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Homeland: Just her 19th nervous breakdown

This week on Homeland: Yvegeny goes rogue, Bill says too much, and Carrie’s seasonal hallucinatory sequence may actually give her the clarity to make a tough decision, god willing. We open with Yvegeny and “Simmy” mapping out their future…

The Americans: Four wigs and no funerals

Welcome to another week of dread, close calls, and the longest long game on television. Can Elizabeth Jennings, the hardest working spy in Spytown, keep dodging bullets forever, literally? With only six remaining episodes, we’ll know soon enough. Gone…

Homeland: Bonnieskaya and Clydeski

What happened after Saul’s team grabbed Dante, and left a terrified Frannie in her mother’s arms? Did Carrie decide she and Frannie might as well squat at Dante’s since he wasn’t going to be home for awhile, or did Carrie…

The Americans: Your country or your wife

“Dead Hand”, the perfectly scored final season premiere of The Americans begins with a montage that wordlessly (except for the lyrics) shows us everything we need to know about the state of the Jennings’s marriage. Philip has renovated the dingy…

Riverdale: The Riverdale-ian Candidate

It’s party time in Riverdale–political party time, that is. This week’s episode focuses on small town politics, in both mayoral and high school elections. But first, we pick up right where last week’s episode left off, with Betty confronting Chick…

Homeland: Who's the honey-trap?

Carrie finally goes to Saul, who helps her put the pieces together, but will she take his advice? “Species Jump”, episode 6 of the season, opens with Carrie trying to get Fannie off to school, so she can go back…

Riverdale: Blood Ties

Now that Mayor McCoy has stepped down, Riverdale needs a new mayor. A special election is coming up and the Lodges know the perfect candidate: Fred Andrews. He’s a life-long Riverdale resident, a small business owner, and got shot by…