FTW vs. WTF: The TV Week in Review (July 6)

Is it hot where you are? A heatwave is currently transforming the birthday-celebrating United States of America into a microwave, melting old people and causing Pomeranians to spontaneously combust. But did you know that you could use TV.com's weekly FTW vs. WTF column to cool yourself off? Just print out this page and fold it into a paper fan! Or print out several copies of this page and build a giant paper airplane and ride it all the way to Antarctica! Oh and speaking of temperatures, we've compiled a list of what was hot and what was not hot on TV this week, and you'll find it below in this slightly shortened Fourth of July edition of FTW vs. WTF.




Adventure Time tackles magic (faith healing) and science (medicine)

One of the charms of Adventure Time is its willingness to do "very special episodes" about "very important topics" and still be pretty fun (see: "Hug Wolf"). "Wizards Only, Fool" pitted Starchy's desire for a magic spell to cure his cold against PB's scientific mind, and while PB did come around on magic, it was only as a distraction (Abracadaniel!), so as to provide some medical help. Our favorite bit was that no one learned anything: PB's still (mostly) biased and prideful, and Starchy's still easily placated by a rainbow show.



The Venture Bros. weaves a tangled web of love, lies, betrayal, and bigger stories 

"O.S.I. Love You" did a lot of heavy lifting in an action-packed episode, particularly in setting up the Investors as a potential big threat (who knows if it'll pay off in the THREE EPISODES WE HAVE LEFT). It was great to see Brock back in action, and to confirm that he still clearly cares about the boys: His anguished cry as Hank went after Molotov will haunt our dreams. Minor WTF: David Bowie isn't the Sovereign?! Say it isn't so!



Airwolf is back! (in digital comic form)

And so are Saved By the Bell, Punky Brewster, Miami Vice, and Knight Rider—all thanks to a collaboration between NBC Universal and Lion Forge Comics. According to the New York Times, this is just the first wave of dead shows to be resurrected as graphic novels. Fingers crossed for a Cop Rock revival!



John Barrowman got married!

Congrats to the Torchwood star for marrying his longtime partner Scott Gill in California after last week's Supreme Court ruling. Now if only someone could pass a bill that would erase Torchwood: Miracle Day.



The Saul-centric Breaking Bad spinoff might, could, possibly  happen

With the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad set to premiere August 11, we're already devising ways to combat our inevitable Heisenberg withdrawals (which we'll likely accomplish by doing meth and watching only the dad parts of Malcolm in the Middle reruns). But if a recent interview with The Wrap is to be believed, Vince Gilligan and writer Peter Gould are focusing their post-ABQ sights on a Goodman pitch, which could manifest as either a prequel or a sequel. Only one question remains: Will it be titled Better Call Saul?  



Debra Morgan has the best password ever


Well, this is it: Dexter has reached its final run, and while the Season 8 premiere was merely "fine" in many respects, Dexter guessing his sister's foul-mouthed login was an instant highlight. How wonderfully, classically Deb.



Siberia might actually have some potential


There's no doubt that NBC's scripted reality show will get crushed in the ratings against CBS's Under the Dome, and the pilot had plenty of problems, but then someone DIED... and it was entertaining! Based on the promos for the rest of the season, we're intrigued enough to stick around for a least a few more episodes. 






Pretty Little Liars tells us who A *isn't*

Season 4 has been full of "answers" that may or may not be real, and this week, PLL landed a whopper. After three seasons of being one of the few suspicious females in Rosewood (in contrast to the town's entirely suspect male population), Spencer's sister Melissa announced "not it." Later on, A confirmed the news with a pretty anticlimactic text message—but thanks to PLL's knack for inspiring doublethink, we're inclined to believe not only that Melissa isn't a bully, but also that she's the new wannabe mole. You've ruined us, A. Ruined us. Back to the drawing board, Liars.






The E-Trade baby might be growing up for good


We never thought we'd say this, but we were sad to learn that the agency responsible for E-Trade's famous baby ads has resigned the account, which could mean the end of the creepy, stock-trading kiddo. Should that be the case, we'll actually miss the little tyke, who's really grew on us over the years; lately we can't help but chuckle every time he says hello to his pal Fern. After all, the Super Bowl has seen much worse.



