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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Favor  Season 5, Ep 11

The second half of the midseason-finale double header! Official FOX synopsis: "When Seamus Murphy (guest star Paul Adelstein) returns to redeem the favor Holt owes him, the precinct searches for a loophole that will allow Holt to uphold his end of the bargain without breaking the law."
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 13, 2017 - 8 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Game Night  Season 5, Ep 10

The first half of the midseason-finale double header! Official FOX synopsis: "Rosa begs Jake to help her break some big news to her parents, but her plan is thrown off when they wrongly assume the two are dating." (With special guest star Danny Trejo as Rosa's dad, as well as the long-awaited return of [SPOILER]!)
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 13, 2017 - 13 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 99  Season 5, Ep 9

Official Fox synopsis: "While the precinct is in Los Angeles to attend a funeral, Capt. Holt learns that he has been chosen to run for Chief Commissioner of the NYPD."
posted by rewil on Dec 6, 2017 - 18 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Return to Skyfire  Season 5, Ep 8

Official FOX synopsis: "When Terry’s favorite author, DC Parlov (guest star Fred Melamed), returns to the precinct because his latest manuscript was stolen, Terry and Jake convince Rosa to go undercover with them at a fantasy fiction convention to find the culprit. As drama ensues between Parlov and another writer (guest star Rob Huebel), Terry admits that he’s been writing a book of his own. Back at the precinct, Holt, Amy and Charles take a forensics course, but Charles’ big mouth gets him in trouble."
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 29, 2017 - 7 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Two Turkeys  Season 5, Ep 7

Official FOX synopsis: "Jake and Amy attempt to get their parents to bond over Thanksgiving dinner, but their first holiday together as a family does not go well. Meanwhile, at the precinct, Holt and Kevin’s special Thanksgiving pie is stolen from his office and Holt searches through the ranks for the possible culprit."
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 22, 2017 - 11 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Venue  Season 5, Ep 6

Official FOX synopsis: "The always unwelcome Vulture (guest star Dean Winters) pops back into Jake and Amy’s lives, threatening to swoop in and take something important away from them. Meanwhile, Boyle and Rosa must track down 'Sergeant Peanut Butter,' the kidnapped NYPD horse that Charles envies, and Holt challenges Terry to be less image-conscious."
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 16, 2017 - 13 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Bad Beat  Season 5, Ep 5

Official FOX synopsis: To track down the infamous arms dealer Dan “Daniel” Valdano (guest star David Figlioli), Jake and Terry go undercover at an illegal gambling club, but when Holt gets involved to coach the two in the art of poker, his addiction resurfaces. Meanwhile, Boyle buys a food truck that was formerly used in a brutal string of murders without telling his investor, Amy, and Hitchcock and Scully challenge Rosa to a “Butt-lympics”.
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 9, 2017 - 9 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Kicks  Season 5, Ep 3

Official FOX synopsis: "Now that he’s officially back at the precinct and desperate to solve a real case, Jake finds a loophole to get out of his temporarily designated desk duty. Unfortunately, that loophole rests on his ability to pass an official evaluation performed by Holt. While Charles provides Jake with moral support, Terry and Amy help Rosa, who believes Pimento may be cheating on her."
posted by Strange Interlude on Oct 12, 2017 - 12 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Big House, Pt. 2  Season 5, Ep 2

Official FOX synopsis: "When the warden (guest star Toby Huss) asks Jake to investigate Romero’s (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips) drug smuggling operation, Jake and Caleb (guest star Tim Meadows) find themselves caught between the loyalty Jake has sworn to both of them. Meanwhile, Amy is offered a deal by a local mobster who claims he can prove that Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon) is guilty, but Holt and the rest of the gang think they have a safer plan."
posted by Strange Interlude on Oct 5, 2017 - 6 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Big House, Pt. 1  Season 5, Ep 1

Official FOX synopsis: "Jake and Rosa assimilate to their new lives behind bars, but both are coping in very different ways. Jake bonds with his cellmate, Caleb (guest star Tim Meadows), and is forced to join a prison gang led by notorious inmate Romero (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips), in order to gain his protection. Meanwhile, in the women’s prison, Rosa puts Holt and Terry to the test by having them complete outrageous favors for her. Back in the precinct, Amy and Charles are doing all they can to exonerate their colleagues." [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Sep 27, 2017 - 8 comments

RuPaul's Drag Race: Your Pilot's On Fire  Season 9, Ep 9

The queens are challenged to come up with an idea for a TV series and star in their pilots. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire on May 20, 2017 - 22 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Serve & Protect  Season 4, Ep 14

