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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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    Nicole Kidman’s 15 Career Golden Globe Nominations, RankedThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association may have snubbed Eyes Wide Shut and Paddington, but at least they gave these performances their due.
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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.
  23. adaptations
    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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    The Undoing Recap: Ugly TruthsIt’s becoming more and more understandable how Jonathan conned so many people for so long.
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    The Undoing Recap: A Truth ProblemIs Jonathan the only monster here?
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    The Undoing Recap: Seriously Pissed OffGrace gets caught in a tangle of increasingly sordid revelations in an episode that churns through plot at a ridiculous pace.
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    The Undoing Premiere Recap: Profound and Existential DreadIt’s a bad sign when the potential of your husband cheating on you might be the best-case scenario, isn’t it?