FTW vs. WTF: The TV Week in Review (May 5)

Holas, muchachos and ladies! Our Espanol es no bueno*, but bienvenidos a una edicion especial de "¡¡Por la Win y Que la Chinga!!" en celebracion de Cinco de Mayo! Hopefully tu es no enfermo from muchos margaritas de guacamole or una taco de perro rabioso de Taco Bell! Este semana was fantastico con magnifico television de Juego de ThronesPersona Mucho InteresanteNuevo Girl! Con no mas hesitacion, vamanos a "¡¡Por la Win y Que la Chinga!!"  

** All Spanish was learned from Sofia Vergara workout videos.


FTW



The Good Wife delivered a great finale

After a very rocky first half of the season (Nick? Who's Nick?), The Good Wife managed to rebound quite a bit in its homestretch as labor tensions at Lockhart/Gardner came to a head. The Season 4 finale managed to tie up the season's election storyline, featured some the show's best recurring guest stars, and then in its final moments, turned the whole show on its ear with two little words: "I'm in." So are we. 



Hannibal served up some delicious Silence of the Lambs nods

"Entrée" was probably the most Silence of the Lambs-y episode of the show so far, with Will and Alana interrogating Eddie Izzard's sociopathic Dr. Gideon in order to potentially catch another serial killer. But what really tickled our taste buds was Raúl Esparza's take on Frederick Chilton (played by Anthony Heald in the film): Esparza kept Heald's southern lilt, and his bombastic pride in his "skills" as a shrink and—more importantly—his collection of serial killers bled through in spades. It was recognizable and fresh at the same time, an Hannibal quipping to Chilton that he was delighted to have old friends for dinner was just icing on the cake.



Bob Newhart taught a comedy master class on The Big Bang Theory

Like the good CBS veteran he is, sitcom icon Bob Newhart made an appearance as a Mr. Wizard-type TV host who Sheldon and Leonard grew up watching. He held his responses to the absurd antics of the two geniuses and Penny a beat or two longer than others might have, and it wasn't to wait for the audience laughter to die down so he could deliver the punchline: It was to build anticipation for simple, but very effective laugh-getting lines. We're pretty sure it's time to give Newhart a new show.



Warehouse 13 is back, now with more James Marsters

After six months of sweating it out, Warehouse 13 returned on Monday to start wrapping up its fourth season with James Marsters joining the cast as the drunk and disorderly (and immortal) Dr. Sutton. Polly Walker, of Caprica and Rome, also signed up to play Sutton's crazypants (and also apparently immortal!) ex-wife. Good to have you back, show! 



New Girl's "virgins" talk about sex

Jess and the gang reminisced about their deflowered secret gardens and the influence their first times had on their adult lives. Heavy stuff, but there were ample flashbacks featuring Fat Schmidt, Stoner Nick, Awkward Winston, and Jess stuck in a plastic playground castle to ensure we peed our pants. And then IT HAPPENED, and whether you think it was a good idea or not, the aftermath was hilarious. (GIF via the good folks at Vulture



Supernatural dumped a pile of exposition on us and we didn't feel a thing

Despite being within sight of the season finale, Supernatural took some time this week to sit around and talk it out. Naomi gabbed about the good old days of slaughtering firstborns. Metatron gabbed about meta stuff. Sam gabbed about gassy Equus. Castiel gabbed about free will. We swallowed a lot of intricate information all at once, and yet "The Great Escapist" gets to call itself one of the more exciting episodes of the season so,  uh, gold star. 



We will remember you, Nard-Dawg

After an entire season of being the living worst and an entire episode of will-he-won't-he stop-torturing-us-with-his-presence, Andy finally went out with a heartfelt cover of Sarah McLachlan's "I Will Remember You," which, right next to "Angel," may be one of the most manipulative songs to use in a nostalgic/pitiful situation. Andy was villainous even in absentia, and when he came back from that boat trip, only a glimmer of his former likability showed through his thick veneer of selfishness. But leave it to The Office to give a dastardly character a warm farewell. Goodbye, Nard-Dawg. We're okay with not seeing you for these last two hours of the series.


