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    Agents of SHIELD, Ep. 2.01: SHIELD licks its wounds in the “Shadows”

    Season one of Agents of SHIELD ends with Fitz recovering from nearly drowning, Coulson taking on the task of rebuilding SHIELD, and the remaining agents loyal to SHIELD on the run from the over-zealous Brigadier General Glenn Talbot. It only stands to reason that season two would open in Austria, 1945, with Agent Peggy Carter and the Howling Commandos taking out the final Hydra base. The scene is an obvious tie-in with the upcoming Agent Carter, but it also acts as a solid connecting story thread between the two shows. All of these artifacts that Peggy helped bring in will be in play, adding a potential Warehouse 13 element to the show that fans of that show would really love. Plus a World War II-era Hydra leader, who is still alive and inexplicably young in present day, is set up as a season-long villain for Agents of SHIELD. The Agent Carter opening seems a bit gimmicky at first, but by the end of the premiere, it is actually a smart tie-in. More

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    The Televerse #86- Spartacus with Ryan McGee

    It was a lighter week of television, with many shows taking a break before the end-of-season push, but there’s still plenty to talk about on the podcast. After looking at the rather meager week in comedy, we talk genre, then reality, and finally drama, including the finale of Southland and premiere of Rectify. Then Ryan […] More

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    The Televerse #86- Spartacus with Ryan McGee

    It was a lighter week of television, with many shows taking a break before the end-of-season push, but there’s still plenty to talk about on the podcast. After looking at the rather meager week in comedy, we talk genre, then reality, and finally drama, including the finale of Southland and premiere of Rectify. Then Ryan […] More

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    Thursday Comedy Roundup: 30 Rock 7.04, Parks & Rec 5.05

    30 Rock, Season 7, Episode 4, “Unwindulax” Written by Matt Hubbard Directed by James E. Sheridan Airs Thursdays at 8pm ET on NBC It’s as if having a finite end-date has imbued Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, and by extension 30 Rock, with a new sense of vitality. In an unprecedented turn, 30 Rock finds itself […] More

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    The Televerse #14- Xena: Warrior Princess with Ro Karen

    This week on The Televerse, Simon still doesn’t like the New Girl, Kate’s surprised by The Amazing Race, and we both hate I Hate My Teenage Daughter. We go through our week in TV, spotlight Homeland’s, “Representative Brody”, and welcome Ro Karen from Starbase66 on to discuss that B-TV classic, Xena: Warrior Princess. This week, we cover […] More

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    The Televerse #14- Xena: Warrior Princess with Ro Karen

    This week on The Televerse, Simon still doesn’t like the New Girl, Kate’s surprised by The Amazing Race, and we both hate I Hate My Teenage Daughter. We go through our week in TV, spotlight Homeland’s, “Representative Brody”, and welcome Ro Karen from Starbase66 on to discuss that B-TV classic, Xena: Warrior Princess. This week, we cover […] More