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  1. are you real?
    Wait, Who’s a Robot and Who’s Human on Westworld Again?Season three sees battle lines being drawn between synthetic beings and regular humans, so it’s time to brush up on which characters are which.
  2. overnights
    Westworld Season Finale Recap: The New WorldAs Dolores’ war against Rehoboam wraps up, the pieces are already falling into place for the next chapter of this story.
  3. overnights
    Westworld Recap: A Man With a PlanWhile Caleb grapples with some major revelations, Dolores is busy dealing with the big confrontation we’ve been waiting for all season.
  4. reality tv
    Too Hot to Handle’s Narrator Knows This Is a Ridiculous Show“I’m like, Seriously you guys, there is a bunch of cash. Just don’t touch! Read a book, take a swim. What the hell?”
  5. overnights
    Westworld Recap: Talking to YourselfThe effects of Dolores’s data release ripple out to William and Maeve, pushing us toward the showdown this season seems to be building toward.
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    Westworld Recap: Not Like Other PeopleA jam-packed episode fills in some details about the past while setting up the potential collapse of society.
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    Westworld Recap: Same Mind, Many of BodyAn eventful episode answers some big questions we’ve been pondering for weeks, while teeing up major developments to come.
  8. theories
    Who Is Westworld Hiding Inside Charlotte Hale’s Body?A close look at the six most likely candidates.
  9. overnights
    Westworld Recap: You’ll Never Know, DearA dense episode packed with questions makes at least one thing clear: Whoever is inside Charlotte Hale right now sure has a lot on their plate.
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    Westworld Recap: The Death of False HopeMuch of this episode is a construct within a construct, but it’s still a nervy episode packed with big ideas.
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    Westworld Season-Premiere Recap: Fighting the SystemThe series returns in characteristically twisty fashion, but the introduction of a compelling new protagonist helps keeps things grounded.
  12. recaps
    30 Breaking Bad Moments You’ll Definitely Need to Remember for El CaminoNeed a Breaking Bad recap ahead of Jesse’s return in El Camino? Here are the absolute essentials.
  13. overnights
    Sex Education Season-Finale Recap: The Play’s the ThingSeason two peters out in a steady stream of Characters Talking About Their Feelings, but at least we finally get to see Romeo and Juliet: The Musical.
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    Sex Education Recap: Yes All MenMaeve, Ola, Lily, Viv, and Olivia discover their one common bond with Aimee, who finally gets a chance to express her inner rage.
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    Sex Education Recap: Time to PartyOtis hosts a “gathering” that everyone involved will never forget — for all the wrong reasons.
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    Sex Education Recap: A Bad TripPerhaps the most Ola-centric episode to date also spends some quality time showing how many of our favorite characters are spending a quiet Saturday.
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    Sex Education Recap: Not Quite All the WayAt the halfway point, this season is taking shape as that most classic of narratives, a love triangle — and a pretty conventional one at that.
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    Sex Education Recap: Do Not Pass GoNow that Jean has truly embedded herself in the school, the conflict between her an Otis can play out on multiple fronts.
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    Sex Education Recap: Orange You Glad You Asked?One of Jean’s three key tools for good sex, talking plays a major role in several characters’ fates this episode.
  20. overnights
    Sex Education Season Premiere Recap: Brie Is the Sexiest CheeseWe meet back up with the horniest teens on Netflix in a strong premiere that sets up plenty of drama for the rest of the season.
  21. overnights
    For All Mankind Season Finale Recap: Everybody Wants to Rule the MoonThe season ends with a reminder that “sacrifices are part of the journey” and a post-credits glimpse of what lies ahead.
  22. watchmen
    Let’s Crack Open Watchmen’s Egg SymbolismEggs have been a key part of Watchmen’s iconography since the first episode, often in a not particularly subtle way.
  23. overnights
    Rick and Morty Recap: Snakes on a TimelineTime-traveling snakes with little laser guns may be fun, but Rick and Morty is capable of a lot more.
  24. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: Failure to LaunchA show that began with something resembling a mission statement about hope spends its penultimate chapter in a decidedly dark place.
