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Boob Tube Breakdown – Doctor Who: Beware of the paper cut

Doctor Who: Series 6 “The Curse of the Black Spot” Aired: May 7, 2011 Writer: Steve Thompson Director: Jeremy Webb “If something’s going to kill you, it’s nice that it drops you a note to remind you.” – The Doctor After two back-to-back intense episodes filled with

Boob Tube Breakdown – Doctor Who: Put ’em in a body bag

Doctor Who: Series 6 “Day of the Moon” Aired: April 30, 2011 Writer: Steven Moffat Director: Toby Haynes “You want to watch that – me when I’m confident.” – The Doctor This week brought an end to Doctor Who’s two-part “American tour,” but being only the second

Boob Tube Breakdown – Justified: The best two pumps of your life

Justified: Season 2 “Reckoning” Aired: April 27, 2011 Writer: Dave Andron “You’re worried I’m going to do something rash.” – Raylan Givens This episode had all the earmarks of a classic rogue cop story. After the events of last week, we open with Raylan reeling from the

Boob Tube Breakdown – Doctor Who: The British Invasion

Doctor Who: Series 6 “The Impossible Astronaut” Aired: April 23, 2011 Writer: Steven Moffat “Let’s see if anyone tries to kill us and work backwards.” – The Doctor If you were ever wondering how to successfully create a season premiere, I really hope you were taking notes

Murphy’s Law – Boob Tube Breakdown 2010

Joel Murphy I love September. People stop asking me to go do things out in nature, which saves my pasty Irish skin from the harsh rays of the sun and allows me to sit inside with my one true love, the old boob tube. Last year saw

Murphy’s Law – Boob Tube Breakdown 2009

Joel Murphy After suffering through a bleak summer with few viable options on television, the TV Gods are smiling upon us once again. That’s right, it’s September, the magical time of year when all of the networks debut their new fall lineups. Since chances are you haven’t

Murphy’s Law – Boob Tube breakdown

Joel Murphy After suffering through a bleak summer with few viable options on television, the TV Gods are smiling upon us once again. That’s right, it’s September, the magical time of year when all of the networks debut their new fall lineups. Since chances are you haven’t