Garfunkel and Oates: Trying to Be Special

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{5/5} “The only thing that would make our lives better is if we had our own comedy special.” Garfunkel and Oates: Trying to Be Special, aired in 2016 Garfunkel and Oates would like to have a TV special. They decide to put on a show that will function as a fundraiser — if they make […]

Garfunkel and Oates (season 1)

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{5/5} “You know, I’m not really good at saying no when I don’t want to do something. That’s usually Riki’s job so, um, yeah, totally!” Garfunkel and Oates season 1, aired in 2014 Kate and Riki do a corporate gig, but it turns out the person who hired them is quitting. Riki tries dating a […]

Pitch Perfect 3

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{4.5/5} “‘Well, I just got kicked out of flight school for killing 300 fake people.’ ‘I hate fake people.’” Pitch Perfect 3, released in 2017 The Bellas who have graduated all have disappointing jobs. They get back together to sing at a USO tour in Europe. It turns out to be a competition — the […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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Here is the previous iteration of this list. These are shows I’ve watched some of but not every episode. {4.5/5} The Daily Show (season 22) Trevor Noah and his team continue to amuse and inform. Noah talks a lot about Donald Trump, of course. Desi Lydic has a segment called “What the actual fact?” Guests […]

Home Alone

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{4.5/5} “Ma’am, I’m eight years old. You think I would be here alone? I don’t think so.” Home Alone, released in 1990 Kevin McCallister is 8 years old. His parents accidentally leave him home alone when they fly to Paris for the holidays. There are 11 kids between 2 families, and when they were counting […]

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “You think this whole thing was about you? No, you’re in my story, pal.” Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3, aired in 2017 Kimmy decides to go to college — Jacqueline tells her to contest the divorce from Richard to get some money. Titus returns from his cruise early to find his boyfriend with another […]

Modern Family (season 8)

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{5/5} “Luke somehow beat me in the election for president, and I still can’t get over it. Not to be hyperbolic, but humans are a decade away from fighting apes on horseback.” — Manny Modern Family season 8, aired in 2016-17 Phil and Claire secretly stay in New York instead of going to a closet […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 10)

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{5/5} “I’ve never really lived by myself. What if I become strange and eccentric?” — Sheldon The Big Bang Theory season 10, aired in 2016-17 Leonard and Penny are having a second wedding ceremony so that their families can attend — of course, Leonard’s parents don’t get along and Penny’s brother just got out of jail. […]

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

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{4/5} “Marshal Ray Carter. I’m Alex Munday. I’ll be your rescuer today.” Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, released in 2003 Data about people in the witness protection program is stored on two rings — you have to combine them to get the data. They’ve both been stolen. The angels are hired to track down the rings […]

Charlie’s Angels

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{4.5/5} “Was it the Chad?” Charlie’s Angels, released in 2000 Natalie, Dylan, Alex are detectives who work for a mysterious man named Charlie — who they only ever talk to on the phone. They use knowledge, technology, and distraction to get what they need. When their current case turns out to be not what they […]