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    The Good Place Recap: Give It Away NowA metaphysical revelation throws the group into an existential crisis (and for one, that means making weird chili).
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    The Good Place Recap: Perfect From Now OnA playful episode skips through time before ending on a cliffhanger that could, once again, change everything.
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    The Good Place Recap: The Butterfly Shrimp EffectTrevor tries to sow discord and finds the show’s central foursome all-too-easy pickings.
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    The 40 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All TimePurple Rain, The Bodyguard, and more.
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    The Good Place Season-Premiere Recap: Return to OzSeason three kicks off by catching up with gang’s adventures back on Earth.
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    Yellowstone Recap: Happy TrailsAn up-and-down first season ends on a promising note.
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    Yellowstone Recap: All Hat, No CattleThe smaller subplots make a bigger impact than the central story line as the season enters its endgame.
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    Yellowstone Recap: Loaded for BearA bear and some imperiled tourists give the series one of its strangest episodes to date.
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    Yellowstone Recap: PolitickingPolitics take center stage as Jamie considers a run for office.
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    Yellowstone Recap: Big House BluesThe series’ first season continues its wheel-spinning with an episode in which nothing much happens.
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    Yellowstone Recap: On BrandTaylor Sheridan’s modern western hits a dull patch in an episode with some surface pleasures but little in the way of plot.
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    Yellowstone Recap: Mama TriedBeth’s backstory gets fleshed out in an episode that fills in some of the Duttons’ past history.
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    Yellowstone Recap: Boys Will Be BoysA meandering episode that confirms Yellowstone’s central question: What does it mean to be a man?
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    Yellowstone Series-Premiere Recap: In a Big CountryTaylor Sheridan’s ambitious modern Western starring Kevin Costner kicks off with a sprawling, occasionally shocking, premiere.
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    Billy Bob Thornton on Goliath and Why TV Is the New Indie FilmAnd what Hollywood always gets wrong about the South.
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    Our 7 Biggest Questions After The Good Place Season FinaleWhat happened to Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason?
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    The Good Place Season-Finale Recap: Hot Diggity Dog!In “Somewhere Else,” Michael proposes yet another afterlife innovation.
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    The Good Place Recap: The People’s CourtDo these people deserve an eternity of torture just for being selfish, vain, indecisive, and Jason?
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    The Good Place Recap: Exit Through the Gift Shop“Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent” is an action-packed and riotously funny episode.
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    Why Did The Good Place Hide Wizard of Oz References in Last Week’s Episode?The Good Place loaded up the episode with a hot-air balloon, a wicked witch, and even a bit of Dr. Oz.
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    The Good Place Recap: There Goes the Neighborhood“Best Self” is far from the flashiest Good Place episode, but it’s one of the most poignant.
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    The Good Place Recap: There Goes the Neighborhood“Best Self” is a poignant and poetic episode.
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    The Good Place Recap: Boom, RoastedNo torture in the Bad Place is as diabolical as Michael’s comedy roast.
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    The Good Place Midseason Finale Recap: Who’s the Man?Michael and Eleanor are slowly learning that it’s not easy not being mean.
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    The Good Place Recap: Damn It, JanetA well-earned spotlight on D’Arcy Carden’s terrific performance.
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    The Good Place Recap: All Aboard!Chidi, Eleanor, and Michael face off against the trolley problem.
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    The Good Place Recap: Party CrashEven in a subpar episode, Ted Danson is a joy to watch.
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    The Good Place Recap: The Better BattleWill Eleanor agree to team up with Michael?
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    The Good Place Recap: The Better BattleAfter two weeks of clever alternate realities, The Good Place settles down and scales back.
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    The Good Place Recap: The Show That Never EndsThere is no shortage of Bad Places in this week’s episode.
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    The Good Place Season-Premiere Recap: Starting Over (and Over)“Everything Is Great!” is a fiendishly clever way to blow everything up.
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    Master of None Glossary: Every Major Film Reference in Season Two, From A–ZAziz Ansari really, really likes Italian movies.
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    7 Important Questions The Good Place Season Two Needs to AnswerWho actually belongs in the Good Place? How will Eleanor find Chidi? And five more unanswered mysteries.
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    The Good Place Recap: Unhappy MediumThe Good Place introduces us to the Medium Place.
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    The Good Place Recap: Pobody’s NerfectWhat if the Good Place isn’t actually all that good?
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    The Good Place Recap: Trés Ladies“Chidi’s Choice” is an early candidate for 2017’s sweetest TV love story.
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    Kaitlin Olson on Her New Fox Sitcom, The Mick“I’m feeling the difference being on a network show versus being on cable.”
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    The 10 Best Parks and Rec Episodes About AmericaIf you’re looking for a jolt of optimism, Leslie Knope can help.
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    The Good Place Recap: Hell Is Other PeopleEleanor Shellstrop, meet Eleanor Shellstrop.
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    The Good Place Recap: The TrialWhy should people like Eleanor be “royally forkin’ forked?”
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    The Good Place Recap: Getting the BootTed Danson is utterly terrific in “The Eternal Shriek.”
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    The Good Place Recap: The One About FriendsThe tragedy of Tahani and Chidi is that they might be too good
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    Pam and Jim vs. Maddie and David: Who Is the Better Couple?Neither of these couples are perfect — though to be fair, their flaws are primarily extratextual.
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    The Good Place Recap: The Hole Truth“Category 55 Doomsday Crisis” is the best episode since the pilot.
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    The Good Place Recap: Florida Man“That’s not music … that’s EDM!”
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    The Good Place Recap: Better and Bitter“Tahani Al-Jamil” answers two burning questions about The Good Place.
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    The Good Place Series Premiere Recap: You Don’t Belong HereMichael Schur’s new afterlife sitcom is clever, funny, and pleasantly familiar.
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    Roadies Season Finale Recap: Everything Works If You Let ItLet’s celebrate what Roadies is, not what it might’ve been.
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    Roadies Recap: Willin’ to Be Movin’“The Corporate Gig” is another modest charmer.
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    Roadies Recap: Street SurvivorsThis is a genuinely special hour of television: heartfelt, wise, and more than a little risky.
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