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    Revolution, Ep. 2.01: “Born in The U.S.A.” hits the reset button

    Revolution begins its second season in far more promising fashion than it ended its first. As the power ticked back on, the show’s central conceit seemed to evaporate. Thankfully, if we can take Aaron’s word for it, the power is now off for good, and the show is all the stronger for it. This was a completely necessary reset for the show: the Monroe Republic is no more, there’s no grand desire among the core group to restore power, and everyone’s getting back to pre-Surge reality without helicopters and armored cars causing carnage. Monroe’s a bare-knuckle boxer, Charlie seems to be finding herself, the Nevilles are searching for Julia, and everyone else is camped up in a remote Texas stronghold. It’s almost as if the first season never happened, other than the relationships forged between the cast. We hear nothing of the late Danny, for instance. More

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    Greatest TV Pilots: Friends ‘The Pilot’ wasn’t perfect, but had a ton of charm

    Need I introduce Friends? I’d be hard pressed to find a person over the age of eight who hasn’t passed along an episode of the show at some point in their lives – especially considering it’s still in heavy syndication on networks like TBS and Nickelodeon. But I’ve always found Friends a fascinating case of a show that managed to stay on TV for over 200 episodes, while never really being a great show (save for a handful of episodes) – and in fact, being surprisingly mediocre for most of it. More

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    Rewind – The Cast Of ‘Friends’ In An Underwear Ad

    Someone over at NBC thought it would be a good idea to produced an underwear commercial for a than unknown sitcom called Friends. Somebody with a bit more brains decided it was a terrible idea and banned the commercial from ever airing on public television. The parody of late ‘80s/early ‘90s perfume ads, aimed to […] More

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    The Art Of The Title: 50 Of The Best TV Title Sequences

    When starting a new television show, the thing I look forward to the most is the title sequence, so it only felt right to devise this list when I heard the theme was favourite television shows this month. In early television there wasn’t a huge focus on title sequences; their only purpose was to present the […] More

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    12 TV episodes of Christmas

    Let’s face it Christmas television in recent years has become pretty dire; here is a list of alternative programs and Christmas specials for you to enjoy over the Christmas holidays! 12. Community, “Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas” Known for it’s endless pop culture references, Community carried on this theme with their Christmas episode. What makes it stand […] More

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    The Trouble with Thanksgiving TV

    It’s officially the Holiday Season, that latter part of every year when Americans, perhaps in a bid to combat the increasingly chilly weather, draw together with friends and family to celebrate whichever holidays are most important to them, usually starting with Thanksgiving. It’s at this time of year, right as kids start getting time off […] More

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    It’s Guy Love: 6 Great TV Bromances

    A “bromance” is a relationship between two heterosexual men that shares many of the elements or indicators of a romantic relationship. Originally coined in the ‘90s, the term caught on in mainstream pop culture a few years ago and has since saturated the market. Clearly the topic is of interest to many, but upon investigation, […] More