Episode 341

The Equalizer Racks Up The "Fine"s


February 10th, 2021

1 hr 41 mins 43 secs

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About this Episode

Fametracker's own Adam Sternbergh (oh, also the New York Times's but whatever)(hee) is back to discuss The Equalizer, the perfectly acceptable re-imagining of the '80s classic. Whom on the panel did the new verzh win over with casting coups, origami tradecraft, and similarities to Leverage and Blindspot? Who called it the three-camera sitcom of cop shows? And is anyone setting their DVR to watch more of it? We went Around The Dial with Framing Britney Spears, Married At First Sight, GBBO, Big Family Cooking Showdown, and Crime Scene: The Vanishing At The Cecil Hotel before finding ways to Defund The Police Shows in an Extra Credit from Francoise. Succession tried to ascend to the Canon throne; comedy both won AND lost; and we may have flunked out of electoral college during Game Time. Settle down in front of your only-on-TV massive monitor bank for an all-new Extra Hot Great!

Show Topics

  • The Equalizer
  • ATD: The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears
  • ATD: Married At First Sight
  • ATD: Big Family Cooking Showdown
  • ATD: Crime Scene: The Vanishing At The Cecil Hotel
  • Extra Credit: Defund The Police Shows
  • The Canon: Succession S02.E04: Safe Room
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Hail To The Chiefs

Show Notes


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