Futurama (Season 1)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 5/5

 
Pros –
1) A great satire on the modern world and consumerism.
2) John DiMaggio as Bender – the best character of this show.
3) Some of the episodes are a simple satire on current world problems while some are real philosophical.
4) Billy West as Fry – he represents our every iniquity.

 

Cons –
N/A

 

Quote –
Fry: My God, it’s the future. My parents. My co-workers. My girlfriend. I’ll never see any of them again. [pause] Yahoo!

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 5)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –
1) The fast-paced quality of the show is not declined even after 5 seasons.
2) Dropped by FOX, picked by NBC.
3) Cameos: Danny Trejo, Reginald VelJohnson

 

Cons –
1) Melissa Fumero as Amy Santiago – lost her charm

 

Quote –
“Title Of Your Sex Tape”

The Last Man on Earth (Season 3)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

 

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –
1) Changing the location to San Jose.The story was going nowhere in Malibu
2) Ep. 10 adding Kristen Wiig as the new character.
3) Radioactive fallout – adding scientific accuracy to the story.

 

Cons –
1) The current cast sucks except Will Forte.All non-comics actors

 

Quote –
Carol Pilbasian: Tandy, you can’t bring dead things back to life.
Tandy: You tell that to Jesus Christ… and his buddy, Frankenstein

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 4)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Better writing and fast-paced storylines (as always)
2) Cliffhanger finale.
3) #BlackLivesMatters in Ep – 16
4) Andre Braugher – gotta give it to him – 4 seasons and never out of character.A deadpan character in a sit-com.

 

Cons –

 

N/A

 

 

Quote –

 

 

Jake : I hope you like sharing my one grey towel.
Amy : Was it grey when you bought it?
Jake : I didn’t buy it. It was in the apartment when I moved in.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 3)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –
1) The fun continues in the precinct with interesting stories and cheesy one-liners
2) Adrian Pimento story-arc culminating the season with a “Goodfellas” ending

 

Cons –
N/A

 

 

Quote –
Terry: It’s stock, one million shares!
Jake: Oh, my God!
Terry:… Of Blockbuster Video stock.
Jake: What? Is that bad? I still have a Blockbuster card. WHAT HAPPENED TO BLOCKBUSTER?!

Get Me Roger Stone (2017)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

 

VERDICT – 2/4

 

PROS –
1) Story of one of the greatest king-maker in the modern-day USA. A must watch for a political science student.
2) The step by step timeline run up the 2016 campaign.
3) Stone’s rules

 

CONS –
1) Plane narrative. No juicy event-montage with a classic number in the background.

 

QUOTE –
“Politics is show business for ugly people.”

Wayward Pines (Season 1)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) “Truman Show” meets “Lost” in “The Twilight Zone”
2) Solid execution of a perfect sci-fi script.
3) The ensemble cast.
4) The final cliffhanger twist.
5) Absolved M. Night Shyamalan from his first major disaster: “The Village”

 

CONS–
1) Season 2 might be in progress.

 

QUOTE –
“Peter McCall: “Before I built a wall, I’d ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.” That’s Robert Frost. Which is it? Is it keeping us in? Or something else out?”