Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 April 17

Plenty of new shows this week!  The Doctor gives us a pirate battle with the Sea Devils.  Russian Doll drops a new season (no word on if it involves anything Ukrainian,) as does Better Call Saul, but only the first two episodes.  Riverdale turns Archie into a folk hero.  The Good Doctor gets mechanical and meta.  The Blacklist finally acknowledges that Red is actually in charge.  We also get new Moon Knight, Young Justice, Picard, and Halo, but no advanced descriptions.

[All synopses (and titles) from Trakt.tv below the cut, except when there really aren’t any. (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click Continue reading →)]

Doctor Who – S00E209 –  Legend of the Sea Devils – [Easter Special – Penultimate episode] In 19th century China, a small coastal village is under threat – from both the fearsome pirate queen Madame Ching and a monstrous alien force which she unwittingly unleashes. Will the Doctor, Yaz and Dan emerge from this swashbuckling battle with the Sea Devils to save the planet?

Riverdale – S06E10 – Chapter One Hundred and Five: Folk Heroes – To get the town of Riverdale out from under Percival’s grip, Archie, Jughead and Betty devise a plan to turn Archie into a modern-day folk hero by performing a series of impossible feats. Meanwhile, Percival takes aim at Veronica, Toni and Tabitha, pitting them and their businesses against one another. Finally, after falling ill, Cheryl makes a surprising discovery about herself.

Better Call Saul – S06E01 – Wine and Roses – Nacho runs for his life. Jimmy and Kim hatch a plan. Mike questions his allegiances.

Better Call Saul – S06E02 – Carrot and Stick – Harsh realities dawn on Nacho. Gus investigates his suspicions.

The Good Doctor – S05E15 – My Way – While Doctor Andrews treats a foster kid for injuries sustained at his group home, Shaun and team look to Lea’s expertise with cars and auto repair to help a patient whose iron lung has broken. Meanwhile, the patient’s niece, a documentarian, takes an interest in Shaun.

Moon Knight – S01E04 – Episode 4 – [No Description Given]

Russian Doll – S02 – [No Description Given]

Outer Range – S01E03 – The Time – [No Description Given]

Young Justice: Phantoms – S04E19 – Episode 19 – [No Description Given]

Star Trek: Picard – S02E08 – Episode 8 – [No Description Given]

Halo – S01E05 – Episode 5 – [No Description Given]

The Blacklist – S09E17 – El Conejo – When a member of The Task Force is captured by the leader of a cartel, they turn to Red for guidance. Red investigates a seemingly impossible heist.

3 replies on “Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 April 17”

    • No, but you’re the second person to ask about it, so I added it to the BBTT. It looks like Cowboys with Sci-Fi from the very, very, very cursory glance I gave it. What do you think of it?

      • I have not watched it yet and was looking for another opinion. One description I hear that it was Yellowstone meets Twin Peaks.

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