Roseanne, “Heavy-Handed Horse-Pucky”

When an interracial lesbian couple moves in across the street, Roseanne turns into a literal pile of shit. She slurms her way over to their house to hurl insults at them while the laugh track encourages the TV-viewing audience at home to reward this repugnant behavior with laughter. Later, Dan surprises Roseanne by trading in … Continue reading Roseanne, “Heavy-Handed Horse-Pucky”

Big Bang Theory, “The Herd Separation”

When the Big Bang Gang™ attends the midnight release of the new Star Wars® movie, the group is split on how to feel about it. Leonard and Howard both say it was the worst movie ever made, whereas Raj and Amy counter their opinion by saying that it was the best movie ever made. Sheldmond—the … Continue reading Big Bang Theory, “The Herd Separation”

Big Bang Theory, “The Nuclear Family Expansion”

Sheldon and Amy ponder the future of their relationship when Sheldon’s mother Mary (Laurie Metcalf) shows up uninvited with a surprise guest: her new husband! Meanwhile, Leonard’s downward spiral into a deep depression leads to him buying the RV from Breaking Bad. John Goodman guest stars as Mary’s new husband Dan.