TMP Television Edition: Rivalry

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
This week, it’s a TV special featuring some iconic rivalries!

#1 J. D. and the Janitor (Scrubs)

The rivalry between J.D. and the Janitor from Scrubs is one of my favorite things from the show. It’s both emotional and hilarious!

#2 Bart and Sideshow Bob (The Simpsons)

This might be the longest-running TV feud. Bart and Sideshow Bob have been mortal enemies for so many seasons and episode, I don’t think any other show can best this rivalry.

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Movie Mania Hitchcock Special: Strangers on a Train

Hello, my darling readers!
This post marks the end of my Alfred Hitchcock review series. The 21st and final film for me to write about is Strangers on a Train. Let’s take a closer look!

The Plot:

Guy Haines has a strange encounter on a train. The amateur tennis player thinks nothing of it, but for Bruno Antony, the man he talked to, things are set in motion. Bruno – unbeknownst to Guy – believes they came to an agreement. Bruno kills Haines’ wife in exchange for Haines killing Bruno’s father…

The Rating:

You might know about this film even if you hadn’t been aware of its existence. Strangers on a Train has been quoted many times throughout the years. Simpsons fans might recall a particular Treehouse of Horror episode…

So what makes this film so interesting that it keeps popping up again and again?
First of all, the plot. The story is spun intricately and new horrors unfold with every scene. You can’t possibly know the outcome with all the twist and turns you encounter along the way.
You’ll think twice the next time you make a joke about getting rid of somebody!

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Top 5 TV Show Couples

Hey Guys!
It’s time for another list! Today I want to talk about my all-time favourite couples in TV shows. There are tons to choose from, it definitely wasn’t easy picking just 5!
So halfway through writing this post, I decided that there just has to be a part 2. To be continued 😉

 

#5 Cosima and Delphine (Orphan Black):
First of all it still is kind of ground breaking to have an openly lesbian couple in a TV show. I just loved how nobody shrugged a shoulder about it! Another point about this relationship that I find inspiring is how the two match perfectly also in science. They are super smart and together than can basically do anything!

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Top 5 Christmas Episodes of Animated TV Shows

Hello Folks! Christmas is just around the corner so I want to share my favourite TV episodes. Today I’ll present my favourite Christmas themed animated episodes, in a few days you’ll get my favourite non animated stuff! I hope you enjoy the list! 😀

 

South Park – Woodland Critter Christmas (S8E14):
By now South Park has come up with many great Christmas episodes. But my favourite will always be the one with a bunch of cute woodland creatures who want to summon the Anti-Christ. Sounds weird? It is. And completely hilarious!
The guys from South Park are kind enough to put all episodes on the website, so I leave you the link to watch the full episode! (German South Park Page)

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My Top 5 Halloween Episodes

It’s Halloween!!! What a great occasion to honor all the amazing TV show specials for Halloween we got to watch throughout the years. Here are my 5 most beloved episodes:

 

My so-called Life – Halloween (S1E9):
MSCL is one of the best TV shows about teenagers ever. Although it only lasted for one season they managed to capture the very feeling of being young. One of my favourite episodes is “Halloween”. Our protagonists decide to break into school as there is some Halloween myth about a guy who died. What I love about this one is that is seems pretty realistic yet somehow special. The breaking in, what happens after, etc. it’s not like other shows when the story goes completely nuts. “Halloween” is a charming little episode you’ll love! Continue reading

Top 7 Cartoon Shows

When I was little I loved watching all those cartoon shows on TV (a post about that will follow 😉 ). Well, Some things never change! Although I’m turning 21 soon I still adore cartoons. Check out my favourite cartoon shows (for adults)!

 

7. Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/American Dad:
Those three shows all come from one guy: Seth McFarlane, and have a bunch of similarities, so they only get one spot =)
Most of the time the shows are very funny and have original ideas. However, sometimes the humor is a bit far below the belt, so only #7 for Seth McFarlane and his shows! (they once did a crossover episode of the three shows, check out the trailer below)

 

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