Fall 2012 TV Round-Up: Thursdays!

Oh, Thursdays. I still love you, even if Community and Fringe did get kicked out of your club, and even if The Office kind of sucks now (keeping our eye on this one) and it andΒ 30 Rock are both ending this year. I mean, Scandal and Last Resort (if it lasts) are pretty good TV, … Continue reading

Not-so-easy A…A Review of Friday Night Lights: It’s Different For The Girls

Having never lived in a small town, I can’t say for sure whether gossip travels as fast as it does in movies and tv. But if you take small town rumor mills and add in head cheerleader minus one QB boyfriend plus one up-and-coming football stay, people are bound to talk. The first nine episodes … Continue reading

TV Round-Up: Best of 2009-2010

Once upon a time in Tucson, this idiot named Ashley decided it would be a good idea to watch twenty-seven TV shows a week while holding down two jobs and going to graduate school full time. It all worked out fine, I suppose. She didn’t mind gradually descending into the bowels of hermit-dom, only coming … Continue reading

Listed: Favorite Musical TV Moments, 1980s-Present

Sometimes FOX likes to do really super cheesy things, like forcing all of its shows to produce episodes that conform to a theme as promotion tool (I would argue that is actually less cheesy and ineffective than NBC’s lame attempts at environment promotion, “green weeks”). This is one of those times. Specifically, this entire week … Continue reading

TV: This Week’s Quotable Quips

“I’m sorry I lost my temper before; it’s because I was shot in the head by a moron.” – Ron Swanson (Parks and Recreation) “You want me to write a Snow White Lady Gaga musical to be directed by Blair Waldorf?” – Dan Humphrey (Gossip Girl) “If onlys and buts were candy and nuts, every … Continue reading

TV Trajectory: November 9 -14

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TV Trajectory: Nov 2 – 6

We’re introducing a new feature at Big Damn Heroes this morning: TV Trajectory! Now that you’ve had a chance to catch up with your DVR over the weeekend, we’re micro-recapping (and charting) what happened on TV last week.Β  Need a refresher before new episodes air this week? Want a place to talk rehash what happened? … Continue reading

Hero Extras: PB&J 4EVA

If you believe in the soul-sustaining power of love and/or television, you know that Pam and Jim β€” the best television couple in the history of time and space β€” are tying the knot on Thursday night’s The Office. After half a decade of waiting and one really excruciating walk across hot coals, you might … Continue reading

TV’s Best/Worst/Weirdest: Sept 13 – 19

Happy Saturday, and welcome to the first edition of Big Damn Heroes Best/Worst/Weirdest, where we highlight the stuff that went down this week on TV. I’m Heather Anne (Hi, Heather Anne!) and I’m your Big Gay representative on this Big Damn blog. But I promise not to queer it up here; I write about Big … Continue reading

Fall 2009 TV Round Up: Thursday!

I promised you that I would complain about Thursday, but honestly I’m tired. I don’t have it in me to be angry. Instead, I’m going to weave you an awkward metaphor involving TV shows representing manly wrestlers in their underpants. Thursday night is a battleground. It hasn’t been this intense in years, and even then, … Continue reading

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