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The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
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Netflix’s Bill Cosby Standup Special Not ‘Appropriate’ for Release, Says Boss

Prior to the many pieces, victims and testimony cementing Bill Cosby’s status as a reviled public figure, the comedian had almost reached the cusp of a comeback, planning a new NBC series and a Netflix standup special. Netflix was quick to shelve plans to release the special once Cosby’s deeds became a national focus, and now the streaming service doesn’t ever believe it “appropriate” to air.

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TVLand Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes From Lineup, Guess Why

Amid continued controversy over the Confederate flag, corporations seem to be racing one another to pull down anything and everything associated with the Civil War symbol. The Dukes of Hazzard even had the image taken off merchandise of the iconic General Lee (which kept the name, for … reasons?), and now TVLand has upped the ante by pulling them Duke boys off their lineup altogether.

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Dick Van Patten, Star of ‘Eight is Enough’ and ‘Spaceballs,’ Dead at 86

A sad day for fans of Eight is Enough and the world at large, as representatives of actor Dick Van Patten have confirmed news that the 86-year old passed away of unknown causes. The lifelong star was also known for his work in such Mel Brooks movies as Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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Bill Murray’s ‘Very Murray Christmas’ Special Heads to Netflix Full of Stars

Granted, it’s May, but when have you ever known Bill Murray to pop up when expected? The revered and eccentric comedian has finally locked down his long-discussed Christmas special with Sofia Coppola sending holiday cheer to Netflix this December with A Very Murray Christmas.

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Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Has Surprises

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 puts the women in power as alliances shift, characters converge and airplane-sized dragons scorch the skies of George R.R. Martin's Westeros. Our early spoiler-free review, before the HBO premiere on April 12!

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15 ‘Game of Thrones’ Facts That Prove You Know Nothing, Jon Snow

Game of Thrones packs an insane amount of detailed history into every episode of its five seasons, but did you know the entire story of Robert’s Rebellion is told in every opening credits? What about the time Emilia Clarke got stuck to a toilet seat from all the fake blood, or that George W. Bush made an unexpected cameo in Kings’ Landing? These are just some of the facts packed into the first episode of You Think You Know TV, which heads to the wide world of Westeros with fresh facts about Game of Thrones!

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‘Full House’ Getting Netflix Revival Treatment with ‘Fuller House’

24: Live Another Day certainly kicked down the door, while Coach was apparently already living inside, and now it seems we have a Full House. Oh yes, we’ve got it, dude, the long-awaited Netflix Full House reunion series we never knew we never wanted. Prepare for … Fuller House!

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‘House of Cards’ Season 4: Netflix Reelects Frank Underwood for 2016

What, you thought Netflix was going to be the one to drag Frank Underwood out of the White House? The House of Cards may fall some day, but the streaming giant has officially voted to reelect its Kevin Spacey political drama for a fourth run in 2016. Mind the subway platform.

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Review: Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Is Unlike Anything Marvel Has Ever Done Before

Netflix's 'Daredevil' is the 'Batman Begins' 'Arrow' wishes it could be, and exactly the bone-crunching street level drama Marvel needed to complete its cinematic superhero universe. Our early review, before all 13 episodes hit streaming on April 10!

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‘SNL’ Sets Michael Keaton and Taraji P. Henson as April Hosts

SNL will Rock Studio 8H once again this weekend in returning Furious 7 star Dwayne Johnson to the stage, but April may yet have even more gold in mind. Birdman star Michael Keaton will return to SNL as our first April host, followed by the unstoppable juggernaut of Empire breakout Taraji P. Henson.

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