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The Best TV Shows of 2021 – Honorable Mentions

AnimaniacsWhen I saw the season premiere was rated TV-14, I figured it had to be a mistake. But then they got away with a “grab ’em by the pussy” joke, and I realized it was intentional. This second season pretty … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 28 Nov 2021

NEW SHOWSSuccession – “Too Much Birthday” (A)Another improbably top-notch episode. It’s Kendall’s 40th: an extravagant, obnoxious affair, and no one’s happy except Greg, who scored a date with Ken’s put-upon assistant Comfry (Dasha Nekrasova). But not even avoiding prison can … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: November 2021

FILMSTop PicksRushmore – Prime 11/1 Passing – Netflix 11/10 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Disney+ 11/12 The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain – HBO Max 11/19I’ve been wanting to revisit some of Wes Anderson’s work now that … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

Animaniacs No show had a bigger chance of whiffing than this revival for Hulu. But the new writers and returning voice talent made it just as funny and subversive as the original run. They jettisoned all the other segments that … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 6 Dec 2020

NEW SHOWSThe Mandalorian – “The Believer” (A)I hope Bill Burr comes back for a death-defying mission every season. BINGEINGAnimaniacs – Season 1 (B+ average)All my fears about this reboot disappeared as soon as they made a joke about urban decay … Continue reading

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TV Week: 3-9 Mar 2013

NEW SHOWS: Girls – “It’s Back” (B+) Once again, a fascinating story that’s incomplete because we have to deal with Hannah’s crap. Read my review here. The Simpsons – “Gorgeous Grampa” (B-) A bit of a nasty episode, and not … Continue reading

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