Happy Happy Endings


The ABC comedy wrapped its third season on Friday with a pair of strong episodes that not only served up an ace of a tennis montage, but concluded with a, well, happy ending. While we still won't be satisfied if the sitcom doesn't return for a fourth season, if this is it, at least it will have gone out on a nice note.



"You know nothing, Jon Sno-OH!"


"Kissed by Fire" was an all-around excellent episode, but Ygritte and her crow getting it on in the hot tub was definitely a highlight.  



Person of Interest has computer problems

This week's whopper was all about The Machine as the viral attack put it on the fritz. The opening credits were glitchy, the interstitial security footage was shaky, and the big shutdown was scary. Is it alive? Is it thinking for itself? Does it have a good warranty? 



The Americans wraps up its debut season on top

Wednesday's season finale not only had everything—high stakes, major plot turns, artful character development, wigs—it cemented the FX drama's place in our mind as 2013's best new show to date.  



Ron Swanson is going to be a dad

Parks and Recreation's Season 5 finale was solid all around, and the show did a fine job with the ol' "who's preggers?" bit. Nice work cracking the case, Agent Macklin! We can't wait to meet the little bundle of mustache.



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Ryan Hardy does the stupidest thing, then whoopee a giant fire

We've been keeping track of the stupidest things to happen on The Following this season, and while the readers' choice was Claire stabbing Joe in the stomach one time with a tiny steak knife and backing away like that would be enough (no one dies of gut wounds on this show), in our mind, a close second has to be Hardy telling Weston that he couldn't help hunt down Carroll in the season finale, even though Weston represented a distinct advantage. Ryan's efforts, of course, ended up with him drugged and captured. The whole thing ended with the a giant fire that was pretty silly as far as giant fires go, and a dangling loose end if the ending is to be believed. Now what?



#GleeHatesGirls


Glee's problematic storylines and attitudes toward it's female characters have been observed and mentioned on so many sites—this one included—and it's just kind of alarming, insulting, and mind-boggling that the writers apparently think it's funny that so many people think they're packaging misogyny as morality. How about you just FIX IT, Glee?


The Bones finale introduced drama for the sake of drama

Can Pelant just go away? While we've been increasingly less tolerant of his super Hollywood hacking skillz, the show's decision to use him to stop Brennan and Booth from getting married by having Pelant threaten to kill five innocent people if Booth didn't call off the wedding—without explaining why to Brennan—was just eye-rollingly stupid. But hey, at least they didn't kill Sweets.


Revolution falls on its face. Again.

The NBC drama had been doing slightly better since its midseason break, but this week the stink of sewage returned in an episode that was flat-out awful. The show introduced another brand-new character that we were instantly supposed to care, Aaron once again fumbled his relationship with his ex, and everyone shot at each other except during the moments when they absolutely should have shot at each other. Bring back the stupid tiny nanobots, please!



Defiance's musical selection

There are lots of things about this show that we're enjoying so far, but the ending montage music makes us want to jump out of an airlock. This week's was the topper, a coffee shop rendition of "Oooh Child" that wouldn't even get play from the Star Wars Cantina Band.



Fox made a big deal about starting New Girl early, but it ran long anyway

We're not quite sure what the 8:58pm start time was supposed to accomplish; all we know is that our DVRs cut it off anyway, and many folks missed one of the best parts of the episode: Nick and Jess's post-coital googly eyes (see the GIF in the FTW section above) and Jess's very self-aware "ruh-roh."



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

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The Borgia siblings Cesare and Lucrezia, finally facing up to their attraction and taking the last step (in to bed with each other). Should be a WTF because of the incest, but is absolutely a FTW thanks to the build up through the seasons, the acting brilliance, the chemistry and of course because of the stakes being raised to a whole new level.
Could be seen as a FTWTF I guess..
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FTW Rectify! Also Orphan Black, Person of Interest, & Hannibal.

