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TV Club: Girls: “Home Birth”

Girls has a peculiar rhythm that invariably makes its season finales feel like potential series finales. It’s common for television writers to craft season finales that could serve as a final goodbye if necessary. But it’s uncommon for a show like Girls, which has never been put in the precarious position in which its writers have build a story without […]

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TV Club: The Last Man On Earth: “Dunk The Skunk” / “Some Friggin’ Fat Guy”

For the second time in The Last Man On Earth‘s short run, Fox aired two episodes back-to-back—and for the second time in The Last Man On Earth’s short run, airing two episodes back-to-back flatters the show. The first time was when the unusual one-man show pilot aired with the second episode immediately afterwards in order to signal where a show […]

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TV Club: Bloodline: “Part 3”

Ever since Danny Rayburn returned to the Keys, mostly unspoken tension has vibrated between the rest of his family, sometimes bursting into brief blasts of rage, as seen in the many altercations in “Part 2.” When the siblings do talk explicitly about their feelings on Danny, it’s usually in broad strokes. He’s a screwup. He always leaves. He can’t be […]

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TV Club Classic: The Simpsons (Classic): “The Canine Mutiny”

“The Canine Mutiny” (originally aired 04/13/1997) In which Santos L. Halper destroys his credit history… Bart Simpson represents an ever-present challenge for The Simpsons‘ writers. He’s always walking a fine line between Dennis The Menace and The Bad Seed, and only through careful balancing does Bart come across as a mischievous, rebellious kid who occasionally lacks empathy but never lacks […]

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Newswire: Universal Studios is making a Fast & Furious-themed attraction

For years, Universal Studios’ theme parks have delighted people who didn’t feel like going anywhere Disney-themed with attractions based on popular movies. Unfortunately, today’s tourists are too savvy to be impressed by old-fashioned movies like Waterworld, Jurassic Park, and The Transformers, they need something that’s a little faster and a lot more furious. It’s appropriate, then, that Universal Studios’ next […]

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