If We Controlled Your Remote… 4/15/15

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Jenny’s Choice

thegoldbergs415smallOne of my favorites comedies is still The Goldbergs. It really is one of the funniest shows on TV. And I love the fact that so much of it is straight from Creator/Executive Producer Adam Goldberg’s childhood. Last week, it was Adam’s birthday, and while he simply wanted to hang out at the arcade with his friends, adamant about not having a birthday party — which he deemed too “young” — his mother (unsurprisingly) went behind his back and invited his friends (and one not-really-a-friend popular boy) over for a sleepover. Unfortunately, the boys decided to act stupid: one brought a smoking pipe, one brought throwing stars, and one brought homemade beer…which unsurprisingly made all the other boys sick (thankfully before Adam could take a drink). After being told they couldn’t hang out together anymore, Adam convinced his mom to reconsider and she finally realized that he was growing up, but he was still her little boy. Meanwhile, Barry and Erica tried to convince Murray to buy them a CD player (think HUGE stereo system for like $800. LOL), but he refused. After the usual back and forth, they got their CD player and the three of them took a step toward understanding one another like this show is so great at doing.

The funniest part for me, though, was at the end, when Barry had a portable CD player (like a Walkman) and he complained to Erica about it skipping. She was convinced she had it right when she held it way up above her head in one hand…but no, it still skipped. Oh yeah… I remember those days! That’s what I love about this show: the way it takes me back to my childhood every week. And tonight, we get two episodes, so double yay!

On tonight’s first episode, “La Biblioteca Es Libros,” Beverly finds out Adam is failing Spanish class, so she pays his teacher to tutor him. Barry takes on a job delivering pizzas in an effort to impress Murray, and Erica is bothered that Murray has never been impressed by her accomplishments. Then on the second episode, “Just Say No,” as the presidential election nears, Erica discovers Beverly always picks the candidate that Murray tells her to, and she plans to teach her mother about politics. After losing a wrestling match, Barry hopes to get on an athletic game show to prove his skills.

Laugh along with me tonight on ABC at 8:30/7:30c & again at 9:31/8:31c.

I’ll also be watching/DVRing Young & Hungry, Criminal Minds, Mystery Diners, CSI: Cyber, Hot in Cleveland, & The Soul Man.
Jump with us to see else we think you should watch.

Kyle’s Choice

themiddle415smallLast week on The Middle, Sue asked Axl to bring home the family sombrero he took to college because she wanted to take her “señor” class photo with best friend Brad. But when Axl forgot, this started a feud between the siblings. Frankie, following some bad advice from Mike, tried to resolve things by empathetically listening to the grievances and insulting Axl to Sue and vice versa, but this quickly backfired. Eventually Sue and Axl resolved things and ended up much closer. Meanwhile, Brick was accidentally given the Athlete of the Month, but this resulted in some father/son bonding over sports.

The Middle has been really bringing the heart with the humor this season — especially with the maturing relationship between Axl and Sue. I don’t know if this will be the show’s final season or if we will continue to follow Axl and Sue’s adventures together in college next year, but I’m still thoroughly enjoying this show each week. It’s always the first thing I watch on Wednesday nights!

On tonight’s episode, “Food Courting,” Axl turns 21, but he doesn’t act very mature when he refuses to come home and help his dad move a heavy freezer. Meanwhile, Brick adopts a bad attitude toward Frankie; and Sue feels torn when she’s offered a new job.

See what decision Sue makes tonight on ABC at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Survivor, Criminal Minds, The Goldbergs, Arrow, Supernatural, Young & Hungry, The Americans, Broadchurch, and Big Time in Hollywood, FL.

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