Hannibal pretty much had to address Silence of the Lambs at some point, but I thought they handled the obligatory reference well. Having similarities but putting it's own twist on it as well. I'm rereading Silence right now and find I'm picturing Mads as Hannibal as often as I picture Anthony Hopkins. I never thought that would happen! #Madsistheman
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Eddie Izzard is awesome!
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Scandal!! FTW and I can't believe that Mellie went public just as Fitz and Olivia are getting together. Wow, it was an exciting episode. But I wish they would just get the mole and be done with it. Oh and how great is it that James was the one interviewing Mellie, thought Cyrus was going to pop a blood vessel! I love this show.


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re: "it cemented the FX drama's place in our mind as 2013's best new show to date. " I'd suggest Orphan Black might be a candidate for that as well.
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Person of Interest FTW for sure! AMAZING episode. Wondering how they are going to top it for the finale. (Be sure to take your laptop to lunch this week...)
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Agree on the WTF for Bones

Pelant... I don't know. He's the first serial killer I actually despise. I don't know if it's because I don't like the idea of the character (like a 'cousin Oliver') or because of what he does. He's definitely the most capable foe they've had on the show yet (Epps, Grave Digger, etc). And now he's living the life he wants using Hodgins' funds.

But the whole marriage-stop thing was annoying. I'd rather it ended on a cliff hanger with one of them in danger instead of "you will NOT get married... mwa ha ha ha"
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That's what you get for still watching...
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probably worse than burn notice anson and that is saying something...

why the writers wrote the sub plot for bones proposing to booth in this ep out of thin air may of had some 'possible worry of cancellation' behind it.... other wise it is totally irrelavant if the show continues... i would be happy if they got married it's what i want but maybe in the last season 'last ever episode' etc..

os unless the law changed if they do get married they can no longer work together for the fbi... so either bones quits the jeffersonian (she can afford it) or booth quits.....takes up a cia post or security work..

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Person of Interest-Supernatural-The Americans-Rectify
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WTF: Kyle's death on Smash. I was wondering if that was necessary for the plot or something happened with the actor's contract. However at the end of the episode i realized it was a great one,since everyone got to remember their little moments with Kyle and it was moving,so i guess that's a FTW too.
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WTFish ; GOT's cave scene,... I loved sex scenes from the show because they were so raw and mostly wrong and nauseating,... satisfying primal instincts,... I do not feel the wow factor is anymore,... it has become much more hollywoodized,...
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FTW ; unrelated to the shows above,... This week in a very strange way and out of nowhere I was overwhelmed by the sense of gratitude toward grey's anatomy,... I started watching the show when I was in high school and now I am in my last year of med school and most probably choosing surgery,... and this show has always entertained me,... that says a lot,... so here it is,... Thank you Grey's Anatomy cast and crew,... <3<3
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Where is the originals??!
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That was on last week's FTW VS WTF.
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WTF: The NCIS car crash. That was a major smash up and yet Tiva walked away with a sore wrist and a bruised nose!?
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but lost the diamonds... fuck knows why they weren't in an armored convoy/guarded hell even in an unmarked car.. but no

it was merely a set up for the cliche bad guy runs them off the road says some thowaway line takes said loot and leaves and then tony has more drama of car inusrance coverage...some poor flirting with ziva that falls flat cos she's really pissed off..

hint of tony driving a mini (total mismatch for his car history) and then suddenly she doesn't want it hurt sells it to mc gee's friend...

the whole plot of that ep was stupid... and the all revenge was dragged out for way too long and it's still going...but this time gibbs has a new enemy...
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FTW: Katherine torturing Elena on TVD and the opening of POI
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I was just going to start Parks and Recs right after I read this...
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I'm confused about the Glee thing... wasn't this episode about Mercedes not wanting to be objectified by men and so she leaves to do her own thing? How is that misogynistic? There was nothing in this episode that I can think of that was anti-feminist...
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Maybe it was an actual hashtag? Or did Tina mention something like it? I don't know, I didn't really pay attention to the episode.
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Tina did say #gleehatesgirls. I'm talking about the description for the reason why Glee was in this weeks WTF list.
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Andy will be back next week; he isn't gone.

