T5F: Greatest Episodes of All Time cont.

5. “Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose” The X-Files Season 3, Episode 4 – October 13, 1995 This episode was written by Darin Morgan’s magic pen. Fans of the show will recognize him as the writer of several of the greatest, and most critically acclaimed episodes of the show including “Humbug,” “Jose Chung’s From Outer Space,” and... Continue Reading →

Great Moments #17: Roseanne Takes David In

Show: Roseanne Moment: Ok, ok. I'm cheating here. There are three great moments here, crammed into this seven minute clip as Roseanne responds to David's request to live with the Connors instead of his verbally abusive mother, hair teased within an inch of her life. 1) "Oh, I am in this now." Roseanne responding to... Continue Reading →

Top Five Fridays: Television Thanksgivings

Sure, spending Thanksgiving around a giant table with your closest friends and family and gorging yourself on unreasonable portions of dead bird, stuffing, noodles, mashed potatoes and cranberry is lovely, but wouldn't you rather celebrate such a holiday with a group of strangers? Especially when those strangers have glib conversations with one another, exchanging witty... 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 →

Top Five Fridays: TV Births (Continued)

by Beal 5.  ER - Chloe gives birth to Baby Susie in "Motherhood" (May 11, 1995) A lesser TV authority would never have included this on their list. A main character's sister gives birth and it makes a Top Five list? Who does that? Well, I do, and here's why. First of all, we're talking ER... Continue Reading →

Chicago: TV! TV! Everywhere!

by Beal On the rare occasion that I do get up off my couch and venture out into the real world, it's hard for me not only to cope without the constant entertainment that the rectangle of moving colors and sounds provides, but also to see people and places outside the context of the small... Continue Reading →

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