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, […]

Motive (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “And stop betting on whether I will actually go on vacation, because I am on vacation.” Oscar is now staff sergeant and in charge of the team. He and Betty are a couple now. Mitch Kenneck joins the team but he’s the son of a policeman and he’s a bit cocky. When Betty discovers […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 8)

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{5/5} “All right. Lying is one thing. Attacking the integrity of the great sport of wrestling, that is quite another.” Murdoch Mysteries season 8, aired in 2014-15 Thomas Brackenreid has retired after being beaten and left for dead — he’s taken up painting. Julia and Emily have joined the movement to get women the vote. […]

Stranger Things (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “You know it and he knows it. But no one ever says anything until you both start punching and yelling at each other like goblins with intelligence scores of zero.” Stranger Things season 1, aired in 2016 After a day of Dungeons & Dragons Will disappears. Meanwhile, the nearby scientific lab has had an […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 7)

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{5/5} “‘Sir, many people believe that a race of beings live inside the hollows of the Earth.’ ‘I don’t know what to say to that, George.’” Murdoch Mysteries season 7, aired in 2013-14 While onboard a ship Murdoch investigates both a missing young woman and a dead body. Murdoch and Crabtree chase a suspect to […]