How is a brilliant actor like James Marsters not a movie star or at least have a bigger profile? The guy is fantastic.
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Yeh, he's a decent actor so I'm surprised he hasn't tried more big screen stuff.

Maybe he's just more comfortable doing TV, voice-work for the Dresden Files novels, and some small stuff.

I guess I can see that. Lower risk, but still a decent reward.

Breaking into the big screen is pretty hard. You're competing with a bunch of big names so unless you make a big name for yourself with an awesome secondary character or on a small indie / direct-to-video movie you're not shooting up.

With a movie: if it's a bomb it's VERY obvious and you take a big hit with your career. A couple of bad ones in a row and you get a stigma. And if it's early in your big-screen attempts you're screwed.

With TV, you just do a couple of seasons and move on. If the show doesn't do well then... no big deal it's just TV. You can still do varied / experimental stuff.

Or any number of reasons, which might include he hasn't really resonated with any big film makers.
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Yeah, that's true. I've noticed that most actors only have about like three to four hot years before the movie roles start to dry up. Everybody eventually has to do something to prove their worth to the studio to get another contract/more work. Michael Cera was in everything and now he's disappeared. Will Arnett did a lot of film work for about four years and headed back to tv when he knew it was going to go away. Even Will Ferrell (who's films are almost always successful) said he had to do a critically acclaimed drama (Everything Must Go) in order to keep his contract with the studio. Everyone from the Frat Pack has seen a dip in their careers lately. It's gotten so low that they're going back to sequels of old films to get their careers red hot again.
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He did play piccolo in the shameless rendition of Dragonball live action. Go figure.
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some people don't like being 'too famous' but he's got steady work and plenty of roles under him so if he wants the mega bucks the option will be there for him..

maybe he's happy where he is ?
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All the Spanish I know I learned from Danny Pino's tweets.

FTW: Law & Order: SVU blended a mosh pit molestation with a story of a vet with PTSD. In the touching final scene Amaro reveals that he believes his wife has PTSD and his missing the signs may have ruined their marriage.

As for Bones, why can't Booth just whisper the truth to Bones? Pelant can't have eyes and ears everywhere.
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I think Pelant is supposed to be sooo perceptive that he would be able to read Bones "pretending" not to know why Booth canceled their wedding, so that's why Booth doesn't dare whispering the truth to her or leaving her a handwritten note in the bathroom.. And yeah, maybe she sometimes is not the best actor but still the whole Pelant premise is absurd and certainly is getting on my nerves, and Bones is too smart to fall for it or more than an evening.
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Can you be sure?

Booth and Brennan just did a MAJOR remodel on their house. Seriously, it was just a wooden interior frame when they bought it recently. So who's to say that Pelant didn't bug the house.

Meanwhile, smartphones cellphones are technically all hackable mic's so long as they have a battery in them. Booth COULD trash their phones or put them in another room but then it would be obvious to Pelant. "Hmm, 2 hours after I told Booth not to tell her something both of their phones went offline" or "2 hours after I threatened him, both an FBI agent and Brennan who are NEVER without their phone decided to put their phone in the kitchen". SURE!

Even if he thought he could get away with it... we've seen Brennan is not the best actress. She's done quite poorly at "going along with" an ad-lib act when someone else taps her to continue. She's fine when she think out her lie / act ahead of time but when someone hints to continue with an act... it's really obviously (Not Emily, but her character). One weird inflection of her voice on audio and 5 people are dead.

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Regarding "So who's to say that Pelant didn't bug the house."

