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Murdoch Mysteries solves the problem of “the usual suspect” TV shows

Murdoch Mysteries solves the problem of “the usual suspect” TV shows

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Murdoch Mysteries 150 episodes, 10 seasons   Of the things that Canada is known for, excellent television series isn’t one of them. However, this show puts a twist on the traditional crime-solving show that makes it truly unique. This show takes place in Toronto, the largest city in...

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

3 seasons, 67 episodes Approx. 1 hour each The Blacklist is a crime action thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat watching every episode. Raymond Reddington is a high-profile criminal on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list that turns himself in with the intent on helping the FBI catch crimi...

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

13 Reasons Why is a recently released Netflix original series that focuses on suicide. As far as shows go, this is not one that you should watch if you’re looking for an uplifting or happy story. While this story is not a happy one, it is still captivating and important. The show is based on the...

Bojack Horseman is the most human of horses

Bojack Horseman is the most human of horses

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

3 seasons with 12 episodes per season; 36 episodes 22-minute episodes For an animated show about a horse in a world of other animals and humans Bojack Horseman is one of the most human television shows on TV. The depressing reality of the story is masked behind witty writing and hilarious joke...

New Girl will become your new favorite

New Girl will become your new favorite

by Hannah Haught, Managing Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

6 Seasons, 136 episodes On the surface, New Girl looks like any other sitcom. The concept is simple enough, a girl moves in with three guys and has to adjust to her new living situation. As the show carries on though, it grows into something so fun and amazing. New Girl is a show where the charac...

Jessica Jones’ next case is to get you to watch her show

Jessica Jones’ next case is to get you to watch her show

by Katie Lehman, Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

1 season, 13 episodes Jessica Jones isn’t your typical Marvel hero, and has a more exciting, darker story line. If you love Marvel Comics and movies, or just like action, mysteries, and drama, then this show is for you. Jessica Jones is a super hero who, after a tragedy occurs in her life, le...

I’ve never seen Stranger Things

I’ve never seen Stranger Things

by Natalie Rebetsky, Adviser
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

  1 Season, 8 episodes, Season 2 airs Halloween 2017 Although I would not recommend binge watching this at night, I can say for certain that you won’t be able to stop after just one or two episodes.  Avoid creepy basements, too.  The show takes place in the 1980’s, which, for an old lady li...

This show will shake you to your Bones

This show will shake you to your Bones

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
March 30, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

11 seasons, 244 episodes Ever seen someone solve a murder with a tooth and some equipment? Bones is the show to watch. Forensic Anthropologist, Temperance Brennan, and her FBI sidekick, Seeley Booth,  try to solve murders by studying the bones of the victims.  The show is set in D.C. but covers t...

Grey’s Anatomy is perfect for a gloomy binge-watching day.

Grey’s Anatomy is perfect for a gloomy binge-watching day.

by Lily Weaver, Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

12 Seasons, 269 Episodes Grey’s Anatomy will have you in a puddle of tears from the first episode to the last. Although the show is still going on, there are 12 seasons on Netflix. It took me about 2 months to watch all 12 seasons, but then again I wasn’t ‘binge’ watching. The show is...

Spring Break: 10 blissful days to binge watch Netflix

Spring Break:  10 blissful days to binge watch Netflix

by Sydney Rossman and Lily Weaver
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

No chance at boredom on spring break when you can stream your favorite shows for 5, 10, or (as Devin Barge did with The Walking Dead) 16 hours.  Are you going on a road trip? Are you trying to find a way to de-stress after a very long term 3? Lancer Media staff has the perfect solution to your pr...

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