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Elementary – No Lack of Void

by Alan Rapp on April 13, 2014

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  • Title: Elementary – No Lack of Void
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Elementary - No Lack of Void

When a pickpocket in holding dies from exposure to Anthrax, Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) are called in to help Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn) in the police’s hunt to discover the source of the biological weapon which killed the thief before it is used to do far more damage. While working the case Holmes is also forced to deal with the unexpected death of his old friend Alistair (Roger Rees) and the repercussions of how his friend celebrating more than three decades of sobriety met his end.

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The Relationship Diremption

by Alan Rapp on April 12, 2014

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  • Title: The Big Bang Theory – The Relationship Diremption
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The Big Bang Theory - The Relationship Diremption

Sheldon (Jim Parsons)’s shocking discovery that he may be wasting his life in scientific pursuit of a theory he will likely never be able to prove leads the scientist to debate giving up String Theory in favor of other pursuits. Choosing to accept Penny‘s (Kaley Cuoco) advice about abandoning an unhealthy relationship, Sheldon begins searching for a new scientific muse, but he’s ill-prepared for the one which finds him after a night of heavy drinking with Penny, Amy (Mayim Bialik), and Leonard (Johnny Galecki).

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Community – Basic Story

by Alan Rapp on April 11, 2014

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Community - Basic Story

The first-half of Community‘s season finale offers the former Study Group, now the Save Greendale Committee, a problem unlike any they have faced before. After an insurance inspector takes a look over the campus and discovers all the work that’s been done in recent months has actually turned Greendale Community College from a liability nightmare into a potentially profitable real estate, the land is quickly sold out from under the college to Subway.

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Teen Titans Go! – Uncle Jokes

by Alan Rapp on April 11, 2014

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Teen Titans Go! - Uncle Jokes

Tired of being the only unfunny member of the group, Starfire (Hynden Walch) convinces Cyborg (Khary Payton) and Beast Boy (Greg Cipes) to train her in “the comedy.” Aside from dealing with the fact that Starfire joins in on the pair’s mockery of the Boy Wonder’s sense of humor that apparently only Raven (Tara Strong) actually enjoys, Robin (Scott Menville) becomes increasingly erratic as the delicate nature of the team’s chemistry becomes unbalanced.

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Wander Over Yonder – The Hero

by Alan Rapp on April 10, 2014

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  • Title: Wander Over Yonder – The Hero
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Wander Over Yonder - The Hero

Putting a crazy Wander Over Yonder-spin on the classic princess fairy tale, “The Hero” finds both Wander (Jack McBrayer) and Sylvia (April Winchell) recruited by Sir Brad Starlight (James Marsden), in roles of sidekick and trusted steed, to save Princess Demurra from the clutches of the evil Dragon King Drakor. Trying to stay true to what is written, Starlight is often short-tempered with Wander’s antics (especially as the knight’s freshly-hired wacky comic relief shows more skill and good sense than our “hero”).

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  • Title: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Turn, Turn, Turn
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“Hail HYDRA.”

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Turn, Turn, Turn

Picking up after last week’s cliffhanger and playing on the events of HYDRA seizing control of S.H.I.E.L.D. in Captain America: The Winter SoldierCoulson (Clark Gregg) and his team face confusion, deception, divided loyalties, and betrayal. The first challenge comes in the form of trying to find a way to trust May (Ming-Na Wen), who although isn’t an agent of HYRDA has spent the last several months spying on Coulson and reporting back to Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson).

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Bones – The High in the Low

by Alan Rapp on April 9, 2014

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  • Title: Bones – The High in the Low
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Bones - The High in the Low

The Jeffersonian is called in to investigate the discover of the remains of an art student found in the woods during a manhunt of an escaped prisoner. Before her murder the young woman suffering from Lupus worked for a medical marijuana dispensary in D.C. which opens up new suspects in the form of a college kid (P.J. Boudousqué) who was thrown out of the shop while trying to score some drugs, the clinic’s security guard (Roshawn Franklin) who Sweets (John Francis Daley) believes had unreciprocated feelings for the victim based on a series of drawings she did before her death, and the dispensary’s owner (Larry Sullivan) whose livelihood was put in jeopardy when the young woman started selling her own strain of pot to customers at the show under the table.

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House of Lies – Joshua

by Alan Rapp on April 8, 2014

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House of Lies - Joshua

The Third Season finale opens with Marty (Don Cheadle) and Jeannie (Kristen Bell) finally together, but the momentarily bliss won’t last long as the FBI begin a massive investigation into Kaan and Associates brought on by Jeannie divulging some company business to a friend in the Department of Justice in an attempt to win a government contract. Although the Feds don’t find what they are looking for, they do discover evidence of enough unethical and downright illegal maneuvers to arrest Marty Kaan.

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  • Title: Once Upon a Time – It’s Not Easy Being Green
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Once Upon a Time - It's Not Easy Being Green

After the Wicked Witch of the West (Rebecca Mader) reveals her true parentage to Regina (Lana Parrilla) and the entire town she challenges her half-sister to a duel. Given enough time to prepare, and discover that Zelena speaks the truth, Regina chooses to give her heart (literally) to Robin Hood (Sean Maguire) allowing the Evil Queen to keep safe the one item her sister is truly after. By the end of the episode the town will still be in the dark but the audience will understand what kind of spell she’s collecting ingredients for and what the Wicked Witch has in mind.

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Hawaii Five-0 – Ho’i Hou

by Alan Rapp on April 7, 2014

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Hawaii Five-0 - Ho'i Hou

Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim) and Jerry’s (Jorge Garcia) high school reunion turns deadly in Hawaii Five-0‘s “fan episode” where several elements of the murder of the week were voted on by the show’s fans include the unusual “death by stiletto.” Learning that the victim had never returned to the island after graduation until the day she died, which also included a trip to the bank to withdraw $200,000 to anonymously pay for the surgery of a woman she had never met just hours before her murder.

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