I have always thought that there is a bug in the alarm clock in their bedroom. Last season, we see Pelant playing with that clock, and they have NEVER gone back to it, to tell us what he was doing...so...maybe there is a bug there???
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key word here is drama for drama sake..

no need to over analyse why this or that hasn't or didn't happen... cos the list is pretty long just accept it the writers fucked up and move on.
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Hilarious Spanish intro. I also love the show called "Very Interesting Person," by the way. But "Nuevo" Girl must be about about a Latino transsexual or something? I'm sure I wouldn't learn much from A Sofia Vergara workout video either. She's sexy, no doubt about that, but she perpetuates several Latin American stereotypes I really don't like.
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I don't know how much more of her screaming I can take.
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Me neither. And let me add that as a Latin American myself, I must say that image from Latins is far from the truth in many places in Latin America. It's that how Americans see us?
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*Ahem* ...

ORPHAN BLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!!!

Dear TV.com, expect escalating comments of this nature on the FTW/WTF articles until Orphan Black is reviewed. This show is insanely good and I'm DYING for a place to talk about Clone Club (screw the first rule!). I don't mean to be rude or obtrusive, but this method has been proven to work. The terrific tenaciousness of my fellow TV.com members resulted in the glorious victory of Cory Barker reviewing the season finale of Banshee. We yelled, screamed, kicked, prayed, pillaged (just that one time... I don't want to talk about it) and pleaded for you guys to give it the attention it deserved, and you graciously complied.

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Now we have a taste for blood. And by "blood" I mean being actively involved in the selection of what gets reviewed. When Banshee was reviewed I felt EMPOWERED! Like I can make a real and meaningful difference... TV-wise. Maybe you could choose a handful of shows that are getting positive buzz and let us vote on which one we'd like to see reviewed, with the top vote-getter being the winner? That would give this site an even more inclusive, communal feeling. Power to the people!

(P.S. POI was all sorts of FTW this week. One of the best episodes of the series. That reminds me, I need to give my computer a hug.)
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Yes! I started watching Orphan Black due in no small part to your recommendation and some others. It's totally deserving of a weekly review! Pretty please, editors? With sugar on top?
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Nice! The Orphan Black review club is growing...
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But we would still get our weekly review of Revolution, wouldn't we? Those weekly reviews are the only reason NBC keeps it on, you know.
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Just a thought, why don't you just start reviewing the episodes yourself on the Orphan Black forum. 'Im sure a bunch of people will start reading and commenting on your reviews there.
I basically put that show on my watch list because you keep saying its awesome.

P.S. I really wanted to make my username CommunityCrazy, but for you, you alliterative genius. It would seem like I was copying you (which I would have been lol), so I didn't :(
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That's a very interesting idea...

And I wouldn't have minded at all if you used an alliterative username. Just the fact you considered modelling your name after mine is flattering.
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Orphan Back is indeed a great show
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I was just thinking of posting exactly what you're saying. I mean who decides to review The Following,The Cult and Defiance and not Orphan Black.Honestly, I'd like to know so I can focus my anger at someone.I mean episode 6 is so excellent on so many levels and I would have had so much to say. FringeFanatic, I am with you on this all the way, just let me know what you need.
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Awesome! Glad to know you're on board. We need to make sure TV.com takes notice. Let's bombard these FTW/WTF articles every week with Orphan Black praise.
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Listen to the man, TV.com!
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Yes!
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For a while, I thought Orphan Black was going to be a copy of Ringer, but like Person of Interest is better than Human Target was, Orphan Black is much better than Ringer. BTW, didn't TV.com review Ringer?

Maybe if Orphan Black is renewed, Corey will pick it up like he did with Banshee. I guess it's too much to hope that he'd pick up Archer too LOL
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I hope we can get someone to review the finale. We just need to keep reminding TV.com.
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To correct your frivolous statement - nothing is better than Human Target and it broke my heart when it was cancelled...
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Man, I miss human target so goddamn much. Why you gotta break my heart again?
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Meh, the FIRST season was incredible. But when they changed the formula around (new cast, headquarters, resources)... it wasn't the same.