The audit continues at the Nine-Nine, this time under the supervision of Terry's grudge-holding ex-girlfriend. Can Amy and Gina crack the case of the botched breakup? Meanwhile, Jake and Rosa track down a stolen laptop on the set of a detective procedural, with the help(?) of special guest star Nathan Fillion. Elsewhere, Holt and Charles weigh using blackmail to save the precinct from closure.
posted by Strange Interlude on Apr 24, 2017 - 2 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Audit  Season 4, Ep 13

B99 is still alive, and so is Gina! (For certain values of the word "alive".) Facing budget cuts due to falling crime rates, the Nine-Nine is undergoing an audit, courtesy of Amy's ex, Teddy. (You know, the pilsner guy.) Can Jake and Amy survive a jazz brunch? Meanwhile, Terry matches wits with an ornery Japanese copy machine, and Charles uses unconventional tactics to combat the precinct's rodent problem. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Apr 24, 2017 - 3 comments

Chewing Gum: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

This UK-based show is written by and stars Michaela Coel, who was born in Tower Hamlets, London, to Ghanaian parents. The show is set in Tower Hamlets, and Michaela plays Tracey, a 24-year old Christian virgin shop assistant who lives with her mother and sister.
posted by larrybob on Apr 5, 2017 - 13 comments

Trial & Error: An Unwelcome Distraction  Season 1, Ep 4

A new suspect ends up in a coma.
posted by drezdn on Mar 23, 2017 - 9 comments

Trial & Error: The Other Man  Season 1, Ep 3

The defense team learns a shocking secret about Larry's wife.
posted by drezdn on Mar 23, 2017 - 0 comments

Black-ish: Lemons  Season 3, Ep 12

Two months after the election the Johnson's are still sad that Donald Trump won the election. Everybody at Dre's work isn't happy either and have a fit when Lucy admits that she voted for Trump. After talking Dre suggests that it's time for the entire nation to come together. [more inside]
posted by General Malaise on Jan 12, 2017 - 5 comments

One Day at a Time: (2017) (Season 1)  Season 1, Ep 0

This is it, this is life, the one you get, so go and have a ball! [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jan 8, 2017 - 24 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Fugitive, Part 2  Season 4, Ep 12

B99 fall finale continued! When the ninth and final fugitive -- a triple murderer (guest star Charles Baker) -- eludes the Nine-Nine, Jake has only one person he can go to... [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 2, 2017 - 13 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Fugitive, Part 1  Season 4, Ep 11

It's time for a two-part Brooklyn Nine-Nine fall finale event! Nine dangerous and desperate fugitives have escaped from a crashed prison van, and the Nine-Nine are on their trail. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 2, 2017 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Captain Latvia  Season 4, Ep 10

It's Christmastime at the Nine-Nine, and Boyle's adopted son Nikolaj ("NEE-ko-LAAAAHJ") wants a hard-to-get Captain Latvia action figure. Will he and Jake have to bust up the entire Latvian mafia to get that toy? POSSIBLY SO! Meanwhile, Holt tries in vain to get the rest of the squad into harmony for their singing competition against the honey-voiced MTA, and Gina -- ever the taste-maker -- discovers an amazing new musical called Hamilton.
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 14, 2016 - 3 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Overmining  Season 4, Ep 9

After incompetent day-shift Captain C.J. (returning guest star Ken Marino) fumbles some key evidence in a drug-trafficking case, Jake and Holt decide to help him get the collar -- and a transfer out of the Nine-Nine. Meanwhile, a beleaguered Terry battles Gina over her energy-inefficient space heater; Elsewhere, Boyle introduces Rosa to his favorite night shift pick-me-up, but is something suspicious afoot?
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 6, 2016 - 5 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Mr. Santiago  Season 4, Ep 7

It's Thanksgiving time at the Nine-Nine! Jake is meeting Amy's dad (special guest star Jimmy Smits) -- a retired NYPD detective nicknamed "The Lion" -- for the first time, and he wants to make a good first impression. Meanwhile, Boyle's attempt to procure a live turkey goes pear-shaped, and Holt and Pimento (returning guest/possible new regular[?] Jason Mantzoukas) navigate the seedy underbelly of dog show gambling. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Nov 27, 2016 - 5 comments

Still Game: Gadgets  Season 7, Ep 1

Jack and Victor discover that gadgets make life anything but easier.
posted by infinitewindow on Oct 30, 2016 - 1 comment

