Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 May 8

Happy Mother’s Day, to all mother’s and ‘muthas’ out there.  This week, The bots watch Beyond Atlantis on MST3k.  Riverdale makes the cast rewatch the show. Better Call Saul has business explode for Jimmy.  Lea takes center state on The Good Doctor.  Naomi finishes her season with a two-parter.  The Flash and team throw themselves into their work.  Star Trek: Strange New Worlds bucks tradition and gives us a description, warning us of aliens interfering with the diversion of a comet.  Halo shows who sides with who.  The Blacklist reveals their big bad and takes the villains to new heights.

[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 →)]

Mystery Science Theater 3000 – S13E03 – Beyond Atlantis – In the theater, the crew watches as a team of jewel thieves discover a mysterious island and the bug-eyed civilization living there, in “Beyond Atlantis” (1973). Meanwhile, a new test subject is trapped in the Simulator of Love with an animatronic Tom and Crow.

Riverdale – S06E13 – Chapter One Hundred and Eight: Ex-Libris – The next steps of Percival’s plan catch Archie, Betty, Jughead, Veronica, Cheryl and Reggie off guard and forces them to face their past trauma.

Better Call Saul – S06E05 – Black and Blue – While business booms for Jimmy, the vise tightens on the cat-and-mouse game between Gus and Lalo.

The Good Doctor – S05E17 – The Lea Show – [Penultimate episode] Sophie takes Lea out for a day full of luxurious wedding planning. And after a near fatal oversight, Dr. Lim senses an underlying issue is behind nurse Villanueva’s unprofessional behavior.

Naomi – S01E12 – Ready or Not (1) – After having visions from her brief time on Earth-29, Naomi seeks the advice of her protectors – Dee, Zumbado, Greg, Jen and Akira – but no one can agree on a plan…and Naomi feels sidelined in decisions about her own future.

Naomi – S01E13 – Who Am I? (2) – [Season Finale] Naomi must make a decision to protect those she loves most, but in the end, Naomi needs those closest to her to battle a powerful being that has been hunting her since birth. And while everyone has an opinion about what Naomi’s future should be, her greatest power will manifest only when she stops believing everything she once thought to be true…and chooses her own destiny.

The Flash – S08E14 – Funeral for a Friend – Team Flash uses the distraction of a bank robbing Meta to detract from the grief of losing someone they love.

Young Justice: Phantoms – S04E22 – Episode 22 – [No Description Given]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – S01E02 – Children of the Comet – An ancient alien relic thwarts the Enterprise crew from re-routing a comet on track to strike an inhabited planet.

Halo – S01E08 – Allegiance – [Penultimate Episode – No Description Given]

The Blacklist – S09E20 – TBA – In an effort to reveal his true enemy, Red turns to the Task Force to help ground a flying fortress bank.