Shocker: The Big Brother cast is full of horrible people

We know better than to expect a group full of rocket scientists and humanitarians, and it's pretty typical for the occasional racist, sexist, homophobic, etc. discussion to arise during the show's summer run. But never before has a BB cast been so terrible, so quickly. In just a little over a week, certain idiots have used a litany of troubling terms to describe the house's minority houseguests (witnessable thanks to the show's live feeds). It's gotten so bad that CBS had to make a statement regarding their activity (because of course the show's producers will never put any of this material in televised broadcast), but it doesn't seem like any real consequences will come down on the houseguests in question. At least the entire internet knows they're terrible human beings.



Sherlock is headed to Comic-Con without Sherlock or Watson

For the first time ever, PBS is bringing the fan-favorite adaptation to San Diego along with co-creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, plus producer Sue Vertes. However, series leads Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are too busy solving the Mystery of How to Avoid Mouth-Breathing Nerds/stacking that cheddar to attend. We can't be too disappointed, because anyone lucky enough to have seen League of Gentlemen knows that co-creator Gatiss is basically a true comedic hero. But still, neither of the series' stars? Sigh, maybe it's all for the best, seeing as how a mere batting of the lashes from the gents might cause a deadly stampede of Katnisses and Princess Leias no fanboy could survive, cosplay shields or not.



Under the Dome underwhelms

After a pretty solid pilot, the second episode of CBS's summer sci-fi experiment made us feel trapped against our will. The drama became a comedy thanks to a priest who couldn't grasp the concept of fire, the continuation of an unnecessary kidnapping arc, and too much time spent figuring out what we already knew: It's a dome, people.



Ray Donovan needs fixin'

There've been a lot of mixed reviews about the debut of Showtime's new drama, but consider us on the disappointed side of the fence. There's a decent show in there somewhere, but we're worried it's buried under too much other stuff to ever dig itself out.


What's on *YOUR* list of TV loves and hates this week?

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Congrats Barrowman!
Deb's password was the best thing ever.
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congrats Barrowman, you're awesome in every way! Miracle Day was shite, but so was taking Torchwood away from Wales. And it's still on hiatus? uhh.. Jack's supposed to be only barely aging so if they brought it back it would need to be set well into the future. That means *gasp* no Gwen! BBC you messed up.
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FTW League of Gentlemen shoutout, good stuff!!
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Adventure Time ep was fantastic. Best episode I've seen. I haven't seen many but damn was it great.
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I'm still upset at the drastic turn the plot has taken with Under The Dome with certain characters. I know, the book is always different. But come on, major stuff should stay the same.
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FTW: Andy Murray won Wimbledon ending the 77 year British drought.
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Torchwood: Miracle Day was good.
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Miracle Day was an example of taking something wonderful and asking "how can we completely ruin this?" And killing off 60% of the team very quickly didn't help. So frustrating that they had this amazing "adult" counterpart to Doctor Who and totally squandered it.
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I thoroughly enjoyed the concept, but felt just a tad letdown with the conclusion. Still, I think people disliked it solely because it wasn't a British exclusive. I sorta hoped it would lead to its own US spinoff and would allow the UK version to go back to its roots with a new team and a new base to overcome the rampant deconstruction that happened in COE, but despite its past ratings triumphs and the continued success of Doctor Who, I don't see any new Torchwood in our future.
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dislike. i hope there is more sometime...but it has been a while since there has been any news on it.
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Yeah Under the Dome has hit the second episode slump. I'd be surprised if they can be more than just an okay show going forward.
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FTW: Crossing Lines!

I'd watch Better Call Saul!

Siberia is a reality show - NEVER watch!

I've read that Big Brother's blonde model has already been dumped by two employees, but whatever, because it's a reality show, I won't watch it.

I'm still intrigued by Under the Dome, but maybe that's because I haven't been to some kind of Movie/TV-Series school, like many of the whiners who nitpick over story-telling mistakes.

