Spy

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{5/5} “I’m immune to 179 different types of poison. I know because I ingested them all at once when I was deep undercover in an underground poison-ingesting crime ring.” Spy, released in 2015 Susan Cooper works for the FBI — while Bradley Fine goes into the field on missions, she’s the voice in his ear […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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{5/5} “Maybe you could write a haiku to express your feelings.” Hunt for the Wilderpeople, released in 2016 Ricky is a kid who’s been in some trouble, and the police bring him to a couple who live in the middle of the country, Bella and Hec. Bella is enthusiastic about taking care of Ricky, but […]

Pretty Woman

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{5/5} “In case I forget to tell you later, I had a really good time tonight.” Pretty Woman, released in 1990 Edward buys companies and chops them into pieces and sells them. Vivian is a hooker. Edward makes a deal with Vivian to spend the week with him. He introduces her to polo and opera, […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 12)

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{5/5} “I don’t do anything for a stupid reason. Except, perhaps, Talk Like a Pirate Day, and I’d argue that’s more whimsical than stupid.” The Big Bang Theory season 12, aired in 2018-19 Sheldon and Amy start their honeymoon off right — at Legoland. Raj gets invited to talk about a meteor shower on the […]

Modern Family (season 10)

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{5/5} “There are too many actual reasons for us to see each other — we cannot afford to hang out by mistake.” Modern Family season 10, aired in 2018-19 Manny returns from his cross-country trip and reveals he has a Canadian girlfriend. Haley kissed her ex-boyfriend while her current boyfriend is out of the country. […]

Sorry to Bother You

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{4.5/5} “I feel like these metaphors have not been cleared for this pep rally.” Sorry to Bother You, released in 2018 Cassius gets a new job as a telemarketer. The old guy next to him gives him a suggestion — use his “white voice.” Once he starts doing that, he makes a lot more sales. […]

Kim’s Convenience (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “Not since the merge. Now it’s all like, ‘Do your job. Show up on time. Quit challenging Terrence to rap battles.’” — Kimchee Kim’s Convenience season 3, aired in 2019 Mrs. Kim buys a new dishwasher but Mr. Kim has a plan for buying the same one at a cheaper price. Jung finally decides […]

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 […]

A Simple Favor

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{5/5} “I’ve seen him with his wife. Let me tell you, they’ve got more chemistry than a science fair.” A Simple Favor, released in 2018 Stephanie’s friend Emily is missing. They’ve only been friends for a few weeks — their sons go to school together. They’ve bonded over martinis. At least, Stephanie thinks they have. […]

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 […]