It was still a solid show but the first season was superior.
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Indira Varma was a very nice addition to the show and I thought season two was even better.
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I rather like Orphan Black myself. What a nice surprise - not knowing it was coming and then it just suddenly being there for me to enjoy. You too, FF...
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Being compared to Orphan Black is a compliment of the highest order. Thanks!
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Please, don't use the "C" word. Other then that I support you 100 %.
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Haha! Don't mess with the soccer bitch!
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Cancelled or Clone? *Grin*
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FTW: The Mentalist great episode where we all discovered the dark side of J.J. LaRoache.
FTW: Grimm is rocking Tuesday nights with it's awesome episode of glow in the dark Wessen.
FTW: Criminal Minds creepy hotel episode that made me double check my locks and windows.
FTW: Bob Newheart on TBBT made what might have been a boring episode much better.
FTW: The great roller coaster ride we all took on POI and now I want to hug my computer.
FTW: Elementary's great episode as we all watch Holmes and Watson grow closer and Holmes gets closer to Moriarty.
FTW: the great Doctor Who episode with it's awesome writing.
WTF. The entire episode of OUAT. Thank goodness for the Evil Queen to keep the show going.
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FTW: everything about the amazing season's final of The Americans (it's truly the best new show of 2013) , GoT, Orphan Black and TVD.

WTF: season's final of Vikings [spoilers]: first the writers kill Gyda and then Ragnar cheats on Lagertha with Princess Horse Face (aka Aslaug). Seriously, WTF?!
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FTW: Parks, all of it, great episode
New Girl: The episode was great and I love Dylan O'Brien!
Person of Interest: this show just gets more interesting
The Americans: So good! Can't wait for season 2
Big Bang: Bob Newhart was so funny. You described his role in this episode perfectly. He didn't have to do much, but what he did was perfect.

WTF: ESPN not even mentioning hockey. I know it isn't that popular, but I had sports center on in the background for a few hours and not once did they bring up the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They brought up baseball and Mark Sanchez, but no hockey. What the hell.

And the opening pseudo spanish was great. I know very little and yet, I didn't need a translator to understand it. Very clever to whoever wrote that.
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WTF: Defiance in general. It's good, but it isn't great. It's not even as good as W13, Haven, or Lost Girls. Given the pedigree, it should be better than it is. It needs to be better than it is. It's just... there.
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So agree. I want so much to love it due to the shortage of quality sci-fi on tv, but I find I'm having to force myself to watch new episodes and have a hard time caring and paying attention when I do. I'm hanging in there with it since it's still very new and finding it's footing. It has the potential but just hasn't been what it could be.
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It's still better than about 75% of what's on there. It just should be better.
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Glad to know that this feature wasn't cancelled! :)
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I actually got the beginning of New Girl cut off, I stopped it and watched the minute I lost online so it wasn't a big deal but what wasn't recorded was pretty funny (Nick hiding in the stall because he likes to listen to people talk) so it would have been a shame to miss it.
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FTW: BBC America's rebroadcast of "Pyramids of Mars" (one thing that struck me was that the sonic screwdriver wasn't a catch-all that did everything); the rebroadcast of the previous three Doctor Who retrospectives in addition to the new Fourth Doctor episode. WTF: The complete whitewash that the Fourth Doctor retrospective was, especially in comparison to the first two retrospectivea, which, for example, went into how the First Doctor's role changed over his tenure. Anyone who didn't know better would think the Fourth Doctor only had two companions (three if you count K-9). No mention of Mary Whithouse or the change in tone over the course of three producers. Tom Baker was the Doctor almost twice as long as anybody else; his retrospective should have probably been at least 45 minutes.
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While this show has lost a ton of steam in the last two years, the scene in Modern Family where Phil was talking to 15 year old Phil on the TV was pure comedy gold. I was dying. "Epeh Fail!"
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FTW: Orphan Black *Tatiana Maslany*
FTW: Happy Endings
FTW: Parks and Rec
FTW: Vikings
FTW: The Americans
WTF: The Following, Putting Defiance in WTF,
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New Girl for me didn't start early or run later... my DVR caught it all...
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I haven't even read the article, but had to comment because that introduction was amah-zing. That' it, going to read now!
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FTW: Orphan Black - Alison dripping hot glue on Donnie.

