Sunday, February 21, 2010

TV on the Internet, Episode 31: Things we hate about shows we love

Todd and Libby are joined by Zack Handlen of The AV Club and Daniel T. Walters of the Pacific Northwest Inlander this week to discuss things they hate about shows they love, inspired by Todd's borderline psychotic antipathy for Dwight Schrute on The Office. (OK, it's not that bad, but close.) They discuss things they hate about The Office, 30 Rock, Lost, Big Love, Burn Notice, Community, Mad Men and Breaking Bad, and then Zack and Daniel stick around for talk about last week's brand new episodes of Big Love and Lost.

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TV on the Internet, Episode 31: Things we hate about shows we love

Here's a direct link to the episode.

Time codes follow. There are MAJOR SPOILERS for a variety of shows, so you may want to skip over a segment if you haven't watched the shows discussed therein.


00:00.00-00:02.45 Introductions and music from Los Campesinos
00:02.46-00:58.04 Things we hate about shows we love, including mild spoilers for all of the shows listed above.
00:58.05-01:17.13 Thoughts on last week's Big Love and Lost.
01:17.14-01:25.01 The classic TV on DVD pick, the wrap-up and more from Los Campesinos (and maybe an outtake).

This Week's Music:

Romance Is BoringLos Campesinos!
"There Are Listed Buildings" (mp3)
from "Romance Is Boring"
(Arts & Crafts)

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Clips are from The Office (episode: deleted scene from "Hot Girl," script by Mindy Kaling), Lost (episode: "A Tale of Two Cities," script by J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof from a story by Lindelof), Burn Notice (episode: "Enemies Closer," script by Jason Tracey), Mad Men (episode: "Red in the Face," script by Bridget Bedard), Big Love (episode: "Under One Roof," script by Coleman Herbert) and The Simpsons (episode: "Marge vs. the Monorail," script by Conan O'Brien).


(We'll post 'em as you make 'em.)

Photo: Rainn Wilson plays Dwight Schrute on The Office. (courtesy: NBC)


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WJ Collins said...

Great Show. Expecting some commentary on the 2.23.2010 Craig Ferguson, which I thought was balls-out gorgeous television.

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Concerned Fan said...

yo this is one of my favorite new podcasts, but i hope i'm not late to the scene a la Arrested Development! And more selfishly, got an 8-hr drive coming up that NPR shows alone cannot satisfy!

Todd said...

A new episode is going up tomorrow night, Concerned Fan.

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