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Murdoch Mysteries (season 12)

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{5/5} “‘I took a second job.’ ‘You? You barely have enough energy for one.’” — Higgins & Crabtree Murdoch Mysteries season 12, aired in 2018-19 William and Julia move into their own home, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Higgins resigns after Brackenreid gets upset at how much work time he’s spending planning his […]

Planet Earth (season 1)

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{5/5} “Running directly at the herd is a ploy to generate panic.” Planet Earth season 1, aired in 2006 David Attenborough takes us on a tour of the planet. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves in the Arctic, and penguins in the Antarctic. Seals and sharks in the ocean, and birds in the sky. Elephants, dogs, […]

Manifest (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “This is understanding what my life has become — our lives. If we can’t answer that, we’re never going to be able to get back to normal.” Manifest season 1, aired in 2018-19 A plane lands after experiencing nothing more unusual than turbulence. But when they start talking to the people on the ground, […]

Russian Doll (season 1)

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{5/5} “That’s my drug dealer, I gotta take this.” — Nadia, to her colleagues in a meeting Russian Doll season 1, aired in 2019 On the night of her 36th birthday party, Nadia sees her missing cat Oatmeal across the street and rushes towards him. She gets hit by a car and dies. But then […]

The Good Place (season 3)

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{5/5} “I have never been this angry in my life — which is the age of the universe.” The Good Place season 3, aired in 2018-19 Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason have been sent back to Earth with no knowledge of their adventures in the afterlife. Michael believes that they will become good people even […]

Missions (season 1)

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{3.5/5} “The 10-month journey has exacerbated dangerous neuroses in various crew members.” Missions season 1, aired in 2017 When the psychologist who’s on the schedule for the first mission to Mars is killed in an accident, a new psychologist is chosen at the last minute. When they are almost at Mars they find out that […]

Kim’s Convenience (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “‘How long you keep secret?’ ‘Six hour.’ ‘New record.’” — Mrs. & Mr. Kim Kim’s Convenience season 2, aired in 2017 Janet is trying to move out but her housemates keep bailing on her. Jung likes his boss Shannon but she’s got a boyfriend named Alejandro. Everybody is surprised when Mrs. Kim gets a […]

Last Week Tonight (season 5)

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{5/5} “Oh, I’m sorry, you thought maybe Trump would not pop up in this story? Think again. He is truly the Forrest Gump of human misery.” Last Week Tonight season 5, aired in 2018 Here’s what John talked about this year: immigration courts the Iran Deal rehab guardianship China gene editing workplace sexual harassment, including […]

Star Trek: Enterprise (season 4)

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{5/5} “My targ won’t even recognize me.” Star Trek: Enterprise season 4, aired in 2003-04 A group of genetically engineered humans has commandeered a Klingon ship and rescued the man they think of as their father, Arik Soong. Meanwhile, when T’Pol returns to Vulcan she finds her ex-betrothed still wants to marry her. When Trip […]

Kim’s Convenience (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “‘Every day, Appa is looking out the window. You know what he looking for?’ ‘Illegally parked Japanese cars?’” Kim’s Convenience season 1, aired in 2016 Mr. and Mrs. Kim came from Korea years ago and they own a convenience store in Toronto. Mrs. Kim sometimes volunteers at their church. Their son Sung was kicked out […]