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    The Great British Baking Show Season Finale Recap: Bubble OverIn the end, the weirdest season in Great British history brought me to tears after all.
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Fallen StarIt’s Pâtisserie Week and it’s all just too much.
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Just DessertsThis show is at its best when it’s very, very British.
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Unleash the QuicheAs America grapples with the nature of democracy, GBBO grapples with the nature of “a theme.”
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Just Eat the Pickle, Paul!There’s nothing inherently wrong with Japanese Week as a concept, but this episode illustrates all the ways it can go bad.
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    The Great British Baking Show Was Never Going to Save UsPerhaps we’ve been asking too much of Paul Hollywood and the gang.
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Hot ChocolateThe world is mired in problems of our own making. Why must it also be that way in the tent?
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Better Off BreadEvery Bread Week is a singular event, but this Bread Week is particularly momentous.
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    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Keep Calm and Bake a CakeYes of course everything is terrible, but on the other hand, Battenberg cake!
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: The Circle of LifeGrip strength is always the problem, isn’t it?
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: The Dog DaysThe great thing about American Ninja Warrior? There are so many ways to fail.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: Maximum EfficiencyIt’s down to the crème de la ninja crème.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: Falling DownIs the Wedge possible? Something for us all to ponder.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: The Wheel of PainWelcome to Philadelphia, the final stop on this tour of our ninja nation.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: The BreakupIf you want to be a Ninja Warrior, you mustn’t forget your whimsical harem pants.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: Midwestward, Ho!It’s a rough night for race-car drivers in Indianapolis.
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    American Ninja Warrior Recap: The Pipefitter of DeathIn Atlanta, the buzzer of triumph doth buzz.
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    American Ninja Warrior Season Premiere Recap: Meet the NinjasHaven’t these people ever heard of jogging?
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    The Voice Finale Recap: And the Winner Is … We’re finally here, folks! A new era dawns!
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    The Voice Recap: Finals WeekWho will be crowned the Voice of America?
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    The Voice Recap: Justice Is ServedTonight, eight become four.
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    The Voice Recap: I’m Not GoingEveryone is so good tonight! And to think that soon, half of them will be ritually sacrificed.
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    The Voice Recap: Too Close to CallWell, wasn’t that a pleasant little variety show!
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    The Voice Recap: Say You Love MeWe have reached that point in the season where almost everyone is good, most of the time.
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    The Voice Recap: If It’s Meant to Be…What a delightfully predictable hour of television that was!
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    The Voice Recap: It’s Michelle Obama!Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are making a special guest appearance! Which of them is a bigger fan of The Voice, do you think?
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    The Voice Recap: Love RulesAlisan Porter isn’t even pretending to be surprised anymore, and I commend her for it.
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    The Voice Recap: Let’s Give It Up for PharrellThere is nothing new to say about Alisan Porter. She is fabulous as ever.
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    The Voice Recap: Crying in the RainI feel betrayed by America.
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    The Voice Recap: We’re Not in Nebraska AnymoreWe are down to the top 12, and, my fellow Americans, the power is in our hands.
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    The Voice Recap: The ReckoningDreams are made and hearts are broken.
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    The Voice Recap: I’m Still BreathingTonight is Team Pharrell and Team Adam, and honestly, it’s a rough one.
  33. The Voice Recap: The Comeback Kid(s)The theme of tonight’s episode is “terrible song choices.”
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    The Voice Recap: 85 Percent AwesomeWhy is Pharrell being so mean to Laith Al-Saadi?
  35. The Voice Recap: A Very Sexy SongThe great thing about this season of The Voice is that all the best people are the older ones.
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    The Voice Recap: Human SacrificeCan anyone beat Alisan Porter?
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    The Voice Recap: Sing Your Face OffAnother year of bittersweet battles comes to an end.
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    The Voice Recap: Songs of InnocencePatti LaBelle thinks you should enunciate more.
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    The Voice Recap: Electric FeelingsWhat a super-duper Tuesday it is!
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    The Voice Recap: Blind SidesDid Adam and Pharrell dye their hair separately, or did they do it together?
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    The Voice Recap: A Bunch of WussesIn the immortal words of Blake Shelton, “There’s a lot of blind auditions yet, sister!”
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    The Voice Recap: If It Doesn’t Work Now …We meet a bajillion blind auditioners.
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