This Is Us

This Is Us Website This Is Us @ Wikipedia This Is Us @ IMDb It’s all about family. Brothers, sisters, children, fathers. One happy pair is expecting triples, about to burst into this world. The other pair are siblings; she’s heavily overweight and struggling with it and he’s Mister Hardbody and an actor playing a…

Graves

Graves Website Graves @ Wikipedia Graves @ IMDb Former U.S. President Richard Graves is the last great republican. His presidency has now been over for 25 years and he does the usual stuff former presidents do: Opening senior citizen centers, giving speeches and having his own presidential libraries. He’s also considered to be worst American…

The Good Place

The Good Place Website The Good Place @ Wikipedia The Good Place @ IMDb Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, Veronica Mars) just died. And now she is in a multiplayer role-playing game on one of the infinite game servers that somewhat resembles the idea of the good version of the afterlife, like the Greek Elysian Fields…

Kevin Can Wait

Kevin Can Wait Website Kevin Can Wait @ Wikipedia Kevin Can Wait @ IMDb Kevin Gable is a newly retired NYPD cop who has a typical American family and cop friends who are also retired. He plans to spend his days build a go-kart / paintball track and other fun activities. For further information, see…

StartUp

StartUp @ Wikipedia StartUp @ IMDb A drug dealer, a hacker and a banker walk into a bar. Well, they don’t actually walk into a bar. But they do meet. This show came only accidentally across my radar so my knowledge of what it’s actually going to be about is a bit sketchy. I can…

2016 TV Pilot Reviews

The new season is about to start and I intend to review the pilot episodes of those shows that – at least on paper – appeal to me. I intend to watch the following pilot episodes: StartUp (Crackle) Kevin Can Wait (CBS) The Good Place (NBC) This is Us (NBC) Designated Survivor (ABC) Speechless (ABC)…

Welcome to Sweden

Welcome to Sweden @ Wikipedia Welcome to Sweden @ IMDb Synopsis: This series is modelled after some of the experiences of Amy Poehler’s (Parks and Recreation) brother Greg. Here Bruce (Greg Poehler) is an American celebrity accountant who moves to Sweden with his girlfriend to her home country of Sweden and suddenly he is the…

Extant

Extant @ Wikipedia Extant @ IMDb Synopsis: Molly Woods has returned from a months-long mission in space. This whole trip she was alone. Yet when she returns she is pregnant. At home her son is waiting for her. Except he’s not technically her son but a synthetic being trying to behave like a real human….

The Leftovers

The Leftovers @ Wikipedia The Leftovers @ IMDb Synopsis: One day, one normal day as the normal day before it, 2% of the world’s population just suddenly disappear without a trace. Two years later. The world has changed. Some think of it as a biblical event, some have just learned to accept it and some…

Young & Hungry

Young & Hungry @ Wikipedia Young & Hungry @ IMDb Synopsis: Gabi is a food blogger who gets hired by the young tech millionaire Josh to be his personal chef. It gets really complicated when Gabi and Josh get drunk and sleep together – because Josh is engaged. Gabi has to figure out a way…