If We Controlled Your Remote… 4/17/17

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

Last week something very exciting happened for loyal fans of CBS’s 2 Broke Girls: Candy Andy and Bobby came face-to-face! Whew. That was a lot of hotness in one screen! It was the press junket for Caroline’s movie, and Max and Caroline were invited, along with Andy, who was also featured in the movie. The movie itself got a bit of a change-up from Caroline’s real life. She did indeed lose her money, then meet Max. But she and Candy Andy fell in love instead of breaking up like in real life. The actress playing Caroline was Australian. The Han character was played by a 12-year-old girl. The Oleg character was…well, very Oleg-like. And instead of having a Sophie AND an Earl, they combined them to make it a full-figured black woman playing a Polish woman. Bizarre! LOL A now-divorced Andy told Caroline he missed her and wanted to get back together, but Bobby, who’d told Caroline earlier in the episode that he wasn’t jealous, burst in and hit Andy – well, hit the actor playing Andy – who was kissing Caroline – well, the actress playing Caroline. Turns out he really was jealous. Of course, both Caroline and Bobby were wistful when Andy later on mentioned that he was now rich after an accident at Six Flags. He had a helicopter and everything. And Max finally got to meet the actress who was playing her – a young woman who went very method when preparing for the roll. Maybe a little too method, since she asked Max, “How are you still alive??”

Tonight is the season finale. It hasn’t been renewed yet, and TV Line has it listed as “Could go either way.” So I’m not sure what’s going to happen. Will we get a satisfying conclusion in case this is the end of the series? Caroline and Bobby are happy. Oleg and Sophie are married with a baby. But Max needs to find love… I want her to get back together with Randy! Since he’s listed as being back for the finale, maybe that’ll happen? Guess we’ll have to watch to find out!

On tonight’s episode, “And 2 Broke Girls: The Movie,” as the big premiere of the film about Caroline’s life arrives, the girls and the diner gang prepare for their night on the red carpet. Also, Caroline and Max contemplate their future at the diner and the states of their love lives. Celebrity fashion stylist Brad Goreski guest stars as himself, who helps the girls choose dresses for the big premiere. Ed Quinn also guest stars as Randy.

See how the season (series?) ends tonight on CBS at 9:30/8:30c.

I’ll also be watching/DVRing Kevin Can Wait, Man With a Plan, Superior Donuts, APB, Help My Yelp, Scorpion, & Taken.
Jump with us to see else we think you should watch.

Kyle’s Choice

Last week, Angie Tribeca returned to kick off its third season on TBS, and the series was back to its usual delightful mix of satire, sight gags, puns, and general hilarity. Angie retired from the force in order to “go balls deep” into motherhood with her newborn. However, she quickly realized that she couldn’t hack it and sent the baby sent off to boarding school, immediately resetting the series back to the status quo. Angie is now back at her old job, and she and Giles are looking into the case of a kidnapped trophy hunter. She soon realized they are dealing with a serial killer, and so she met with the Hannibal Lecter-like “Zookeeper,” Dr. Thomas Hornbine (played by guest star Chris Pine), in his prison cell to get some help with the case. But now this criminal is in her head, and she’s also becoming more and more obsessed with the serial killer they are looking for.

It looks like this Silence of the Lambs parody is going to be the season-long arc as Angie and Giles hunt for this man who is killing trophy hunters and making suits out of their human clothes to give to animals. This should be another fun season. Chris Pine is hilarious, and there will also be some other great guest stars, like Natalie Portman and Michaela Watkins, in the upcoming episodes. I look forward to another season of wackiness and off-the-wall humor.

On tonight’s episode, “Murder Gras,” Angie has a hunch that the trophy-hunter slayer has struck again, this time in New Orleans, so she journeys to the Big Easy to track him down.

Travel to Louisiana with Angie tonight on TBS at 10:30/9:30c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Quantico, Man With a Plan, Superior Donuts, 24: Legacy, Bates Motel, and Better Call Saul.

Megan’s Choice

Scorpion righted a wrong last week when they got Cabe and Allie back together. That was a couple who belonged together. Sly is the one who pushed them back together after he got the Alderman seat when Allie revealed her candidate took bribes. Another great moment was Walter and Paige dancing together at the end of the episode. We need to see them become an actual couple soon because the suspense is killing me! The show always has me on the edge of my seat with both the cases and the romances, which is great because I’m always excited for more.

On tonight’s episode, “Strife on Mars,” Team Scorpion gets trapped inside a failing and dangerous biodome designed for Mars while trying to extract a pair of scientists inside.

To see if the team can get out of this mess, tune in to CBS at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching The Voice, Man With a Plan, Kevin Can Wait, APB, and 24: Legacy.

Phoebe’s Choice

Last week, American Dad returned for the second half of their 14th season, with the episode “Whole Slotta Love.” I had expected a gambling episode, but instead we got one centered around slot cars, miniature racing cars that spin endlessly on little tracks. Not everyone may realize it yet, but the show moved over to Monday nights on TBS a few years ago. Anyone who remembers this cartoon sitcom as “Family Guy with a CIA Dad” has not seen it the last six years. To move itself away from association with Seth McFarlane’s primary television venture, American Dad ditched the repetitive “cut-away” gag early on and started to cultivate a refined sense of surreal and a more complex manner of storytelling inspired by several artsy styles of cinema. The character of Rodger is a masterpiece unto itself. If you’ve slept on this show, now is your chance to break out of the slumber!

On the most recent episode, when Francine discovered that Stan had been spending time with Dianne at work, she decided to spy on him. Instead of any sexual tryst, she instead discovered his secret hobby: slot cars. When she realized Stan was just nerding out to slot cars and Dianne was more repulsed than attracted to him, she tried to sexy Stan up. Other women’s interest in her husband was keeping him attractive to her.

Francine pushed Stan away, thinking he’d lost his mojo, until Stan’s “pit-monkey” Mel turned out to be a super hot young girl. A groupie of sorts, with slot car tattoos leading up her arm, around her back, and down through her cleavage toward her groin. Stan won the big slot car race, and after that, Francine confronted him, certain he’d been philandering. Stan confessed. He cheated and he was torn up with guilt. Francine was in tears, certain they were getting divorced. Then she figured it out: Stan cheated at the race, not sexually. Frannie was nonplussed, and she took her unattractive mate home.

The B plot that followed Rodger featured him taking on the persona of “Donna the airline stewardess.” His angle on the gig was that he got to try out his stand-up material on a literally captive audience. When that got upstaged by Karen, the other stewardess who was just naturally funny, Rodger lost his shit. Steve, Hailey, & Jeff go wrangled into flying to Ft. Worth with Rodger so they could laugh at his jokes. But Karen still got all the laughs, even with the loaded audience. When a final, petty attempt to kill everyone on the plane backfired on Rodger, he finally made them all laugh. They laughed at him, and somehow that was good enough.

On tonight’s episode, “The Witches of Langley,” Steve and his friends take up witchcraft to gain power and popularity at school. Stan and Klaus become obsessed with remembering 90s bands.

See how Steve’s foray into witchcraft goes tonight on TBS at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching the season finale of 24: Legacy and the return from vacation of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

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