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I just finished power-watching the ten-episode Season 1 of "The Handmaid's Tale," based on the eponymous 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood (who makes a cameo in the pilot episode). Wow is ths series intense - Elisabeth Moss, Ann Dowd (and about ten other people (including Washington DC's own Samira Wiley, whom I think is going to play a big role in Season 2)) are incredible - there are more good actors working right now than ever. Don't watch the pilot unless you want to become quickly addicted!
SE1 EP1 - "The Addams Family Goes to School" I watched this episode last night - this was a disturbingly creepy comedy. Trivia: Carolyn Jones (Morticia) spent less time on the screen (six minutes) than anyone who was ever nominated for Best Supporting Actress, playing a lonely existentialist in "The Bachelor Party" (1957):
Don't worry - I'm not going to subject you to extensive reviews of "The Mothers-in-Law" any more than I would "Petticoat Junction." But I was a classic, latchkey child growing up, and The Mothers-in-Law is a show that I watched dozens of times, so I thought I'd watch the first episode as a reminiscence. I had no idea the Executive Producer was Desi Arnaz, and this must have been premiered right after the breakup of Desilu Productions (which went defunct in 1967). This aired on NBC, and I read that they aired it on Sunday evenings against "The Ed Sullivan Show," which pretty much guar