Still haven't watched the 2nd Ray Donovan episode, but the premiere seemed just fine as a filler show.
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Siberia isn't a reality show, its scripted to appear like a reality show that takes a horrible, possibly supernatural turn for the worse.
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I didn't catch that before. I'm guessing my mind closed once I saw the word "reality". Thanks for clarifying that for me.
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dumped by two *employERs*
(embarrassed!)

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Actually, it's two different women who were both fired by their individual employers.

That's right -- Big Brother managed to cast two seperate blonde bigotted models.

Maybe they should look into finding a new casting director. Type casting is one thing, but this is ridiculous.
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Searched it, and you're right! IMO, they both look similar in their BB pics. Does that make me racist against blondes? If BB is trying to push PR by casting bigoted contestants, I'm glad I normally avoid realities.
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I have to confess, I've never seen or been engaged in The Wire before....but at the moment NOTHING gets done at home because of it. I can't stop watching. That's my guilty summer pleasure.
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Better late than never!
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I saw the John Barrowman picture on the front page and I got my hopes up thinking that a new season of Torchwood had been announced and I just hadn't heard about it. Now I'm sad.
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Yeah, that was my exact thought too. Sadly, I think they're using the trolling fan backlash from Miracle Day keep them from putting any money into a new season.
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Miracle Day wasn't the greatest, but Torchwood is a great show. I have no doubt your right in the fact that a lukewarm response was given to the lastest season, and therefore nothing is being made now, which is a real shame.
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FTW:
TWisted: It's a guilty pleasure. I can't not be in love with that show.

Switched At Birth-Only because John and Regina had it out. It was long overdue. John was still an asshole, and when he fell out I didn't bat an eye, which made me feel like a horrible person but he has that effect on me.

Teen Wolf- I didn't think they'd actually kill off Derek,so that was no biggie. But Mama Argent kinda came back in a surprisingly touching way...for her. She was still yelling and kind of callous, but it was still kinda sweet? Plus Mature and more confident Stiles, and mature and more authoritative Scott, with badass bow and arrow wielding, single Allison just makes the show more enjoyable than usual. I feel like they've all grown up in a reasonable way.


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-Big Brother. The cast is horrible. These people are the scum of the Earth and it's just incredibly vile. The thing is, sure, CBS had to release a statement because within a week (seriously...how do you let your horrible human being flag fly freely within a week? How are these convos even coming up where they talk about praising the Nazis? How does someone get on your nerves so bad that you throw every racial slur you know at them? In a freaking week?) these people showed that they were the worst of America. My issue is, everyone knows by know what's been going on, but the show is still editing it as though none of this stuff is happening. That somehow makes it worse when they're deliberately editing around addressing it. This isn't the first time these type of thing have happened, though usually they don't have six a-holes doing it at once, but with the frequency in which it's coming up it can't not be addressed within the show.

Under the Dome- the gross misuse of Britt Robertson in Under the Dome.
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Also King & Maxwell. If we can just give Ryan Hurst an award for his incredibly spot on performance as an Autistic man, who happens to be a bit of a genius, I'd be happy. Edgar steals the show.
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Under The Dome annoyed me. Especially Angie! Wtf! You're chained up under some psycho's doomsday bunker, obviously the last thing you wanna do is piss off your male bunny boiler! Jeez...it didn't make any sense at all that she would aggravate him by telling him that she slept with barbie or whatever his name was. I just don't get it...
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I liked Under the Dome.
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WTF - Why do so many people hate Torchwood Miracle Day? True it wasn't as good as Children of Earth but it was way better the Torchwood Series 1.
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That's such a weird thing to say I don't know how to react.
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I wouldn't say its better than any other Torchwood series, but its hardly a failure in my book. My only criticism of the first 2 series of Torchwood is that they didn't have very good focus and direction to them and were left all too disjointed. COE showed everyone what was possible with a focused limited series, but then MD took a few too many steps that the over-coddled little boys and girls weren't mentally prepared for.
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Watching Anderson Silva get knocked out last night really made my week. Especially the way he got creamed.
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WFT - Big Brother.... Cmon it's Big Brother, we should expect these things from that show. Realistically many many people in the world would make certain jokes about other people regardless. I this situation they just happen to be filmed 24/7. Aryn, you're not that great, but you're not the worst.. and you're hot.
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Uhhhh what Big Brother have you been watching over the years? Its never been this douchebag worthy.
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I know right. I totally agree with you!
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wow John Barrowman is Gay I'm genuinely surprised, I didn't know that (although the Borrowman/Marsters-Kiss in Torchwood could have been a hint XD. Just watched it again, one of the best scenes/kisses ever - and I'm straight and think it's hot). Good for him. I wish them the best of Luck for their Marriage.

