W. Kamau Bell taped one of the final episodes of “Parts Unknown” with Anthony Bourdain
The color of the world dimmed a bit when it learned of the surprising suicide of Anthony Bourdain. Not only… MORE W. Kamau Bell taped one of the final episodes of “Parts Unknown” with Anthony Bourdain appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Boils Down the Justice System in a Moving Bottle Episode
Genie in a Bottle is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined. “Man, this guy is a good murderer!” “There’s got to be some way to break him.” B... [Read More]
‘Community’s Ghosts of Christmas
A Christian, Jew, pseudo-Scientologist, agnostic, atheist, Jehovah’s Witness, and a Muslim all enroll at a dysfunctional community college. How do they celebrate the holidays? No, this isn’t the setup to a particularly long-winded joke about religion or a public school Board of Education... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for the Fifth and Final Season of Showtime’s ‘Episodes’
Showtime just released the trailer for season 5 of Episodes. Renewed back in 2015, the Matt LeBlanc-starring series returns for a seven-episode fifth season next month, which will also mark the show’s final season.  “We have had the best time making this show,” serie... [Read More]
Season 5 of Showtime’s ‘Episodes’ Will Be Its Last
Matt LeBlanc’s Showtime comedy Episodes won’t be returning for a sixth season. According to TV Line, the network has canceled the series ahead of its seven-episode fifth season, which is set to begin production next week and premiere sometime in 2017. “We have had the best time mak... [Read More]
Tackling Mental Illness, ‘You’re the Worst’ Cuts Deep
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “Hakuna Matata.” Stephen Falk’s sleeper hit, You’re the Worst, has been b... [Read More]
‘Peep Show’ Is Forced to Get Too Familiar With Itself in its Late Bottle Episode
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined. “We’re in the nether zone. Time moves differently in the nether zone.” When th... [Read More]
The Very Strange ‘Duckman’ Got Even Stranger in its Nihilistic Bottle Episode
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “It means a lot to hear you drunkenly slur that. I never just wanted to kill you. I wanted ... [Read More]
‘South Park’s “Cat Orgy” Is a Telling Character Study in the Form of a Bottle Episode
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “They mostly come at night. Mostly.” It should come as no surprise that a show that h... [Read More]
‘Veep’ Mixes Claustrophobia with the Law in Their Regimented Bottle Episode, “Testimony”
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “Do you solemnly swear that the testimony that you’re about to give is the truth, the... [Read More]