TV Movie Review: Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

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By Josh Axelrod

Show of hands: Who here has ever read a Grumpy Cat meme in Aubrey Plaza’s voice? Just me? Fine, make me feel weird.

Plaza’s “Parks and Recreation” character April Ludgate is the human incarnation of grumpy. She revels in schadenfreude and tends to take every situation and make it dark and depressing. That type of thing gets her up in the morning. The woman is hilariously morose and has one of the best deadpan monotones I’ve ever seen.

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Homeland S4E9: “There’s Something Else Going On”

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By Josh Logue

“Homeland” in on kind of a roll. A small one so far, but still!

I’m still not sure if it’s accurate to call the “Carrie goes crazy” episode “good” exactly, but last week’s episode certainly was, and now this week too. One more and it’s an official trend.

Photo courtesy of Variety

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Legend of Korra S4E9: “I’m Gonna Poke It With A Stick”

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By Josh Axelrod

Korra is back! Or should I say, the old badass Korra has returned. It took nine episodes and more spiritual journeys than it probably should have, but Korra finally seems to be over the mental block that was holding her back from being the avatar. With Kuvira gaining power and harvesting spirit vines to create her ultimate weapon, the world has never needed Korra to be at full strength more.

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The Flash S1E7: “Power Outage”

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By Mina Haq

This week’s episode of “The Flash” was all about time, which I suppose one could contribute to the appearance of the Clock King (who was on “Arrow” a while back as well, for anyone who remembers). References were made to the past and to the future, and our characters often found themselves running out of time or caught in situations with terrible timing.

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MULANEY, S1E6: ‘Every three-legged dog has its day’

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By David Kramer

In its short run so far, I’ve learned that “Mulaney” is at its best when everyone is working together. That is, when there’s one main plotline rather than two or three branches. This episode is a great example of that.

“Mulaney,” photo courtesy http://www.tvequals.com

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