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Old 07-26-2017, 08:14 PM
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Good Lord.

"If hacking is about exploring the limits of what is possible... then I am on the verge of achieving what you would consider the ultimate hack - cheating death!!"

A villain is saying this to a ludicrous hacker protagonist, but this show also has several instances of characters just straight up talking to themselves, verbalizing their thoughts. My heart is being seduced by this idiotic television program.
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Old 07-26-2017, 08:25 PM
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Hulu's series description disrespects The Strain's carefully crafted lore and characterization.
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Old 07-27-2017, 07:32 AM
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The Night Of is a great legal drama that closely examines the major problems and biases in our current legal system, but also have incredibly difficult it would be to fix them. It's not completely hopeless, but it can be depressing. Not sure why it was set slightly in the past.
I'm a few episodes in and am pretty captivated. Man, those feet tho.
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Old 07-27-2017, 08:26 AM
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You'll be thanking god for those feet saving you from complete despair.
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Old 07-27-2017, 05:58 PM
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By coincidence, I got to the Jon Hamm episodes of 30 Rock, when I'm not watching Mad Men. It's good for him that he's on 30 Rock because if I only had Mad Men for reference, I'd think he's a total jerk.
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Old 07-28-2017, 07:42 AM
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Comedic Jon Hamm is a real treasure. He's great in Kimmy Schmidt too.
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Old 07-28-2017, 08:23 AM
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Mind you, he's also a total jerk there. He seems to have a type.
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Old 07-28-2017, 09:02 AM
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Comedic Jon Hamm is a real treasure. He's great in Kimmy Schmidt too.
I liked him on SNL, where he was hawking Jon Hamm's john ham, a meat product designed to be eaten on the toilet.
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Old 07-28-2017, 10:51 AM
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I liked him on SNL, where he was hawking Jon Hamm's john ham, a meat product designed to be eaten on the toilet.
I was a fan of Ham and Bubbly, the champagne and ham restaurant he forced Michael Buble to open with him.
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:29 AM
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I am 3 episodes in to Ozark. It is definitely the lesser version of Breaking Bad, but Jason Bateman is a good actor. I can't think of any Netflix Original shows that are trying to be Prestige TV and that actually achieve that goal. I don't think Ozark is gonna be one either, but I'm not bored with it yet.
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Old 07-31-2017, 07:21 PM
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I think I've seen the highest point of Mad Men. I saw the episode where Pete gets punched a lot by multiple people.
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Old 08-04-2017, 03:44 PM
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Wet Hot American Summer Ten Years Later is more of the same from First Day of Camp, which is high praise.
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Old 08-07-2017, 11:48 AM
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The thing about the original UK run of Kitchen Nightmares is that watching it after seeing the clips of the US version you get a real sense of refreshment over how it doesn't have a score that sounds like fucking hans zimmer trying to set an episode of jerry springer -- or, if you prefer, like who wants to be a millionaire is constantly about to cut to commercial break
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Old 08-07-2017, 12:01 PM
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I'm about halfway through GLOW and I'm really liking it so far. Alison Brie's character's awkward-cringe humor isn't really working for me, but besides the cringey scenes her character works well and I like pretty much everyone else (except Debbie).
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Old 08-14-2017, 07:16 AM
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So my wife DVR'd LETHAL WEAPON ages ago and we've been shotgunning it over the past 2 weeks or so.

There are a million reasons you should not watch this show in the year of our lord 2017. I mean it's about MACHO COPS who DON'T PLAY BY THE RULES and one of them has HOLLYWOOD PTSD and it's based on a series of movies starring fucking Mel Gibson! I do not blame or hate anyone that says "Yeah I'm gonna say the fuck away from this" for any number of incredibly valid reasons.

But goddamn I love this stupid show.

There's just something so stupidly pure about watching these two jackasses SOLVE CRIMES through GIANT EXPLOSIONS and GROSS MISCONDUCT. This is a show where a BAD GUY outside of a mansion surrounded with expensive sports cars will steal a fucking propane truck just so the explosion at the end of the car chase will be that much bigger. I tried counting all the times the laws of physics stopped applying to Riggs and Murtagh, but I ran out of fingers by the end of the second episode.

This is a TV show where the best way to deal with a bomb is to jump out the 40th story window, thow the bomb straight up into the air, shoot it so it explodes now instead of 30 seconds from now, and then land safely in the swimming pool below.

It's ice cream for breakfast: Obviously bad for you, but MAN it feels good.

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Old 08-14-2017, 07:39 AM
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OKAY, YES, HELLO! YOU HAVE MY ATTENTION NOW!
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Old 08-14-2017, 09:06 AM
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I am REASONABLY SURE that this show qualifies as Octo-Good.
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Old 08-14-2017, 12:23 PM
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I'm five episodes into The Expanse season 2, and it's fully bolstered my faith in the show after a somewhat shaky first season. It finally feels like a really grand work of science fiction, worthy of its name, and the characters who were somewhat sketchily drawn the first time around get fleshed out significantly.
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