On episode 285, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Cory Barker (@corybarker) of TV.com and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk some renewal news and then take a look at the second season finales of Halt and Catch Fire and True Detective, the second season premiere of Playing House, the series premiere of Mr. Robinson and a recent episode of Mr. Robot. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following three TV news stories:
- Bravo Renews Odd Mom Out for Season 2
- FX Renews The Strain for Third Season
- Netflix Renews The Wachowskis’ Sense8
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- Halt and Catch Fire – S.2 Ep.10, “Heaven Is a Place” (Season Finale) (00:06:58)
- Mr. Robinson – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot,” & Ep.2, “Flesh for Fantasy” (00:16:29)
- Mr. Robot – S.1 Ep.7, “eps1.6_v1ew-s0urce.flv” (00:25:41)
- Playing House – S.1 Ep.1, “Hello, Old Friend,” & Ep.2, “Sleepless in Pinebrook” (00:41:42)
- True Detective – S.2 Ep.8, “Omega Station” (Season Finale) (00:50:48) – The Nic Pizzolatto orders at Starbucks post Jason mentioned.
TV Recommendations (01:08:50)
- Cory recommended Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
- Kyle recommended the Shaun the Sheep Movie – Official Site.
- Jason recommended USA Network’s Playing House – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video, DVD, Hulu, or iTunes.
Did you stick around for AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire season two? How about the second season of HBO’s True Detective? Do you enjoy USA Network’s Playing House as much as we do? Did you watch the stinker that is NBC’s Mr. Robinson? Are you as enamored with USA Network’s Mr. Robot as we are? Did you enjoy this week’s discussion and guests? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.