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FTW: The hour long wrap up to "Life's Too Short". Val Kilmer conning poor Warrick Davis into raising money for 'Willow 2' was hilarious. Kilmer dressing as Batman for all of his meetings and asking people to guess who he was (no one guessed it)- was the funniest thing on television this week. Bonus points for having Kilmer ask Stephen Merchant for the last bites of his Tiramasu. For its brief time around, this painfully funny show went out on a great note and even redeemed the greedy bastard a bit. Great that Davis actually got a decent role this year on Dr. Who:)

FTW: The return of 'Mr. Wu' (Keone Young) to HBO on 'True Blood'. The show has returned just as terrible as it has been the last few seasons but Wu popping up made me interested. Holding out hope he gives Bill at least one 'Cocksucker!".

FTW/WTF: There is a weekly recap of 'True Blood' and 'Falling Skies" and TV.com has yet to mention a Sunday show that makes both of those look like television amateur hour. BBCAmerica's "Copper" is off to another great season adding a current Mr. Everywhere ('First 'SoA' then 'Vikings' now 'Copper') to the cast with Donal Logue jointing the cast.
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(who knows if it'll pay off in the THREE EPISODES WE HAVE LEFT).

I'm pretty sure there's more than that. There's only three more that we have listed here, but the production team and Cartoon Network always play it close to the vest.
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FTW: The episode of Teen Wolf WTF: Everything about Junior on Under the Dome
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The Venture Bros!!! Wasn't my favorite of the season, but still a good one. But Whaaaa?? Only 3 episodes left!?! We waited HOW LONG just to get... math... 7 Episodes!?! I'm not happy with this.
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WTF is Sadness: That the coolest summer show Graceland is on Hiatus this week, the fact that its the 4th of July is little consolation when you're not in the USA to party it up.

What I wouldn't give to watch attractive people run-round risking their lives (whilst staying attractive) bantering (yes, still attractive) making breakfast and complaining about their chores wheel (attractiveness defying the 'monday-morning-look) swimming and surfing in those cool, cool, coooooooool waves (wipeout? Not a problem, still attractive) and investigating their peers (no attraction needed! This stuffs interesting!)

Ahhhh who am I kidding? Its ALL interesting!
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PBS's Capitol Fourth is always a FTW for my family.

And speaking of PBS, I would have loved to hear the first conversation about taking Sherlock to Comic-Con. I bet at least four people asked "What is a Comic-con?"
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FTW: .....
WTF: There's nothing on!
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I live in a southern california desert so you can probably say that its hot here.

FTW: Paula Malcomson on TV, especially on showtime *fingers crossed* even if it is on ray donovan.
WTF: the rest of ray donovan.

definitely glad I haven't had any problems missing pretty little liars. only ever watched it 'cause they were pretty and so the show itself really began taking a toll on me. you can't complain about the show not revealing who "a" is when that's all the show is; a mystery surrounding who a is.
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Venture bros was craaaaaazy, ended up watching it 3x in a row
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WTF: Barely anything is on TV. What is this, summer?
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Time to check out the new Communities! tv.com/community
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Aren't any for any of my shows yet.
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Guessing Modern Family tops your wish list, but what else?
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You would be correct, and also high on that list is The Middle, Last Man Standing, The Michael J. Fox Show, The 100, and Surviving Jack. I would also like to see communities for Suburgatory, and a handful of upcoming shows, such as We Are Men, Lucky 7, Welcome to the Family, Undateable, and also maybe Crisis.
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FTW: This season of Franklin & Bash is hilarious. I didn't really follow it before but I caught the first 3 epi's and laughed myself to tears. (admittedly the feud with Rob Lowe is outrageously funny because I can't stop picturing him as Eddie Nero)

(Is it just me or are there some serious gaps in programming this summer?)

