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  1. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I finally got around to watching all of Band of Brothers. It's appropriately reverential and occasionally bracingly helmed, but it also juggles so many characters that it's tough to really get to know more than a few of them over the course of ten hours.
     
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  2. AndyLGR

    AndyLGR Jedi Master star 4

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    Lethal Weapon I caught up on the final two episodes of season one this weekend and I have to say that I really enjoyed this series overall. The 2 leads easily carry this with their interplay and relationship. The last 2 episodes were linked together and ended it on a very good note I think, looking forward to season 2 now.

    Outcast I'm halfway through season 2 of this show. Its ambling along with lots of unanswered questions that are keeping me hooked. Its doing a good job of being an un-nerving show with its creepy opening theme tune and credits, strange camera angles, gloomy settings and subject matter of possession and demons. They are slowly opening the show up with some back story in that it had happened 30 years previously and was stopped by our (anti) heroes father. Its like a cross between the Exorcist and something like Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
     
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  3. rumsmuggler

    rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    I started watching Black Mirror. Only watched the first episode so far, but I plan to watch them all.
     
  4. Sith_Sensei__Prime

    Sith_Sensei__Prime Chosen One star 6

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    The 11pm local news
     
  5. AndyLGR

    AndyLGR Jedi Master star 4

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    Finished off the final half of season 2 of Outcast and I was quite disappointed in the end. Up to that point I feel it had done a good job of creating a very creepy, insular and claustrophobic atmsophere, why were people becoming possessed, who were the demons, who was the mysterious Sidney, where did they come from, what made Kyle the Outcast and how was he able to defeat them (with the help of Reverend Anderson).

    In the end it became too crowded. They had multiple people who were possessed who obviously had the interests of the demons at heart and it was leading to something called the 'exchange' and they were in turn lead by a shadowy council who made an appearance later in the season. Then they had a group of people (almost like a cult) who had been possessed at some point in their lives and there were also more outcasts lead by Kyles father who pops up convieniently half way through the season to rid the town of the demons.

    It all leads to a big stand off at the end as the outcasts need to prevent more demons coming in to the world and to be honest I'd lost interest by then. They almost seemed to rush things along in the last half with too many factions and people introduced and it lost the atmosphere they'd done so well to establish earlier.

    I'm certain I read that its now been cancelled so all the questions will remain unanswered.
     
  6. Sith_Sensei__Prime

    Sith_Sensei__Prime Chosen One star 6

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    The Leftovers - S2E10 - So many metaphors and mixed feelings about this season's finale.

    The Leftovers - S3E01 - Started off with a short story and a big bang, but I not of fan of time jumps.

    Big Brother 19
     
  7. PCCViking

    PCCViking Force Ghost star 10

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    Star Trek Voyager Season 6 Episode: "Live Fast and Prosper"

    The crew of Voyager must track down a crew of con artists, who are posing as Janeway, Tuvok and Chakotay.
     
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  8. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Rewatched HBO's Angels in America, directed by Mike Nichols and adapted by Tony Kushner.

    Holy moly.
     
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  9. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero S1, Ep. 40 "An Eye for an Eye" (1985) - Plot; When a young family is caught in the crossfire of a battle between G.I Joe and Cobra, the family's patriarch sets out to even the score with the help of Lady Jaye.

    A rather mature (for G.I. Joe) story that explores things like collateral damage and revenge. And it's Joe, so there's also a laser super weapon called the Power Destroyer. Boy, 'ol Cobra Commander sure is the on the nose type, ain't he? - 7/10
     
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  10. poor yorick

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    Buddy Thunderstruck, S1E4: "Thunder Fu" This is a very funny stop-motion show produced by Seth Green and the other guys at Robot Chicken. In this episode the central dog and ferret buddy duo decide to open a kung fu dojo despite not knowing any kung fu. Stupidity ensues. The show is aimed at older kids, but anyone who likes Green's sense of humor will enjoy it.

    This is the full 11 minute episode on YouTube--not pirated one bit and actually posted by the creators.

