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The OA (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “Normal dreams don’t make your nose bleed.” The OA season 1, aired in 2016 When Prairie disappeared 7 years ago she was blind — but now she can see. Her adopted parents take her in again and try to care for her, but she’s unable to tell them — or the FBI — what […]

Timeless (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “Before the time machine my worst fear was losing them. Now it’s that I could lose them and not know they were ever here.” Timeless season 1, aired in 2016-17 A terrorist named Garcia Flynn steals a newly built time machine. When the US government finds out it sends 3 people in the backup […]

Sherlock (season 4)

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{5/5} “I delete any text that begins, ‘Hi.’” — Sherlock Sherlock season 4, aired in 2017 Moriarty seems to be back but Sherlock is confident it’s just a game Moriarty set up in case of his death. Meanwhile, John and Mary have a baby girl. Mary discovers that one of her old spy colleagues is […]

Cold Case (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “People shouldn’t be forgotten. They matter.” — Lilly Cold Case season 1, aired in 2003-04 Detective Lilly Rush is a member of the Philadelphia Homicide Squad. She gets pulled onto a cold case and soon afterwards it becomes her thing. Whenever new evidence is found, no matter how old the case is, she and […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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These are shows I’ve seen lately but haven’t watched every single episode of. The previous iteration of this post is here. {4.5/5} Celebrity Name Game (season 2) This is a game show — you won’t learn anything important but it’s fast paced fun. Craig Ferguson is the host — he’s a big part of why […]

Last Week Tonight (season 3)

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{5/5} “And this is true…” Last Week Tonight season 3, aired in 2016 John Oliver continues his amazing weekly review of the news and astonishing in-depth discussion of important topics. Topics such as: Donald Trump (multiple times) voter ID laws abortion debt buying industry decline of newspapers school segregation multi-level marketing police accountability and reform […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 12)

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{4.5/5} “Let’s make some stuff up.” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 12, aired in 2016 Somewhere along the way, this show became slightly less funny than it used to be. It’s still great, but a couple of games — Living Scenery and Helping Hands — are less funny than the others. Those games are […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “It’s a very simple game called ‘You’ve Got No Choice’… I would ask you if you want to play, but it’s not really in the spirit of the game.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 3, aired in 2016 Alyson Hannigan is now the host — she does a fine job. A couple of […]

Dark Matter (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “I do know the exact probability of success. Trust me, ‘hopefully’ sounds better.” Dark Matter season 2, aired in 2016 Two, Three, and Four are in jail — they won’t be getting a trial. One is able to go back to his life as a rich industrialist. Five is going to be put in […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 9)

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{5/5} “I’ll tell you, Murdoch, these chicken wings are the only good thing about Buffalo.” Murdoch Mysteries season 9, aired in 2015-16 George is in prison after being convicted of shooting Edna’s husband. When someone is stabbed at the prison, George teams up with former Chief Constable Giles to figure out who did it. Meanwhile, […]