Tag Archives: Braindead Reviews

BRAINDEAD Review: “Talking Points Toward a Wholistic View of Activisim” / “The End of All We Hold Dear”

Braindead ExcerptBrainDead comes to an end as the Aliant invasion is defeated by a two pronged attack against their tree homes and cranial condos.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Six Points on the New Congressional Budget”

Braindead ExcerptBrainDead pushes the audience to maximum effort in “Six Points on the New Congressional Budget: The False Dichotomy of Austerity vs. Expansionary Policies” as Red releases part of his invasion plans buried in a thick budget proposal and Gustav attacks the queen.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “The Path to War Part Two”

Braindead ExcerptBraindead turns to filmmakers when they need to send a message the masses for “The Path to War Part Two: The Impact of Propaganda on Congressional War Votes.” This episode wasn’t so much about the aliants but a completely different kind of insect; documentary filmmakers who shape their interviews to support their message.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Taking on Water”

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Red builds files detailing Laurel’s sexual history to use against her and Gareth on BrainDead.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “The Path to War Part One”

Braindead ExcerptBrainDead deploys the power of love and a dose of comedy while exploring “The Path to War Part One: The Gathering Political Storm.” This week’s episode was a giant tonal step forward from the torture story of episode seven.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “The Power of Euphemism”

Braindead ExcerptBraindead turns to Shaloub’s Wheatus to entertain while Laurel is prepped for torture by a special team of uninfected FBI agents. It sounds worse when you say it out loud.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Notes Toward a Post-Reagan Theory of Party Alliance”

Braindead ExcerptLaurel mounts an effective resistance against the Aliants with the help a her friends and a little love from Gareth on Braindead.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Back to Work”

Braindead ExcerptBraindead shows the tragic dysfunction of congress when they are on the clock in “Back to Work: A Behind-The –Scenes Look at congress and How It Gets Things Done (and Often Doesn’t).” In an attempt to show government’s wasteful spending, the series may aggravate viewers more than make them laugh.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Grass Roots”

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Laurel’s friend, Abby, escapes Braindead and Gustav finds a kindred spirit, but our reviewer struggles to stay interested as he breaks down the growing issues with the series while looking for a silver lining.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Goring Oxes…”

Braindead ExcerptLaurel gives everyone something to talk about, Luke’s leadership takes friendly fire, and Gustav targets the aliant invaders on this week’s funny Braindead.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “Playing Politics”

Braindead ExcerptBraindead settles on a more comic tone, albeit unsuccessful, with “Playing Politics: Living Life in the Shadow of the Budget Showdown – A Critique” as Laurel gets caught in a trap at Tax Prom when she gets infected by DC.

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BRAINDEAD Review: “The Insanity Principle”

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Ali-ants drop from space and take over the DC establishment, one Senator at a time, in the dense, world-building pilot of Braindead.

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