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If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/12/19

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!

Jenny’s Choice #1

I’m excited about the new Disney+ service. I signed up a couple months ago when they had a great discount. I’m not going to watch a lot on there myself aside from some of the Disney movies, but one of the new shows I’m going to be watching is Encore, starring Kristen Bell, who is an executive producer.

According to Disney+, she “brings together former castmates of a high school musical, tasking them with re-creating their original performance in a high school reunion like no other. Emotions run high as the former students face faded friendships, former flames, self-doubt, and killer choreography. Through it all, these unlikely groups of friends – with the help of Broadway’s best – just might pull off a standing-ovation-worthy performance of beloved musicals like The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Annie, and more.”

As someone who was in the drama club performances throughout school, I’m excited for this. And Kristen Bell is great, so that should add another fun layer to it all.

You can check this out now on Disney+.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/7/19

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Jenny’s Choice #1

The Unicorn is one of those shows that I forget between episodes just how much I adore it. I don’t know why. It happens occasionally with different shows. Usually one a season. Like, you can ask me midweek if I like it, and I’ll say, “Oh, it’s cute and funny and sweet.” But ask me right after, and I just gush about it. Well, consider me gushing. The cast on this show is brilliant. Walton Goggins is such a great fit here, but his friends really just work. And last week, when Wade realized his daughter Grace got the lead in the school musical simply because the teacher wanted her to feel better after her mother’s passing, it was so sweet watching him talk to Grace about it and tell her she could quit but then be so proud and nervous for her when she didn’t. She proved that she could do it and do it well, and I swear, that Seymour song was stuck in my head for DAYS. My other favorite part of that episode was Natalie trying to sneak more juice boxes than she was allowed and Wade using his parental vision to shut her down. As a parent myself, that just cracked me up. And of course, there was Michelle and Ben practically forcing Forrest and Delia to “volunteer” for the first time ever by signing them up to work the snack bar at the girls’ soccer games. Delia just went spastic as a pediatrician, having to give kids all that sugar and processed food. She even went so far as to go to Whole Foods and bring back…snacks like kale chips. Gag. LOL

On tonight’s episode, “Three Men Out,” when Wade visits a local hot spot to meet people instead of using his dating app, Forrest and Ben decide to be his “wing men.”

See how it goes with Wade’s “wing men” tonight on CBS at 8:31/7:31c.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/6/19

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!

Jenny’s Choice #1

I gotta say…I was a bit miffed at Chicago Med and how little Natalie was punished over her actions with the little boy a couple of episodes ago, when she locked herself in the exam room with him and gave him antibiotics over his parents’ adamant, visceral refusal. I mean, I didn’t agree with the parents at all, but still… As a parent myself, I’d have knocked the doctor out if she’d done that without my consent. Did it help that she was right? Sure, maybe a little bit. But what if she’d been wrong? I get how the hospital had to cover its behind by getting the paperwork pushed through to show they had the right to treat the boy, but even after she got arrested, she was only let out and got away with it because she’d been right. I’m hoping that the terrible character we’re dealing with now goes away soon, that maybe it’s still the TBI. I’d hoped that when she kicked Phillip to the curb, we’d get the Natalie we used to know and love back, not this person who is suffering from horribly, terribly bad judgment. I mean, COME ON. To get together with him in the first place, when his wife died not long before that?? Argh. But whatever. I can move on. 😉

Speaking of moving on… I like that Sharon decided to meet up with her ex-husband and at least give it a chance that she can find some peace, even if it never goes any further than that. And oh boy… Noah brought home the wannabe gang member girl. Can’t wait to see how that story goes!

On tonight’s episode, “Who Knows What Tomorrow Brings,” Dr. Charles and Dr. Halstead sink their teeth into a bloodthirsty case. Dr. Marcel and Maggie throw a traditional crawfish boil for the staff. A new relationship blossoms while another is left on rocky ground.

Find out which relationships are developing tonight on NBC at 8/7c.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/5/19

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Kyle’s Choice

Overnight last night, the dark comedy-drama The End of the F***ing World returned for its second season on Netflix. In the first season, we met 17-year-old James (Alex Lawther), who’s a bit of a psychopath. He enjoyed killing animals and decided he wants to see what killing a human was like. He set his sights on rebellious classmate Alyssa (Jessica Barden), so when she suggested they run away together, he happily agreed. They played house in a seemingly empty home, and he started to fall for her. One day the owner returned and attempted to force himself upon Alyssa. James finally got his chance to experience killing a human as he stabbed the man in the neck. The two ended up on the run, on a road trip across England, eventually ending up at the coastside mobile home belonging to the father who abandoned Alyssa. Alyssa had this idealized view of her father, but when he saw their photos on the news, he called the cops. As the first season ended, it was like a Bonnie & Clyde or Butch & Sundance-like run from the cops and the sound of a gunshot.

The first season seemed like a nice ending to a complete story, so I was surprised when the show got picked up for a second season. But this happens often to successful “limited series” – if they end up being a huge success, the story gets extended. I really enjoyed the first season and am quite curious to see how they continue this story. When is this second season set in regards to the events of last season? Did anyone die? Are James and Alyssa going to continue to be on the run? I hope this season can recapture the magic of the first.

I’ll also be watching/recording The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!, Emergence, This Is Us, The Resident, The Flash, Arrow, The Purge, and Treadstone.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 11/4/19

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!

Jenny’s Choice

I’m really enjoying Bob Hearts Abishola. Two episodes ago, Abishola started having romantic (not quite sexual, but going in that direction) dreams about Bob. Last week, she and Bob were chatting on their bench, in the snow, talking about the differences between America and Nigeria, and he asked her out to dinner in a really sweet moment. I loved how her family all dressed up before Bob picked her up. LOL The restaurant was kind of a snooty place, and when an older white couple looked askance at them for a moment, Bob made the joke that it was okay because they were from California. Abishola smirked and leaned over to tell them, “We’re also Jewish.” It made no sense really, but she got a kick out of it, and that made me laugh. Of course, then Bob tried to order steak and Abishola said no because of his heart. She shot down all of his decisions, and he ended up getting fish and spinach. It was totally something I could see an old married couple doing. LOL But then just as they were talking about doing something else instead of her going straight home, Bob’s sister called and said something weird was going on with their mother. After hearing the symptoms, Abishola said it sounded like their mom was having a stroke and to call 911. Sure enough, that’s what had happened. So the end of their date didn’t go like either of them thought it would, for sure! But even with such a serious topic, the show kept up the humor, sending Bob’s brother everywhere BUT the waiting area where Bob, Christina, and Abishola were waiting.

On tonight’s episode, “Tough Like a Laundromat Washing Machine,” Bob hires Abishola to take care of Dottie in his home while she recovers; Dottie has a hard time dealing with her limitations and takes it out on Abishola.

See how Abishola handles Dottie tonight on CBS at 8:30/7:30c.

I’ll also be watching 9-1-1, All Rise, Holiday Baking Championship, Rock the Block, Prodigal Son, & Christmas Cookie Challenge.
 
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