Science fiction is a widely read and respected genre, ok?! And the show is excelling at embodying some of those sci-fi tropes you know and hopefully love. As the known universe gets spaghettified, this show becomes a meta commentary on the comic book genre. Catch up on this discussion of Marvel’s Loki for the Easter Eggs you missed, eerie character parallels, and more! And remember, it’s not about the why.
This episode is a cry for help from the writer’s room. This episode reveals that the non-linear storytelling was more of a crutch than anything else. However, the emotional beats within this episode reach a depth hitherto never seen on The Walking Dead. As we gear up for the finale, we’re holding out hope that this could actually stick the landing (in TWD terms of course).
This episode makes the Star Wars canon better. We get to see more of Ahsoka’s backstory and her trials as a young Padawan. As you probably know, Anakin was made for a problematic Jedi Master. See how that dynamic influences Ahsoka in the present time in a showdown that brings Star Wars back to form.
Day’s actions are attracting attention from Dawn and Dusk. Hari and Salvor are making moves. Can they figure out what the signal means? With the exciting potential of having David Goyer stop by on the pod, you can check out Goyer’s Reddit thread here.
Eventually you’ll get what you want, and we know you want more Timothy Olyphant. How high would the moral stakes have to be for the audience to be ok with Raylan outright attacking Clement? See which predictions came true and find out what the Chicken Fat song has to do with it all.
Now what if I told you that this episode of Star Trek is the straight up comedy version of “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”? Would you believe me? Spock is dealing with his emotional side, Kirk serves up some great jokes, and several crew members learn to appreciate their relationships. Listen in to hear about all this and A.Ron’s shout-out in this episode of Baldly Go!
It’s a chaotic family reunion to rival all chaotic family reunions. Between the enablers, pacifiers, and people who just can’t be normal, you might have flashbacks to that one traumatic Thanksgiving years ago. And when it becomes too much to bear (ha), the show will give you a break. Put your phone down for this watch, you’ll get so much more.
Do you know how many times Jesse calls Walt by his first name? You can count the number of times on one hand, so when he does, it is a big deal. Join Courtney and Pete as they take a deeper look at all the things that break in S02E05 “Breakage.” Hank, like his home-brewed Schraederbrau, threatens to explode and things come to a breaking point with Walt and Skyler.
Did your theories get downvoted on Reddit? Well, bring them here! Was Travis about to join the Purple People cult? Can Yellowjackets be deciphered with a basic knowledge of Jungian archetypes? Who is the ‘friend’ Javi refers to? Check out this deep dive into Yellowjackets theory crafting.
Randy gets dragged back into the mess. Callie lies to the cops. And Lottie mines Nat’s mind for the answer to Travis’ note. Back in the woods, Javi isn’t speaking (annoying) and Lottie’s influence on the group grows. It’s hard to tell if the rituals have an actual effect. And the burning question, what will happen to this wilderness baby?