Monthly Archives: May 2011

Modern Family Recap – Birthday Blowout

It’s the last finale of the season for me, folks! And the honor goes to Modern Family’s season two closing episode, “The One That Got Away.” I actually thought last week’s graduation ceremony was stronger and funnier, but this episode … Continue reading

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Glee Recap – Start spreading the news

…they want to be a part of it, New York, New York! Yes, it was finally time for Nationals after two seasons of Glee. Despite this episode being extremely predictable (I mean, come on, if they won Nationals this year … Continue reading

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The Office Recap – Searching for Godot

In Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, two men occupy themselves while waiting in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. They discuss, argue, sing, joke, play endlessly—not quite knowing who exactly they are expecting to arrive or when this event will … Continue reading

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Modern Family Recap – See You Next Fall

Lots of people took a fall tonight on Modern Family’s penultimate episode of the season, “See You Next Fall.” And once again, this family is at its best when everyone comes to together for special occasions. You know, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Glee Recap – Pure Imagination

Tonight’s Glee episode, simply titled “Funeral” was simply moving. This is a good example of an episode that didn’t overstretch us with guest stars and stunts and zany antics to the point of over-stimulation. Instead, it focused its emotional energies … Continue reading

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90210 Recap – To the Future!

It was no ‘Donna Martin graduates,’ but the West Bev class of 2011 (ack! 2011!) still gave us a memorable graduation…and wedding ceremony. In tonight’s 90210 season finale, the gang toasted “To the Future!” with a confession, a stripper, an … Continue reading

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How I Met Your Mother Recap – Back to the Future

And thus ends a stellar season of HIMYM. Season six was truly a creative resurgence for this show and its characters, offering us some of its funniest episodes to date—Natural History, Blitzgiving, Glitter—and its most poignant moments, from Marshall’s dad … Continue reading

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The Office Recap – Not Blown Away

Well, that was…weird. I am not sure what to make of The Office anymore. This entire season has been lackluster, yet the final few episodes leading up to Michael’s departure really hit some strong notes. Now we are scraping the … Continue reading

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Modern Family Recap – Cop Out

To cop out means to avoid taking responsibility for an action. In tonight’s Modern Family episode, called “Good Cop Bad Dog,” each branch of the family dealt with their own storylines centered on the trouble we all sometimes have in … Continue reading

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Glee Recap – Dancing Queen

It is a busy prom week in TV land. 90210 had its creepy future-themed prom last night, and tonight I was treated to Glee’s episode, “Prom Queen.” Dates were selected, dresses were analyzed (by Kurt/Joan Rivers) and songs were selected—it … Continue reading

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