Tag Archives: Nora Dunn

“I Have Russian Nesting Doll…”

[Contains “Giggle Dirt” and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of New Girl (2016) had the potential to be the show’s strongest to date, with the Schmidt-and-Cece-Wedding arc providing a solid structural spine and a fertile new source of stories and jokes… … Continue reading

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Girl, Resumed

[Contains child-labour chain-gangs and SPOILERS!!!] Fox’s announcement that the upcoming season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine would crossover with New Girl inspired me to revisit the latter sitcom, which I’d dropped from my rotation shortly after the godawful “Girl Fight” fudge-up of … Continue reading

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“What’s Shakin’, Yenta?”

To celebrate the start of the festive season, I decided to re-watch The Hebrew Hammer (2003), a seasonal “Jewsploitation” comedy starring Adam Goldberg as the eponymous private detective, who’s hired to save Hanukkah after Santa’s despotic son ‘Damien’ (Andy Dick) … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 6: Save Your Own Ass, Sir!

[Contains big piles of manure… also, SPOILERS!!!] Fight the Future was a refreshingly illuminating info-dump for viewers of The X Files, as far as the show’s shadowy “myth-arc” conspiracy was concerned, so fans can be forgiven for expecting that narrative … Continue reading

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Upsy-Daisy 2: Waking The Pies

[Contains chocolate-cake-eschewing SPOILERS!!!] Last week I picked up some awesome bargains while scrounging around the charity shops… chief among them being the second season boxset of Pushing Daisies for just five English pounds! Hurrah! The only downside to this find, … Continue reading

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