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I am `Lex from #HorizonLabs and #DrunkPete "fame". I am a Marvel fanboy, and am a big enough geek that my kids are named after a famous literary bird, a verse-traveling space hooker, and the first lady of Star Trek/computer AI. Feel free to drop me a line if you're curious about anything else, or check out my Mastodon instance.

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.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 July 10

The summer break seems to have caught up to us, as we are down to only six shows, and Ms. Marvel is going to be ending this week.  Evil switches from demons to angels during a court battle.  Riverdale taps Sabrina Spellman again.  Westworld is going to dig their old haunts.  Better Call Saul shows Jimmy and Kim’s what they have done.  The Orville, much like the show itself, comes back from a grave.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 July 3

The Table is down to only six this week, and descriptions are down to two.  That is only if the short existential poetry of this week’s Westworld a description can be counted as a discription.  Before that Evil takes their show on the road.  Ms. Marvel gives us her fifth episode, and The Orville gives us “Twice in a lifetime” which one could guess is a title for a time-loop episode.  The Boys and Strange New Worlds both end their seasons this week, as well.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 June 26

It’s been busy so I haven’t had much time to get into the breakroom to catch up, but some of this week’s entries are really catching my eye.  First, we get the cast of Evil facing off against a Demon of Sex1.  Riverdale also faces off with the biblical, but it doesn’t sound nearly as much fun.  Westworld returns, however it isn’t giving us any clue what we’ll be getting.  Superman and Lois show the power of the press as the world is ending.  Ms. Marvel doesn’t give us a description or even a title.  The Flash finishes his season in the second half of a fatal finale.  The Orville doubles their Moclan children.  The Boys take a candle to bed.  Star Trek: Strange New Worlds quotes Tolkien at us.  Then, to wrap up the week, Stranger Things wraps up it’s fourth season with two more episodes.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 June 19

Happy Father’s Day to all the Bureaucrat dads and those filling that role!

This week, our first show gives us the Evil of Memes.  Superman and Lois take part in a bizarre war of the worlds.    The Umbrella Academy returns for a third season, which gives us the Sparrow Academy’s story.  Ms. Marvel and Kenobi have episodes before The Flash starts its season finale, finale explaining the Time Sickness.  The Orville gets caught in the rain.  The Boys have a ‘Herogasm’. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds visits a pagan afterlife.  On Mystery Science Theater 3000 bots watch Demon Squad.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 June 12

We are in a post-description era for shows, as of the nine shows that are dropping this week, only two are giving us a description, though we are getting a few titles that might help.  We start with a return of Evil for their third season, where they encounter a Demon of Death.  Riverdale does clue us in that they are going to hold a serial killer convention to catch a serial killer.  The crew of The Orville face a morality paradox and the Boys take a last look on their world of lies (based on their titles.)  Miraculous Ladybug starts season five, Ms. Marvel and Obi-Wan, and Strange New Worlds each have their new episodes, but without any descriptions.  This is understandable because either you’re watching the show even if it were a forty minute test pattern, or you don’t care.  The Flash is happy to tell us what’s going on, as The Flash begins working with the new speedster and Cecile levels up.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 June 5

This week we have a new premier of Marvel’s Ms. Marvel.  Disney has given the character a bit of a glow up, so it seems my hopes of a direct comic translation were a bit of a stretch.  If you prefer the Default Classics, Superman & Lois disagree and that makes them lose.  The Flash leaves the lights off, where he might find The Orville who is also exploring the shadows.  Obi-Wan Kenobi doesn’t give us a description, joining The Boys, Young Justice, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds that way.  Finally, if you have hang out with the bots, Mystery Science Theater 3000 watches Doctor Mordrid.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 May 29

We have a strange new list as the previous seasons shows are disappearing and we’re joined by some new one.  Did you finish Stranger Things?  I didn’t yet.  I did catch Strange New Worlds, just in time for pon farr and a throwback episode.  Riverdale considers a labor union.  Superman and Lois pick up with their big reveal.  Obi-Wan gives us a third episode and The Boys show up with three episodes, but no descriptions.  The Orville returns to New Horizons with an androids dream episode.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 May 22

Riverdale continues to be as unlike the classic Archie comics as possible.  Better Call Saul shows Jimmy and Kim learning what happens with plans.  The Flash features Old Man Barry.  The Enterprise faces a malevolent force in Strange New Worlds, (I would say ‘again’, but this is a prequel.)  Mystery Science Theatre 3000 watches a bad sequel.  The Blacklist ends its season as they attempt to apprehend The Plague.If this isn’t the sort of television you are a looking for, you are probably on the wrong site, but there are also some Stranger Things to take in.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2022 May 15

We slow down a bit this week, but this week gives us the third season of Love Death + Robots.  If kid-unfriendly cartoons aren’t your thing, Riverdale sees Archie trying to build up a tolerance to Iocane powder palladium.  Jim and Kim need a knowledgeable contact, I guess they Better Call Saul.  Shaun, the Good Doctor, and Lea come to some big decisions.  The Flash brings XS back to the show to investigate The Still Force.  Strange New Worlds hits the Enterprise gets hit with a contagion, leaving Number One to face some secrets.  Halo finishes its season.  The Blacklist also starts to end its season, giving us the first half of a two-parter.

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