The Good Place Season 3 Episode 1 and 2

The Good Place Review: Everything Is Bonzer! and The Brainy Bunch (Season 3 Episodes 1 & 2)

Holy motherforking shirtballs! Chidi and Eleanor become each other’s confidants and support systems, just as they were. Jason and Tahani fall back into their usual habits. Trevor is still the worst. And Michael and Janet are the dynamic duo we’ve all missed so dearly. 

On The Good Place Season 3 Episodes 1 and 2, “Everything Is Bonzer!” and “The Brainy Bunch” respectively, the fearsome foursome get thrown back together, with a little nudge from Michael and Janet. The end goal comes into full focus: they need each other. And it seems like Michael has begun to need them too. As Michael tries to save the humans, Trevor and the Bad Place does everything in their power to withstand them and, in the middle of the two of them, the Judge resides, trying to keep everyone in line, as well as the universe. The battle between good and evil was never so hilarious. Continue reading “The Good Place Review: Everything Is Bonzer! and The Brainy Bunch (Season 3 Episodes 1 & 2)”

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation: The Greatest Comedy TV Show

To those who haven’t had the privilege of watching Parks and Recreation before: immediately stop what you’re doing, load Netflix on your television or computer, and turn on NBC’s late comedy.

Parks and Recreation, which ran from 2009-2015 on NBC, stars an amazingly talented cast led by Amy Poehler, who you may recognize from her time on Saturday Night Live or her recent thrilling film co-starring Tina Fey: Sisters (2015). The series tells the story of a small, fictional town in Indiana, Pawnee, and the passionate and large, albeit crazy, reckless, and dysfunctional town residents. And, honestly, Parks and Recreation should henceforth be heralded as one of the most beautiful and funny comedies ever created, which is why everyone should be watching this show. Continue reading “Parks and Recreation: The Greatest Comedy TV Show”

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 5

The Good Place Review: The Trolley Problem (Season 2 Episode 6)

While Eleanor and Chidi struggle teaching Michael ethics, Tahani and Jason take up couple’s therapy with Janet. 

On The Good Place Season 2 Episode 6, Professor Chidi and his students tackle an ethical dilemma known as “The Trolley Problem.” Michael struggles to grasp the concept, per usual, and takes it upon himself to try a more “hands-on” approach. Continue reading “The Good Place Review: The Trolley Problem (Season 2 Episode 6)”

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 5

The Good Place Review: Existential Crisis (Season 2 Episode 5)

Vicki’s torture attempt is underway, and she believes everything is going according to plan. Little does she know, Michael and the humans have teamed up and are only playing along to save themselves.

On The Good Place Season 2 Episode 5, “Existential Crisis,” Eleanor and Chidi try to help Michael recover from a complete and total breakdown™ after he struggles to face his own mortality. Elsewhere, Tahani and Jason unexpectedly bond after throwing an unsuccessful party. Continue reading “The Good Place Review: Existential Crisis (Season 2 Episode 5)”

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 4

The Good Place Review: Team Cockroach (Season 2 Episode 4)

After hundreds of failed attempts, Michael realizes his only option is to team up with the humans. Chidi, Jason, and Tahani quickly agree to work with him, but Eleanor isn’t so easily persuaded. 

On The Good Place Season 2 Episode 4, “Team Cockroach,” Michael makes one last-ditch effort to save himself by working with the four people he’s spent years torturing. Chidi and Tahani decide they want the opportunity to better themselves, while Eleanor debates calling an escape train.  Continue reading “The Good Place Review: Team Cockroach (Season 2 Episode 4)”

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 1

The Good Place Review: Everything is Great! (Season 2 Episode 1)

Michael has a second chance at torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason; as our favorite foursome get reacquainted with the not-so-good place, they quickly astray from his plan. 

On The Good Place Season 2 Episode 1, “Everything is Great,” Eleanor attempts to solve the mystery behind the letter from herself, and Tahani pulls an Eleanor and gets drunk at the welcome party. Meanwhile, Chidi and Jason aren’t pleased with their new soulmates.  Continue reading “The Good Place Review: Everything is Great! (Season 2 Episode 1)”

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 10

This Is Us Review: Last Christmas (Season 1 Episode 10)

What makes anyone more bitter around the holidays than family drama? The Pearsons have no shortage of that, despite the love they hold for one another deep, deep down. But the most shocking moment of all is the last minute of the episode, where it looks like someone died.

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 10, “Last Christmas,” took us to the holiday of love at the most crucial time of separation for the Pearson family. Continue reading “This Is Us Review: Last Christmas (Season 1 Episode 10)”

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 9

This Is Us Review: The Trip (Season 1 Episode 9)

The consequences of Rebecca’s 36-year-old secret continue to define her relationship with Randall as his anger leads him to having a heart-to-heart with his dead father, Jack. Under the influence of some mushrooms, of course.

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 9, “The Trip,” took the Big Three out to their family’s cabin as the siblings all tried to cope with their longstanding issues with their mother. One of those being her decision to sell their cabin. Continue reading “This Is Us Review: The Trip (Season 1 Episode 9)”

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 7

This Is Us Review: The Best Washing Machine in the World (Season 1 Episode 7)

Cracks arise in the relationship between Jack and Rebecca in the past, while one relationship in the present grows, another begins to crumble, and one is just as bad as it was in the past.

On This Is Us Season 1 Episode 7, “The Best Washing Machine in the World,” relationships are messy, but no one has a messier relationship than Kevin and Randall. Continue reading “This Is Us Review: The Best Washing Machine in the World (Season 1 Episode 7)”

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 7

This Is Us Preview: This Is My Brother (Season 1 Episode 7)

Who’s ready to ugly cry in front of their television yet again? With Kevin and Randall growing closer after Kevin’s move to New York City, Kate is left out in the cold for once in her life, and in the past, Jack and Rebecca continue to be cute, adoring, loving, and their problems are getting the best of them.

This Is Us Season 1 Episode 7, “The Best Washing Machine in the Whole World,” promises to deliver secrets from two of our beloved characters: William and Toby. What are they hiding? Continue reading “This Is Us Preview: This Is My Brother (Season 1 Episode 7)”