FTW: Continuum's Rachel Nichols delivers some of the best performances of her career in "Second Opinion" and next week's "Second Truths". (ok, yes, I confess, I'm one of THOSE people) I like this show but wasn't a die-hard fan until Ms. Nichols had me moved to an ugly cry (what? you know what I'm talking about, don't front) over saying goodbyes to her little boy. Next week's epi is even better.

FTW: The Killing: 1) WHY DOES SEWARD THINK HE DESERVES TO DIE BY HANGING?!!! I don't even care who the real killer is, I just want to know what this guy did that he believes he SHOULD die so much he won't even participate in his own exoneration. 2) Holder and Bullet have a moment and Linden faces that she isn't really any better a person than Danette.

FTW: Crossing Lines I'm really kinda liking the European cross-agency police drama, despite the IKEA level cliches. Too bad for you CL most of the USA has a terminal case of avoid-accent-itis and unless you're an alter-ego of Hank Azaria they probably won't tune in to check you out.

FTW: Perception: This show makes me extremely uncomfortable but I truly appreciate the great effort made to present a multifaceted view of living with mental illness.

WTF: Perception: Bringing back the douchy cheating ex is just lame. (Does this really ever happen in real life?)

WTF: Big Brother: Why is this drivel even on television at all?

WTF: The incessant talking head blathering over each and every minute detail of the George Zimmerman trial (& Casey Anthony, Jody Arias, etc). Seriously? The only thing worse than the behavior of the media is the jerks at home tuning in to that rot. (I am however really looking forward to the return of The Newsroom now.)
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Yay, thought I was the only person in the states watching Crossing Lines until you posted
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It's looking like we'll need to start yelling in our other comments, until TV.com finally notices in order to get it reviewed.

CROSSING LINES!
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Awesome. My mom watches also, but I have to tell her what the Irishman says because she can't understand a word of brogue and I speak good accent. I would love it if we imported more from across the pond, even if it had subtitles.

I like Fichtner in the role, though he basically played the same character in Prison Break. The rest of the cast is really interesting and I just adore Donald Sutherland.

I LOVE the locations and tiny tidbits about local law enforcement like what the French call the Parisian Police and the name of German SWAT. So nice to see shots of so many cities in the EU also, the architecture and vistas have so much character, so much to see. Sometimes it seems as if US TV forgets there is more to the world than New York and LA., I swear, how many more tired shots of the Chrysler building and Santa Monica Pier do the rest of us need to see?
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If you like Euro dramas, you should get your hands on "The Returned". French show currently showing on Channel 4 here in the UK about people coming back from the dead. Really weird vibe to it, very dramatic and plenty of mystery & FTWTF moments!!
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Nothing like In the flesh, no zombies just a few select people resurrected from all different times in the past of the town in which it happens. Don't wish to give anything away but really, really good and different.
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Sounds awfully a lot like "In the Flesh". Does it do well to differentiate itself?
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Yes The Returned aka Les Revenants is good.
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"After a pretty solid pilot, the second episode of CBS's summer sci-fi experiment made us feel trapped against our will. The drama became a comedy thanks to a priest who couldn't grasp the concept of fire, the continuation of an unnecessary kidnapping arc, and too much time spent figuring out what we already knew: It's a dome, people."

I couldn't agree more. Move it along showrunners, there's a lot of plot to cover even it you don't change anything from the source material.
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WTF: Book 2 release date for Legend of Korra has yet to be
FTW: The first episode is supposed to be called Rebel Spirits.

Thanks for correcting me!
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FTW: Bowie is not the real Sovereign. I always hated that joke. It felt too much like Robot Chicken to me.
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You know what I hated? The lack of programming this week!

Thanks for the FTW to The Venture Bros, totally right. And yeah, Bowie not being the real Sovereign was disappointing, although suggesting the cover of Diamond Dogs is the real Sovereign was an interesting twist.

Airwolf, the poor man's flying Knight Rider where Jan Michael Vincent flew around inside of Ernest Borgnine making a "wooooooh" sound through his teeth while taking orders from a pirate. And now it's back, in Pog Form. Will it cast aside the disappointing final season on USA Netork?

