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Lost in Space (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “It’s not a risk, it’s math.” Lost in Space season 2, aired in 2019 The Robinsons are marooned on a planet where they have to wear their spacesuits outside. Maureen is, of course, trying to figure out a way to get the ship flying again and thinks the regular lightning they see might be […]

The Mandalorian (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “This is the way.” The Mandalorian season 1, aired in 2019 The Mandalorian is a bounty hunter — he’s a man of few words and many weapons. He encases his bounties in carbonite for delivery so that there’s no fuss. But his latest bounty is different — it’s a very small creature, who seems […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “You’re a droid and I’m a noid.” — Guinan, to Data Star Trek: The Next Generation season 2, aired in 1988-89 Geordi has become the Chief Engineer, Worf is Chief of Security, and Dr. Pulaski has replaced Dr. Crusher. Guinan, who has known Captain Picard a long time, joins the ship as a bartender […]

Last Week Tonight (season 6)

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{5/5} “Boris Johnson. The man who answers the question, ‘What would Kevin McAllister have eventually looked like if his parents never came home?’” Last Week Tonight season 6, aired in 2019 This season John talks about Brexit psychics public shaming, including an astonishing interview with Monica Lewinsky lethal injection the environment, and in particular the […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation (season 1)

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{3.5/5} “There can be no justice so long as laws are absolute. Even life itself is an exercise in exceptions.” Star Trek: The Next Generation season 1, aired in 1987-88 Captain Picard and the Enterprise-D are put on trial by Q for humanity’s barbarity — meanwhile, they must figure out how the Bandi have built […]

Adult Wednesday Addams (season 1 & 2)

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{5/5} “She just had a brush with death. What better way to connect with the fragility of life than a reminder that your body is merely a sack of bones and blood?” Adult Wednesday Addams season 1 & 2, aired in 2013-15 Wednesday Addams is moving out on her own and is looking for a […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 15)

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{4.5/5} “10 out of 10 beauticians agree that if you tell your girlfriend she drew her eyebrows too high she’ll look surprised.” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 15, aired in 2019 Wayne sings a song with Chris Hardwicke about a substitute teacher in the style of fantasy metal. They show you the world’s worst […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 6)

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{4.5/5} “We’re about to do something that no judge on any talent show has ever done before. No judge on any show, really. We’re going to do a trick, and we’re going to let someone else judge us. And we’re not just going to let anyone judge us, we’re going to let ourselves be judged […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 6)

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{5/5} “The universe can’t stop us. Because… we’ve survived the bottom of the Atlantic, we’ve crossed the galaxy — more than once — just to be together. So, a love like that is stronger than any curse.” Agents of SHIELD season 6, aired in 2019 Mac is now director of SHIELD — he’s too focused […]

Elementary (season 7)

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{5/5} “As long as we’re together, what does it matter?” Elementary season 7, aired in 2019 Sherlock and Joan are looking into an acid attack, but unlike similar recent attacks this one wasn’t a robbery. Joan is having some trouble adapting to life in London, since all her friends and family are back in the […]