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Siblings have unexpected houseguests when their parents split up in The Millers

Multi-camera, laugh-track sitcoms have been in decline, but The Millers is one that works. Nate (Will Arnett) and Debbie (Jayma Mays) have always kept their distance from their insufferable parents (Beau Bridges, Margo Martindale), but that becomes impossible when Mom and Dad break up. >More
 Michael J. Fox pokes fun at his condition in an unconventional sitcom

Michael J. Fox is one of our most beloved sitcom stars (Family Ties, Spin City), and he's become even more so during his fight with Parkinson's disease. With The Michael J. Fox Show, he returns to sitcoms as an unconventional leading man, given the involuntary contortions of his face and body. >More
 How hockey geeks tracked down a Wisconsin Badgers game on Breaking Bad (spoilers)

When Walter White finds himself inside a dim and desolate tavern in the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad, the TV above the bar is by chance tuned to a classic late '90s Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey game. >More
 That '80s Show: The Goldbergs wallows in a decade's worth of shame and guilt

The 1980s take a beating in The Goldbergs. An adult narrator looks back on his childhood in the days when REO Speedwagon seemed profound and even middle-aged moms wore the Madonna hairdo. >More
 Andy Samberg is winningly weird in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Many of us were concerned when Andy Samberg retired from Saturday Night Live last spring. Would the comic genius get trapped in more forgettable movies like Hot Rod, then disappear? We needn't have worried. Samberg stars in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a single-camera sitcom that perfectly showcases his talent. >More
 Sons of Anarchy returns for another dose of brutality and tenderness

Season five of Sons of Anarchy ended in a blaze of betrayal and violence. Just when it seemed things couldn't get any more intense for the California motorcycle club, here comes season six. >More
 London police turn against their own in Luther

Luther features Idris Elba as the hulking London detective John Luther, whose crime-solving intensity sometimes leads to questionable tactics. Season three begins with a scary scene that made me put my hands over my eyes. I won't divulge the details so you can enjoy the terror as much as I did. >More
 Escape from Polygamy looks inside a creepy religious sect

You'd expect a TV movie called Escape from Polygamy to be a predictable docudrama. It's true that the title gives away the ending, but this Lifetime production offers plenty of surprises in its story of a teenage girl trapped among religious fundamentalists. >More
 The abominable Kirstie Alley makes a memorable villain in Baby Sellers

Baby Sellers goes inside the criminal operations that provide infants for the adoption market. The TV movie is efficiently written and directed to evoke maximum outrage. >More
 Clear History is a feature-length showcase for Larry David's masochism

All of us Curb Your Enthusiasm fans were suspicious when writer-star Larry David suspended the series to work on an HBO movie. But we needn't have worried. Clear History is like an extended episode of Curb, with even bigger and better humiliations for the Larry David stand-in. >More
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