FTW vs. WTF: The TV Week in Review (April 20–26)

Spring is here and the sun is finally shining on most of the country, and that means those of you with pasty, ghost-like skin are prone to sunburn. Did you know that you can use FTW vs. WTF as sunblock, ensuring you'll avoid melanoma? It's easy, just print out 120 copies of this article and duct tape them all over your body. You don't even need to wear clothes underneath! Trust us, you'll be the coolest-looking person at the party. Just don't forget to cut out eye holes, a nose hole, ear holes, a mouth hole, and probably one for your bottom in case nature calls. There, we just saved your life. Now let's talk about what we liked and didn't like from the last seven days in television. 



FTW:

Ach mein, Glöb! Adventure Time's Season 6 premiere was algebraic to the 10th power


Here's what happened in "Wake Up" and "Escape from The Citadel": Prismo was killed by the Lich; Finn's dad, Martin, turned out to be an intergalactic criminal who didn't seem to care or remember that he had a son; Martin and a bunch of other convicts escaped a cosmic clink after the Lich staged a jailbreak; and the Lich is now a giant, harmless baby in the care of Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig. Oh, and one other thing: FINN LOST HIS ARM. The heavily foreshadowed event occurred when the Grass Blade grew massive in size as Finn struggled to prevent his dad and the convicts from escaping... and then just snapped off. Between the losses of Finn's arm, Prismo, and apparently the Lich as a force of evil, nothing in the world of Adventure Time will be the same.


FTW:

Erlich goes on a naming trip in Silicon Valley


After the Pied Piper guys realized they were facing potential trademark infringement on an existing company's moniker, Erlich set out on a vision quest to find inspiration and come up with a new name. But traffic derailed his spiritual journey, so he ended up tripping balls—complete with animated tech logos—in a gas station bathroom instead. This show is great


FTW:

When is AMC going to announce a Sally Draper spin-off?

Sally made her first appearance of Mad Men's seventh season in "A Day's Work," reminding us she's actually the show's best character (and that we really just want to be best friends with Kiernan Shipka). When a trip into the city led to Sally's discovery that something was "off" about Don's work status, the two shared quite a moment after both parties realized they had some 'splaining to do. The conversation (and really, the lack thereof) between father and daughter in the diner was steeped in history, but not in a cloying way. SHOCKING DEATHS and SURPRISE TWISTS are great and all, but they can't really compete with Sally's sudden "I love you" + door-shutting combo. 


FTW:

Stephen Colbert wins television


The new host of Late Show found himself on the other side of the desk this week and produced two interesting, funny interviews. Colbert dropped out of character to visit the man whose job he'll be taking in 2015, and he and Letterman discussed the fact that Colbert almost worked as a Late Show staff writer back in the 1990s. A day later, he popped up on The Daily Show—this time back in character—to inform Jon Stewart of his imminent departure. While both interviews point to Colbert's inherent skill as a performer, it's hard not to feel a pang of sadness for what we're soon to lose once he leaves the Report.


FTW:

Philip hates church so much on The Americans


America's favorite Russian spy family accompanied Paige to church on Wednesday, just to see what the "opiate of the masses" was all about. Decreasingly even-keeled this season, Philip immediately found himself none too pleased with Pastor Tim's fairy-tale message of grace and forgiveness. Worse still was the discovery that Paige had donated $600 of her "Europe trip" money to the fold, an act that Elizabeth and Philip interpreted as a slap in the face to her own unappreciated providers. Surprisingly, zero pastors were harmed, but Tim had better steer clear of Paige if he wants to live to see another sermon. 


FTW:

Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends


The Adult Swim special from Go On's Mr. K and the man behind Eagleheart (Jason Woliner) was a masterpiece of absurdism, frying every brain that happened upon the comedic horror show. It started with Gelman hosting a dinner party for his pals, which included Fringe's Lance Reddick, Girls' Alex Karpovsky, The Newsroom's Alison Pill, and—yes!—Gilbert Gottfried, and turned into something out of Saw's nightmares. We still don't know what we watched, but we want to watch it again.


