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The OC S04 E05 – Shut up and give me Pancakes

by Annie July 19, 2016 Season 4
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Ahhhh! I am so excited to be recapping this episode because it introduces my favourite OC character EVER. I’m so excited.

SO EXCITED. Okay. Let’s get to it.

We open at Casa Cohen, Ryan is trying to battle his insomnia by watching Bollywood films. Seth joins him, and whines a bit, but then promises to stay up with him in solidarity. Cue montage of Seth sleeping on the couch next to Ryan while he stays up all night. Kirsten find Seth asleep on the couch the next morning and wakes him up.

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Dawson’s Creek S04 E06 – This is a terrible idea.

by Kirsti July 15, 2016 Dawson's Creek
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Capeside High library. Andie tells Jen that she knows applying for college is overwhelming, and suggests she start by looking at schools in New York, seeing as she lived there before and has been talking about going back. Jen’s all “I’ve been saying WHAT?” Yeah, turns out Drue’s been spreading rumours again. Asshole.

“‘According to him’ would be the key phrase. He’s the Dark Prince of Revisionist History…” Jen snaps. Best. Jack rushes in, totally out of breath. Andie asks what’s going on and he totally downplays it, being all “Oh, you got something in post. Totally not a big deal.

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Pretty Little Liars S05 E12 – Thanksgiving murder

by Marines July 14, 2016 Pretty Little Liars
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It’s Thanksgiving Day and Aria, Hanna and Emily are sadly standing outside of a house. There are police cars everywhere and some police tape is blocking off the entrance to the house. Ezra is there too, but I try to ignore him as much as possible.

Jessica: A good piece of advice for all of us.

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Game of Thrones S06 E09 – It’s basically Woodstock.

by DemocracyDiva July 13, 2016 Game of Thrones
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Ladies and gentlemen, you could’ve been anywhere in the world tonight, but you’re here with us in Winterfell. Are you ready for a BastardBowl?

Catherine: Get hype! We’re probably gonna be in tears before this is over. 

Diva: We’re probably gonna be in tears before this starts.

The previouslies remind us that the battle for Winterfell is imminent, Shireen Baratheon loved the toy stag that Davos gave her (see – I’m already crying!), the Greyjoys are en route to Meereen, and the slavers are trying to blow up Dany’s pyramid just as she deboards her dragon.

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Dawson’s Creek S04 E05 – It’s Always All About Sex

by Chelsea July 8, 2016 Dawson's Creek

Hello, Snarkers of the internet. I am so, so happy to be revisiting my absolute favorite show of the 90’s. My love for Joshua Jackson runs, to this day, as deep as it  ever has. As does my hatred of Katie Holmes’ acting abilities.

Kirsti: Shocker that the rest of the main quartet are now famous for their acting abilities while she’s famous for having been married to a lunatic.

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The OC S04 E04 – Suck it, Starlord

by Reem July 7, 2016 Season 4
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Hello! I am so very excited and honored to be writing for Snark Squad! Seriously thank you, Mari for letting me do this. And now I am so sorry for the endless parade of stupid you’re all about to read. Blame it on my youth y’all! Also blame it on the fact that I have never seen the OC ever in my life. When the OC was in its prime, I was still singing along happily to Hannah Montana. (M: That makes me feel a wee bit old, in that strange, almost 30 kind of way…)(R: You’re not old! I’m young!) On with the recap!

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Supernatural S05 E22 – I’m your density!

by Kirsti July 6, 2016 Season 5
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CARRY ON MY WAYWARD SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!!! (S: THERE’LL BE PEACE WHEN YOU ARE DOOONE.)

That’s right, friends. It’s the final episode of the season, and that means it’s time for the previouslies to take us right back to the beginning and remind us of all the major plot points from the past five seasons that may prove relevant here. But mostly it means a full minute of jamming to Kansas because I have not so secretly terrible taste in music.

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Game of Thrones S06 E08 – Milk toast

by DemocracyDiva July 5, 2016 Game of Thrones
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The previouslies show Tommen agreeing to be in the Cult Miltant, Cersei telling Jaime that he doesn’t need to stick around because she’s gonna have a trial by combat and she’s already got a FrankenMountain for that, The Blackfish sassing Jaime, Sexy Septon getting killed and the Hound getting angry, and Arya getting stabbed a bunch.

