<p>Twin Peaks</p>

Twin Peaks

Credit: Paramount

Ask Alan: Love triangles, reboots, and 'Star Trek: Voyager'

What's fueling TV's revival craze?

Time for another installment of Ask Alan, which includes a follow-up to last week's "Star Trek" discussion, more talk about TV's revival mania, and a look at why so many superhero shows lean on love triangles. That's all embedded below.

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<p>Daniel Wu in Into the Badlands</p>

Daniel Wu in Into the Badlands

Credit: AMC

Review: Martial arts drama 'Into the Badlands' stumbles when the fighting stops

AMC's new sci-fi action series looks pretty, but is lacking in story and character

Martial arts dramas, like musicals, can be defined as much by what happens in between all the fancy choreography as the quality of the actual fighting and/or dancing. If the story and characters aren't compelling when they're not twirling and leaping, then it places an enormous burden on the action/music to be so impressive — or, at least, so frequent — that it doesn't feel like a chore waiting for the next big set piece to arrive.

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<p>You&#39;re the Worst</p>

You're the Worst

Credit: FXX

Review: 'You're the Worst' - 'A Right Proper Story': New phone who dis?

Jimmy's family comes to visit,while Lindsay helps Sam with a diss track

A quick review of tonight's "You're the Worst" coming up just as soon as GQ calls my style "courageously headachey"...

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Credit: ABC

'Scandal' has turned Olivia Pope into TV's best anti-hero since Walter White

A dynamite season has forced America to reckon with who Olivia really is

Early in last week's episode of "Scandal," Scott Foley's spy Jake Ballard finally lost his patience with the show's main character (and his ex-girlfriend), D.C. fixer Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington). He compared her to a plague, and asked, "How does someone as brilliant and accomplished as you not know what you are? Who you are?"

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Credit: CW

Review: 'The Flash' - 'Enter Zoom': Terminal velocity?

Barry sets a plan to trap Zoom, but is he up to handling this season's big bad?

A quick review of tonight's "The Flash" coming up just as soon as I have life-size cardboard cut-outs of all my friends handy...

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<p>Bob Odenkirk and David Cross</p>

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross

Credit: Netflix

Review: The 'Mr. Show' gang reunites for Netflix's 'W/ Bob & David'

David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, and friends are still making alt-comedy magic after all these years

Even before the days of Peak TV in America, it was impossible for everyone to watch everything on television. We all have pop culture gaps. One of mine is "Mr. Show with Bob and David," the HBO sketch comedy show, created by and starring Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, that aired from 1995-98, and that employed Jack Black, Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Scott Aukerman and more as actors and/or writers.

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Credit: FX

Review: 'Fargo' - 'The Gift of the Magi': Morning in America?

Bruce Campbell arrives as Ronald Reagan, Ed's dream gets hot, and Hanzee takes on the Kitchen brothers

A review of tonight's "Fargo" coming up just as soon as I find out if Joan Crawford had crabs...

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Now': ...and I feel fine?

Close quarters and recent tragedies raise tensions behind Alexandria's walls

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I go back to my apartment to read "War and Peace"...

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<p>The Leftovers</p>

The Leftovers

Credit: HBO

Review: On 'The Leftovers,' is anyone to blame for their loved ones' departures?

Regina King and Carrie Coon shine in an episode focusing on Erika and Nora

A review of tonight's "The Leftovers" coming up just as soon as I ask you something stupid...

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<p>Brooklyn 99</p>

Brooklyn 99

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Into the Woods': I fell into the pit!

Terry goes camping, Rosa and Holt embrace their feelings, and Gina helps Amy pitch a product

A review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I turn this debacle into a straight up bacle...

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