FTW:

Parks and Recreation's Leslie Knope has three kids... and BANGS!


"Moving Up" definitely felt more like a series finale than a season finale, and the three-year time jump that closed out the episode only solidified the fact that it could've been the end. But we're excited to see where this takes our favorite Pawnee citizens in Season 7. The triplets are toddlers, Larry is now Terry, Ben has a crazy fancy night ahead of him, and Andy's arm is in a sling. WHY IS ANDY'S ARM IN A SLING?


FTW:

No Arrow, that's cool, we didn't need our hearts anyway


In an attempt to prove she was a good mother to her children, Moira sacrificed herself to save Ollie and Thea after the trio was kidnapped by Slade and subjected to the same "choose one person to save" situation that Ivo put Oliver through on the island. Her death was one of those hurts-so-good TV moments, and it will surely reverberate throughout the rest of the season... especially since it became all the more heartbreaking once we realized she'd known the truth about Oliver's alter ego all along. R.I.P., Mama Queen.


FTW:

It's a girl for Archer!


Credit where credit's due: Archer made a bold move in blowing up ISIS for a full season's worth of messy, cocaine-filled adventures. Some of them were definitely more successful than others, but we can't complain about "Arrivals/Departures," which wrapped up Vice with some extra-twisty twists and surprising emotional beats while laying the foundation for a return to spy-agency shenanigans (and hopefully "phrasing") in Season 6. And even with so many threads tied up in the finale, there are so many big questions to explore! Is Krieger a clone now? Do we still have our Krieger? Is your dad still big into tapas? We can't wait to get some answers, you crazy kids.




FTWTF:

That scene from Game of Thrones


We love it when Game of Thrones goes off the rails, and this week's controversial scene between Jaime and Cersei (and a corpse) involved incest, rape, and rape-y incest at the foot of their dead child's deathbed, with the body still atop it. Yikes! The subject matter put it squarely in that often-uncomfortable category of Game of Thrones' craziest scenes, but as the entire internet has since noted, was the rape really necessary? The tone of the coupling was different on the show than it was in the books (where Cersei was definitely complicit), making it more about Jaime forcing himself on her—but to what end? Director Alex Graves said the scene was about a power struggle, while George R.R. Martin said he regrets that people found it disturbing for the "wrong reasons," but also led readers to believe that the change from book to show was the real culprit. It sounds like the scene didn't convey what the show's producers wanted it to, and what we're left with now is a hot mess of outrage.


FTWTF:

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. axes Agent Koenig


"The Only Light in the Darkness" put an end of Patton Oswalt excellent guest-star gig after just two episodes, and frankly, that's not cool. But we have to give S.H.I.E.L.D. props for going there, because Agent Koenig's death raises the stakes, and Ward the Unpredictable Villain is our favorite kind of Ward. But still, Patton Oswalt? For shame.


FTWTF:

HBO cuts a surprising deal with Amazon


In a move that shocked many within the industry, HBO licensed a big chunk of its programming catalog to Amazon, making Prime the exclusive non-HBO GO home for all those episodes of The Wire you lied and said you watched in 2008. Of course, the deal won't bring current HBO series to Prime for another three years and doesn't include Game of Thrones at all, so don't delete your mom's GO password quite yet. Nevertheless, this move signals that HBO knows it has to compete in the streaming-video market, which probably isn't the best news for Netflix. 


FTWTF:

The weirdest death in Vampire Diaries history?


We've seen almost every variation of violent death on The CW's preeminent monster drama, but this week we saw one vampire force another vampire to rip his own heart out. Yeah, it was a major bummer to see our beloved Enzo push himself away from Stefan while Stefan had a grip on his heart, but major points for making it so memorable! Considering the collapsing Other Side and Ghost Enzo's vow of revenge, it's pretty obvious he's not going anywhere, or else we'd be sadder about his death. For now we can just be grossed out/appreciative of his preferred method of suicide, we guess?




WTF:

Seriously, how is the The Following even going to be a viable show in Season 3?


