Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2023 January 1

Happy New Year!  Get your year started out with some wholesome nurses from Call the Midwife, and we enter their 1968 and the racial tensions included that year.  His Dark Materials tries to fix their Subtle Knife.  The Bad Batch also returns for a second season.  Doom Patrol gives us a sixth episode, without a clue as to its details.  My Hero Academia returns for some infernal travel.

[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 →)]

Call the Midwife – S12E01 – Episode 1 – 1968. Racial tensions cast a shadow over Poplar, and the sisters welcome a new recruit. It is April 1968 and change is coming to Nonnatus House. The sisters intend to make a good impression on new recruit Sister Veronica. It’s clear she is no shrinking violet and will ruffle a few feathers. Racial tensions cast a shadow over Poplar following Enoch Powell’s incendiary ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech. Nancy and Trixie team up to support terminally ill patient, and Fred is saddened to receive an official letter confirming the disbandment of the Civil Defence Corps.

His Dark Materials – S03E03 – The Intention Craft – Lyra and Will seek help from Iorek to fix the Subtle Knife before reaching an agreement to go to the Land of the Dead together. Mrs Coulter goes on trial in Asriel’s republic.

The Bad Batch – S02E01 – Episode 1 – [Season Premier – No Description Given]

The Bad Batch – S02E02 – Episode 2 – [No Description Given]

Doom Patrol – S04E06 – Episode 6 – [No Description Given]

My Hero Academia – S06E14 – Hellish Hell – [No Description Given]