WTF: tv.com doesn't review Orphan Black!
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Vikings finally, Orphan Black, Craig Ferguson.. Stephen Colbert. Rectify ftw,

wtf: everything else. especially CBS FOX and others threatening to take their channels to cable because they lost their royalities/copyright lawsut against that Ipad app. Go Frak yourself you lame bastards. I cant wait until TX Execs have gone the way of Music Insiders.
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FTW: POI
FTW: tv.com users for excellent recommendations like Orphan Black, Black Mirror, Rectify, Utopia, Thick of It and so many more awesome shows! You all are awesome!!!

edit option please
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if you want to stay in the foreign but good stuff watch Lither, UK's Being Human Denmark (i think)' Wallander, Australias Underbelly (awesome) and also australias Wild Boys. Once youve finished those back back to me and Ill give you somemore ;_
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Loved the first 2 (I think you meant Luther and if there was AN EDIT OPTION...) and Underbelly is on my ever-growing list of shows to be watched. I'll add Wallander and Wild Boy to the list. If only I didn't need to work to pay the bills and could watch tv all day;-) I still have Hustle and so many more to watch.

This site should review Black Mirror, Utopia, Rectify and so many other fantastic overseas shows (Rectify is domestic but there are a bunch of non-us shows I found by looking around online and then a ton more recommended by the awesome users here!

Better recommendations by users then I got here from the site and I only watched Banshee because Tim implied women wouldn't like it (emphasis on implied and it was likely a joke) but I F*CKING LOVED IT.

((Kiowa))--similar tastes so I know you are awesome;-) same goes for the others.
((GC))--also the awesome recommendations of shows and clips and so much more!!
((JS))--also the awesome recs on shows/movies and clips---especially the more "obscure" movies!!
err, those symbols mean big hugs;-)

and which ever user recommended Legit--hugs--because the review/synopsis on the site didn't appeal to me but the user who recommended it was trustworthy with recommendations--yes, Legit is awesome.

edit option NOW (insert Wednesday's voice)
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Wallander is bleak....and totally amazing! And thanks for including these (to me) new shows on your comment! I'll check on Black Mirror and Utopia verrry soon ;) Season finales are approaching, so it's a great time to explore!
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The mood/setting of Wallander drew me in an an instant. I know it probably has the opposite effect on most any other American viewers but I love how the cases affect Wallander and the progression/regression of his character. Luther did this qute well as too. Plus they are beautifully shot.
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Strongly agree with TGW, HE, GoT, P&R, Glee, Rev & Def. I would definitely add the Mindy Project to the FTW this week for two fantastic moments. One where there was a christian group meeting in Mindy's apartment and she became frightened and said 'It's like Sons of Anarchy in here but not the young hot guys, the old ones'. The second was where Danny and Morgan were competing in a running race thing and for some reason Danny had taken off his trousers and was wearing Mindy's pink shoes, when he gave up near the end Morgan turned stopped, walked back and carried him to the finish and he said 'this is where I carried you'. That might be the funniest moment on tv this year.
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Person Of Interest! The Machine! It's ALIVE! MOOHAHAHA!
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happy endings ended with a happy ending how is penny single and dave and alex breaking up yet again a happy ending?
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Ok, I love you guys to death but YOUR SPANISH SUCKS.
WTF: Once Upon a time. AS A WHOLE.
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Don't you mean HOLE?
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Pretty sure they just wrote something in English and fed it into a free translator. That's what I do whenever I need some easy, fake foreign dialogue.
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it was bad on purpose to generate comments;-)

