Episode 395

Should You Stick Around For The Endgame?

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February 23rd, 2022

1 hr 26 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

Two Cents Plus Tax co-host Krystal Farmer came by to talk about The Endgame, an overstuffed and underwhelming procedural that tries to do too much and is assembled from the spare parts of too many early-aughts shows. Why do networks still make shows like this? Do we need The Endgame if we still (seriously!) have The Blacklist? And how is Fedorova writing on the sticky side of Post-Its? We fared better going Around The Dial with Severance, a Married At First Sight update, Creamerie, Inventing Anna, Inside The Mind Of A Con Artist, 9-1-1: Lone Star, and Reacher, and gave TV characters (and hosts) some drugs for Extra Credit. Listener Michael hoped we'd visit Cougar Town with a Canon election before Dickens won, Erika Jayne lost (...again), and we answered the door to a hell of a season-clinching Game Time. No need to blackmail the Homeland Secretary -- an all-new Extra Hot Great is all yours.

Show Topics

  • The Endgame
  • ATD: Severance
  • ATD: Married At First Sight
  • ATD: Creamerie
  • ATD: Inventing Anna
  • ATD: Inside The Mind Of A Con Artist
  • ATD: 9-1-1: Lone Star
  • ATD: Reacher
  • The Canon: Cougar Town S03.E05: A One Story Town
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Knock-Knock

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