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

The summer lump may not be a thing now that we are in the era of streaming, but apparently we are spending a week revisiting things the way they used to be.  Evil returns to its Evil ways with demons offering you fun suggestions.  Riverdale delves into Percival’s back story.  Westworld wants to let the old die.  Better Call Saul tries to close loose ends with the cartel.  The Orville doesn’t offer us a description, but seems to planning to redecorate.  Mystery Science Theater 3000 also revisits its roots by giving us some kaiju on kaiju fights.  If you want to go way, way back to the cavemen, Primal also returns.

[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 →)]

Evil – S03E06 – The Demon of Algorithms – A single mother enlists the team to look into the potentially demonic ways the viral app TipTop is terrorizing her family.

Riverdale – S06E20 – Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale – Archie and the gang gather intel about Percival so they can better understand where he came from and use that to their advantage. However, when their plan results in an unexpected outcome, the gang is left having to pay a terrible cost.

Westworld – S04E04 – Generation Loss – Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne?

Better Call Saul – S06E09 – Fun and Games – Gus attempts to smooth things over with the cartel while Mike ties up loose ends.

The Orville: New Horizons – S03E08 – Midnight Blue – [No Description Given]

Mystery Science Theater 3000 – S13E07 – Gamera vs. Jiger – When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo ’70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.

Primal – S2E01 – Episode 1 – [Season Premier – No Description Given]

Primal – S2E02 – Episode 2 – [No Description Given]

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  1. JD DeLuzio says:

    I still haven’t seen the current season of Westworld. ….Saul isn’t exactly our genre, but it’s one of the best things on television, and the previous episode pulled few punches.

    Gamera vs Jiger was the first Gamera movie I ever saw. I think I’d be interested in seeing its MST 3000 incarnation, all these years later.

    Holding out hope for Paper Girls, which starts on July 29.

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