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Stranger Things (season 2)

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{5/5} “Don’t you think it’s weird… how we only seem to hang out when the world’s about to end?” Stranger Things season 2, aired in 2017 Mike, Dustin, Lucas, and Will are back to playing Dungeons & Dragons. But they haven’t heard from Eleven. There’s a new girl named Max who moved from California — […]

Last Week Tonight (season 4)

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{5/5} “For now let’s move on to President Trump, the silver lining for anyone who died in 2015.” Last Week Tonight season 4, aired in 2017 John Oliver continues to bring us stories we need to hear, in a funny-yet-serious way: Tibetan sovereignty and human rights gerrymandering net neutrality vaccines local news nuclear waste presidential […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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Here is the previous iteration of this list. These are shows I’ve watched some of but not every episode. {4.5/5} The Daily Show (season 22) Trevor Noah and his team continue to amuse and inform. Noah talks a lot about Donald Trump, of course. Desi Lydic has a segment called “What the actual fact?” Guests […]

Dark Matter (season 3)

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{5/5} “Why do you want to come through anyway — grass is always greener on the other side of the interdimensional portal?” Dark Matter season 3, aired in 2017 An explosion aboard a station housing important diplomats has started a war. Five stopped a bomb from going off on the station. But Ryo, formerly known […]

Orphan Black (season 5)

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{5/5} “You gave me life. I know you can take that away. You can’t take away my humanity.” Orphan Black season 5, aired in 2017 Sarah, Cosima, and Delphine are on the Island, where Susan has her laboratory. There’s also a settlement on the Island called Revival with people from around the world. Mrs. S. […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “We live in a world where we don’t get to experience a lot of wonder, and a lot of joy, and a lot of mystery in our daily lives. We have jobs and kids and responsibilities. And magic is an art that gives people an opportunity to sit back, to relax and — as […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 13)

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{4.5/5} “Before our show we asked our audience to write down scenes they’d like to see acted out by our performers…” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 13, aired in 2017 Magicians on a date. Pickup lines in space. Weird ways for Aisha to open the show. The worst person to sit next to in […]

Orphan Black (season 4)

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{5/5} “‘What is it, mother? What is our greater good?’ ‘To control human evolution, darling. To create a more perfect human being.’” Orphan Black season 4, aired in 2016 MK, a clone who’d been in contact with Beth, calls Sarah and tells her she’s not safe where she is — so once again she moves. […]

Orphan Black (season 3)

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{5/5} “Sometimes family is more than just the people under your roof. They’re people who jump in head first, who aren’t afraid to make fools of themselves to help you, who don’t hide their faces in shame if you fall down.” Orphan Black season 3, aired in 2015 Delphine has taken over Rachel’s position at […]

Orphan Black (season 2)

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{5/5} “You’re not really the smartest clone, are you?” Orphan Black season 2, aired in 2014 Alison has signed a deal with Dr. Leekie. But Cosima discovers that they, the clones, have been patented — so any deal is worthless. When Sarah rejects the deal she returns home to find Mrs. S. and Kira gone […]