Superstore: Guns, Pills and Birds  Season 2, Ep 4

Jonah doesn't want to work the gun counter. Glenn starts a side business. A crow gets stuck in the store.
posted by drezdn on Oct 7, 2016 - 4 comments

Loosely Exactly Nicole: Babysitting  Season 1, Ep 1

Frustrated by the lack of progress in her acting career, Nicole uses the kid she's babysitting to help her get a part. Meanwhile, Devin seeks Veronica's advice to satisfy a new man. [more inside]
posted by larrybob on Sep 16, 2016 - 0 comments

Superstore: Season 1 of Superstore  Season 1, Ep 0

A sitcom following the employees at Cloud 9 superstore.
posted by drezdn on Aug 21, 2016 - 10 comments

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Sees a Sunset!  Season 2, Ep 12

Kimmy attempts to help Andrea stop drinking, but to no avail. Jacqueline decides to pursue Russ, the lawyer who took away her painting. Titus and Mikey move in together.
posted by Cash4Lead on May 16, 2016 - 7 comments

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Meets a Celebrity!  Season 2, Ep 11

Cyndee comes back to New York, where Kimmy finds out she has been seeing a celebrity television therapist (Jeff Goldblum). Titus mentors a teenage boy and contemplates having a family of his own. Lillian handcuffs herself to a bulldozer to prevent gentrification.
posted by Cash4Lead on May 11, 2016 - 3 comments

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to Her Happy Place!  Season 2, Ep 10

Kimmy begins therapy with Andrea. Titus helps Mikey come out to his family.
posted by Cash4Lead on May 10, 2016 - 26 comments

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Walks Into a Bar!  Season 2, Ep 7

Jacqueline throws a gala the same night that her frenemy, Deirdre Robespierre (Anna Camp), throws a party. Kimmy has a brief relationship with an Army vet (Samuel Page) she met in a bar where she used the bathroom.
posted by Cash4Lead on May 2, 2016 - 10 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Greg & Larry  Season 3, Ep 23

SEASON FINALE! After Holt is kidnapped in a stunning double-cross, the Nine-Nine pull off a daring rescue and escape, and finally solve the FBI conspiracy against Pimento.
posted by Strange Interlude on Apr 21, 2016 - 22 comments

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes Roller Skating!  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 1

Titus' ex-wife sues him for spousal support. Kimmy still has feelings for Dong. Jacqueline's Sioux family gets fed up with her.
posted by Cash4Lead on Apr 15, 2016 - 23 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Maximum Security  Season 3, Ep 21

To uncover the conspiracy against Pimento, the Nine-Nine sends Santiago undercover, to pose as a hardened (and extremely pregnant) women's prison inmate. Does Amy have what it takes? For that matter, does Jake? Meanwhile, Rosa and the rest put on a fake funeral for Pimento in an attempt to catch the mysterious "Scar Joe"... [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Apr 6, 2016 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Terry Kitties  Season 3, Ep 19

Terry settles a kitten-related score with his old nemesis at the Six-Five (guest star Matt Besser) by taking on a 20-year-old burglary case that got away. Back at the precinct, Charles summons all of his beta-male powers to stand up to alpha-dog Pimento. Elsewhere, the rest of the Nine-Nine take a bomb disposal class that turns unexpectedly competitive for Amy and Rosa. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Mar 18, 2016 - 6 comments

Black-ish: Hope  Season 2, Ep 16

A highly-publicized court case involving police brutality and an African-American teenager leads the kids to ask tough questions, but Dre and Bow have conflicted views. Dre and his parents think the children need to know the harsh reality of the world while Bow would prefer to give them a more optimistic view of life. [more inside]
posted by General Malaise on Feb 25, 2016 - 6 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Adrian Pimento  Season 3, Ep 17

When a hard-boiled former undercover detective (special guest star Jason Mantzoukas) rejoins the Nine-Nine, Jake steps up to ease him back into a normal routine. Meanwhile, Gina tries to apply her trademark pizzazz to an informational video for the precinct, and Boyle must appease the janitorial boss (guest star Kate Flannery) after making an nigh-uncleanable mess of the break room. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Feb 23, 2016 - 9 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: House Mouses  Season 3, Ep 16

After Jake pawns a ho-hum drug case off on Hitchcock and Scully, it turns out that the small-fry investigation is a very loaded potato indeed. OPERATION BEANS IS GO! Meanwhile, Holt's classical-music fanboy nature comes to the fore on a robbery case concerning a famous(?) oboist; elsewhere, the ladies of the Nine-Nine make a mutual pact to face their greatest fears. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Feb 22, 2016 - 5 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The 9-8  Season 3, Ep 15

