Twin Cities, Season 2 Episode 6 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red discuss Counterpart getting too popular and the show deciding to make an entire episode with none of its stars. Also: twins!

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Counterpart 2x06: Love Ruins Science
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A bicycle wheel is also a flat circle as Ivan & Red return to discuss HBO’s True Detective. After an inexplicable choice to strap itself to Vince Vaughan for a season, Mahershala Ali single-handedly rights a series.

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WYSBW: True Detective Season Three
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Shadow Puppets, Season 2 Episode 5 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red discuss the increasingly poor chances for Clare & Peter’s marriage. Clare has both a daughter and a lover named Spencer, and Peter’s running away from trouble like sweaty brooms thrown down the stairs in this, the hottest episode of television in all of 2019*.

* so far

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Counterpart 2x05: That’ll Do, Pigs
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Point of Departure, Season 2 Episode 4 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red, having finished welcoming Remy to Counterpart, say goodbye to Remy. We discuss those who are equally comfortable in any dimension, terrible hidey holes, and whether empathy will save humanity.

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Counterpart 2x04: Dimension Fluid
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Something Borrowed, Season 2 Episode 3 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red welcome back the #1 Italian Androgynous Italian Assassin and welcome an even sweatier, more paranoid, Harry Lloyd.

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Counterpart 2x03: Two Pumps
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Outside In, Season 2 Episode 2 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red check in on PRIME WORLD, the only multiverse wholly owned by Jeff Bezos.

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Counterpart 2x02: Guards Playing Cards
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Inside Out, Season 2 Episode 1 of Starz’s Counterpart. Ivan & Red reunite with J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, Viserys Targaryen, but NO BALDWIN?!

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Counterpart 2x01: Emily’s Wife
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The Christmas Prince was such a surprisingly popular episode that Ivan & Red HAD to return for the Royal Wedding. Rose McIver is GREAT and Ben Lamb is also in this.

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WYSBW: A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
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Ivan & Red return to the George R.R. Martinverse to watch a NEW television program by the ASOIAF scribe himself, Syfy’s Nightflyers. Technically an adaptation of the universally panned 1987 film, there is, uhm, a LOT about this episode that needs discussing.

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WYSBW: Nightflyers
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For the honor of Grayskull, Ivan & Red watch the first two episodes of Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. They take the journey from a generic money grab at the height of the 80s toy IP mania to a woke reboot with multiple frames of quality animation per second.

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
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