Trying to make sense of Fox's ridiculous serial-killer series is pretty futile at this point, but still—killing off the most entertainingly insane character? For shame! Don't get us wrong, Emma was as annoying as they come, but we did love to hate her, and for whatever reason, she'll be missed. You know, assuming she isn't miraculously resurrected in the future, which seems like a distinct possibility, multiple stab wounds notwithstanding. You do you, The Following.


WTF:

Supernatural wastes our time


You'd think the show would know better by now, but "Annie Alex Alexis Ann" was filler of the worst variety. The episode was a forgettable bore and did nothing to move the season forward, while taunting us with the always-awesome Jody Mills. It's not her fault she got stuck on this suckfest.


WTF:

Black Box's manic debut


ABC's terrible new medical drama looks at mental illness through the lens of picture-book intellectualism, sending its bipolar protagonist into farcical fits of fancy every time she's off her pills for 15 minutes. Catherine Black (yup, that's her name) shucks, jives, and screws whenever she's free of her medication binds, and the result is something so off base that it's just sad. All this AND a bad jazz soundtrack? Ugh. 


WTF:

Modern Family went down under


ABC's hit comedy celebrated being a hit comedy by treating its cast and producers to a paid vacation to Australia, but it wasn't that much fun for us. "Australia" (clever episode title!) traveled to the home of the koala because that's where Phil was conceived, but its plot wasn't well-conceived at all. It was just a big tourism ad and another mediocre episode full of recycled jokes from what was once a great show. At least Phil got punched by a kangaroo, Rhys Darby made an appearance, and Gloria squeezed into a Gloria-iffic bikini, though.  


What's on YOUR list of TV loves and hates this week? Liz and Tom's big showdown on The BlacklistCastle's '70s show? The Boondocks finally returning to television after four years away? Share your own FTWs and WTFs in the comments!


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Modern Family was at the top of my list this week for WTF. That episode made us Australians look like fucking idiots. Especially with the fake accents.
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WTF= I totally agree with you about "the Following" I'm not sure how season 3 is going to look, I assume there will be one because there was a season 2 and I was dumbfounded about that. Not only was Emma one of the only characters to be carried over from season 1, she was also one of my favorites; though Ryan and Mike have grown into characters that somewhat resemble adults this season.
FTW= Castle's 1970s themed episode was awesome.
Bring on season finale season! :)
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Black box looked horrible in every preview i saw. glad it lived up to my expectations. (i did not watch it)

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it reminded me of a show called "Mental" that was on Fox a few years ago. Same type of story premise as "Black Box" but was actually good.
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Supernatural has kinda sucked this last half of the season. i'm usually falling asleep during the eps.

the wife & I still really like Modern Family. although we are a few behind.
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WTF: The Tomorrow People... raising the stakes, but also preparing for the inevitable cancellation?
WTF: No Revenge recaps... I know it's not from this week, but I only caught up on the last Revenge over Easter, and there doesn't seem to be a review for last night's ep either.
FTW: The Americans. Matthew Rhys is UNREAL! I was actually genuinely scared for both the pastor AND Martha there!
FTW: Agents of SHIELD is killing it yet again!! Loving evil Ward, May's mom, Amy Acker (even though the storyline was a bit meh), Constable Bob, Fitz and his possible Simmons feelings (squee!) and I'm starting to hate Skye less! Will be gutted if it doesn't get a S2 renewal!!
Still haven't caught up on The Following, The Originals or TVD yet.
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You're right, this Modern Family episode was disappointing. I'm following most of the cast on Instagram and I was hoping the episode(s) would be so much more fun than this. I still laughed out loud at that "Crocodile Dunphy" line! haha!
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Just so you know, if Believe gets cancelled, it'll be my NBC affiliate's fault. They've been pre-empting the show for basketball games for the past two weeks. With other shows (like "American Dream Builders") they've been simply airing them at later times. They won't do it for Believe.

