Sunday, November 4, 2018

Casual 4.01

Carrie

Years have passed since the end of season 3. This episode seems to be mostly about catching up, which isn't unusual for a season opener, and setting the scene for the final 7 episodes.

Valerie is having weird dreams. She doesn't seem to be in a relationship. She's anxious about something.

Alex has shaved his beard. He and Rae have a child now, Carrie. They are all living together but Alex and Rae are dating other people. It's a little weird. Alex can't seem to enjoy himself. Alex decides to assemble an earthquake survival kit. At the end of the episode he is angry at Rae for bringing her boyfriend home with her.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Night of the Comet (1984)

Starring Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran, Kelli Maroney
Directed by Thom Eberhardt

Reggie wakes up the night after Halley's comet returns and discovers that almost everybody in town is dead, vaporized by the comet. The ones who didn't die have been turned to zombies or eaten by the zombies. Reggie heads for home where she finds just Samantha, her sister. Sam is completely unaware of what happened until Reggie shows her.

They argue about what to do but then they hear a voice on the radio. The sisters go to the radio station. There they meet Hector, a truck driver who was passing through the area. There is no DJ at the radio station. It was just a recording. Samantha messes with the broadcasting equipment and is heard by a group of scientists in a bunker.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Luke Cage 2.06

The Basement

Luke and Piranha run from the club. The Jamaicans are hot on their trail. They evade their pursuers but the Jamaicans find them. Piranha's leg gets injured when Luke throws him from one building to another. The Jamaicans catch up to them again. Luke gets his hands on their squad leader. He tries to scare him but the man isn't afraid. Luke and Pirahna take off and hide out in an old movie theater, the Uptown.

Misty is at the police station. Mariah has been brought in after the debacle at the new health center. The heads on the poles in the health center have been identified. One was Coackroach. Misty was getting to plant evidence in his apartment when she found his headless body. She wants to interrogate Mariah but Captain Ridenhour won't let her. Misty overhears a conversation between Captain Ridenhour and Mariah and learns that they went to high school together. He even has a pet name for her.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Fall Guy 1.10

Licensed to Kill (Part 2)

Colt meets up with Howie at the Temple of the Rising Sun. Howie has brought Ryker with him. Ryker was shot and is in bad shape. He tells Colt that he needs to contact Agent Bradshaw of the FBI. Colt suggests that Bradshaw might be the one leaking information to Salem. Ryker insists that Bradshaw is clean and that it is Lieutenant Commander Carlson who has been working for Salem.

Friday, October 26, 2018

GLOW 2.10

Every Potato Has a Receipt

I have no idea what the title refers to. Maybe I should watch it again?

This is it. This is the season finale. It is not a short episode. There's a fair amount of wrestling. The women even get to wrestle some men..

Star Wars: Clone Wars 3.13

Monster

Count Dooku turns to the nightsisters for a replacement for Asajj Ventress. He doesn't know that Ventress is still alive or that the nightsisters are helping her in her quest for revenge, since Dooku left her to die.

Ventress travels to the far side of Dathomir. She selects several men from the same race as Darth Maul. She tests them, killing them one by one until there are just two. They are brothers. She selects the stronger of the two. The nightsisters work their magic on him. They make him bigger and stronger. Ventress tests his loyalty and her control over him by commanding him to kill his brother, which he does.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Phil Silvers Show 1.02

The Empty Store

Bilko is broke. He has to cook up a scheme to win back the money he lost to the other sergeants. He is locked out of playing poker with them until he has some cash. He rents an empty store near Fort Baxter. He doesn't fill it with anything. The other sergeants get curious. They know he is up to something. They want in on the store venture.

Bilko doesn't seem to have any plans for the store but that doesn't dissuade the other sergeants from insisting that they be able to buy their way into the store. In the end he sells each of them a third of the store, which leaves them with an empty store.