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    Escape at Dannemora Premiere Recap: Prose and ConsThe first chapter of director Ben Stiller’s dramatization of the real-life escape sets the scene at a prison that’s been running on autopilot.
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    Poldark Finale Recap: Vial MiseryWhat a difference two decades and countless pensive gazings at the sea make for the inhabitants of Cornwall.
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Welcome to Camp DixonAn episode light on zombie chaos gives us a better look at Camp Dixon, but ends up offering more questions than answers.
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    My Brilliant Friend Premiere Recap: The Sounds of ViolenceThe Elena Ferrante HBO adaptation kicks off with a tightly packed episode establishing the contours of Lila and Elena’s loud, crowded lives.
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    Ray Donovan Recap: Don’t Talk About Fight ClubTerry finally gets an arc and Ray and Smitty bond over violence in a hyperactive but satisfying episode.
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    Outlander Recap: Taking the New World by StormBrianna and Roger circa 1970 return to rain on the gloriousness that is Jamie and Claire holding each other and looking at nature.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Steve Carell Mocks Jeff Bezos and TrumpAnd The Office star teases a potential revival with his former Dunder Mifflin coworkers.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: The Narco-SaintA Don Neto sidebar is the high point of an episode that otherwise struggles to balance plot machinations with character development.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: Everything’s Coming Up GallardoAn imbalanced episode that diverges a bit from the main plot nonetheless contains one of this season’s best scenes.
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    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Recap: Road To NowhereAn episode centered on a grab-baggy “road trip” theme marks time by throwing characters in new combinations, to no real end.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: PabloEscobar returns in an episode that situates this season within the greater Narcos universe.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: Nava Gonna Give You UpTo get Rafa out of a jam, Gallardo takes on a mission for Nava that knocks him down — but he gets back up again.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: TroubleshootingThe season breaks into a sprint as Kiki realizes the magnitude of his mission and Gallardo eyes the top of the ladder.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: This Town Ain’t Big EnoughKiki stumbles and Gallardo ascends in an episode that scrambles to get every moving piece into place.
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    Murphy Brown Recap: Dial ‘M’ For MurphyIt’s Murphy’s cynicism versus Corky’s idealism when an old friend’s recovery from a coma rekindles suspicions of attempted murder.
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    How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Love and MurderThe 24 hours leading up to and through Oliver and Connor’s wedding include two big but low-impact revelations.
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    Grey’s Anatomy Recap: In the Air TonightA windstorm rolls through Seattle and brings with it some ill-timed revelations and a variety of unusual impalements.
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    The Big Bang Theory Recap: Blindsided By ScienceShamy’s partnership faces its biggest challenge yet when their dream of a world-changing science discovery dies.
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    Narcos: Mexico Recap: Climbing the LadderA new strain of the Netflix series takes root in Guadalajara, at the dawn of an empire.
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    The Romanoffs Recap: Baby BluesA queasy excursion to a Russian orphanage, anchored by excellent performances from Kathryn Hahn and Jay R. Ferguson, makes for a season highlight.
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    Jersey Shore Family Vacation Recap: Single Ronnie Rides AgainRonnie goes in for an ill-advised second helping of French fries, to everyone else’s horror/delight.
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    The Good Place Recap: True NorthThe arrival of a pivotal character marks a standout episode that also features one of the most entertaining sequences of the entire series.
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    South Park Recap: Son of ManBearPigAn excellent two-part reckoning culminates in a glorious staging of the climate-change debate as a clash of the titans.
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    American Horror Story: Apocalypse Finale Recap: The End Justifies the MeanIt’s the Antichrist’s blood-soaked last stand as the season comes to a close in peak AHS fashion.
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    The Real Housewives of Dallas Recap: Schnapps, Lies, and VideotapeIs LeeAnne pretending to be zen or actually succeeding at being zen?
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Old Battle-AxesA hatchet-throwing party and an Easter Sunday celebration prove to be equally ideal venues for working out aggressions.
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    Riverdale Recap: O Archie, Where Art Thou?The gang rallies together for a not-unridiculous human heist to free the Red Paladin — er, Archie.
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    The Conners Recap: Dan the Man With No PlanThe Roseanne-less spinoff has its first major stumble as it treads backwards to clumsily address Dan’s grief.
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    This Is Us Recap: Road TrippingA series of field trips takes us on a tour of emotionally devastating moments past and present.
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    Below Deck Recap: Eat, Drink, and Be WaryCaroline’s complaints threaten Adrian’s carefully cultivated vibe — and his food — while Captain Lee has one of his best-ever outbursts.
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    Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood Reunion Recap: Screen TimeA sweaty clamor for screen time characterizes a weird reunion filled with people being removed from the stage.
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    The Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: Enema of the StateThere are two very different groups of women on this show right now.
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    90 Day Fiancé Recap: An Elaborate RuseEric’s attempts to hide his financial reality from Leida and her family are getting increasingly desperate.
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    You Finale Recap: Crazy Ex-BoyfriendOn its way to what feels like an inevitable conclusion, You revealed itself to be as toxic as the masculinity it purports to be taking down.
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    Doctor Who Recap: Treading on Your Own HistoryThe TARDIS travels through history once again to deliver an episode that’s exceptional on just about every level.
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    The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Miami HeatAs Nene is occupied with a comedy show and the Swagalicious opening, Porsha steps in to fill the drama void.
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    Camping Recap: The Omelet Jam Has Been CancelledA few days into the camping trip, everyone is reaching their boiling point — including Kathryn.
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    Kidding Finale Recap: I Am ListeningAs Kidding wraps its first season, Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time is done for the foreseeable future, but most of the series’ tumult is still in play.
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Grave New WorldThere are some major developments among the survivors in an episode that highlights how much things have changed in the AG (After Grimes) era.
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    Ray Donovan Recap: N.Y. State of MindRay is back in action, Daryll learns a hard lesson, and Mickey’s on a mission, in a solid episode that gets the entire crew to New York City.
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    Outlander Recap: The Spark to Light the FuseJaime and Claire’s arrival at River Run puts them face-to-face with the horrors of slavery — and in a no-win situation.
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    Saturday Night Live Recap: Liev Schreiber Has a Case of the GigglesEven the Ray Donovan star is “a little surprised” to be hosting.
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    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Recap: I Have (No) FriendsFaced with a major friendship shake-up, Rebecca responds with quiet grace and maturity — haha, just kidding, she obviously freaks out.
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    How To Get Away With Murder Recap: Governor BasicAnnalise’s time with the Fair Defense Project comes to an unsatisfying, confusing conclusion.
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    Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Nursing Your WoundsGrey Sloan’s nurse curse continues, Webber cashes in his chip, and everyone’s crying, in the best episode of the season so far.
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    The Big Bang Theory Recap: Look Who’s Not TalkingAs Raj and Anu prepare to have sex for the first time, Raj’s selective mutism makes a not wholly unwelcome return.
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    The Romanoffs Recap: Mexican StandoffA functionally small story about a Mexican muckraking reporter leads to an odd coda that doesn’t quite earn its surreal weirdness.
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    Murphy Brown Recap: Nighttime Is the Right TimeWith this light, smart, cameo-filled episode, the Murphy Brown revival finally becomes the show we all wanted it to be.
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    Jersey Shore Family Vacation Recap: Nuclear FusionA dark-horse contender for this week’s Spiral Squad champion has emerged. Hit it, Angeliners!
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    The Good Place Recap: If You Choose Not to Decide …Just as the show seems to be edging further backward into familiar territory, it makes a welcome leap forward into the unpredictable.
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