It's a real concern.....does it count? Is the show registering a score in Portland of zero? Even if that isn't counted, the ratings of other shows in the same time slot would be driven up (since one of the choices is eliminated) and essentially have the same effect. It kind of needs every drop to live, and it's not getting it from this city.
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Believe is going to get cancelled, but it isn't KGW's fault. People aren't watching it where it IS being broadcast.
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I agree with the list.

Modern Family was awful, and I'll miss Emma on the Following ...
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Supernatural stunk!
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I liked the Supernatural episode this week. Anything that gives me more Jodie Mills, and explores what she's been through since being introduced to this crazy world that is "saving people, hunting things, the family business."
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Maybe Catherine Black Box should leave the medical profession and apply for a job at the CIA. I hear they are hiring bipolars.
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I thought the Supernatural episode was actually one of the better ones. Filler or not I was a fan.. Suppose I turn a blind eye after such a long run like I did for How I Met Your Mother.
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I'm sorry, the GoT rape scene is straight up WTF. It's completely out of character for Jamie. I'm not against rape being a plot point -especially not in Game of Thrones- but this one was over the line.
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Yep, Jaime is a swell guy... when he's not throwing children from high walls in order to kill them.
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George R. R. Martin shows no mercy
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Martin had nothing to do with it. He outright said he wasn't consulted about that scene at all.
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Ohhh did they go off the books on that one did they? I haven't read the books.
This is why they should stick with the original content. They HBO'd it all up.
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The only FTW I agree with is the one on Silicon Valley, the rest were meh at best to me or even on my radar. You really watch something badly drawn and even worse animated and even weirder scripted at your age? I checked it out just in case I was missing something, but I was really astounded that you would anything to say on this shit. But, again, to each his own, I guess. Now if we were talking Batman Beyond or Beware the Batman that would be something else, again.
FTW, a spin-off on a ten year old kid? Again, WTF???? Where do you get these ideas? I mean Sally Draper is the best character on Mad Men, granted, but a spin-off?
FTW for Treuble on Grimm. She is the wild card coming sideways, and she will be a game changer whatever she will end up doing.
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FTW: Sally Draper totally deserves a 70s themed spinoff. I'd love to see her adapting to the crazy disco culture of the late 70s.

