It’s a long one this time, as Simon and Kate celebrate the return of Parks and Rec and dig into a divisive episode of Fringe. Throw in the Veep pilot and an excellent turn from Mad Men, and it’s a full week of TV. Afterwards, we welcome Ricky D from the Sound On Sight podcast to the DVD Shelf to talk about the fantastic, and short-lived, '90s teen drama classic, My So-Called Life.
It’s an eventful week of TV this episode; we have the season finale of Justified, the series finale of Eastbound & Down, the season two premiere of Eagleheart, and three pilots: Don’t Trust the B----in Apt. 23, NYC 22, and the highly acclaimed and anticipated Girls. After looking through the week, Simon and Kate spend some time spotlighting Mad Men’s “Signal 30” and then welcome Alyssa Rosenberg from Think Progress on to break down what has been a somewhat divisive season of Justified.
After some discussion, Awake is in the spotlight for the first time this week, as Simon and Kate talk through a fairly strong week of television. After going through the week’s TV, with particular focus on Justified, Fringe, and Mad Men, Derek Gladu from the Sound On Sight Doctor Who podcast comes over to the DVD Shelf to help us break down Chris Morris’ hilarious British fake news series Brass Eye.
It’s a light week this episode as Simon and Kate skip the spotlight in favor of an extended DVD Shelf. After talking through the week’s TV, with particular focus on Justified, Awake, the Spartacus finale, Mad Men, and, once again, Smash, we welcome Eric Mendoza from Sound on Sight’s Doctor Who podcast on to talk about that seminal sci-fi relaunch, Star Trek: The Next Generation.