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If We Controlled Your Remote… 3/24/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

theflash324smallLast week’s episode of The Flash was amazing—and so eventful! Mark Mardon, the brother of the pilot episode’s Weather Wizard Clyde, returned to Central City, looking to get revenge on those responsible for his brother’s death. Meanwhile, Barry and Linda inadvertently went on an awkward double-date with Eddie and Iris—and there was a lot of flirting between Barry and Iris, which wasn’t lost on Eddie or Linda. Back at the lab, Cisco confronted Doctor Wells about his connection to the Reverse Flash, and in true supervillain fashion, he told Cisco EVERYTHING—that his real name is Eobard Thawne, that he is the Reverse Flash, and that he is from the future and had traveled back in time to try to kill Barry but accidentally murdered Barry’s mother instead. After his long speech, Wells killed Cisco. Elsewhere, Barry was running extremely fast to try to stop the tsunami created by Mark and inadvertently broke the space-time continuum and ended up in the past, reliving that same day.

When Cisco was killed in last week’s episode, I was surprised but only worried for a few seconds. At the beginning of the episode, when there was a scene with someone comically spilling a drink all over themselves, I suspected we might be getting a Groundhog Day-style episode, and that was a cue for us and Barry to remember. However, Barry doesn’t know the truth about Wells or what he’s about to do to Cisco—so will he change enough things in his do-over of the day to cause those events to never happen? Or is Cisco just predestined to confront Wells and die? Now that Barry has discovered that he can travel through time, what will he do with that power? And if Wells’s plan was to kill Barry, why is he keeping him around—what is his ultimate goal?

On tonight’s episode, “Rogue Time,” the Flash learns that Captain Cold and Heat Wave have returned to Central City, and that Snart has brought along his sister Lisa to help wreak havoc on the town.

Find out what happens in Central City tonight on The CW at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Fresh Off the Boat, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Forever, Undateable, One Big Happy, The Mindy Project, iZombie, Justified, Cougar Town, and Face Off.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 3/18/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

empire318smallTonight, the first season of Fox’s odds-defying ratings juggernaut Empire comes to a close with a special 2-hour finale. Last week we saw more evidence of how Lucious’s image has always been the top priority in his life. When Andre was diagnosed with bipolar disease in college, his father’s solution was for him to just will it away and not tell anyone about his weakness.

Back in the present, Lucious tried to pay off Camilla to leave his much-younger-than-her son Hakeem, and when she refused, he had her escorted off the premises and let Hakeem believe she took his bribe. Meanwhile, Olivia returned with her abusive boyfriend Reg in tow, and when Jamal confronted him about the violence, Reg pulled a gun. During the chaos, Lucious revealed that Lola was actually HIS daughter and that he paid Olivia to marry Jamal. The standoff came to an end when Malcolm shot and killed Reg. Afterwards, the now-safe Olivia took Lola with her and left for good. And Lucious proposed to Cookie, who said no, realizing Lucious was just scared of ending up alone.

Cookie said no?! Lucious announcing he had an illegitimate child with his daughter-in-law didn’t win her over?! After all this time of wanting to get back together with Lucious, Cookie finally realized she can do better—and already seems to have some chemistry with Malcolm. Is this really the end of Cookie and Lucious, or is this back-and-forth going to go on forever? This show loves dropping huge bombshells at the end of each episode, so I can’t wait to see what they leave us with at the end of tonight’s season finale!

On tonight’s finale, “Die But Once/Who I Am,” Lucious has a secret that’s about to change everything as he and Jamal seem on their way to forming a music-centered relationship. Meanwhile, Hakeem decides to flirt with the enemy; at the same time, he’s trying to figure out what’s the best move for his career; and Cookie cooks up a plan to get herself back on top.

See how the season ends on tonight’s 2-hour season finale on FOX at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Survivor, Arrow, Supernatural, Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy, The Americans, Man Seeking Woman, Broadchurch, and Workaholics.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 3/13/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

kotn2015smallTonight, the third season of King of the Nerds comes to an end and a new King (or Queen) will sit atop the Throne of Games. Last week, the six remaining nerds were put into alien cocoons and had to answer general nerd trivia questions and got shot in the face with “acid” when they got a question wrong. The game was a double-elimination, and the last nerd standing got immunity from the Nerd-Off. However, in a twist that wasn’t revealed until after-the-fact, one of the two contestants who eliminated from the trivia first would go home immediately. As a result, Amanda was sent home and Ben got the immunity—and the choice of one of the Nerd-Off contestants.