WTF: How is Chris Pratt is still even on Parks & Rec? Dude's basically a movie star now and is headlining a major Marvel movie this summer. Not that I want him gone mind you, he's one of the best characters.
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I think people's reaction to the scene in GoT was the real WTF, just because something's controversial doesn't mean it's bad for starters so I'm not sure about it's placing. What bothers me is people are throwing around things like "they're ruining Jaime's character" okay hold up, is Jaime supposed to be a saint now that he saved Brienne from being raped and killed? Lets not forget he pushed a kid out of a fucking window in the premier, he killed his cousin for a chance to escape his imprisonment (Which didn't happen in the book but it's honestly something he wouldn't even think twice about doing if he had the opportunity, Joffrey was his son and he couldn't give two shits about him, he's not going to care about a cousin), he attacked Ned, he's killed plenty of innocent people before including being apart of Jon Arryn's murder t keep his relationship a secret, and speaking of that relationship (with his fucking sister mind you) it's what produced Joffrey who's the person that had Ned killed and started all of this. Rape isn't anything new for GoT so it shouldn't bother you now and Jaime's not a good guy so you have nothing to bitch about. It's a deviation from the book but so what, there have been plenty, don't forget Rakaro getting killed in season two, that magnificent bastard's still alive in the books!
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Jaime had nothing to do w/ Jon Arryn's death... But everything else is solid
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FTW to Pioneers of Television. "Doctors and Nurses" took me down memory lane. I kind of remember Ben Casey and Kr. Kildare, but my favorite medical show was St. Elsewhere. This episode devoted plenty of time to honor the best shows of the genre.
FTW to 30 For 30 "Hillsborough." Of course I remember the 1989 tragedy at a soccer field in Sheffield, but this episode taught me so much more about the families' decades-long struggle to clear the reputations of their deceased loved ones.
FTW to Parks & Recreation. I had to question my knowledge that this was a season finale, not a series finale. I loved how they wrapped up a lot of story lines, but left us with more questions.
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HIllsborough was excellent! An old-school doc about something important. There aren't a lot of those around anymore.
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FTW: WGN's effort into scripted programming starts out with a bite with "Salem". This well-crafted, interesting show is probably the best "witch" project I've seen in a while with AHS being too campy at times. I'm definitely tuned in.
FTWTF: Boondock's season premiere. While the episode felt a little "off" since McGruder's absence, it still was funny about Tom working with Pretty Boy Flizzy, even if it was a recycled storyline.
WTF: Colbert's appearance on Letterman. Seriously, I like Colbert, but not when he purposely drains every bit of life out of his character (and even himself) to be taken "seriously" for the Late Show is a no-go for me, as Conan and Craig Ferguson can show that one can have spunk and be great late night talk show hosts; he should take hints from them.
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People mention McGruder everytime they talk about it coming back but I don't know who he is. Would you mind enlightening me?
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Aaron McGruder was the show's series creator. He worked on Boondocks first as a comic strip, then went on to produce the television series. Unfortunately, he left the show this season to work on "Black Jesus" so someone else stepped in and took over control of the show, which I didn't think was on-par with a lot of the episodes he produced.
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WTF: Where TF is Fargo!?
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FTW: OUAT great sexy ghost and the kiss at the end that had Outlaw Queen fans swooning and Swan Queen shippers moaning in disgust.
FTW: Castle Awesome Salute to the Seventy's that left us laughing and feeling nostalgic for Starsky and Hutch.
FTW/WTF: The Blacklist for finally capturing Tom Keen but then Lizzy lets him go with only a broken thumb?
FTW/WTF: SHIELDS: Wonderful use of evil Ward but killing Agent Koenig was a bad idea.
FTW/WTF: Grimm: For making me feel sorry for Adalind and I don't know what to think of Theresa Rubel.

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Modern Family's Australia should have been an hour long to effectively cover all the plots. The closing montage of sightseeing, snorkeling, & scuba diving was obviously just footage of what some of the actors did together while they were down there, but it would have been nice to see them do that stuff in character.

Since Las Vegas only featured the parents, I think there should be a kid-centric episode. I like when they mix up the interaction of the characters and think they should complementary episodes where characters briefly talk to each other on the phone while they're in separate scenes so you could watch the episodes side-by-side and the whole things lines up like a split-screen.
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"Big tourism ad," you say. Then I see things haven't changed from all those special vacation episodes of family sitcoms I watched in the 80's and 90's. There was very little plot when Full House went to Disneyland or Step By Step went to Hawaii or anything -- they were just gratuitous shots of the most popular attractions and how overjoyed the characters were to be there.

I have a theory that the vacation spot in question will pay for all airfare and production costs, or at least part of it, IF the show turns the episode into a 30 or 60 minute ad for their tourism board. Has this ever been confirmed? Because it HAS to be true.
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Well, the main benefit is a bit of a working vacation for the cast and crew.
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Yep, Australian tax payers footed the bill...
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- Philip and I are kindred spirits. In that picture he looks exactly what I would look like if I ever visited church.

- Black Box. Holy shit that was one shitty show. It was all kinds of terrible. You should have a WTF-ingF list and put Black Box on it.
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If you ever do visit church, don't forget your wallet.
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Only watched FARGO this week, but hey that was great.

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It's been established that "Doctor" Krieger is a clone, supposedly of Hitler, but the (or a) question is where did those other 3 clones come from?
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Kamino?
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FTW - Archer is a daddy.
WTF - Modern Family. Same jokes, different country. Pity they didn't visit Malaysia and had to "fly" home aboard Malaysian Airlines.
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I pity the poor reader who is unfamiliar with Adventure Time and tries to get through that entry, zero sense will be made of that.

Krieger was always a clone, and said as much. The question now is whether or not he's THE SAME clone.

