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Stephen Colbert Interview with Realistic Pessimist

Can someone help me to locate an episode of Colbert from a few years back--Comedy Central's search engine is not as versatile as I was hoping for. This is what I remember: Stephen is doing an interview with a woman who's suffering from cancer (can't remember if it's terminal or not) and she says that when she was first diagnosed she kept being told that she should be tough and positive and that if she was positive she could "beat" cancer, but all she really wanted to do was feel sad and not have to fake her emotions, and she made a really profound argument for pessimism that I want to show my students. Any ideas?
posted by ABlanca on Jul 10, 2016 - 4 answers

What is the name of this BBC/Euro TV episode?

It features a Denmark or Swedish divorced woman living in a "commune" with about 5-8 people of varying ages from (probably) 13-50. [more inside]
posted by Submiqent on Jan 12, 2016 - 3 answers

I'm not really sure what happened... bipolar disorder reared its head

I have bipolar disorder and everything fell apart. I made straight Fs in school because I laid in bed for two months. I became more delirious and started hallucinating recently. Love of my life left. What the hell do I do now? [more inside]
posted by squirtle on Jan 5, 2016 - 32 answers

In Need of Resources for Relative with Bipolar I Disorder

A relative of mine is about to crash after a month-long manic episode. Our family has realized that a long-term care plan needs to manifest ASAP so our lives don't get torn apart every time said relative has an episode as bad as this. Can you recommend resources regarding rehab, disability insurance, and retirement (or lack thereof) for Bipolar I individuals in California? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2015 - 7 answers

Mystery b/w film reel labeled Hoot Gibson Show #36 - help me ID it?

I picked up a reel of film at an estate sale the other day. It is only labeled "Hoot Gibson Show #36." [more inside]
posted by Slinga on Nov 21, 2015 - 5 answers

Name this TV Episode

I can remember nearly all the details of this episode apart from what show it was and which characters were involved and it's driving me insane! [more inside]
posted by Wysawyg on Oct 23, 2015 - 6 answers

House of Cards Episode Help!

Which episode of House of Cards featured the democrats hiding in their offices so Republicans would leave and they could quickly appear and win a vote? [more inside]
posted by Saebrial on Jul 2, 2015 - 2 answers

What is the best episode of the podcast?

I'm looking for interesting podcasts, but a lot of previous questions about them have recommendations for the whole podcast serieses, and I would like recommendations for SPECIFIC EPISODES. Think of your one or two or three favorite podcasts, and please link specifically to your ONE FAVORITE EPISODE of the podcast. I am looking not just for a Podcast name, but an easily-clickable link to your FAVORITE EPISODE of the podcast. Anything is fine - information, comedy, narrative, improv, whatever you like. Just your FAVORITE EPISODE. Thank you!
posted by Greg Nog on Oct 3, 2014 - 89 answers

Identify this reality-bending TV show episode

I once saw a show, which I remember as being from The Outer Limits, where two people discover that reality isn't as they thought. [more inside]
posted by jiawen on Aug 24, 2013 - 11 answers

TV Filter: Name That "Wings" Episode!

In which episode of "Wings" does Lowell pretend to be Fay's boyfriend? [more inside]
posted by Michele in California on Aug 16, 2013 - 4 answers

Why is this episode of Criminal Minds so familiar?

Spoilers within. I just finished Season 8, Episode 10 "The Lesson" and I swear I've seen this plot before. What show was it? [more inside]
posted by sarae on Feb 15, 2013 - 10 answers

Help me ID this TAL background song!

Help me ID a particular song that appeared in this episode of This American Life. [more inside]
posted by deathpanels on Oct 18, 2012 - 7 answers

Star Wars: Is episode I a good start?

