Comedy

April Showers Bring... New Season Premieres!

AUTHOR: EHall
    Spring is finally here and so is a new batch of season premieres. Order DISH today or call us at 1-888-674-8668 and get HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and Starz free for 3 months. That means you’ll get to access to all of the shows below for no extra charge!   April 9: Outlander (Starz) – Season 2 Premiere

What Happened to the I.T. Crowd?

AUTHOR: mroberts
Last October, show runner Graham Linehan announced the cancellation of British geek-friendly comedy The I.T. Crowd after only four seasons (man, those Brits need to learn to milk their shows until they run themselves into the ground like we do). Although The I.T. Crowd was slated for a fifth season to start production this... Continue reading

Series Primer: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

AUTHOR: mroberts
Always been curious about a particular TV show but don't really know how best to start? Let our Series Primer show you the way! Two years ago, my then-boyfriend of five years and I were celebrating my birthday. What did he get me, you might ask? Not a necklace, not perfume, not tickets to Hawaii...he bought me the complete... Continue reading
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Johnny Galecki: Hofstadter vs. Healy

AUTHOR: mroberts
Movie stars get all the credit. They're right up there with rock stars and astronauts as far as dream jobs go. Last week I mentioned the shift of movie stars to the small screen, but what does that mean for TV stars? Are they going to get bumped down in the shuffle, or will they maintain their place in our hearts as our... Continue reading

4 of the Best TV Pets

AUTHOR: mroberts
There's this old piece of advice in the film, television, and theatrical world: never work with children or animals. Despite this, some shows just can't help but write pets into the cast. Now, we're not talking about animals that happen to be a lead character (i.e. Scooby Doo, Wishbone) but full on pets that support their... Continue reading

The Big Bang Theory: A Scientific Study

AUTHOR: mroberts
I can't say I'm the world's biggest fan of The Big Bang Theory. It's a bit surprising considering that I'm Infinity Dish's resident nerd writer, but there are a few things about it that just bug me. The is annoying and a lot of the jokes fall flat, even if I do get a joke's obscure Marvel reference or when Amy and Sheldon... Continue reading
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Five Reasons Why American Dad is Seth MacFarlane's Best TV Show

AUTHOR: mroberts
When American Dad first premiered it met with some harsh criticism from Seth MacFarlane fans who felt the show was just an uncreative rehash of Family Guy. Patriotic patriarch Stan Smith seemed like just another dumb oaf with a hot wife and weird kids'”much like Family Guy's Peter Griffin. However throughout the years,... Continue reading
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The Strained LOTR/Office Analogies Continue as Mindy Kaling Signs on for New Show

AUTHOR: mroberts
Carrying on the noble (dorky) tradition of my previous Office Breakup post, Mindy Kaling has decided to desert the Fellowship and remain in Rohan to be the wife of Eomer, the horse-lord. And by Rohan I mean Fox. And by Eomer, I of course mean a solo show in which she plays a struggling OB/GYN attempting to "balance her... Continue reading
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TV's Top 5 Sexiest Nerdettes

AUTHOR: mroberts
It's never been a better time to be a nerd. Twenty or so years ago, nerds were getting stuffed in lockers and given atomic wedges. I mean, that might still be the case now, but at least nerds nowadays can blossom into acceptable and loved socially awkward nerds.

5 Catch Phrases that Actually Worked

AUTHOR: mroberts
Yowza! And that's just the beginning! Holy moldy baloney! Don't mind me, I'm just trying