I have to give full WTF to killing Agent Koenig on SHIELD, the guy clearly eyeballed the villain and had some super-powered lie detector yet somehow the same tactic that doesn't fool regular polygraphs worked here and he died for it. Didn't buy it, and it undermined the whole episode.

Full agree on Modern Family's unfun trip to Australia, WTF. Gloria's swimsuit (it was a one-piece, not a bikini) was really unflattering too.

I'll give FTW to The Good Wife for moving forward on several fronts at once AND bringing back Julius Cain.

FTW to Castle for going back to the '70s.

WTF to The Boondocks for returning with such a limp entry, that's what Adult Swim gets for firing Aaron McGruder and moving forward without him. The series is off my DVR list.

WTF to The Blacklist for breaking Tom's thumb above the second knuckle and claiming that's how he could escape from cuffs - that's not how it works, you have to break the thumb below in a manner that lets it fold all the way into the palm. Hopefully this was a ploy by Lizzie to track Tom though, because it was stupid otherwise.

FTW to @midnight for once again showing Tom Lennon lose a gameshow he produces.
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Ah, yes, but Lizzie is Following-level stupid, and she can't even do her real job correctly. Remember? She's supposed to be a hot-shot profiler.
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She's supposed to be both green AND a hot shot profiler, the show isn't that smart in general, but I'm really hoping breaking a suspect's thumb has to be a ploy.
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FTW: The best episode of The Americans ever.
Matthew Rhys is AWESOME!!!

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I would definitely watch a Sally Draper spin-off and it is not such a bad idea when AMC is ending many of its famous shows. I watched Flowers in the Attic just because of Kiernan Shipka. We also get to see the 70s if we did get a show. We have quite a few shows in the 80s recently so the 70s is a good idea.

Crisis is seriously getting better ! I think the writers are smart. I am happy that the Mark Valley CIA director guy knew who was behind the kidnapping all this time yet he withheld it for his own selfish reasons.

The premiere of Devious Maids. It was very fun and the girls are going in new directions which is good for the show. This show deserve more credit. It is desperate housewives part two. I wish more people are watching !

I am about to give up on Turn. I just find it getting more boring.
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Orphan Black's season premier is a definite FTW. So excited its back.
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It was in last week's FTW list.
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This week's episode was also FTW. :) Although a bit slower (in a good way) than the premier.
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Oh, Supernatural... I used to binge watch you for fun but now you sit on my DVR for weeks before I finally put an episode on as background noise while I do other stuff just so I can make room for better stuff on the DVR. I loved when it was 2 brothers road tripping, killing monsters. All of this angel/demon crap, then the leviathans and now the BS with metatron... just let it go already.
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The angels/demons conflict is one of my favorite parts!
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WTF: nearly 2 months after the last episode aired and FOX STILL haven't renewed Almost Human?!?!?! Either renew if or don't, but make a f$&@ing decision......is that so hard?
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I just read it got cancelled, USELESS FOX!!!!!
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We will know within the next 2 weeks. The upfront meetings for FOX are on May 12th. But they never send out press releases for cancellations. If it isn't renewed by that date it is cancelled:/

More info on renewal dates here
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I put Jaime & Cersei's scene at the FTW category because it achieved the same purpose as the books: to show the end of an affair in a fantasy not fit for children.

It wasn't disturbing because they weren't sexy, it was disturbing because it was about 2 lovers that couldn't connect sexually anymore. In a relationship based on sex that's a tragedy, whtether or not they are also brother & sister.

FTW also because it helped the audience not to focuss on Tywins suspicious talk to Tommen (great murder suspect right there!), the fact Tyrion is as good as dead and Gremm & Edd return to Castle Black that went completely unnoticed. Now, that's how you do a murder mystery!
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Also Kudos to Daario! He single-handled won a combast so that Daenerys could rise up the slaves of Mereen and no one cared to mention it.