I hate myself for saying this, I will possibly read the Knight Rider comic, I loved that show. My sister was up for the part of Punky Brewster originally, I wonder what she'd think of the show getting a comic book.

I'd suggest an A-Team comic book, but IDW and Marvel already did that.

Holy crap, John Barrowman got married? That's pretty cool. But he's not truly a hollywood star until he gets caught in a straight tryst.

Haaaate the E-Trade baby, good riddance.

Wait, it's BAD that the Big Brother cast is full of horrible people? That's the point of the show, right? *Disclaimer: I avoid Big Brother as much as possible*

Sherlock panel without Cumberbatch is a mistake. Moffat knows how to work a room, he almost had me believing in him at last year's Doctor Who panel, but he's not enough to carry a series. Then again, it looks like PBS couldn't afford Hall H, so they rented Ballroom 20 which takes the pressure off the room by not having the stars.
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The creator of Sherlock is Steven Moffat, not Stephan Moffet.
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The creator of Sherlock is Arthur Conan Doyle. Hiyo!
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You got me there.
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Well done, JT. And thanks for the catch, MLD. Will fix!
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Then I should probably add, that the producer's name ist Sue Vertue...
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I've been finding this season's Big Brother less watchable than previous seasons, although it's still more tolerable than the Canadian version.
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I feel pretty much the same way about Siberia and Ray Donovan... but I wouldn't classify either as a FTW or WTF for me. The reason is because my compliments about Siberia and complaints about Ray Donovan are based on previous expectations, which I figure isn't all that fair. My expectations for Siberia were so low that anything remotely positive about the episode was a pleasant surprise, whereas my expectations for Ray Donovan were so high that anything remotely negative about the episode was a disappointment. So neither are FTW or WTF for me...

... what IS a FTW is Luther's return, which I'd like to thank Grumpyclown for unintentionally reminding me of. The season premiere was really good, as is usual with Luther.

I'm still not sure how I feel about the Saul Goodman spinoff. On the one hand, anything from Vince Gilligan and the Breaking Bad writers should be good, and I generally like both Bob Odenkirk and the character of Saul Goodman. On the other hand, I like both Odenkirk (usually) and Goodman in short and smaller spurts; a whole episode, let alone a whole series, on Saul might bug me more than I'd like.
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FTW: Jessica in a schoolgirl outfit. Nuff said.

WTF: Ray Donovan. Yes I know it was the first episode, but I've heard from trusted critics that haven't liked it that the first episode was actually the best, so it doesn't sound like it's going to get better. It just did not grab me.

FTW: Charlotte Rampling. The best part of the premiere of Dexter.

WTF: Dexter. I was bored by most of the premiere.

WTF: Sherlock's Comic-Con predicament. If you aren't going to have the two main actors who hold that show together, why even feature it?

FTW/WTF: Saul Goodman spinoff. I just don't know what to make of this yet.
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WTF: http://printingtheinternet.tumblr.com/ Not content to merely make ridiculous claims that they are going to print the "entire" Internet, they are now going to "read" it. Obviously, I'm printing out all the streaming video and sending that. Will they use a thousand words to describe each frame of video? Will they read it in binary? Hexadecimal? Or will they merely speak along with every line of dialog of every show ever? If the close captioning appears on 20 frames, will they read it 20 times?
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Doesn't Steven Moffatt spell his name "S-T-E-V-E"? And does a show's production staff showing up at a comic book convention rather than the actors really rate a WTF? Maybe the fact that people from a TV show are appearing at a comic book convention is more worthy of a WTF than the people than the people responsible for the words the actors say being there, especially since the writers work on Doctor Who as well.
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"Steven Moffat" - everybody's spelling this one wrong today!
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Obviously I would love to meet Cumberbatch and Freeman (duh) but Moffat (!!genius) and Gatiss might be the more interesting meet.
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Not a lot happened this week, but I guess this one is a must:

FTW: Luther is back. What is that makes Brits write such quality TV? Is it something they put in their tea? Just a shame that the season lasts only four episodes.
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Four episodes after two years, and it's probably the last series. That would never fly in the U.S. Even the Perry Mason reunion series was on often enough for there to be 33 episodes by the time they were done. I'd be happier if Series 2 and 3 even had six episodes each rather than four.
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They are also talking about a movie

http://www.digitalspy.ie/tv/news/a491729/idris-elba-on-luther-movie-it-will-be-an-origin-story.html
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FTW -
Ray Donovan - a couple of flaws, but nowhere near as messed up as some reviewers think, and anyone who has seen it, will never forget the term "The bag or the bat?"

