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

Wednesday, October 5

The Conners - "Driving, Dating and Deceit" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is anxious to get his driver’s license when a job opportunity presents itself across town. Darlene attempts to teach him to drive, but her frantic energy sends him running to Ben for help. Meanwhile, Harris meets a new guy online, whom Becky recognizes from her past.

The Golbergs - "Jenkintown After Dark" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Despite promising to keep distance from Brea so they can each establish themselves at college, Adam calls her, sending Beverly into a tailspin. Meanwhile, Joanne lands a coveted job at a posh Philly law firm and Barry takes full advantage of the perks of her new gig, blinding him from the reality of the situation.

Abbott Elementary - "Story Samurai" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A traveling storytelling troupe Jacob used to be in visits Abbott Elementary for a day of education and entertainment. Jacob can’t wait to share this part of his past with his colleagues; but when he realizes they think the performers are corny, Janine does her best to help him embrace his nerdy side. Meanwhile, Melissa struggles with the new normal of her combined second and third grade class.

Home Economics - "Sushi for Twelve, $482 Plus Delivery" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With a house full of Hayworths, nothing is off limits for discussion – including Tom and Marina’s lives in, and out, of the bedroom. Connor’s patience as host is running thin so as a thank you, Sarah and Denise strategize a creative way to show their appreciation.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Wednesday, October 5

  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Watch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space), Ana Fabrega (Los Espookys) and Julio Torres (Los Espookys) - Fred, Ana and Julio are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal discusses his impressive journey from former White House staffer and actor to author, and why he chose to share details about his engagement to his fiancĂ©, Josh, in his book, You Can't Be Serious, on Tamron Hall, so check your local istings.
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts/White Famous) - Utkarsh talks about Ghosts on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber/The Brian Benben Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell talks about Death of a Salesman on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera talks about You Should Sit Down For This on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

The Neighborhood - Season Four Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season The Adventues of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (DVD) Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season

06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / The Complete Season Two
07/19 - The Neighborhood - Season Four
07/19 - Reno 911! - The Hunt for QAnon (Blu-ray) (DVD)
07/26 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three / The Complete Season Four
08/16 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season (Warner Bros. - Canada)
08/16 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Fourth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/06 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/20 - Kim's Convenience - The Complete Series
09/27 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five / The Complete Season Six
10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

10/05 - HBO Max Orders Chuck Lorre Sitcom; Acapulco Returns Oct. 21, Trailer Released
10/04 - Abbott Elementary Season 2 Premiere Soars in Viewership; Sarah Hyland Heads to Freevee to Host Series
10/03 - Community the Movie Set for Peacock; Finding Happy Hits Big on Bounce TV
10/02 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 3, 2022)
10/01 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Community to Finally Get a Movie; Marla Gibbs to Appear on Grey's Anatomy
09/30 - NBC Orders Mike O'Malley Sitcom with Jon Cryer; Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin Premieres Nov. 23; Remembering Mork & Mindy and Perfect Strangers Creator Dale McRaven
09/29 - Epix Rebrands to MGM+ in January 2023; Jack's Back with More Kindness on Apple TV+
09/28 - Mike Epps Gets HGTV Series; black-ish's Marsai Martin Headlines Paramount+ Comedy Film
09/27 - COZI TV Fall 2022 Schedule; FX Announces New Drama Premiere Date for Hulu
09/26 - Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event Recap; The White Lotus Season 2 Premieres Oct. 30
09/25 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 26, 2022)
09/24 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Addams Family Based Series Wednesday; Peacock Cancels Queer as Folk
09/23 - FX Renews Reservation Dogs for Season 3; Stars of Young Sheldon Head to The Price Is Right at Night
09/22 - Bounce Dramedy Finding Happy Premieres Saturday (Sept. 24); Roku's Kevin Hart Comedy Adds More Stars for Season 2
09/21 - ABC Extends Jimmy Kimmel Live Through Season 23; Peacock Orders Animated Comedy
09/20 - CBS Announces New Holiday Special; The CW Halloween Specials
09/19 - Rewind TV's Sabrina, The Teenage Witch-O-Ween Halloween Marathon; Iliza Shlesinger Returns to Netflix
09/18 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 19, 2022)
09/17 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Saturday Night Live Adds New Cast Members for New Season; Streaming Media Mergers in the Works?
09/16 - The CW's A Waltons Thanksgiving Airs Nov. 20; Rewind TV's A Week of Very Special Episodes Includes Diff'rent Strokes, Facts of Life and More; Remembering Mark Miller of Please Don't Eat the Daisies
09/15 - Antenna TV Celebrates The Bewitched Witch-O-Ween Marathon; Avenue 5 Returns October 10 on HBO
09/14 - Rick and Morty Season 6 Premiere Is a Hit; FX Brings Comedy Specials to Hulu
09/13 - 74th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners; HBO Max Renews Rap Sh!t for Season 2
09/12 - MeTV Celebrates M*A*S*H 50th Anniversary with The Best by Farr; The Simpsons Season 33 Coming to Disney+
09/11 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 12, 2022)
09/10 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Laverne Cox Comedy from Norman Lear Lands Freevee Series Order; Fox Looking Into Adult Animated Drama
09/09 - Dancing with the Stars Season 31 Cast; Great Scott! Back to the Future Reunion at New York Comic Con This Fall
09/08 - COZI TV Acquires Monk, Bones and Las Vegas; HBO Max Renews Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin
09/07 - Rewind TV Fall 2022 Schedule; Back to School Abbott Elementary Marathon
09/06 - Antenna TV Fall 2022 Schedule; BUZZR Celebrates 50 Years of The Price Is Right
09/05 - TV Marathons on Labor Day 2022