And now we're at it, The Hound and Arya asking for a map directions was pretty funny too.
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FTW


And the extended version


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Nice ones. I still don't understand why this film broke all the records, but it gave us some great mashups.
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Why hasn't the walkers from The Walking Dead done one these yet is beyond me!
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Is there a word for a cameo appearances of your main actor on his own show, but as a different character?
Nathan Fillion's mugshot as Louie "the lip" Maneri was definitely FTW.


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Oh my, some have a real good eye for details. I am happy you help us nitwits.
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WOW!! I didn't even notice that! Thank you for posting this!
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Thank you for putting Modern Family on WTF. Didn't they just go to Vegas recently as well? Rich people problems. The show has gone way downhill from its first season. I swear to god if this show wins the Emmy again I'm gonna lose it.
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The Vegas episode was actually decent, if only because of the guest-stars. Definitely a weird installment, and most of the actual Vegas plot was only so-so, but Patton Oswalt and Stephen Merchant and Fred Armisen were great! Merchant especially, he played a bizarre butler who offered several different luxury bath experiences.
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FTW - Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo silently dropping pants and taking a dump while old angry dude is yelling at him to back off. Passive aggressiveness at its finest. Fargo is hands down my favorite new show this year.
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I can't believe that didn't make the list! And is do you know if Tim's review was up this week?
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We weren't able to squeeze in a review this week but we will be checking back in on the show soon. That moment was indeed great. And Allison Tolman was excellent!
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FTW: Parks and Rec season finale. That show couldn't get more perfect than it already is.
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I know I say this every week, but...

WTF: The tomorrow people.

I don't know how they manage to keep the show that bad the whole time.
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I would love to include The 100 in your list, next to TTP, but I stopped watching them both some time ago so I have no foundation to base it on. But I am surprised they're still on.
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Yes, the 100 is just as stupid. I guess I'm cutting it some slack because I find it more entertaining.
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I won't miss Emma...that was FTW for me.
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Still suprosed that people can be outraged by Game of Thrones.

Just don't watch it.
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Most important: Don't let your "young adults" watch it, most "outraged people" probably come from that part of the audience.
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oh, and Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig nearly divorced. They now stay together for the sake of the baby. Fantastic episode.
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I agree on the FTWTF for Patton Oswalt. I don't like him on everything (I hate King of Queens with the furious heat of the sun's core) but this was a great role for him and it was over too soon. They could have given him a little more screen time on those two episodes.
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King of Queens is the worst thing ever!
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How the hell could anyone hate King of Queens???
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How could anyone NOT hate King of Queens? Carrie was a vicious screeching bitch on her best days, and her father was more punishment than any son-in-law should EVER have to bear. Doug should have taken a shotgun to them both midway through Season 1.
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FTW because of the Hail HYDRA factor, WTF because he's actually dead.
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FTW arrow was fantastic the ending hit me harder than I thought it would, it was just great tv viewing that can pave the way for some kick ass episodes to come.
FTW SHEILD I'm so much more in love with this Ward than the Ward from before, his character is so much more complex and layered plus he is ten time hotter now for some reason.
FTW/WTFthe vampire diaries was pretty good this week Enzo's death and the whole fight scene that led up to was just great. however my beloved Enzo is dead.
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CW's Logic on Arrow .. Mother's Day Coming next month , Better Kill her off !

This should have been WTF/FTW because of Mixed feelings TV Editors !
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Ollie needs to be his own man, and having his mommy there taking care of business only distracts him from his true destiny. He made hard choices becoming the vigilante, this is why superheroes wear masks.
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Well at least they don't have to obsess over a Mother's day present...
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Especially now that he doesn't have money to buy it.
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I wouldn't say anything on here was FTW except Parks & Recreation.. the whole religion side plot on The Americans is just weird and pointless to me. Hilary strapping herself with a bomb that blew up when she answered it to try and kill The Founder on The Tomorrow People was a FTW because it actually kicked the action up a little but also WTF because she actually wasn't such a bad person afterall. Salem bringing fairly graphic cable-style sex to WGN America, which is not cable at all, was also a surprise.

also, when we first met Andy he had a cast on his leg, now the show seemingly is rebooting for a potential final season with the time jump, so why WOULDN'T Andy's arm be in a sling? think about it...
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The only thing that matters (shame on TV.COM for not including it) is Jon Stewart knocking Sean Hannity's soul out of his effing body earlier this week!!!!