edit option please
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Wow. I really liked the song at the end of Defiance. It seemed extremely appropriate to me.
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This has to be the first week that i can find nothing wrong with the lists.
Credit where its due
Excellent job tv.com staff
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well POI could be at the top...but you're right, nothing to gripe about;-)

muy bueno!
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FTW

Person of Interest
The Americans
Happy Endings
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'which, right next to "Angel," may be one of the most manipulative songs to use in a nostalgic/pitiful situation'
You get nostalgic about heroin overdoses? Never knew that writing reviews was that stressful.
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FTW: I know I really shouldn't be getting my hopes up, but with Parks and Rec ending with a cliffhanger and Community's upcoming finale called a "Season Finale" in the NBC promo, I might actually get another season of two of my favorite comedies back that when this current TV season began I thought this would be their last.
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I looked at my [accurately set] watch on Tuesday night and noticed that New Girl didn't start early at all, despite what all the guides said. I guess Fox really, really wanted us to see the end of ... um, whatever it was that preceded it. It didn't run long, but neither did it start early.
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In retrospect, I can't say that it didn't run a bit long. I wasn't paying close attention to its ending time, only the starting time.
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Great weekly wrap-up folks. Love for The Good Wife, Eddie Izzard and the great Bob Newhart. And Hannibal is so much better than The Following it's not funny. Enough with Pelant already - can't he just run off into the sunset with Red John as the two deserve each other...
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I just recently started watching the mentalist (like 5 episodes into season 2) and I assumed red john would be like the first seasons big bad but they only mentioned him like twice and then onto season two there he is again and then I saw that this weeks episode had red john in the name...are they even close to catching him?!
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Spoiler alert. Jane killed Red John at the end of season 3, and everything since then has just been an extended nightmare sequence.
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Spoiler Alert. Jane has a split personality... He is Red John!!! Ha! wouldn't that be crazy...
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Nah, too good a concept for this show as I dread the CBI ever knocking on my door. Of course some CBI cookies might be nice.
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You could be right...
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Jane is incapable of catching him unless he wants to be caught, I believe.
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FTW: The Good Wife finale. Happy endings and Parks and rec's whole season.
WTF: The big bang theory being atrocious. Still having no renewal decision about a lot of shows.
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New Girl was really funny this week, "if I pee while it's happening, will she die?" oh Schmidt...

why didn't you mention Pete's meta joke about Dr. Sutton being a vampire?! COME ON!

it was so weird seeing Ygritte with her top off, I'm so used to seeing her in her Downton Abbey getup... weird...

Happy Endings is fantastic but I hope ABC does cancel it if another network will definitely pick it up, ABC, like NBC, doesn't know what the hell they're doing anymore.

I honestly wish Andy had left sooner, he was ok at first and for a while but the last season or two, he's been nearly unbearable.
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"Bones" is still on the air?
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Gee...how clever you are. Feigning ignorance of the obvious.
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What's even more unbelievable than that is that they're STILL coming up with excuses to keep its couple apart.
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Everyone should know by now to start a DVR at least a minute before and a minute after. Usually nothing starts early so no idea what they were doing with New Girl. But FOX is always at least a minute late at the end it seems.

I really hope Warehouse 13 stays in a WTF mode since it'd be cool to go to Season 5 but think I heard this 10 ep. stretch could be it?

For some reason I remember this one time when Andy was catching up to this African American gal that came to the Office for a purchase and Andy was so clumsy trying to act her out but I thought it was so hilarious. :P I think he said something about giving her the "Nard-dog special" or whatever and the way she looked back was priceless. Too bad it had to all be ruined this way but that's that.
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Ja ja ja That's Spanih... my God "Mucho malo español ese ser "·
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