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 […]

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 […]

Micmacs

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{4.5/5} “She’s got a short fuse but she’ll bend over backwards for us.” Micmacs, released in 2009 Bazil got shot in the head by a stray bullet, and lost his job while he was recovering. He ends up falling in with a small group of people who collect junk and fix it. When he finds […]

The Good Place (season 2)

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{5/5} “Tahani — it’s such a pretty name. My name is super boring. Gen. Which is short for hydrogen. Which was the only thing in existence at the time when I was born.” The Good Place season 2, aired in 2017-18 When Eleanor deduced that they were in the Bad Place, Michael erased their memories […]