Murdoch Mysteries (season 12)

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{5/5} “‘I took a second job.’ ‘You? You barely have enough energy for one.’” — Higgins & Crabtree Murdoch Mysteries season 12, aired in 2018-19 William and Julia move into their own home, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Higgins resigns after Brackenreid gets upset at how much work time he’s spending planning his […]

Planet Earth (season 1)

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{5/5} “Running directly at the herd is a ploy to generate panic.” Planet Earth season 1, aired in 2006 David Attenborough takes us on a tour of the planet. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves in the Arctic, and penguins in the Antarctic. Seals and sharks in the ocean, and birds in the sky. Elephants, dogs, […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 5

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This list continues from part 4. Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin This writing team co-created the shows Matador and Scream: The TV Series. They previously wrote episodes of shows like Revenge and Criminal Minds as well as the 2003 Dragnet. Great TV show The Crossing Michael Dinner Dinner has been a director on many TV […]

Manifest (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “This is understanding what my life has become — our lives. If we can’t answer that, we’re never going to be able to get back to normal.” Manifest season 1, aired in 2018-19 A plane lands after experiencing nothing more unusual than turbulence. But when they start talking to the people on the ground, […]

Russian Doll (season 1)

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{5/5} “That’s my drug dealer, I gotta take this.” — Nadia, to her colleagues in a meeting Russian Doll season 1, aired in 2019 On the night of her 36th birthday party, Nadia sees her missing cat Oatmeal across the street and rushes towards him. She gets hit by a car and dies. But then […]

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 […]

TV shows I didn’t finish

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These are all shows that I would have finished if they were great — I’m not including shows I had no intention of finishing. Shows I watched a bunch of episodes of I watched at least 1 season of these shows: Arrested Development I didn’t watch season 5, which wasn’t as funny. Dragons I watched […]

Documentaries

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 11/9 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Jane Lost in La Mancha Roger & Me Walking with […]

TV movies, miniseries & straight-to-DVD

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Anne of Green Gables (1985) Ascension Babylon 5: In the Beginning Battlestar Galactica (2003) Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Political Animals Shackleton Runner ups Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Babylon 5: Thirdspace Battlestar Galactica: Razor The Bourne Identity (1988) […]

SF & fantasy TV shows

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Here’s an update to this list. 5/5 Agents of SHIELD 4.5 4.5 5 5 5             4.8 Angel 5 5 5 5 5             5 Babylon 5 4.5 5 5 5 4.5             4.8 Battlestar Galactica 5 5 5 5 […]