  25. the mandalorian
    Meet the Man Beneath the Mandalorian’s ArmorBrendan Wayne — yup, John Wayne’s grandson — doubled for star Pedro Pascal on set, and was instrumental in establishing the character’s physicality.
  26. behind the scenes
    So, Who’s Really Under the Mandalorian’s Helmet?Pedro Pascal may be credited as the series’ titular helmeted star, but the character is a collaboration among multiple performers.
  27. overnights
    Rick and Morty Recap: Bros Rescue DragonsMorty makes a simple deal with Rick, which gets decidedly more complicated once a vindictive wizard enters the picture.
  28. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: Deepest SympathiesA scattered but emotionally raw episode raises questions about just where this story is heading.
  29. chat room
    Bryce Dallas Howard Screamed When She First Saw The Mandalorian’s Baby YodaThe series’ action-heavy fourth episode gave Howard the chance to direct the puppet she knows as simply “Baby,” and some pretty badass women to boot.
  30. spoilers
    How Watchmen Set Up That Big TwistThe entire season has been laying the groundwork for a major character reveal. Let’s review the hints we got along the way.
  31. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: Tightly WoundSpending three months on the moon, with no end in sight, is taking its toll on Ed, Danielle, and especially Gordo.
  32. overnights
    Rick and Morty Recap: The Perfect HeistWho doesn’t love a good heist story? Rick Sanchez, that’s who.
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    For All Mankind Recap: Top SecretA slow burn of an episode builds to a twist that brings two seemingly unrelated plot threads together in a shocking way.
  34. overnights
    Rick and Morty Recap: The True Power of Superior IntimacyRick heads off on a “solo mission,” giving Jerry an opportunity to get into trouble with Rick’s new intern.
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    For All Mankind Recap: Moonage DaydreamA last-minute change to the Apollo 15 mission lends a sense of danger to an otherwise calm and talky episode.
  36. overnights
    Rick and Morty Season-Premiere Recap: Unstoppable Science-Fiction BoyThe show returns to a thread from its earliest days for a chaotic, bleak, and characteristically self-aware season opener.
  37. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: The Glass CeilingWith the Apollo 15 launch looming and pressure from the White House mounting, several of the show’s women unveil some key secrets.
  38. quiet zone
    Mr. Robot Goes Silent, and Joins an Elite TV ClubThis week’s nearly dialogue-free episode extends a recent history of great TV shows that became their best selves by shutting up.
  39. overnights
    The Affair Series-Finale Recap: The Stories We TellA poignant, nostalgic end feels right for a show that was always about looking back, and trying to remember the best possible version of the past.
  40. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: Hunt for the All-American Girl“Nixon’s Women” plays a bit like a blend of The Right Stuff and A League of Their Own. This is not a complaint.
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    For All Mankind Recap: The Race to the BaseAs America attempts to bounce back from the ego blow that was losing the race to the moon, the vast repercussions of that event come into focus.
  42. overnights
    For All Mankind Recap: The Importance of Being FirstThe new series begins with a dark night for the men and women of NASA, and ends with a challenge.
  43. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Putting Out the FiresThe second-to-last episode ever goes back to a time before murder mysteries, secret abortions, phantom guards, and robot gardens.
  44. overnights
    The Affair Recap: A Bad-Boy ProblemAs Noah gets his Me Too moment, the women in his life grapple with their already-complicated feelings about him.
  45. el camino
    How El Camino Fits Into the Breaking Bad TimelineThe movie sequel is packed with flashbacks to previously unseen moments from the original series.
  46. overnights
    The Affair Recap: Telling on YourselfNoah is surrounded by people who are giving him good advice, and he doesn’t just ignore it, he actively rejects it.
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    The Affair Recap: Face OffNoah may be on the verge of getting canceled, while future Joanie has found a true enemy to fight.
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    The Affair Recap: The Past Is PresentAn entire installment devoted to Joanie’s visit to Montauk ends with a big realization about her mother, and perhaps some level of healing.
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    The Affair Recap: Real Tough MothersA scattered episode gives us yet another new perspective, and confirms that nothing good happens when someone on this show drives a car.
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    The Affair Recap: Whitney’s StoryFor the first time, the eldest Solloway offspring gets her own POV, and it’s crushing.
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