A RESPONSE FROM TV.COM STAFF ABOUT AN EDIT BUTTON!! - a truly shocking plot twist!! This slow developing plot has dominated many conversations on tv.com, it has had so many complex characters with amazingly heartfelt monologues (really convincing, its like they were real people asking for something) and then BLAM! a truly shocking twist......a response!

Teen Wolf - series has been really good so far

True Blood - Jessica + schoolgirl outfit = HELLLLOOOOOOO NURSE


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Siberia - Gets more love than Ray Donovan = sigh

Falling Skies - way too many parental issues this week

Under the Dome - poor 2nd episode for many reasons
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And they only responded after I joined the discussion, you can throw the roses my way now.

How do you get from schoolgirl to nurse?
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How do you get from schoolgirl to nurse?=

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2yJ-VaMDYs
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Man, I miss Animaniacs! My family & I still quote it & sing some of the songs.
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Well there should be a cartoon about that since lesbians do that all the time. They're known for it.
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One of my favs was this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ4c1X5ene8

the music is awful, but i change the words to "You lessies" instead of "Ulysses" when i am drunk and the song becomes a story about lesbian heroes flying through space doing good
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Absolutely! Pinky & the Brain is possibly my favorite ever. And I got my brother's kids hooked on these shows & have them trained that when I say "Do the monkey with me!" they fall in line & we dance lol.

Another of my faves, though not zany like the others: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcEXydy8zGM
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Some great cartoon theme songs -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJPFSNu_QNs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Exe0IEB3hKs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roVCrdBGc9Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YzTXxt9oOY
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Where was the edit button response?
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it was in last weeks FTW/WTF

http://www.tv.com/news/ftw-vs-wtf-the-tv-week-in-review-june-29-137245157093/
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Thanks
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Yay for shocking twists! Even if they end result is total suckage that makes no sense after a minute or two of critical thought.
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i was going to compare the twist to The Red Wedding in the scale of shocking twists
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Plus it was less a 'response' and more a 'plagarism from a commentor'. But eh, its something.
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Staff
Thanks guys, can't wait to join more discussions, hope they're all as pleasant and inclusive as this one!
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i know, the character (tv.com staff) was one of the weakest ones in the series, pretty creepy - just watching from the sides, lurking there - and obviously a bit dull, otherwise it would of had more dialog during the season.
Hopefully it will develop in the next season

#sixseasonsandaneditbutton
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FTW. Luther is back on BBC for Series 3 and it is still fantastic. I know it isn't on TV here in there states but for crying out loud get a VPN and watch it on Iplayer.
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Here's hoping Alice makes a return appearance!
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yes ...something worth watching
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John Barrowman getting married is a WTF in my opinion.
I'm against same-sex marriage.
TV.com shouldn't be taking a public stance on controversial issues.
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Being happy for someone who get to be with whom they love isn't to take stand on a controversial issue; it's basic decency.

You opinions are despicable, though.
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Sounds like you're also against freedom of speech.
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Same can be said for you for attacking me regarding my own opinion.
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KlowaWooley, This site is not a person, it is run by authors. These authors should feel free to share their opinions however there is an appropriate setting for doing so. When your voice is representing the values of such a large website used by thousands, you need to be careful that your values and beliefs are kept separate.

What is your purpose in commenting on my post? Because you have not actually mentioned anything about the topic I brought up.

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I hope when the world goes to shit you're on the front lines, cause it's people like you that are leading the way. GOOD DAY!
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"What is your purpose in commenting on my post?"

