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Season 2, Episode 11 – The logic is still a little fuzzy and the plotlines seem to have zero urgency. But for all its flaws, this episode of Preacher still has entertainment value.
Season 1, Episode 7 – Casey’s bad influence on Loaded has finally driven a wedge between the four friends right as they announce their new game at the Expo. Tempers flare, and everyone quits the company to head their separate ways except Ewan, who Casey plans on exploiting.
Season 1, Episode 9 – The major storylines of Will begin to finally come together this week, as Shakespeare and Marlowe try to pen two different plays for two very different reasons.
Season 3, Episode 16 – The sleeper has awoken on Twin Peaks! Richard and Evil Cooper have a father/son outing that doesn’t go well, and Diane reveals her true nature to Gordon, Albert, and Tammy. Audrey finally makes it to the Roadhouse, or does she?
Season 2, Episode 6 – This week on Insecure Lawrence faces disappointment at work, Issa struggles to keep her dating life hot, Molly dives deeper into a situation I definitely don’t think is sweet, and I’m pretty sure Insecure shaded a bunch of think pieces.
Season 3, Episode 6 – On this week’s Ballers, Spencer, Joe and Mr. Anderson head to New York in search of financing. Seifert, meanwhile, forces Charles to fire Coach Berg and Ricky visits a doctor.
Season 1, Episode 4 – Even better than last week, episode four of Get Shorty is the best yet, bringing laughs, tension, and shocking moments in equal parts.
Season 7, Episode 7 – The season finale of Game of Thrones was climactic and surprising–and a plus-sized 81 minutes of great television!
Season 5, Episode 2 – Matt LeBlanc takes the spotlight in this week’s Episodes, with Sean and Beverly taking a back seat. The result is a hilarious and hectic half hour of television.
Season 4, Episode 3 – Donna and Gordon’s daughter Hailey comes up with the next big thing with an internet indexing website on Halt and Catch Fire, but it’ll pit personal relationships against financial and business concerns, as Donna’s Rover team races to beat Joe and Hailey to the punch.
Season 2, Episode 12-Wynonna Earp fights the Gardner widows after Bobo helps them resurrect Demon Clootie. Dolls also returns from the dead to help defend Wynonna from all others out to steal or murder her baby. Bobo makes a new arrangement with ancient evil while Doc deals with his new mortal limitations in a big second season finale.
Season 1, Episode 5 – Room 104 strives for one heck of a storytelling feat, by making what could be a funny nostalgia piece about the generation gap manifesting in technology, into something much, much deeper.
“There is a huge gap between what Marvel does in their movies and what Marvel does on TV, and the difference isn’t just about budget or scale,” writes Drew McWeeny.
Season 1, Episode 4 – What Would Diplo Do? has its first strike with a mediocre uneven episode light on the laughs.
Season 2, Episode 11 – Greenleaf brings the drama because it’s a show about high-falutin’ southern Christians. They’re bound to mess up because they’re riding on such high horses. Pastor Greenleaf is about to fall because of a beautiful temptress. Lady Mae is about to fall because she wants to beat the temptress down. And so on and so forth. And oh yeah, there’s a Pastor named Skanks.
Season 1, Episode 4 – Cora starts meeting with a psychologist to try and uncover her repressed memories, but introduces more questions than answers.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Life before crack wasn’t perfect, but it was life before crack, so it was better. Now, we will get to see just how effed up crack made Black LA neighborhoods in Snowfall. And Franklin, our hero, is the devil who gets this all started. How do I feel about that? Indifferent. And that’s a problem.
Season 1, Episodes 3-4. These next two episodes of Marlon explore his relationships with his ex-wife and daughter in familiar tropes. While one works better than the other, Marlon is quickly finding this forgettable sitcom to truly be filler wasting talent and potential to those involved.
Season 1, Episode 6 – Somewhere Between continues to up the suspense in “Madness.” With Laura and Nico ever closer to finding the identity of the killer and uncovering the true connections between Nico’s past, Tom’s present, and Serena’s future, the true killer’s desperation to stop them grows stronger.
Season 1, Episode 5-8 – The back half of The Defenders employs a few slick narrative twists to keep things interesting while our four heroes continue to negotiate their relationship to each other. With more background on the Hand and the discovery of their ultimate goal, the story keeps a swift pace into a finale that’s ultimately just okay.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Rumors of layoffs at Scarlet spread, placing pressure on both Jane and Sutton to either prove their worth or explore other options. Kat goes on a date, but ends up rekindling things with Adena instead.
Season 1, Episode 5 – Fitz is able to finally put a name on the board of the Manhunt: Unabomber investigation and convince Ackerman and Cole of his findings. Tabby faxes Fitz a letter both she and Fitz weren’t supposed to have seen which helps crack the case. Fitz’s obsession with the Unabomber case causes him to lose his family and destroy important relationships in his life, but is it worth it to catch a killer?
Season 1, Episode 5 – A wave of hate hits Midnight, Texas when Hightower rolls in for his pound of flesh and the money Xylda owes him, but Manfred is a little short. The Sons of Lucifer attack Bobo’s pawnshop and ride off with someone he loves. Olivia helps Manfred face his past while Lem convinces Bobo to deal with Pete Lowry.
Season 2, Episode 5 – Because Richard took a week off without alerting his job, he has been canned. Agent Foster goads him into joining her crusade against Jonathan Walsh.
Season 2, Episode 10 – Jesse and Herr Starr take an interesting journey together in this episode of Preacher but again the two other principal cast members, Tulip and Cassidy, are given next to nothing to do this week.
Season 1, Episode 6 – Casey continues to groom Leon into becoming just like her, which means not letting the other guys in on everything that’s going on behind the scenes in Loaded. Abi won’t accept any of Josh’s money to get her idea funded, so he finds a sneaky way of funding her without her knowledge.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Jamie Campbell Bower steals the show this week as Christopher Marlowe attempts to pen his masterpiece “Doctor Faustus”, and spirals into existential despair.
Season 3, Episode 15 – Twin Peaks bids a touching farewell to the Log Lady, Evil Cooper trudges through a dream labyrinth to see Philip Jeffries in order to find out who Judy is, and Ed and Norma finally find their way into each other’s arms after all these years.
Season 3, Episode 5 – On this week’s Ballers, Spencer continues to try to court Wayne while facing renewed opposition. Julie helps Charles invite Seifert over for dinner. And Vernon takes a drug test.
Season 2, Episode 5 – Just like the title of this week’s episode of Insecure all of our faves was shook up this week. Lawrence has an epiphany, Issa faces drama at work, and Molly finally does what she wants to do. Per usual, it’s a hot mess – and I’m here for it.