<p>Peter Dinklage in Game of Thrones.</p>

Peter Dinklage in Game of Thrones.

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 235: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' & 'Louie' finales

Dan and Alan also review 'Rectify' season 2 and some underwhelming new shows

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Happy Wednesday, boys and girls! We weren't able to do a video show this week, and given what an eventful week it was — with finales of three different great series, plus a bunch of notable debuts, plus our ongoing "Friday Night Lights" season 2 rewatch — we wound up recording what may well be the longest Firewall & Iceberg Podcast ever. Buckle up for spoilers, many references to "Fargo" wedding rings, even more discussion of rape and rape(ish) scenes on television, and Dan actually being sympathetic to poor baby Gracie Belle for what may be the first time in history.

The rundown: 

"Rectify"(00:01:20 - 00:12:30)
"Almost Royal" (00:12:45 - 00:19:20)
"Musketeers" (00:19:20 - 00:25:49)
"The Last Ship" (00:25:50 - 00:37:10)
"Game of Thrones" (00:37:30 - 01:13:10)
"Louie" (01:13:20 - 01:39:15)
"Fargo" (01:39:20 - 02:06:50)
"Friday Night Lights" (02:06:55 - 02:24:00)
 
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<p>Fargo</p>

Fargo

Credit: FX

'Fargo' creator Noah Hawley talks season 1

'I'm going to think about' the idea of another Coen brothers-inspired story

"Fargo" concluded its first (and possibly only) season last night. I reviewed the finale here, and I spoke with the show's creator, Noah Hawley, about some of the big developments in the finale, and the possibility of future "Fargo" adventures, coming up just as soon as I go into space despite being afraid of spiders...

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<p>Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black</p>

Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black

Credit: BBC America

If I Had An Emmy Ballot 2014: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Will this be the year voters finally become aware that Tatiana Maslany exists?

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences released this year's Emmy ballots last week. Now that the ballots are out, it's time for our annual two-pronged experiment, in which Dan tries to predict the likeliest nominees in each major category, while I pretend that I'm an actually TV Academy member and pick the six nominees that would make me the happiest.

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<p>Fargo</p>

Fargo

Credit: FX

Season finale review: 'Fargo' - 'Morton's Fork'

Malvo wreaks havoc, Lester tries to escape, and the story concludes

A review of the "Fargo" finale coming up just as soon as I get my air rifle...

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<p>Louie</p>

Louie

Credit: FX

Season finale review: 'Louie' - 'Pamela Part 2 & 3'

Louie pursues Pamela, but is this the way the season should be ending?

A review of the "Louie" season finale coming up just as soon I'm a mailbox on two tree stumps with a melon on top...

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<p>24</p>

24

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Review: '24: Live Another Day' - '6:00 PM - 7:00 PM'

Jack and President Heller visit Wembley Stadium, while Kate practices medicine

A quick review of tonight's "24: Live Another Day" coming up just as soon as I don't have an ideal work situation right now...

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<p>Annet Mahendru in &quot;The Americans.&quot;</p>

Annet Mahendru in "The Americans."

Credit: FX

If I Had An Emmy Ballot 2014: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

A great year for the women of 'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones' and more

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences released this year's Emmy ballots on Monday. Now that the ballots are out, it's time for our annual two-pronged experiment, in which Dan tries to predict the likeliest nominees in each major category, while I pretend that I'm an actually TV Academy member and pick the six nominees that would make me the happiest.

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

Season finale review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'The Children'

Jon Snow meets with Mance, the Hound has a rough outing and Tyrion and Tywin have a chat

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I do a poor job hobbling the horses...

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<p>Enlisted</p>

Enlisted

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Enlisted' - 'Army Men'

Randy and Pete compete over Jill, and Derrick tries to impress Erin

A quick review of tonight's "Enlisted" coming up just as soon as I convince an old Jewish couple I'm their grandson Jeffrey...

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<p>Boardwalk Empire</p>

Boardwalk Empire

Credit: HBO

If I Had An Emmy Ballot 2014: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

In an ideal world, three pairs of co-stars would duke it out at the actual Emmys

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences released this year's Emmy ballots on Monday. Now that the ballots are out, it's time for our annual two-pronged experiment, in which Dan tries to predict the likeliest nominees in each major category, while I pretend that I'm an actually TV Academy member and pick the six nominees that would make me the happiest.

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