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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Season-Finale Recap: Everyday HeroIn terms of sheer audacity, “Fixed” should be commended. In terms of characterization, well …
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: Make It WorkWhat’s harder, the waiting or the pretending?
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: Asking for MessyIs Allison shedding off layers to reveal her true self, or is she transforming into someone else?
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: What Normal People DoWhile Allison is bounding forward, Patty is sinking back.
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: Escape GroomKudos to this show for knowing its enemy so well, but spending this much time with Kevin is thoroughly unpleasant.
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: Mutually Assured DestructionWith things out in the open between them, Allison and Patty can begin to move very slightly toward something like friendship.
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Recap: The Nicest DreamWe don’t yet know Allison well enough to say how likely she is to follow through on this new plan, though she certainly seems committed to the setup.
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    Kevin Can F**k Himself Series-Premiere Recap: Someone Has to Be ResponsibleAllison McRoberts’s days of self-pity and acquiescence are over.
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    Gangs of London Season-Finale Recap: Pawns Can’t Be KingsLike father, like son.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Pick a SideThe feasibility of the Wallaces winning back London seems increasingly out of reach.
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    Mare of Easttown Series-Finale Recap: A Way to Live With ItMare could never have left this alone. It’s not in her nature.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Some Old Man’s FantasyEverything between these two families is out in the open now, and it’s unclear how either comes back from the schism caused by Finn’s betrayal.
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    Mare of Easttown Recap: A ProtectorWith Erin’s story as the central remaining question, the penultimate episode purposefully lays down clues that point in disparate directions.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Rules About KillingA comparatively slower episode feels like a direct rejection of the Wallaces’ belief that any of this was personal.
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    Mare of Easttown Recap: Jump In TogetherJust when Mare and Colin were starting to finally click as an investigative partnership …
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    Mare of Easttown Recap: Life of the PartyMare may be chastened, but she’s not about to stop pushing her boulder up that mountain.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Cement and GlassThe Wallaces are under attack, and “Episode 4” brings the threat home.
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    Mare of Easttown Recap: Hero DetectiveAn episode packed with twists, turns, backstory reveals, and plot progression reveals just how far Mare will go to avoid losing another child.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Rival InterestsHow deep does Lale’s desire for vengeance go? What else will she be willing to do?
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    Mare of Easttown Recap: Not Ruling Anything OutA bleak episode doesn’t so much peel away the layers of Easttown’s dysfunction as it shoves them directly in Mare’s face.
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    Gangs of London Recap: Kill or Be KilledWe’re seeing the cracks in Sean’s rule already.
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    Mare of Easttown Premiere Recap: Being the HeroOur introduction to detective Mare Sheehan and her struggling hometown sets the table with tragedies past and present, and hints at even more to come.
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    Gangs of London Recap: A Peaceful SolutionIs traveler leader Kinney Edwards the most ruthless person on this show? Very possibly!
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    Gangs of London Premiere Recap: The Old UltraviolenceFrom its visceral opening action sequence to its closing one, this premiere makes clear exactly what kind of series Gangs of London will be.
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    Freaks and Geeks Walks Into Splintered SunlightThe series ends bittersweetly, with most of its characters stepping tentatively, then confidently, forward into who they want to be.
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    Freaks and Geeks Throws McKinley High’s Social Rhythms Into DisarrayPenultimate episode “The Little Things” uses Vice-President Bush’s school visit as the catalyst for multiple stories about moving beyond expectations.
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    Freaks and Geeks Delivers Its Best Worst Cringe MomentWith Sam and Nick, “Smooching and Mooching” gives us a tale of two Nice Guys.
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    Freaks and Geeks Gives Daniel and Neal New Outlets for Their Anger“Noshing and Moshing” spotlights a new freak/geek pairing defined by their shared familial frustration, and their very different responses to it.
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    Freaks and Geeks Nudges Bill Haverchuck Out of His Comfort ZoneSo much about Bill snaps into focus just by spending a little time with him at home.
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    Freaks and Geeks Survives a Bad Trip“Chokin’ and Tokin’” explores many different kinds of vulnerability, for teens and parents both.
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    Freaks and Geeks Finally Gives Neal Schweiber His Spotlight“The Garage Door” gives the geeks a heartbreaking lesson in the difference between a Cool Dad and a Good Dad.
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    Freaks and Geeks Sends Lindsay Into RetreatLinda Cardellini does some of her best work as Lindsay considers a return to being the person she was before she met the freaks.
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    Freaks and Geeks Tests Its Grown-UpsIn “The Diary,” both the Weir parents and Mr. Fredericks are asked to look beyond their own biases when it comes to high-school stereotypes.
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    An Unlikely School Spirit Overtakes Freaks and GeeksSome high-school experiences are so universal that they transcend labels and transcend cliques.
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    Freaks and Geeks’ Relationship Status? It’s Complicated.How long can Lindsay keep daring herself to keep up appearances just to prove other people wrong?
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    Freaks and Geeks Explores the Limitations of Self-TransformationThe freaks can’t force growing up. The geeks can’t force a new friendship. And Harold and Jean can’t force their kids to hang out with them.
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    Freaks and Geeks Presents the Agony and the Ecstasy of Nick Andopolis“I’m With the Band” challenges Lindsay’s “dreams can come true” worldview in the most excruciating manner possible.
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    Freaks and Geeks Finally Stretches Daniel’s Charm to Its Breaking PointIn “Tests and Breasts,” we once again see the extent to which the freaks and Lindsay don’t really understand each other.
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    Freaks and Geeks Unleashes Kim Kelly’s Ferocity and Fragility“Kim Kelly Is My Friend” turns a character who could have been just an abrasive foil for Lindsay and Sam into something much more complex.
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    Freaks and Geeks’ Most Devastating Moment Arrives on HalloweenUp until now, Lindsay and Sam haven’t understood each other, but they also haven’t hurt each other. That changes in “Tricks and Treats.”
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    A Sobering Freaks and Geeks PartyIn “Beers and Weirs,” a house party illuminates the struggle between who Lindsay is and who she wants to be.
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    Freaks and Geeks Begins By Asking: What If You Could Be Someone Else?Our look back at the classic high school series begins with a pilot episode establishing the clique labels that will dissolve as the show progresses.
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    Is Save the Last Dance Worth Rewatching?For the cursed audition scene? No. For the underappreciated performances from Kerry Washington and Bianca Lawson? Yes.
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    Sorry to This Man Who Is Not Chris Pine in Wonder Woman 1984We need to talk about Handsome Guy.
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    A Brief Appreciation of the Incest Gnocchi in The Godfather: Part IIIFood is a serious component of the Corleone saga — which is what makes the sexification of these little pasta pillows all the more unexpected.
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    The Undoing Took All the Wrong Cues From Big Little LiesTaken together, the two David E. Kelley series demonstrate the limitations — and diminishing returns — of copying one’s own success.
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    The Undoing Finale Recap: Lose YourselfIn the end, none of this was really ever about Elena Alves — it was about a much more everyday kind of evil.
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    The Undoing Recap: Not Feeling ItThe Undoing heads to court, and Haley shows why she’s worth however many hundreds of dollars she charges per hour.
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