In our next tourney, we pit Crime-Solving Savants against Medical Dramas. The Savant trope seems especially prevalent on over-the-air television. (Hey, we have the second spin-off for Sheldon Cooper!) Sometimes the savant saves lives instead of ending terrorism, which should make things interesting if we … Continue reading March Madness: Crime-solving Savants vs. Medical Dramas
Are Military and Politics often intertwined? You bet! Sometimes the crime-scene heroes investigate, work for, work with, or save a senator, representative, or President. The political protagonists usually have a good military bud.
Today we look at the past via…the present! Classic shows have been getting the Reboot, thanks to the power of streaming, repeats, and social media. Roseanne will return at the end of the month, and Murphy Brown is reportedly returning to air this month. Wet Hot American Summer … Continue reading March Madness: Decades Ago vs. Reboot
As Saturdays go, it’s a pretty active one on television–which is still pretty quiet. Bill Hader returns to his former home to yell about how he’s “Live From New York.” There’s also an exploration into one of the most bizarre and tragic sports stories of … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/17/2018
Sometimes a Dark Place is funny. Sometimes a comedy is terribly dark. (My “Good Place” isn’t one where I never see my friends or family again.) Sometimes we work together diplomatically outside of the Work Place! We won’t hide our bias here: these are easily … Continue reading March Madness: Dark Places vs. Workplace Comedy
Our nation has plunged into a dark time, and we’re looking for Superheroes to save us, and something Spooky! to reflect our reality.
Real cults, fake fashion houses, and the incomparable Tabatha Coffey lead our choices tonight. Netflix has made Friday its own, and there’s a lot from there to like too. MONICA’S PICK: Wild Wild Country [Netflix] Duplass brothers at it again. If you want to be the … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/16/2018