<p>National Lampoon&#39;s Vacation</p>

National Lampoon's Vacation

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Vacation note: After these messages, we'll be right back

Unplugging for a few days before upfronts, the final "Mad Men," etc.

Hey all, just a heads-up to let you know I'll be taking the rest of this week off for a much-needed vacation and what will hopefully be a complete unplugging from the interwebs.

I wrote a handful of posts in advance that will run during my absence (several of them today, in fact), but anything I haven't already seen will be skipped, review-wise. (So tonight's "Agents of SHIELD" will be covered, since I already saw it, while "The Flash" won't, because I haven't.) We'll have a pinch-hitter covering "Game of Thrones" on Sunday night, and I've also set up a talkback post so you guys can discuss the penultimate "Mad Men," which I won't be seeing or writing about until Monday.

Play nice without me, okay?

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Review: 'Community' - 'Grifting 101': The sting?

Jeff helps the group out-hustle Greendale's shady new professor

A quick review of this week's "Community" (which you can find, as usual, on Yahoo Screen) coming up just as soon as I teach the reverse Jim Gaffigan...

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<p>Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in Grace and Frankie</p>

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in Grace and Frankie

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Firewall & Iceberg, Episode 281: 'Grace and Frankie,' 'Age of Ultron' & more

Dan and Alan also review the latest 'Mad Men' and preview the network upfronts


Happy Monday, boys and girls! Before I go on vacation, we wanted to get in a Firewall & Iceberg Podcast to discuss last night's awesome "Mad Men," preview the network upfronts, give our thoughts on both "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and its relationship with "Agents of SHIELD," and to review Netflix's "Grace and Frankie."

Also, we're two weeks away from a farewell to "Mad Men" podcast, so start sending in those questions.

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<p>Mad Men</p>

Mad Men

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Review: 'Mad Men' - 'Lost Horizon': One for the road

Don takes a detour, Joan cuts a deal, and Peggy and Roger share a drink

A review of tonight's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as I get The New York Times to print "Mein Kampf" on the front page...

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

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The 'Game of Thrones' map doesn't always match up with the story because...

Behind-the-scenes secrets of the HBO fantasy epic's main title sequence

Among the many delights of the "Game of Thrones" viewing experience is seeing which locations appear on the opening credits map in any given week. But sometimes, I wind up wondering what the logic is for certain decisions about the map, like some weeks we see locations that don't actually appear in that episode, while locales where several characters are present (and that have appeared on the map before) aren't featured.

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<p>Sophie Turner in Game of Thrones</p>

Sophie Turner in Game of Thrones

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Review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'Sons of the Harpy': Gold fingers

Jaime and Bronn arrive in Dorne, the Sparrows get violent, and Barristan tells a story

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I want my death to be boring...

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<p>Garret Dillahunt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Garret Dillahunt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Det. Dave Majors': Speakeasy rider

Garret Dillahunt plays the NYPD's best detective, while Terry gets wooed

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as we get a frozen yogurt machine operated by Pam Grier...

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<p>Avengers: Age of Ultron</p>

Avengers: Age of Ultron

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' spoiler review: The superhero sequel as epic TV story arc

Joss Whedon somehow managed to make more feel like more, rather than less, in his second and final turn

HitFix certainly doesn't lack for coverage of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," including Drew McWeeny's review and the whole staff picking the best and worst parts of the film. But as someone who's been writing about Joss Whedon's work for a long time, and as someone who's been covering "Agents of SHIELD" this season (more on that in a bit), I wanted to offer some thoughts on the movie, its place in both the Marvel filmography and Whedon's, with lots and lots of spoilers for the film (so beware), coming up just as soon as I remodel the dining room...

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Review: 'Louie' - 'Bobby's Place': I am woman?

Louie has an uncomfortable night with Pamela, then tries to cheer up his brother

A review of tonight's "Louie" coming up just as soon as my mascara is running...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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HitFix First Look: On 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Terry loves swag

Will Sgt. Jeffords leave the NYPD for a higher-paying job?

This Sunday's episode of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is one of my favorites of the second season, featuring a guest appearance by Garret Dillahunt as the NYPD's coolest detective in one story, and Terry being recruited by a private security firm in the other. It's a nice balance of a lot of things the show does best.

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