Credits take us through King’s Landing, Riverrun (woooo!), Winterfaux, Braavos and Meereen.

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Game of Thrones S06 E07 – Long Live Princess Bearboss

by DemocracyDiva July 2, 2016 Game of Thrones
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Thanks for your patience, Snark Nation! Mari is traveling around the world, recruiting soldiers for the Great War to come, so Catherine and I are going to finish this season up on our own and probably hold each other while we sob. Right? Right.

Catherine: It’s so likely that I’m upgrading it from a probably to a definitely. Get ready to emotionally suffer! 

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Supernatural S05 E21 – O Death (we love your intro scene so much!)

by Samantha June 16, 2016 Season 5
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So we open in Iowa, at a fancy old person home hospital thing. Freaking Pestilence walks into an old lady’s room. I dunno you guys, I had somehow convinced myself that all of the Pestilence stuff would be finished in the last episode and that I wouldn’t have to recap him again. I was wrong. He sits down on the old lady’s bed and acts all Good Doctor-y.

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Doctor Who S04 E10 – Knock, knock.

by Kirsti June 15, 2016 Doctor Who
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You guys, I’m really excited to be recapping this episode for one simple reason – this is the first episode of Doctor Who that I ever saw. I’d had friends telling me for years and years that I’d love it, that I had to watch it, that it was amazing. And I’d always been pretty meh about it. But one Saturday night in 2010, I was home alone in Canberra and had nothing to do (because I’m cool like that), and when ABC News finished, Doctor Who started. And I was still pretty meh about it, but was too lazy to get up and put a DVD on, so I watched it. Conveniently, this is one of those episodes like Blink that requires no prior knowledge of the show, so it was basically the perfect starting point.

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Doctor Who S04 E09 – Everybody lives (again)!

by Marines June 6, 2016 Doctor Who
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We recap part one in the previouslies and then head straight to DOO WEE OOH.

After the opening credits, we pick up right where we left off, with Swarm in a Suit chasing our gang, cornering them in a dark hallway. River stands back and blasts a way out for them.

Little Girl is sitting on her couch and the chase sequence is playing out on her TV. She tells her father that the library is on TV, and he reminds her that the library is all in her imagination.

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Game of Thrones S06 E06 – Any Stark in a storm.

by Catherine June 5, 2016 Game of Thrones
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Previouslies: we’re reminded that Dany walked through fire to impress the Dothraki, Sam and Gilly are on their way to Hornhill and we’re also shown a shot of Rob and Cat standing together. In case you have any feels left after last week that still needed destroying. Lastly we’re shown Hodor sacrificing himself. Again. THANKS SHOW.

Credits take us through Kings landing, Winterfaux, The Wall, Braavos, Vaes Dothrak and Meereen. So basically everywhere ever.

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The OC S04 E03 – Crazy Eyebrow Man to the Rescue!

by Katie June 4, 2016 Season 4
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Orange County is pretty! That’s how we open before settling in on the Cohen home, where Kirsten exposits that Ryan hasn’t spoken to them in days. Sandy says he’s not worried about Ryan not talking to the two of them, but he is concerned that Ryan’s still ignoring Seth.

Meanwhile, Ryan’s on the phone with Julie, who’s pouting about Sandy and Kirsten uninviting her from Thanksgiving. Kirsten and Sandy are discussing this as well, and Sandy says sending their kids on a murder mission knocks you off the guest list.

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Supergirl S01 E14 – Chained to this show.

by Marines June 3, 2016 Season 1
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Wow, we are really dragging our heels here. Why do we have such crappy luck with superhero shows?

Catherine: It may not be us. It may, in fact, be the networks.

Mari: That makes me feel better.

We start at the Super Pad. Kara and Alex are hanging out, but Kara just wants to go to bed. (S: CBS did not get permission to use my life. Rude.) She has to face Cat in the morning, after having dumped her son and missed work a ton. Plus, Kara says that she misses that aunt that was trying to murder her face off, Astra.

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