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Star Trek: Voyager (season 4)

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{5/5} “‘So what’s it like out there in Galactic Cluster 3?’ ‘Beyond your comprehension.’” — Harry & Seven Star Trek: Voyager season 4, aired in 1997-98 When Voyager’s alliance with the Borg comes to an end, Seven of Nine is left on board with her link to the collective severed. Janeway hopes that she can […]

Last Week Tonight (season 7)

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{5/5} “Time simply does not function the same way for Mitch McConnell as it does for everyone else. For instance, for us today is June 28th. But for him — based on the way that he generally thinks, speaks, and behaves — the current date is somewhere around May 12th, 1853.” Last Week Tonight season […]

The Queen’s Gambit

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{5/5} “Though I’m no longer a wife, except by a legal fiction, I believe I can learn to be a mother.” The Queen’s Gambit, aired in 2020 Beth’s mom commits suicide when she’s 9 and she goes to live in an orphanage. She becomes interested in the game of chess, and learns it from the […]

Star Trek: Voyager (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “I don’t know what happened to you, but there can be any number of explanations: hallucination, telepathic communication from another race, repressed memory, momentary contact with a parallel reality — take your pick. The universe is such a strange place.” Star Trek: Voyager season 3, aired in 1996-97 When Janeway mind melds with Tuvok […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 7)

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{4.5/5} “It’s very hard to fool them. But against all odds, there’s still a group of intrepid magicians who dare to dream the impossible dream.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 7, aired in 2020 Magicians who have fooled Penn and Teller twice return to try for a 3rd. Penn surprises Teller by doing a […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “Our specialty is second contact. Still pretty important. We get all the paperwork signed, make sure we’re spelling the name of the planet right, get to know all the good places to eat.” Star Trek: Lower Decks season 1, aired in 2020 Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Tendi, and Rutherford serve on the USS Cerritos. Mariner […]

Star Trek: Voyager (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “Without the darkness, how would we recognize the light? Do not fear your negative thoughts, they are part of you. They are a part of every living being — even Vulcans.” Star Trek: Voyager season 2, aired in 1995-96 When the Doctor starts thinking he might be a real person and everyone else is […]

Star Trek: Voyager (season 1)

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{4/5} “Well now, aren’t you contentious for a minor bipedal species?” Star Trek: Voyager season 1, aired in 1995 Captain Kathryn Janeway and the USS Voyager are searching for a Maquis ship in the Badlands when they’re transported 70 000 light years away to the Delta Quadrant. It will take 75 years to get back […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 16)

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{4.5/5} “Just a tip. If you start walking, don’t move the weight bearing leg first. It’s something I’ve just learned.” — Colin Whose Line is it Anyway? season 16, aired in 2020 Wayne and guest star Amber Riley sing a song about living in a shipping container home. Ryan, Colin, and Wayne are waiters at […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 7)

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{5/5} “Come with me if you want to continue to exist.” — Enoch Agents of SHIELD season 7, aired in 2020 Simmons has been to the future and brought back some things to help the team. The agents have followed the Chronicoms back in time to 1931. The Chronicoms want Earth from themselves and know […]