Top Five Fridays: Halloween-isodes (Continued)

by Judi 5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer- "Halloween" (1997) I mean, it's a no-brainer that if you have a show about vampires and werewolves and witches, Halloween would be a pretty big deal. And Season 2's "Halloween" is especially fun, if only for the premise of "what if you actually turned into your costume?" In... Continue Reading →


Top Five Fridays: Halloween-isodes

by Beal There are very few (if any) holidays that are as inherently zany as Halloween. From the boatloads of candy to the low rent pranks to the costumes (oohh the costumes!), not to mention all the scary stuff, this spooky pagan holiday is ready made screwball entertainment and I for one LOVE IT. Seriously,... Continue Reading →

Character Spotlight: Joan Holloway

by Judi* Show: Mad Men Character: Joan Holloway Played By: Christina Hendricks In a Nutshell: Don't let the curves deceive you. (Former) Sterling Cooper office manager Joan is waaaay more than just a pretty face and a "rockin' ass"**. She's part-mother hen to the secretary pool, part-mentor-part-rival to fresh-faced upstart Peggy Olsen, exceptionally cool at... Continue Reading →

Great Moments #12

Clip: The Trip Back PSA Moment: You should just really watch the whole thing. See if it reminds you of any of our Worst Dresser winners...

Top Five Fridays: TV’s Worst Dressers

The Wardrobe Department of a television series has an Important Job. After all, "clothes make the man." In this case, they could very well make the character. The character's outfits provide us with an immediate impression of the person behind the clothes. Sometimes, that is a very, very, bad, seriously, oh my God, so bad... Continue Reading →

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor

Just a quick note to let you know what's going on behind-the-scenes at NTO, just so you don't get the impression that Beal and I are too busy sucking down bon-bons and arguing over which one of us should single-handedly bring down the NCIS empire (that was last week). At the moment, I am easing... Continue Reading →

Character Spotlight: House

Show: House (FOX, Mondays) Character: Dr. Gregory House On His Chart (I'm HILARIOUS): ¬†You can't just say the name "House." You have to bellow it or say it under your breath, followed by a few choice curse words. He's not all that likable, our Dr. House. Sure, he's the very best at what he does... Continue Reading →

**The More You Know**

by Beal I am aware that it's pretty Americentric, but I generally assume that all of America's prime-time gems are broadcast in all the other industrialized countries. And then I remember that somehow Baywatch is the only show that applies to. Sure some of our programs make their way into the living rooms of foreigners... Continue Reading →

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