<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'AC/DC': Falling down

Jake gets injured on the job, while Holt and Rosa reluctantly have dinner together

A review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon I've lost the right to pee...

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<p>Mad Men</p>

Mad Men

Credit: AMC

Firewall & Iceberg, Episode 279: 'Happyish,' 'Americans,' 'Grey's Anatomy' & more

Dan and Alan also review the latest 'Mad Men'


Happy Friday, boys and girls! Due to Dan's recent travels, we had to hold the new Firewall & Iceberg Podcast until the end of the week, which allowed us to discuss recent doings on "Grey's Anatomy" in addition to a review of "Happyish" and more spoiler discussion about "Mad Men" and "The Americans" finale.

Next week should be very mailbag-heavy, so if you have questions, now is the time to ask 'em.

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<p>Grey&#39;s Anatomy</p>

Grey's Anatomy

Credit: ABC

'Grey's Anatomy' still has it after all these years when it comes to goodbyes

Shonda Rhimes returned to write an unapologetically melodramatic script

A few thoughts on last night's momentous "Grey's Anatomy" coming up just as soon as the second chair cello boy doesn't count...

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Credit: FX

Review: 'Louie' - 'Cop Story': Lenny's got a gun?

Michael Rapaport plays a cop who takes Louie on a night he won't forget

A review of tonight's "Louie" coming up just as soon as I assume that you're Welsh...

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Credit: Showtime

Review: Showtime's 'Happyish' will leave you feeling anything but

Comedy lives on after star Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, but it's a collection of annoying cliches

A fresh perspective can be a a tremendous boon to creating a television show, or it can be an enormous handicap. If you're new to this, you may not see the form the same way all the veterans do, and you may wind up telling stories in an entirely new way. Or you may find yourself repeating things that many before you have tried because you don't know what's a cliche and what isn't.

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

'The Americans' producers on season 3: 'It may be that our sense of bad is changing'

Breaking down what the finale did to Martha, Paige, Philip and more with Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg

FX's "The Americans" just completed a third season (here's my finale review) that was as emotionally rich as the series has ever been, but that at times to my mind suffered from an over-abundance of problems for its KGB protagonists to deal with. When I got on the phone with showrunners Joel Field and Joe Weisberg, we talked about where they left things involving Paige, Martha, Stan, Nina, and, of course, Philip and Elizabeth, about why they don't feel there's too much going on, how much longer they see their story going, and a lot more.

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

How 'The Americans' is TV's best drama — even when it's messy

Some flaws in the finale, but emotional dynamite overall

"The Americans" just concluded its third season. I have an interview with producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, and my review of the finale is coming up just as soon as I put your toys back where I found them...

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Credit: CW

Review: 'iZombie' - 'Virtual Reality Bites': Mmm... forbidden doughnut

Liv eats the brains of a hacker troll, Major plays sleuth, and Blaine has a delivery problem

A quick review of last night's "iZombie," along with thoughts on the season to date, coming up just as soon as I drive you into the sea and hear the lamentations of your women...

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<p>Inside Amy Schumer</p>

Inside Amy Schumer

Credit: Comedy Central

Amy Schumer killed it as Mrs. Coach in 'Friday Night Lights' parody

Every bit of last night's "Inside Amy Schumer" season 3 premiere was brilliant (and spoke to why Comedy Central ordered a fourth season yesterday), from the opening musical number "Milk Milk Lemonade" to the all-star sketch that gave the episode its title, "Last F*ckable Day." But as a TV critic and "Friday Night Lights" fan, I had a particular soft spot for "Football Town Nights," which reunited Schumer with Josh Charles (her co-star from last year's dead-on Aaron Sorkin parody "The Foodroom") for a "Friday Night Lights" parody that featured Schumer's incredible Connie Britton impression (helped by the various wine glasses), but had a much bigger topic on its mind: 

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<p>Agents of SHIELD</p>

Agents of SHIELD

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' - 'The Frenemy of My Enemy': Daddy's day out

Coulson and Ward make an uneasy alliance, while Skye gets to know her dad

A review of tonight's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" coming up just as soon as I can bench press a small hatchback...

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