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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster

July 22nd, 2014 8:29am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster
The Fosters' "Mother" episode punched viewers with a big emotional hit. We said goodbye to another beloved member of the Fosters family. The hour also addressed some other impactful subjects, like Callie's rape, Jude's Selective Mutism, and Mike's addiction. This episode of The Fosters did offer some light-hearted storylines to balance the sadness, like Mariana and Jesus trying to sell the infamous bed, bought by Stef's mother, Sharon.

Bedtime

The Adams-Fosters hoped that Lena's pregnancy would go smoothly, but some complications put her temporarily on bed rest. Meanwhile, the moms agreed...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: 'Truth Be Told' - It's All Downhill From Here

July 15th, 2014 9:30am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: 'Truth Be Told' - It's A
"Truth Be Told" things keep getting harder for The Fosters in its second season. Callie and Brandon both faced their past sexual demons. Meanwhile, Jesus' love triangle sucked Mariana into the middle of it. Jude's silence continued to hurt those that love him the most. By the end of this episode of The Fosters, one major mystery finally got resolved: Did Mike kill Ana?

What About Jude

Lena reveals to the Adams-Fosters children that Jude has Selective Mutism. Several characters try to get to the root of it. Connor visits Lena in the Principal's office, where he tells her what happened be...
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LeVar Burton: Remarkable From 'Reading Rainbow' To 'Perception'

July 11th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton may be the closest thing that we have to a superhero in the entertainment industry. On camera, he's a talented actor who always impresses, whether he's playing Paul Haley on TNT's Perception or Doc Greene on The Hub's Transformers Rescue Bots. Off camera, he's beloved by generations as the public face of one of TV's best educational programs, Reading Rainbow, which just raised more than six million dollars to help childhood literacy. And he's also one of the nicest people you could ever meet. LeVar took time out of his busy schedule this week to speak with us about all of his c...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: 'Say Something' - Silencing Jude

July 8th, 2014 8:19am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: 'Say Something' - Silenc
The Fosters season 4 episode 4, "Say Something," dealt with various forms of father involvement. Lena and Stef finally reached a resolution with Timothy about the baby. Callie began a new book with the Quinn family. Connor's problems with his father, and Callie meeting hers, had a traumatic effect on Jude.

Secret Weapon Mariana

The addition of a new African American dance team member causes Mariana to question her place in the group. She asks Lena if clubs are really forced to reach racial quotas, like she heard in the first episode of the season. Lena reveals that there is no such requ...
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Top 9 Famous Kid Robots

July 6th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Top 9 Famous Kid Robots
There is a new robot in town. Well, if you wanna get technical it’s an android. So it won’t be flexing animatronic guns with these guys or be commanded to solve a murder mystery. But in an already crowded block of steel saviors, this ‘bot stands apart for having a baby face. That’s right. Kid robots, er androids are making a comeback. The newest resident of this small community is Ethan (read more about him below) from “Extant,” which priemeres July 9 on CBS. He comes from a long assembly line of kid ‘bots making TV and movie appearances. So, let’s boot up the memory packs and rewire them t...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: 'Take Me Out' - Daddy's Little Girl

June 24th, 2014 9:34am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: 'Take Me Out' - Daddy's
On The Fosters season 2 episode 2,"Take Me Out," the Adams-Fosters children explored the fun side of sibling bonding. As a result of their night out, Brandon found himself attracted to a new girl and project. However, things weren't great for everyone. Emma and Jesus' relationship fizzled. Stef became a repeat offender by leaving Lena out of the conversation about Brandon's future. Also, Jude came face to face with homophobia in the form of Connor's dad.

Brandon and Someone's Little Sister

Stef and Brandon share a mother-son moment that encourages him to not give up on his pianist dream...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Premiere Recap: 'Things Unknown'- The New Normal

June 17th, 2014 8:27am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Premiere Recap: 'Things Unknown'- The New
Many of the Adams-Fosters clan changed since we last saw them on The Fosters. For most of the family, their lives are going well. But some old and new threats prepare to disrupt their unit on The Fosters season 2. Their anchors may not be as steady as they hoped.

One of the Guys

Emma and Jesus' relationship is stronger than ever, but their wrestling partnership causes it trouble. The wrestling team ostracizes Emma. She has transformed from a regular teammate to Jesus' girlfriend. In a misguided attempt to save the day, Jesus quits wrestling to make Emma happy. Emma’s response is to tell h...
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'The Fosters' Top 10 Most Shocking Moments From Season 1

June 15th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
'The Fosters' Top 10 Most Shocking Moments From Season 1
Season 2 of The Fosters begins Monday night. We're excited about the new possibilities, but we've barely recovered from the drama of season 1. Everything from the life changing kiss to Jude's adoption had us spinning with surprise and screaming with shock. So in honor of The Fosters season 2 starting tonight, we want to count down the top ten shocking moments from season 1. If we're missing something you think deserves some mentioning, be sure to comment.

10. Mike’s Alcoholism

As The Fosters' first season continued, Mike felt a bit out of place. We didn't know much about him beyond be...
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5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer

June 10th, 2014 11:00am EDT
5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer
Popcorn films once ruled the summer entertainment season. Now, TV is king. Every TV viewer, from the casual ones to the fanatics, easily finds shows that appeal to their binge-watching appetite among the ratings kings, or the ones critics obsess over. However, some smaller cult shows often get neglected by TV fans.

Being a television fan 1.0.1 says you must know all the highs and lows of shows like Breaking Bad, Lost, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, I Love Lucy, and The Sopranos. But they’re just a number of remarkably written, acted, and directed televisions series, some of which are currently ...
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Brannon Braga Talks Concluding 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'

June 8th, 2014 3:16pm EDT
Brannon Braga Talks Concluding 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'
As Cosmos comes to an end, BFTV had the opportunity to talk to the super-producer who helped bring this amazing miniseries to life. Brannon Braga is best known for his work in the Star Trek universe, but he also brought us shows like FlashForward and Terra Nova. We talked to him about the challenges of Cosmos and what it was like going from working with Neil deGrasse Tyson (pictured above) to his current series, WGN America's witch drama Salem.

How was it like for him to return to FOX, with that pre-existing relationship? "It was great," he told us. "Terra Nova got cancelled, obviously, [a...
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