Friday, October 13, 2006

In2TV Month Seven Episodes for Sitcoms

We are a bit late on this as month seven's new episodes launched earlier this week on In2TV. So, we won't do our normal full coverage, but here is a glimpse of what is new this month, including all the sitcom episodes (as a bonus we will list episode synopsis to make up for our delay):

Alice
"The Indian Taker"
Alice and the gang at Mel's Diner meet an old Indian who claims the diner has been built on his ancestral burial grounds and who has returned there to die.
"86 the Waitress"
Labor relations become severely strained at Mel's Diner when he hires a man to work as a waiter -- at more money than he's paying Alice, Flo and Vera -- so the girls quit and leave Mel high and dry.
"Single Belles"
Alice, Flo and Vera go to a new singles' bar in hopes of meeting "Mr. Wonderful," who turns out to be a rat.
"Sixty Minutes Man"
Alice and the gang at the diner discover that one of their regular customers may be a notorious gangster and fugitive for the last 30 years -- who is now wanted by the FBI as a witness.
"That Old Black Magic"
At Alice's or a brunch, Mel injures his back and has to stay there for two weeks, so the girls bring his poker game to him -- with hilarious results.


Bless This House - NEW!
"Pilot"
The Claytons consider buying a house.
"A Woman's Work is Never Done"
Alice is fired from her job when her boss discovers she interviewed for another job.
"A Date Which Will Live in Infamy"
It's a bad day for the Claytons when the car is stolen and Danny asks to go to the movies with her boyfriend alone.
"I Am Not My Sister's Keeper"
Burt can't stand his sister's new boyfriend.
"Where There's Smoke, You're Fired"
Frustrated by her job, Alice starts smoking again and ends up catching Danny with a pack of cigarettes.
"The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions"
Burt forgets to pick Sean up at school so he buys him a puppy to assuage his guilty conscience.
"A Fight a Day Keeps the Doctor Away"
When the Claytons decide to get a new life insurance policy, Burt is convinced he won't pass the physical.
"Fish and Guests Stink After Three Days"
The Claytons prepare to move into their new house.
"The Postman Always Moves Twice"
Before moving to the new house, the Claytons get back at their landlord by trashing the apartment.
"Neither a Borrower Nor a Landlord Be"
A deranged neighbor forces the Claytons to rent out their new home.

F Troop
"The New I.G."
The peaceful Hekawis win a battle at last, after a bloodthirsty major orders them massacred.
"Spy, Counterspy, Counter Counter Spy"
Chosen by army brass to test a top-secret bulletproof vest, F Troop is infiltrated by spies.
"The Courtship of Wrangler Jane"
Parmenter must decide between bachelorhood and the hand of Wrangler Jane.
"Bring on the Dancing Girls"
O'Rourke and Agarn meet their match in a larcenous con man, who takes over operation of their beloved saloon.
"V is for Vampire"
Count Sforza from Transylvania looks like a vampire and acts like one, too--and that is enough to panic F Troop.

Gilligan's Island
"Angel on the Island"
Mr. Howell produces a Broadway play starring Ginger and Gilligan, and it's a blockbuster on the island.
"Birds Gotta Fly, Fish Gotta Talk"
Gilligan believes the castaways will be rescued in time for Christmas.
"Three Million Dollars, More or Less"
Gilligan becomes a millionaire.
"Water, Water Everywhere"
The castaways resort to hilarious devices to capture and ration water.
"So Sorry, My Island Now"
The castaways are captured by a Japanese soldier who thinks WWII is still being fought.

Growing Pains
"The Awful Truth"
When Ben must research his family's history for a school project, he uncovers evidence that both his mother and father have been divorced.
"In Vino Veritas"
Luke stays at the Seavers' until he gets a new host family. Worried that they won't like him, Luke lies about his past. He gets along well with everyone until Maggie and Jason realize a lot of their wine bottles are missing.
"The Young and the Homeless"
Luke decides to leave, making Mike jeopardize his soap-opera role.
"The Big Fix"
Ben uses and hurts the vacuum cleaner Maggie's supposed to test for her column. She doesn't know what he did, so when it runs poorly, she prepares to blast the company for misleading advertising. Meanwhile, Luke lies about his life to a girl he wants to
"The Truck Stops Here"
Luke's dad's back acts up, so Mike and Jason take over his tour.

Hangin' With Mr. Cooper
"Halloween"
Mark and Tyler spend Halloween in a haunted house.
"Ghost in the Machine"
Geneva and Vanessa move out and Mark's friends move in.
"Christmas '95"
Mark loses patience with the commercialization of Christmas, so the roommates head to a Christmas tree farm to regain the spirit of the season.
"Rivals"
A basketball rivalry between Oakbridge and another school goes out of control.
"Breaking Up Is Hard To Do"
When Mark and Vanessa try to break up, they discover their feelings for each other are more complicated than they'd imagined.

