

Quinn covers for Carrie. Dar and Allison assess the damage.
posted by roolya_boolya on Nov 2, 2015 - 6 comments

Homeland: Why Is This Night Different?  Season 5, Ep 4

Answers elude Carrie. Saul and Allison run an operation.
posted by roolya_boolya on Oct 27, 2015 - 7 comments

Homeland: Super Powers  Season 5, Ep 3

Jonas and Carrie revisit her past. Quinn stalks his prey.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Oct 18, 2015 - 13 comments

Homeland: The Tradition of Hospitality  Season 5, Ep 2

Carrie and Düring visit a refugee camp. Saul and Allison are at odds. Quinn stays on mission.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich on Oct 12, 2015 - 11 comments

Happyish: Starring Sigmund Freud, Charles Bukowski and Seven Billion A**Holes  Season 1, Ep 4

Thom is overrun by jerks; the Swedes emasculate Thom at work; Julius is suspended. [more inside]
posted by bleep on May 19, 2015 - 2 comments

Happyish: Starring Vladimir Nabokov, Hippocrates and God  Season 1, Ep 3

Thom receives differing ideas on the meaning of suffering after Julius gets ill. [more inside]
posted by bleep on May 19, 2015 - 0 comments

Happyish: Starring Marc Chagall, Abuela and Adolf Hitler  Season 1, Ep 2

Thom gets a lesson in corporate America; the Swedes push a new campaign. [more inside]
posted by bleep on May 19, 2015 - 1 comment

Happyish: Starring Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus and Alois Alzheimer  Season 1, Ep 1

A 44-year-old man is pressured to rebrand himself when his ad agency hires young creative directors. Missing Mad Men? Get your insane advertising professionals here. IMDB [more inside]
posted by bleep on May 19, 2015 - 4 comments

The Affair: 4  Season 1, Ep 4

In order to spend time together apart from their families, Noah and Alison take a day trip to remote Block Island. But as the two grow closer, they quickly learn that intimacy can be a double-edged sword.
posted by ALongDecember on Nov 5, 2014 - 3 comments

The Affair: Episode 3  Season 1, Ep 3

Noah's interest in Alison is intensified by conflicts with his in-laws. Alison tends a mysterious injury to her leg and hints at her family's links to Montauk's sordid past.
posted by jeather on Oct 27, 2014 - 0 comments

The Affair: 2  Season 1, Ep 2

As the Butler estate readies for the annual summer party, Noah can't escape the allure of the mysterious Alison. She, meanwhile, bends under the emotional debt owed to her mother-in-law. But as aspects of their separate lives start to weave together, the two are forced to consider an inevitability.
posted by ALongDecember on Oct 20, 2014 - 2 comments

The Affair: 1  Season 1, Ep 1

Welcome to "The End of the World." Noah Solloway has escaped the city with his family to his in-laws' estate in eastern Long Island. He's joined by his loving wife, Helen, and their four precocious children. At the same time, local Montauk waitress Alison Lockhart struggles with her husband, Cole, to move past a recent tragedy. In a chance encounter, Noah and Alison meet and connect. But in this bucolic beach town, it's impossible to avoid someone you yearn to see again. Series premiere.
posted by ALongDecember on Oct 13, 2014 - 5 comments

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