FTW!!!!!!
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FTW: The NSA guys on The Good Wife watch It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and discussed the classic episode The Nightman Cometh.

FTW: The Unity Concert on Parks and Rec was way too good to be a fake concert, it ranks among the best REAL concerts of all time.

FTW: Siobhan getting creative with a carving knife and fork on Orphan Black.

FTW: Dawn getting a promotion on Mad Men.

FTW: The Boondocks returning after so long is enough, although the episode was average. I really wish McGruder had stuck around.

FTW: That bigoted nut Cliven Bundy providing fantastic material for Stewart and Colbert this week. And dragging Hannity into the mix was a bonus.

FTWTF: The rapey scene on Game of Thrones. There might be a good reason behind it but it's a big call to make. I'm worried the writers'll just ignore it going forward and continue on as usual which would be a mistake.

WTF: Coming to my country does nothing to improve the trainwreck that is Modern Family. There was a sequence of good episodes around the ep 9-12 mark that gave me hope but that hope was snuffed out very quickly. I'll be cancelling my viewership of this show at the end of the season.
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That reminds me: FTW to the end of the NSA wiretap storyline (hopefully) on The Good Wife. It was getting too large, overshadowing and touching everything else on the show.
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FTW: Tywin lecturing Tommen about being a good king on Game of Thrones
WTF: Enzo's dead on TVD.
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Archer was great all season. The departure from the organization that was the sit in their sitcom was timed perfectly. It is one thing to have them avoid death every season, but another to think that they are that incompetent and no one in the government would notice. So this was great.
And the whole cocaine dealing arms stealing shenanigans were hilarious. I don't know if they are going to go past next season, but it looks to be hilarious one way or the other. And Archer as a father may be the thing that finally kills him. Cancer, alcohol, drugs, bullets, STDs, plane/train/car/helicopter/space shuttle crashes, killer cyborgs, and killer cyborg wives. They are nothing compared to the worlds greatest spy. But having a daughter, that could do it.
I enjoyed the last episode of Supernatural. It was a nice stand alone. I don't think they needed to follow it up with the backdoor pilot to a spinoff I don't want to watch, but it was okay.
SHIELD keeps getting better week to week. I am hoping they find a way to bring back Patton, because Constable Bob rocks. And so does Patton. Do yourself a favor, if you haven't seen Big Fan watch it. I'm an NFL fanatic, and this was amazing.
Parks and Rec killed it for a season finale. And frankly it would have been a great series finale. (I am glad it is not, love live Leslie Knope) but if they can pull that out for a season finale, they have clearly raised the bar on how they end this terrific show, in 4 years or more hopefully.
For me the big show was GoT. And I didn't agree with switching the sex scene between Jaime and Cersei to a rape, it was unnecessary. And statements after the fact made it seem like the producers really don't see the difference between sex and rape. But I guess karma agreed, because the director who made those comments is now getting divorced by his wife. Probably not a direct result of his idiocy. But still.
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Why didn't you all join the discussion on this last episode of Archer you can find here, if would have made it more fun.
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because I don't always have time to comment on every thing I watch. Like you I'm not being paid to be here, so if I don't feel I have the time, I don't.
Also, I am not loving the pleas at the beginnings of those discussions for people to hit the heart button. Seems tacky. Don't know who started it, but it bothered me.
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Archer will be back for at least two more seasons! Recently renewed for both Season 6 and Season 7:

http://www.tv.com/shows/archer/community/post/archer-renewed-season-6-season-7-fx-139415170229/
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I enjoyed Archer this season but it was the weakest, it kept recycling jokes from the first 4 seasons throughout.
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You are right. The director DID make those comments, even though he didn't write the script, as Ben45tpy said
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A bit harsh? He didn't even write the scene.
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it was his comments after the fact,
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