Head of the Class
"Revenge of the Liberal"
When Dennis is selected as representative for Fillmore High School to discuss political issues on arch conservative Lawrence P. Whitney's television show, he sees his chance to show off his talent as a gagman and comic.
"Will the Real Arvid Engen Please Stand Up?"
Arvid's beautiful pen pal Nancy is coming to visit, and Arvid wants to exchange identities with Eric because he sent Nancy Eric's picture.
"On the Road Again"
When Dr . Samuel and his wife separate, Charlie Moore is willing to let Samuel stay at his place, but when he stays too long, Charlie begins to panic.
"Fatal Distraction"
While working on a class project together, Eric becomes concerned that Maria is obsessed with him just when Simone has finally consented to a date. Will life mimic the movies?
"Cello Fever"
Dennis hurriedly looks for a temporary wife in order to collect on a real estate developer's free gift for married couples, while Janice threatens to sue her music teacher.

Jamie Foxx Show
"Forever Your Girl"
Jamie falls for a hotel guest in town searching for her biological father.
"Change of Heart"
Fancy and Silas's relationship goes on the rocks.
"Fire and Desire: Part 1"
While dealing with her relationship with Silas, Fancy now has to deal with her jealousy of Jamie and Cherise.
"Fire and Desire: Part 2"
While the heroic Jamie and Cherise revel in the spotlight, Fancy burns with jealousy.
"Always Follow Your Heart"
Fancy tells Jamie how she feels about him and they get togeather.

Kirk
"Helloween"
Kirk and his siblings discover that trick-or-treating in New York is nothing like it was growing up in Ohio.
"The Odd Couple"
Elizabeth moves in temporarily with Kirk and the kids after her apartment had a fire. She drives everyone crazy with her compulsive cleaning.
"Baby, You Can Drive My Car"
Corey's friend wins a free limo ride around New York City, but Kirk is reluctant to let Corey participate.
"Operation: Kirk"
Russell has tonsillitis and Kirk reassures him that the operation to remove his tonsils is a piece of cake. Kirk changes his tune, however, when he is diagnosed with tonsillitis as well.
"Witness for the Persecution"
Phoebe's Argentinian penpal Mercedes visits, and causes a car accident for which Corey is blamed. Meanwhile, Sally consults a video dating service.

New York Daze
"Foreign Affair"
Photographing a dog and contestants on a game show.

Off Centre
"The Back-up"
Mike had always secretly planned on dating his friend Melonee (JENNA FISCHER) if he were ever to end his relationship with Liz. However, Euan spoils that scheme by having sex with Melonee first.
"Mike & Liz & Chau & Jordan"
Euan lies about his age and pretends to be older in order to be taken seriously by a sexy older woman, Gretchen (TANYA ROBERTS - That '70s Show, Charlie's Angels television series).
"Diddler on the Roof"
Euan gets involved in the drama of MTV's The Real World when he dates an insipid cast member, J'Sandra (CLAIRE COFFEE), and fears she will denigrate him to millions of women if he ends the relationship.
"Cockfight"
Euan and Status Quo meet a gorgeous woman in a bar and compete for her attention. When they realize that she has a twin, their competition escalates to see who can bed them both.
"The De-Flower Half-Hour"
When Euan's date, Lindsay (NORA ZEHETNER), announces to everyone that she wants Euan to deflower her when she turns 18 at midnight, Euan, Mike, Chau, Status and Liz recall their own first sexual encounters.
"Why Chau Lives Alone"
When Euan and Mike become tense from being together too much, Mike stays with Liz for awhile. Therefore, Euan invites Chau to stay in Mike's room, and the two new roommates make the perfect couple--until Chau's outrageous behavior exasperates even Mike.
"Mission Im-Posse-Ble"
Mike and Euan convince Status Quo to get rid of his obsequious "posse" and allow them to accompany him to swanky parties instead. KENAN THOMPSON (Good Burger, All That) guest stars as MC French, one of Status Quo's celebrity friends.
"Faking the Band"
Euan, Mike and Chau pretend to be in a band in order to attract women. Their big scam even includes a fake CD-release party. However, at a sham performance, Chau shocks everyone when he goes onstage and actually plays in the style of the legendary Jimi Hendrix.
"Hear No Evil, See No Package"
When Chau and Mike exercise at Euan's posh gym, Mike is mortified by the overt nudity. Meanwhile, Liz begs Euan not to seduce her hearing-impaired friend, Rebecca (SHOSHANNAH STERN), who, unbeknownst to Liz, has a bad habit of saying appalling things.
"The Unkindest Cut"
Mike and Chau mock Euan because he has a foreskin. This prompts Euan to consult a urologist, Dr. Barry Wasserman (EUGENE LEVY - "Best in Show," "American Pie" movies), who has a bizarre sense of penis humor, for circumcision.

