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'Archer' Recap And Review: 'Edie's Wedding' - Everyone's Horrible

January 30th, 2015 9:05am EST
'Archer' Recap And Review: 'Edie's Wedding' - Everyone's Horribl
Frasier had Maris. Home Improvement had Wilson. Archer has Edie Poovey: that character you don't see who becomes infamous in their non-appearance. In "Edie's Wedding," we finally meet Edie - and like her sister Pam, we immediately wish that we hadn't.

If you couldn't guess from the title of the episode, Edie (voiced by Emmy Award nominee and FX network alum Allison Tolman, who it should be said is far nicer than her character) is getting married, and that leaves Pam desperate for a date to accompany her to the ceremony, sobbing hysterically in the break room. Archer originally just wants h...
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'Archer' Season 6: Judy Greer Talks Cheryl After Cherlene

January 29th, 2015 12:01pm EST
'Archer' Season 6: Judy Greer Talks Cheryl After Cherlene
Season six of Archer means that Cheryl/Carol is back to being just your regular, garden variety...horribly inept, mentally disturbed executive assistant. She may have left her country music career behind, but she's still just as crazy.

We chatted earlier this week with Judy Greer, who lends her voice to Cheryl or whatever her name is this week, to get her point of view on this season's shenanigans and what has made Archer so popular that people ask her to scream "You're not my supervisor!" into their cell phones.

"There was one major thing that happened this season that blew me away," she...
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'The Americans' Premiere Recap: Keri Russell Is Everything

January 29th, 2015 11:01am EST
'The Americans' Season 3 Premiere Recap: Keri Russell Is Everyth
Previously - Claudia informed Elizabeth and Phillip that Paige will be groomed to be a spy like them. Elizabeth was for it, Phillip against. Stan was forced to betray Nina, and she was arrested by her embassy. Paige got heavily into her church, and protesting societal ills. Frank Gaad was annoying.

The recap's titled that because the Season premiere of The Americans opens with this audacious sequence wherein Keri Russell's steely yes sensitive KGB spy Elizabeth Jennings throws down with two FBI agents. One of the agents she battles is Richard Thomas' terminally annoying Frank Gaad. He gets...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: 'American Horror Story,' Sunny-Style

January 28th, 2015 10:41am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: 'American Horror Stor
Psycho Pete's back, everybody! Psycho Pete! Psycho Pete! Psycho Pete!

Of course, Psycho Pete wasn't ever here in the first place. The fabled leader of Mac and Charlie's old childhood "Freight Train" gang was mentioned back in the season seven finale, "The High School Reunion, Part 2: The Gang's Revenge."

But back in season seven, Psycho Pete was in jail and then a mental institution. Something to do with cutting up his whole family and eating them.

Now he's here for real. And he's... not actually a psycho. Just a guy with social anxiety disorder and depression, who was bumped up to urban...
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'Justified' Recap And Review: 'Cash Game' - The Bad Get Worse

January 28th, 2015 9:05am EST
'Justified' Recap And Review: 'Cash Game' - The Bad Get Worse
After we returned to Kentucky with a bang last week, Justified keeps the tension up with "Cash Game," the second episode of its final season. It gives important information to both the characters and the audience, as plots and people's identities start to come into focus, including some more fantastic guest stars plus another scene-stealin performance from Jacob Pitts that's the cherry on top.

Ava's having another inebriated morning, interrupted only by the realization that there is someone in her backyard barn. She grabs her revolver and heads that way; not pleased to find Boyd there, she...
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Interview: Joe Weisberg And Joel Fields Talk Building 'The Americans'

January 27th, 2015 12:02pm EST
Joe Weisberg And Joel Fields Talk Building 'The Americans'
Wednesday brings back one of the best shows on television: FX's The Americans. The Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell-led series looks like a spy thriller, feels like a character drama, rings true as a Cold War period piece, and has all the right stuff to make its own place in history.

What makes it so great and where is it going in season three? We posed those questions to executive producers Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields when we met them at FX's Television Critics Association presentation in Pasadena, and here's what secrets we could get out of them as to how they've built such an unbelievably...
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'Archer' Recap: 'The Archer Sanction' - Archer On Ice

January 23rd, 2015 9:42am EST
'Archer' Recap And Review: 'The Archer Sanction' - Archer On Ice
In a riff on 1975's The Eiger Sanction (which was itself based on a novel), the heroes of Archer get their coldest assignment yet: joining a mountain climbing group in order to figure out which one of their teammates is a professional assassin. As usual, Archer makes the mission even more complicated. And Ray tries and fails to get some action.

Arriving at the chalet, Lana is infuriated that Archer never fully read their mission dossier and can't tell them who their target is. All he thinks he knows is that the assassin hails from a country that was part of the Axis during World War II.

S...
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'Archer' Season 6: Amber Nash On Post-Cocaine Pam And Dad's Garage

January 22nd, 2015 12:08pm EST
'Archer' Season 6: Amber Nash On Post-Cocaine Pam And Dad's Gara
More Archer means more chances to talk about TV's queen of animated comedy: Amber Nash, the voice behind vastly inappropriate Human Resources rep Pam Poovey. Pam has become Archer's breakout character, and for that we can thank Amber and her talented pipes - plus the fact that she's completely fearless when it comes to delivering just about anything. And we do mean anything.

We caught up with Amber at FX's Television Critics Association presentation on Sunday to quiz her about how Pam kicked her cocaine habit from Archer Vice, get some inside information on next week's Pam-centric episode,...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: Jews, Penis Jewelry, And Other Online Dating No-Nos

January 22nd, 2015 9:59am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: Jews, Penis Jewelry,
When it comes to online dating, which is the biggest faux pas?

Having your cock ring slip off mid-date? Sleeping with hordes of what could colloquially be referred to as "toad men?" Screaming that you're going to "rate" everyone in an upscale restaurant? It really sounds like "rape" if you scream it loud enough.

Well, we're not going to answer this great moral quandary. And neither is "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," even as "The Gang Group Dates" demonstrates just how badly the Gang can torpedo an online date.

Here's the situation: Dee introduces the Gang to a site called Bunchers, ...
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Were You Disappointed With The Season Finale Of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'?

January 22nd, 2015 9:27am EST
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Season Finale: Rundown On 'C
Finally! Ryan Murphy has freed us from the torture that was American Horror Story: Freak Show. Like most AHS finales, “Curtain Call” wrapped up dozens of storylines and even more character arcs in the most ridiculous and least sufficient way possible. You’d think by now we’d be use to the insane twists and turns that ultimately amount to nothing, but somehow this ending still managed to disappoint. It didn’t quite reach the borefest levels of the Coven finale, but the entire episode was ill paced and unsatisfying.

Finally! At last Ryan Murphy has freed us from the torture that was American...
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