In the throne room, Ben announced that he would be sending Raychelle, and the others voted to send Lily. The two girls played a giant game of Pocket Nerds (aka Stratego), and it looked like Raychelle was going to win, until she accidentally moved the wrong piece. This left the door open for Lily to make a Hail Mary run for her opponent’s flag, causing Raychelle to be sent home.

So the final four are Ben, Jonathan, Kaitlin, and Lily. Out of that group, the only person I don’t want to win is Lily, and I would prefer that Jonathan or Kaitlin win over Ben. I think Jonathan has done a good job at plotting and planning his way to the end, and Kaitlin—who came off as obnoxious and arrogant in the premiere—has really grown on me. Overall, it’s been another really fun season, and it’s sad to see it come to an end, but I’m looking forward to seeing what lies in store for tonight’s final challenges.

On tonight’s episode, “The Nerdtastic Finale,” the winning nerd is crowned in the Season 3 finale, which comes complete with a witty monster and a gauntlet of geeky tests and schemes.

See who comes out on top tonight on TBS at 9/8c.

I’ll also be watching/recording The Amazing Race, Cristela, Glee, 12 Monkeys, and Helix.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 3/3/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Megan’s Choice

hellskitchen33smallIt’s time for another season of Hell’s Kitchen, and even though this show is in its 14th season, I can’t get enough. I love cooking competition shows, but no matter how many new ones come out, this one is still at the top of my list because of the crazy antics that get brought out with all the chefs. The group of chefs this season appears to be quite the smorgasbord, but it is definitely going to be a hot season with drama, because this bunch looks feisty. I’m going to start a count of how many times someone messes up scallops in the season premiere.

On tonight’s episode, “18 Chefs Compete,” Chef Ramsay asks 18 new contestants to present their signature dishes in front of an audience, and the winning team earns a night with William Shatner; one team gets kicked out of the kitchen during the first dinner service.

To see how this group of 18 handles the heat in Ramsay’s kitchen, tune in to FOX at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching The Voice, Fresh Off the Boat, Pretty Little Liars, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Mindy Project, Chopped, Chicago Fire, and Gangland Undercover.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 2/27/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Megan’s Choice

hawaiifiveo227smallI’ve really been impressed with the stories on Hawaii Five-0 this season, and I continue to be amazed at the character growth weekly. Last week’s episode was an incredible nail biter, while we watched McGarrett and the team track down an arsonist with the help of a suspended ATF Special Agent Kathy Millwood (Melina Kanakaredes, CSI: NY), whose husband was killed by the arsonist. They managed to track him down to a hotel, but he took Agent Millwood hostage and planned on burning them down together in the hotel room. I was actually a little concerned we were going to have to watch yet another burn victim scene in this episode, but thankfully Steve saved the day and got to Kathy before the gas she was doused with was lit, turning her into a human torch. The subplot of this episode was really good with Danny and Amber going away for the weekend, but little did Amber know her abusive ex-husband, Frank, was on the island looking for her. Turned out that Frank was sent to jail for almost killing Amber, whose real name is actually Melissa. No matter what you call her, she was not looking to see him again. Unfortunately for Danny, who didn’t know anything about Frank, the man tracked them to the cottage and he knocked Danny out in the kitchen. When Danny came around, he saw Frank holding a knife to Amber. Always the hero, Danny jumped into motion, and while he saved Amber, he got stabbed himself. My favorite part came when Amber was leaving to drive Danny to the hospital and Frank jumped in front of the car. Amber hit him and then proceeded to run him over—karma at its finest, if you ask me. In the end, Danny survived, Amber told him everything, and of course Steve rushed to the hospital to check up on his partner. I’m really looking forward to where this season is headed, but wherever it is, you can be sure it’s going to be fantastic.

On tonight’s episode, “Kuka’awale (Stakeout),” McGarrett and Danny work on their relationship while they stakeout a woman’s apartment after she escapes following a diamond robbery. Max Weinberg, Cloris Leachman, Charlie Saxton, Jon Lovitz, & Jessica Lowndes guest star, and Daniel Dae Kim makes his directorial debut.

To see how this bromance couple works on their relationship, tune in to CBS at 9/8c.

I’ll also be watching The Amazing Race, 12 Monkeys, and Glee.
 
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