Mulder and Scully Learn Binary Code: A Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 4 – Conduit

Recap: A poor mother is woken up from a relaxing slumber by some nuisance shaking her RV, pointing a flashlight in her window, heating up her doorknob and absconding with her daughter.  Understandably upset,  the mother, Darlene Morris runs around…

Mulder and Scully Learn About Flexibility – Retroactive Recap/Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 3 (Squeeze)

Recap An elderly, flexible, and athletic man becomes frustrated due to his liver deficiency and decides to embark on a murderous and amoral crusade against those with healthy livers, whilst showing off his athleticism by traversing through building air-ducts. Tooms,…

Mulder and Scully Learn About Airplanes – Retroactive Review of The X-Files Season 1 Episode 2 (Deep Throat)

  Recap: An Air Force pilot with really bad skin mysteriously disappears, most likely due to his colleagues' unreasonable hygienic standards.  Sympathizing with those with skin conditions, Mulder close-talks Scully into submitting to his plan of heading to Idaho. Mulder…

Mulder and Scully Learn To Be Professional – Sarcastic Recap of the X-Files S1E1 (Pilot)

Just a few days ago was the 24th anniversary of the first X-Files broadcast. I've been tinkering with starting my eight or ninth re-watch of the show and this seemed like a good enough motivation to do it. So without…

Tips on What to Bring to the Supermarket – Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 3 Review (Bit By a Dead Bee)

This is a solid, if unremarkable episode that really slows down after the breakneck tension of "Grilled".  There are a couple of things that bother me about this episode but it was a necessary step from the insanity of the…

Tips On How to Entertain Guests –Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 2 Review (Grilled)

So before I get to this review/rambling diatribe, just want to point out I am switching my format from the previous episodes.  While I enjoyed writing actual reviews, those were taking way more effort than I expected and seeing as…

Tips on How to Reconcile Differences — Breaking Bad Season 2 Episode 1 Review (Seven-Thirty-Seven)

The first season of Breaking Bad was great, but felt at times a bit rushed and lacking in finesse.  Some episodes seemed too eager to have defining moments which ended up seeming tacked on while others struggled at time with…

Tips on How to Project Confidence- Breaking Bad Season 1 Episode 7 Review (A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal)

Breaking Bad is generally excellent at setting up its various big moments and tapping the full potential of these moments.  Even in the first season, we had an entire two-episode arc about how Walt and Jessie would deal with the ramifications of…

Tips on How to Effectively End Meetings- Breaking Bad S1E06 Review (Crazy Handful of Nothin’)

If you are bored like me and reading up on Season 1 of Breaking Bad almost ten years after it aired, you will likely find that Crazy Handful of Nothin' is often cited by fans as the episode where Breaking Bad grabbed…

Tips on How to Accept Help From Others – A Breaking Bad Episode Review (Season 1 Episode 5 – Gray Matter)

Breaking Bad has a certain storyline that it promises its viewers.  We expect there to be drug dealing, tense set pieces, and morally questionable actions.  However, based on their current situations, it doesn't quite make sense for Walt and Jessie…

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