     
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  11. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Ozarks , it was pretty good , kinda Breaking Bad , Jason Bateman is actually very good .
     
  12. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.1 "The Circle of Driving" (2013) - Plot; A young man uses his family's new video camera to document their daily life in the 1980s.

    Though set smack dab in the middle of the 80s, this first episode is far from being a 22 minute nostalgic love letter or fan service. Where the time and place mattered and affected the characters and their stories in The Wonder Years--to which The Goldbergs was undoubtedly compared to when it debuted--here it's more window dressing. Perhaps that's inevitable considering the political and cultural tumult of the 60s, but The Goldbergs doesn't seem interested in exploring those alleyways. Not yet, at least. Whereas The Wonder Years was a dramedy with an emphasis on the former, The Goldbergs is dramedy with a substantial focus on the latter. It's more about navigating the every day dysfunction of family life. Characters yell and fight but we never once doubt their love for one another. It's all safe, and there's nothing wrong with that. With rock-solid veterans like Jeff Garlin, Wendi McLendon-Covey and George Segal supplemented by a talented young cast, it delivers enough laughs and knowing nods to satisfy. - 7/10

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.2 "Daddy Daughter Day" (2013) - Plot; Murray Goldberg attempts to bond with his teenage daughter while wife Beverly struggles to let youngest son Adam begin to make decisions for himself.

    Like the pilot episode, the setting is mostly window dressing and it rarely shoves "Hey, we're in the 80s!" in your face. The time informs the story in more subtle ways. As we see patriarch Murray dealing with his daughter, we can't help but compare her teenage struggles to those of a contemporary teen, with the added complications brought on by technology and cultural shifts. But whether it's a father struggling to connect with his oldest daughter who is no longer his "peanut", the middle son trying to find his place or the mom accepting that her youngest no longer needs her to do everything for him, The Goldbergs tackles those still universal family struggles with a humorous touch. - 7/10
     
  13. Master_Rebado

    Master_Rebado Chosen One star 6

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    Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6
     
  14. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.3 "Mini Murray" (2013) - Plot; When Barry asks for an expensive new pair of basketball shoes, Murray decides to make him earn them by working with him at the store.

    Settling into the comfortable formula of (humorous) conflict with a warm resolution, Goldbergs continues to make me laugh and then make me smile. Modest, but noble goals. - 7/10

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.4 "Why're You Hitting Yourself?" (2013) - Plot; Barry and Adam bond over scrambled porn.

    The bonding with your older brother theme was one I could identify with. There are three stages of a brotherly relationship; 1.) Friendship, 2.) Competitive mutual disdain and 3.) Friendship. - 7/10
     
  15. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.5 "The Ring" (2013) - Plot; Bev finds out that the wedding ring Murray gave her had first been given to his previous fiancé.

    Humorous episode that sneaks up on you with a touching conclusion.

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.6 "Who Are You Going to Telephone?" (2013) - Plot; Adam goes out trick-or-treating without his grandpa for the first time while Barry goes to a Halloween party hoping to ask out its beautiful hostess.

    Everybody gets to be in on the Halloween fun. Definitely more treat than trick. - 7/10
     
  16. Master_Lok

    Master_Lok Force Ghost star 6

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    The Munsters "Yes, Galen, There is a Herman" It's pretty amazing how The Munsters could milk different normals freaking out at the sight of the title family week after week. Yet, because of the cast (especially Fred Gwynne and Al Lewis) it always seems to be fun. Herman saves the life of a little boy, Galen, who then tells his buttoned down dad and mom about Uncle Herman. Galen meets Herman again and gets a tour of the family spread. Meanwhile, Gale's parents are increasingly worried about his bizarre stories. Of course, they think the kid is making everything up about the folks who dwell at 1313 Mockingbird Lane, so the concerned parents take their son to a psychiatrist (played by Harvey Korman.). Galen says he'll be glad to introduce the doc to Uncle Herman and his family and the doc tags along.

