<p>Penny Dreadful</p>

Penny Dreadful

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Firewall & Iceberg, Episode 280: 'Penny Dreadful,' 'Mad Men,' 'Good Wife' & more

Stay tuned for Dan's Reality Round-Up and Firewall & Iceberg On Sports!


Happy Tuesday, boys and girls! Back on schedule for once with the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, which this week includes a long segment on a great "Mad Men" episode, a "Penny Dreadful" review, a dip into the mailbag and the return of two occasional podcast segments: Dan's Reality Round-Up and Firewall & Iceberg On Sports.

We'll likely be on Monday for the next episode, since I'll be on vacation for most of next week.

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<p>Tootsie, ET and 48 Hrs</p>

Tootsie, ET and 48 Hrs

Credit: Paramount/Columbia/Universal

Why 1982 was the best year in film history

The year 'E.T.' phoned home, Dustin Hoffman and Julie Andrews got in drag, and Eddie Murphy became a star

All week long our writers will debate: Which was the greatest film year of the past half century.  Click here for a complete list of our essays.

1982 is the Best Movie Year Ever. How do I know this? Well, it's not just that it contains an absolutely perfect comedy with the name "My Favorite Year." It's that it contains so many different movies that you could consider the best ever of their particular type.

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Review: 'Community' - 'Intro to Recycled Cinema': HAM, GIRL!!!!

Who makes Steve Guttenberg a star? 'Community' tries to

A quick review of this week's "Community" coming up just as soon as I improvise pockets...

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<p>The Good Wife</p>

The Good Wife

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Review: 'The Good Wife' - 'The Deconstruction': Bye, Kalinda?

How behind-the-scenes tension messed with what should have been a big farewell

A few thoughts on last night's "The Good Wife" — and the season as a whole so far — coming up just as soon as I improperly eject this thumb drive...

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<p>Mad Men</p>

Mad Men

Credit: AMC

Who was Don Draper's best 'Mad Men' secretary?

As I was about to publish my review of last night's superb "Mad Men," I had a thought inspired by Meredith's demand for Don to address all the rumors: has she, at this late date, turned out to be Don's best secretary? I tossed that question at the end of the review, along with a poll, but I feel like this merits being discussed away from the many callbacks and emotional moments that made "Time & Life" so special.

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<p>Mad Men</p>

Mad Men

Credit: AMC

Review: 'Mad Men' - 'Time & Life': Everything must go?

Can the partners restructure the agency one last time?

A review of tonight's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as the king ordered it...

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

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Review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'High Sparrow': Sins of the Father

Margaery and Tommen wed, Sansa gets engaged again, and Jon Snow takes command of the Night's Watch

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I minister to the needs of devout prostitutes...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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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

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'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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