Just exercising my freedom of speech... like you. What should this site care about the opinion of its intolerant, dark-age minded users? It reflects better on them that it doesnt.
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Please don't be dishonest, I have done no such thing.
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flyinglizard007, you shared your opinion that this site should not be sharing its opinion. Theres a word for that, it begins with H and ends with ypocrisy.
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So I'm a liar now too?
This is how people like you work: I share my unpopular opinion, then people like you come along and try to stick other irrelevant labels on me so that I look like a whacko. You first implied that I'm against freedom of speech and now you say I'm a liar, of which I'm neither. I shared my opinion and that is all, feel free to discuss what I said, but don't try and make me look like a monster.
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It isn't a controversial issue.
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Regardless of your position on same-sex marriage, if you think there's no controversy, you're a drooling moron. If there were no controversy, there'd be no state and federal bills to change laws, no civil lawsuits, no news items, no protesting, etc. You're saying there haven't been any of these? Not controversial? Please.
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you all sound like an old married couple!
:-)
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Best reply so far!
Nonetheless, the wife(stanking) is right. As always.
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Just because a few people make a lot of noise, doesnt mean there is a controversy.
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If you cherry pick your stats, you can reach any conclusion. Your margin of error roughly equals your sample size. For a more significant sample, why not use the voting public of California or Texas? Are the results of Prop 8 non-controversial? Are the minority "margin of error"? Understand that I'm not claiming the winning side of those elections is "right", but the results are not close enough to unanimous to deny controversy.
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Just using this site alone the highest uprate on the 'shouldnt be taking sides' is 7 while the other side of the 'debate' is 50. In polling thats not controversy, thats a margin of error.
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"just the way things are". Don't confuse this with "the way I wish things were". The adults in your head may have made a decision; the adults in the room have not. Saying "the debate is over" doesn't end the debate, and you can't dismiss the debate by dismissing the combatants.
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By your standards evolution is controversial. Or I could sit here for a prolonged period of time and debate gravity, that doesnt make it controversial.

And even if it is, at some point the adults in the room have to make a decision about things. Shuffling things from the 'controversial' category to 'just the way things are'.
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controversy (n.): Disagreement, typically when prolonged, public, and heated. Actually, just because a few people make a lot of noise EXACTLY means there's a controversy.
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Publications, which could easily include websites, have a long history of taking definitive stands on political and cultural issues, most (especially newspapers) even officially endorse political candidates in election years. You may disagree with tv.com's stance, but that doesn't mean the site "shouldn't" be taking it.
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All celebrations of love between consenting adults is a FTW, you dog shit
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You're absolutely right, no one should stop anybody from making the biggest mistake in life, that includes gay people like anybody else.
You piece of old, stinkin' dog shit. It's great to insult, isn't it? I do it all the time!
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That last part wasn't necessary, funny, or any serving any useful function.
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While "you dog shit" was a bit superfluous, if given the option of accepting the entire comment or denying it, I would have to accept it. A little cursing is tasteless, but a little intolerance and discrimination is absolutely repugnant.
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Either someone is being lazy or nothing of note happened this past week. I'm going with the latter, btw...
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WTF: All tv.com polls continue to be crap, because any asshat can run up the score by voting repeatedly. How hard would it be to tie votes to usernames and prevent duplicate votes?
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FTW: TV.com *leading* this article with FTWs for two of my favorite cartoons. This wasn't Adventure Time's best season (IMO) but they did close it out with two or three pretty strong episodes.

WTF: The Venture Bros. having only eight episodes in this season. After a wait of almost THREE YEARS, we get only eight measly episodes?! Geez.

WTF: Sorry to disagree with the selection committee here but the Saul Goodman show just has "Mistake" written all over it. Don't get me wrong, I love the character of Saul and love Bob Odenkirk even more in general but I see this as yet another bad decision by AMC. I hope I'm proven wrong and will keep a tasty plate of crow standing by just in case.
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Where is teen wolf on this list ???
Mrs Argent returned - Stiles' endless jokes and ISAAC !!!!
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and Coach with the whistle!
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"Rebel Spirt"? Does that happen after rebel sex? Maybe someone should create an edit button.
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Let me know how well the Punky Brewster comic does.
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Children will get trapped playing inside abandoned refrigerators.
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That show ran for the first four years of my life, and from every episode that aired, that is the one episode I remember.

Enjoyable.
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