    Of course, Korman freaks out, telling himself he's seeing things etc.; but ultimately finds out the little boy was telling the truth.

    I so enjoy Fred Gwynne, he completely gets playing a sweet, big, doofy and lovable Frankenstein's monster. He makes this show. It was fun seeing this last night (and interesting to see Korman pre-Carol Burnett show.)
     
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  17. PCCViking

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    Doctor Who: "Silence in the Library" & "The Forest of the Dead"

    The Doctor has his first meeting with River Song, and the creatures known as the Vashta Nerada.
     
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  18. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.7 "Call Me When You Get There" (2013) - Plot; Barry finally gets his driver's License only to have Bev watch him that much more closely.

    It's become pretty clear that Barry is the breakout star. The show tries to spread the spotlight evenly, but nary and episode goes by that doesn't have Barry front and center. Which is okay, as he's the best character. - 7/10

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.8 "The Kremps" (2013) - Plot; Bev forces herself upon their new neighbors.

    On the other hand, this is a true ensemble effort, with everybody bringing their A game, including a guest spot by the always welcome Tom Cavanagh, trading Barry Allen for Barry Goldberg. - 7/10
     
  19. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.9 "Stop Arguing & Start Thinking" (2013) - Plot; Bev tries to organize the perfect Thanksgiving, but Murray's shiftless brother complicates matters.

    Amusing turn by guest star Dan Fogler--particularly the subplot involving his new DeLorean--helps lift otherwise middling holiday episode. - 6/10

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.10 "Shopping" (2013) - Plot; Bev encourages Erica to get a job so that she can take advantage of her employee discount.

    If Barry is the breakout character of the series, then Bev is the central one. Virtually every character's subplot eventually goes through her. Makes sense, as she's the Mom after all, and talented actress Wendi McLendon-Covey is more than up to the task. - 7/10
     
  20. PCCViking

    PCCViking Force Ghost star 10

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    Star Trek Voyager: Dark Frontier (Part 1 & 2)

    The crew of Voyager decides to do a little assimilating of its own by stealing a transwarp coil from the Borg. But their heist catches the Borg's attention and the Queen offers Seven a choice: rejoin the Collective or watch the crew be assimilated.
     
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  21. Juke Skywalker

    Juke Skywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    Silverhawks S1, Ep.24 "The Fighting Hawks" (1986) - Plot; When Mon-Star finds a way to mass produce Sky Shadow, the Silverhawks have to step up their efforts to create mechanical bird sidekicks of their own.

    Generally speaking, SIlverhawks is a lousy cartoon. It's a shame (and a bit of a surprise) because it wastes some really great assets in the process. For one, it's got a killer theme song and a great soundtrack in general (even by 80s standards, where the bar for such things was exceptionally high). The designs are cool and iconic, and the premise fresh and rife with possibilities. Unfortunately, the writing is often terrible and the heroes are so stiff they'd be more at home in a Viagra commercial. Made by the same folks who produced Thundercats (and with basically the same voice cast), it rarely manages to find the latter's groove. Even here, with a seemingly simple and fun premise it manages to be the cartoon equivalent to watching pain dry. - 5/10

     
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  22. Juke Skywalker

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    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.11 "Kara-Te" (2013) - Plot; Bev and Murray disagree over Barry's participation in a talent show while Pops tries to encourage Erica to perform.

    Another Barry-centric episode that manages to sneak in a nice moment for often neglected Erica. Also features a funny guest appearance by Tim Meadows as a frazzled teacher. - 7.5/10

    The Goldbergs S1. Ep.12 "You're Under Foot" (2013) - Plot; Bev encourages Murray to take Pops to work with him, with disastrous results.

    Nice to see the great George Segal front and center in an episode that's more amusing than funny. Best part; seeing Adam's 80s toy collection. - 6/10
     
  23. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    just started watching something called The Sinner with Jessica Biel , its very good , kinda religious and erotic with all sorts going on under the surface .
     
  24. Juliet316

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    In the Kitchen with David
     
  25. Master Vo'Un'Var

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    Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1