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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2019 August 11

Did you wrap up your summer?  Ready to head back to school?  The shows are, as we have a season finally and two series finales.  Alfred says the name that makes superheroes stop fighting this week in a doubt header, Preacher is reflective in Masada.  Legion wraps up his show in the final episode of his third season.  Young Justice deals with betrayals.  The Handmaid has an episode 13 of a season my source thought was only twelve episodes long.  Krypton has Supergrandad ending his season with the climactic fight with General Zod.  Elementary lets Sherlock and Joan bow out gracefully.

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2019 August 4

We had a few series finish up last week, but this week we get Preacher’s return to pick up the slack.  Alfred starts out singing bawdy drinking songs.  Preacher, fittingly, is offering thoughts and prayers while an apocalypse happens and his friends actually try to save people.  Legion starts the second to last episode for the season.  Supergrandfather has to deal with a renewed enemy attack as the Blood Moon rises.  Meanwhile, Sherlock and Joan go to a nice vacation resort at a waterfall.  Season three of She-Ra is still waiting for my kids and I to find time to sit down and watch it, as my wife and I are trying to find time without those kids to finish Another Life, so you might catch the Breakroom’s Television showing those, as well.

 

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Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2019 July 28

The Breakroom TV gives with one hand, in this case giving us Pennyworth, the story of a Bat-butler, and takes with the other, as Agents of SHIELD finish their short sixth season.  There is a confirmed seventh and final season for SHIELD, but that isn’t due anytime soon.  Meanwhile, we do get more Legion, focusing on Syd this episode, while Supergrandpa fight Zod’s army on Krypton.  On Elementary, Sherlock calls his evil dad to help him deal with evil social media, and Swamp Thing takes out some mercenaries.  Also, if you are into shows aimed at my daughter’s demographic, She-Ra’s next season is reportedly dropping, too.

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Weekend Review– Stranger Things, Season Three: Episodes 3-8

We reviewed the first two episodes of Stranger Things, Season Three, when they dropped July 4, and promised a revisiting a the entire show once everyone had the chance to see it. Alas, we’re a little late on delivery, as we’re now in the final weekend of July, but I suppose that means everyone has had a chance to watch.

It’s July of 1985, the Cold War continues, and dark things burble beneath Hawkins, Indiana.

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Comic Television Discussion – Week beginning 7 April 2019

It appears to be a slow week, with the American Gods and Legends holding down the new televised episodes, and Cloak and Dagger representing Marvel’s episodic offerings.  That’s fine, The Tick and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina are available to binge to fill out the rest of your free TV time!

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The Handmaid’s Tale Review: “After,” “Women’s Work,” “Smart Power”

The Handmaid’s Tale continues, with society under pressure in the wake of recent events. The country remains a place run by hypocrites who insist they’re acting in the name of God and national interest, who preach a pro-family message while separating children from parents, exalting men who commit sexual assault, and denouncing the supposed falseness of reports against them while spouting blatant lies and obvious propaganda.

The cracks and contradictions in this society grow more apparent, and some of its most devout citizens begin to tremble at the monster they’ve helped create.

As a bonus, we get to see a little of life beyond Gilead. We make several trips to Canada, and we begin to feel the presence of the United States of America—that is, the parts that have neither been destroyed nor become a part of Gilead.1

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Comic Television Discussion – Week beginning May 27th

The Dwindling Chapters leave us with two specials for Lucifer, (which is still canceled as far as I can find).  Otherwise, Supergirl is surprised to see that Krypton was renewed.  On the other side of the aisle, Legion…  He’s still beautiful and crazy.

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