After a water main break temporarily forces the neighboring 98th precinct to move into the Nine-Nine's offices, Jake is reunited with his old partner Stevie (guest star Damon Wayans, Jr.), leaving Charles feeling like the odd man out. But is Stevie entirely on the up and up? Meanwhile, the rest of the Nine-Nine crew have to deal with some irritating new deskmates, spurring some radical solutions. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Feb 14, 2016 - 7 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Karen Peralta  Season 3, Ep 14

When Jake brings Amy to meet his mother (special guest star Katey Sagal) for his birthday, he receives an unwelcome surprise. Meanwhile, Charles and Rosa's test run of the NYPD's body cams comes with some unexpected body issues. Elsewhere, Holt and the rest of the Nine-Nine wrack their brains solving a fiendish escape-the-room puzzle.
posted by Strange Interlude on Feb 4, 2016 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Cruise  Season 3, Ep 13

The Pontiac Bandit rides again! When Jake and Amy go on their first romantic cruise, they discover that the ship's piano lounge entertainer is none other than Jake's hated archnemesis-slash-secret best bro Doug Judy. (special guest star Craig Robinson) Back at the precinct, Charles and Rosa wage dueling charm offensives to snag an amazing apartment that belonging to the vic in a murder case, and Holt must endure a visit from his brassy sister Debbie. (guest star Niecy Nash) [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 27, 2016 - 11 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 9 Days  Season 3, Ep 12

When Jake tries to raise a lonely/depressed Holt's spirits with a long-abandoned case, they both end up in a nine-day mumps quarantine. With Holt out sick, Terry finds himself in charge of the precinct and unsure of his leadership abilities. Meanwhile, Rosa helps Charles deal with the tragic (mid-humping) death of his beloved dog. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 20, 2016 - 7 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Hostage Situation  Season 3, Ep 11

When Boyle's ex-wife Eleanor (special guest star Kathryn Hahn) holds his frozen sperm for ransom, he turns to Jake to help him "bring his boys home". Back at the precinct, Terry barely survives Amy's attempts to get his recommendation for a mentor-mentee program. Meanwhile, Holt and Diaz enlist Gina's help(?) in interrogating a tight-lipped perp with a surprising connection to her mysterious past...
posted by Strange Interlude on Jan 6, 2016 - 5 comments

F Is for Family: "I'm sorry, I thought you were going to be happy tonight"  Season 1, Ep 0

Netflix brings us another great animated comedy, drenched in bitter nostalgia and and huge dose of Norman Lear. [more inside]
posted by General Malaise on Dec 21, 2015 - 5 comments

Other Space: Finale  Season 1, Ep 8

The crew makes contact with an alien at long last, but this historic moment is cut short when they realize they have a chance to make it home through an interplanetary ripple. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Dec 18, 2015 - 2 comments

Other Space: First Contact  Season 1, Ep 7

An alien appears in Stewart’s dreams, but only seems to communicate if Stewart’s dreams are erotic in nature. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Dec 18, 2015 - 5 comments

Other Space: Powerless  Season 1, Ep 6

When the ship is struck by lightning, the crew must conserve power to avoid being destroyed. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Dec 18, 2015 - 2 comments

Other Space: Trouble's Brewing  Season 1, Ep 5

Michael and Tina are sent down to the planet for a six-hour fuel retrieval mission—upon arrival, they realize that thanks to a planetary quirk, they’ll be stuck there for the equivalent of eight months. They progress from apathy to romance to insanity in a single afternoon. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Dec 18, 2015 - 4 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Yippie Kayak  Season 3, Ep 10

While taking care of some last-minute Christmas shopping, Jake, Charles, and Gina find themselves in the middle of an actual Die Hard hostage situation. On the outside, Terry matches wits (or whatever) with The Vulture (returning guest star Dean Winters!) to keep the whole thing from boiling over. Elsewhere, Holt and Rosa talk a skittish Amy into joining them on an ice-cold Polar Bear Swim. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 14, 2015 - 15 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Swedes  Season 3, Ep 9

When Jake and Rosa take on an international jewel smuggling case and are teamed with a pair of overly-chummy Swedish Interpol detectives (guest stars Anders Holm and Riki Lindhome), they begin to question their current level of professional camaraderie. Meanwhile, Amy and Terry attempt to open Gina's mind to the wonders of the cosmos, and Boyle rediscovers his inner McEnroe by filling in as Holt's squash partner. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 7, 2015 - 12 comments

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