Perfect Strangers
"Seven Card Studs" 23:32
Larry comes up with a plan for Balki to win back the money he lost at Mr. Gorpley's poker game.
"Good Skate" 23:23
Larry incurs the wrath of the Gabuggis, the Myposian furies, when he lies about his roller skating skills to impress Jennifer.
"Lie-Ability" 23:22
Larry plans to defraud an insurance company after a minor car accident so he can help his sister with her tuition.
"The Newsletter" 23:22
Balki is editor of the office newsletter and Larry gives him advice on how to get the dirt.
"Fright Night" 23:08
A ghost shows up in the Appleton's new house.

Welcome Back, Kotter
"Beau's Jest"
A new Sweathog joins the ranks and he pulls a practical joke on Epstein, the king of practical jokes.
"Don't Come Up and See Me Sometime"
When Barbarino gets his own apartment he decides he doesn't want the other Sweathogs to visit.
"Once Upon A Ledge"
A new girl at Buchanan High contemplates suicide after having a hard time making friends.
"The Sweatmobile"
The Sweathogs buy a car off of Barbarino's Uncle Lou that turns out to be a lemon.
"Barbarino's Boo Boo"
Hospital orderly Barbarino loses Woodman when he checks into the hospital for a routine procedure.

New shows: Nightmare Room and Bless This House.

Special Themed Episodes:
Freaks & Creeps - Perfect Strangers, F Troop, Growing Pains, Beetljuice, Jesse, Freddy's Nightmares, Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, Kirk, Pinky & the Brain, and The People's Court
I Love Leo - See four episodes of Growing Pains featuring Leonardo DiCaprio.

New Halloween Channel:
Episodes of Night Vision, Nightmore Room, Dark Realm, Freddy's Nightmares, and Halloween Films & Specials:
The Horror of Dracula
The first Hammer Dracula film which, according to Leonard Maltin, may indeed be their finest. The infamous vampire is given a new, elegant and ruthless persona as he descends upon England.
House of Wax (1952)
A museum fire turns a handsome man into a human monster who steals the bodies of his victims from the morgue to create life-like wax images.
The Mummy (1959)
When three English archaeologists find the tomb of an Egyptian high priestess -- buried nearly four thousand years before -- they discover a guard who had been buried alive with her.
Frankenstein Must be Destroyed
Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing, Star Wars) is once again up to his experiments on the border between life and death, but his actions this time show that he is the true monster. Attempting to preserve the medical knowledge of a brilliant but insane surgeon, Frankenstein performs a brain transplant, an operation that leads to disaster and, ultimately, his own doom.
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride First Look
Behind-the-scenes look at Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews, including Johnny Depp and Tim Burton himself.
Bugs Bunny's Howl-O-Ween Special
Bugs takes on ghosts, ghouls and goblins in this "trick-or-treat" holiday tale combining new animation with excerpts from old movie cartoons.
Casper's Halloween
The friendly ghost is back, and this time he's out to help a group of poor inner-city orphans enjoy the Halloween festivities.
Flintstones Meet Rockula & Frankenstone
The Flintstones and Rubbles get decked out in crazy outfits hoping to be prize-winners on Monty Marble's "Make a Deal or Don't." Both couples win a romantic trip to Count Rockula's castle in Rocksylvania.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 26

The Simpsons - "The Star of the Backstage" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A musical comes to life in Springfield as Marge stages a revival of her beloved high school show -- but her wonderful memories are threatened by the return of a rival from the past.

The Great North - "Brace/Off Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Judy embarks on a journey after getting some unexpected news from the dentist.

Bob's Burgers - "Manic Pixie Crap Show" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Louise must pay a debt to Millie by attending the Pixie Princess Promenade; a bouquet in the shape of a dog forces Linda to confront her past.

Family Guy - "LASIK Instinct" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With her vision waning, Lois elects to get LASIK surgery but exploits her new disability for monetary gain; Peter, Chris and Stewie must partake in all the activities with Doug that his father neglects.

Wellington Paranormal - "Mobots" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Officer Minogue meets Officer O'Leary's mom when they use her house for a stakeout to investigate why a mass quantity of obsolete electronics goes missing.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 20)

Friday, September 24

  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dave "Lil Dicky" Burd (Dave) - Dave appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Phil Dunster (Ted Lasso) - Phil appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand) - Liza chats about My Little Pony on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Arsenio guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/New Girl/Happy Endings) - Damon talks about Peacock's Frogger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-September)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
09/21 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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