Did you catch Taraji P. Henson on SNL this past weekend? We have all that and more in this week’s news round up.
Even though Community was technically back last week, it felt like this week it was truly back in its best form; it was actually fun! Read More Community: We Need a Montage!
For those of us that came of age before TiVo, commercials are a way of life. The Mister and I have talked about doing away with “TV” and just watching Hulu and Netflix, but I can’t do it. The television experience just isn’t the same without commercial breaks. Don’t get me wrong, I still fast-forward through ads, but it comforts me to know they’re there.
In honor of my weird affection for advertisements, for tonight’s trivia time we will be playing Name That Slogan!
1. Reach out and touch someone.
2. Plop, plop; fizz, fizz; oh, what a relief it is.
3. Finger lickin’ good.
4. Where’s the beef?
5. It’s everywhere you want to be.
6. Is it live, or is it _______?
7. Nothin’ says lovin’ like something from the oven
8. Think different
9. A little dab’ll do ya
10. There’s always room for ________
Bonus* How do you spell relief?
I am unable to contain my excitement that MSCL is finally on Netflix! When I first started recapping this show in December, it was available on Hulu. Then it disappeared from there, and for several weeks your fearless recapper had to watch it in 10-minute increments on YouTube. Read More My So-Called Life: Now on Netflix!
Most 30-minute sitcoms out there have become less sitcom-my. They are rarely taped on a soundstage, in front of an audience. They pretty regularly leave the set when the plot calls for it. Examples that come to mind are 30 Rock, The Office, or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. While the main set (or sets) ground the series, it’s often refreshing when the cast takes a trip outside for a change in scenery. Read More Community: A Night Out With Your Crazy Friends
There wasn’t a new Community last night because even the Greendale kids get Thanksgiving off, so I thought I’d do a retro-recap of the best episode of last season: Modern Warfare. (Otherwise known as The Paintball Episode) Since it’s Black Friday, you’re staying in today, and you probably don’t feel like moving much, why not discuss this wonderful half hour of television? Read More Community Retro Recap: Modern Warfare