3.5

Girls 2.08- "It's Back"

 2.08- "It's Back"Before sharing my review, I feel compelled to present my gut reaction to this episode, which was to pen the lyrics to a Girls theme song that I can only hear in my...
4.0

Girls 2.07- "Video Games"

 2.07- "Video Games"This week on Girls, it’s back to the business of making a comedy show about young people. Hannah and Jessa’s trip upstate is a breeze for the most part,...
4.0

The Americans 1.04- "In Control"

 1.04- "In Control"Sometimes the most unnerving reaction to a crisis is total calm. Mass panic can lead to disastrous effects and often worsen the situation, but at least the frightened...
3.5

Girls 2.06- "Boys" Review

 So I was trying to figure out the song that played over the closing credits of tonight’s episode of Girls when I noticed that the writing credit went to someone named Murray Miller. Since I...
3.0

The Americans 1.03- "Gregory" Review

 It’s fair to say that I’ve been speculating about The Americans rather than reviewing it for these first two episodes, which I think has been the right approach. The first two episodes of...
3.5

Girls 2.04- "It'a Shame About Ray"

 Episode 2.04- "It's a Shame About Ray"Well, then. It took all of one week for my theory about Lena Dunham’s complicity in the obnoxiousness of her show to be tested in the most...