Bob Funch
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Jul 30
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The Karaoke Bar episode with Ed Helms was by far the best - and it was the best thing Ed Helms had been in a long while. I’m kinda lukewarm on Ed Helms’ career but the dude shines when he’s among Muppets.  

Jul 30
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The 80's vibes continue to be strong as young Paxton channels one of his dad’s first screen appearances. Because of course young John Garrett would essentially be Chet from Weird Science.

Jul 28
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Jovan Adepo getting a nom was a pleasant surprise too. Complicated role - kind of a coiled & internal character - one of the toughest characters in the show to play, I'd guess.

Jul 28
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I’d be happy if Cecily Strong won. All of her recurring characters kill. Every single one.

Jul 28
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Jeffrey Wright for Westworld? For his one scene? Wait ... Okay he had a kill-people scene ... a shootin-the-shit in a hotel room scene ... And the one good scene in the living room. The others don't count because they were running around-transitional scenes. Seriously.

Jul 28
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I’m okay with Irons getting in there for a lead nom. He pulled the whole B plot along basically as the lead in a 3 character plot. It dovetailed really well when it came together... when his story finally joined the main story. Plus Irons in the supporting category would have blanked one of the other guys.

Jul 25
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I was going to stop with season one ... but yeah, three days later and I’m well into season two. There’s lots of high points I’m looking forward to. Mockingbird showing up. Kyle MacLachlan! Daisy’s transformation scene. Raina becoming porcupine-girl. 

Jul 24
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Abso-f-ing-lutely. Armchair Critics were like “Focus! Where’s the focus?!” It wasn’t that hard: 3 Veterans and 3 Noobs. Coulson and Skye were the leads. The show had to address how and why Coulson was alive. They got there by ep 10—5 one-off character-build episodes ... 5 mythology episodes. Simple. How else should Read more

Jul 23
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They set up “the Cavalry” backstory right away in season one. They knew they would get there eventually. Plus Season One May kicks a lot of ass. 

Jul 23
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I would say with “084" that your “kinda sucks” and my “kinda fun” can exist in the same review. It was a “the new team bonds in a crisis” episode plus Phil flirts with a sexy Peruvian Juntanista. 

Jul 23
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It’s fun to watch the weird one-off bottle-episodes now. Also the first half of season one had the gang flying all over Europe. Like ABC started them out with a big budget, then cut back—while conversely people started watching more and more when Bill Paxton joined the show and that’s when the show gained it’s rep for Read more

Jul 23
4

Second on the Magicians. The trope went well enough but it really gave Hale Appleman his best episode of their last season.

Jul 23
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Was that when Lash went after Hive? That scene was short but oh-so-sweet. People hated Lincoln back then but like Deke now, it took eight-some episodes before people started to warm up to him. (Well, Deke took two seasons...) Linc reached acceptable tolerance fifteen minutes before he bit-it.

Jul 23
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I think Legends of Tomorrow clocks in at 16/18 per season, which seems more in-line.

Jul 22
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The only thing that bummed me about season one, being a fan of the comics, is that Victoria Hand wasn’t developed as much of anything. 

Jul 22
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I’ve always thought the knocks against Agents of SHIELD Season One seemed ... fueled by anger in the immediate caused by disappointment that ABC TV couldn’t draw in any of the Avenger’s A-Listers—that they promised some sort of symmetry that never materialized. But did they promise that exactly... or was it assumed by Read more

Jul 17
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Check Out M. Bison’s John Wayne Gacy inspired painting in the background. Evil masterminds need hobbies, after all.