Star Wars: “IV, V, VI, I, II, III” or “I, II, III, IV, V, VI”? If you’ve never seen any of the movies, how would you like to be introduced to them? Better question would be this: how should a person be introduced to them? 1st world issue details inside. [more inside]
posted by WestChester22 on Aug 14, 2012 - 53 answers

This Is Your Script . . . This Is Your Script Unplugged

Looking for more examples of a plot. Well, more of a structure really. The one from Noises Off, where you are shown how the story should go, then they go through it again, only this time everything goes wrong. Bonus points if they go through it a third time, and it absolutely explodes. [more inside]
posted by Garm on May 6, 2012 - 18 answers

How do I find my slimy youth?

How do I find an episode of the game show Xuxa that I was in? [more inside]
posted by pbeans on Dec 9, 2011 - 2 answers

Get me hooked on a TV show in one episode

Recommend the one episode that will get me hooked on a good TV show. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Dec 6, 2011 - 98 answers

What TV episodes do I show the aliens first?

Looking for the top episodes of any TV series. "Best", most ground-breaking, controversial, funniest, awesome guest stars... Series/Season endings are easier, it's the stuff leading up to that where I need help. [more inside]
posted by a_green_man on Nov 2, 2011 - 67 answers

Looking for an episode of My Little Pony, old series

I distinctly remember seeing an episode of My Little Pony (original series, around 15 years ago) that involved the ponies using some sort of walk/ride through (via conveyer belt) machine to clean themselves or make themselves up pretty - somewhat like a car wash. Did such an episode really exist? I'll be stumped if it didn't, it's so clear in my mind. [more inside]
posted by mondotwistedmojo on Oct 18, 2011 - 8 answers

Cancelled show on NPR...NAME?!

Last year or so, I listened to a radio show on NPR that aired. The basic premise of the show (I think) was very similar to This American Life and was an eclectic mix of interviews of regular old folks, to talking about issues related to living life in general. One of the episodes dealt with two sisters who had run away and they told their story through a series of vignettes about their experiences. Another episode (I think) was an interview of siblings who are gay. The show was only about an hour long each week, but ended up being cancelled due to $$ issues (it's not News & Notes or Day to Day, I've already checked). I'm trying to figure out what the show was!! Any ideas? It was a very grassroots-ey type, low-budget, etc. Thanks MeFi!
posted by LemonGardot on Jun 10, 2010 - 8 answers

Globe Trekker

Last night PBS aired an episode of Globe Trekker in which Megan McCormick visits Hong Kong and Taiwan (Ep #909). I'd like to know the original air date of the episode. Does anyone know where I can find it?
posted by Aanidaani on Jun 2, 2010 - 7 answers

What does this plot element mean in Damages Season 1?

Plot question about the first season of Damages. (Beware spoilers.) [more inside]
posted by meerkatty on Mar 20, 2010 - 3 answers

Scary kids' show with a monster in the bed?

My brother is trying to locate a kids' show/movie from the late 90s involving a monster that moves through a child's bed. [more inside]
posted by arianell on Jul 23, 2009 - 6 answers

I was ripped from the headlines--help!

I was watching one of my favorite shows, Law and Order: SVU, in syndication a few months ago when I noticed something scary: the basic plot mirrored a case I was directly involved in several years ago. Now I'm looking to find this episode. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 12, 2009 - 9 answers

What is this tv programme I watched as a child?

[Irritating-mystery filter] Of magical elevators, murder mysteries, Kenwood mixers and time travel: please help me identify this tv programme I watched once as a child! [more inside]
posted by badmoonrising on Oct 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Several Star Trek Episode Names

How do I find the names of several Star Trek Episodes? I know what happens in the episodes, but I don't know the names of the actual episodes. ex: In one TNG episode, 4 or 5 crew member go to the holodeck and have the computer make a table or bed they all dreamed they were tortured on. I've got several questions like this! [more inside]
posted by libraryman on Aug 18, 2008 - 12 answers

Twin Peaks Episode 3 (Season 2) question

What happens in the first scene of episode three of the second season of Twin Peaks, if you can tell me without "giving away" what happens later? [more inside]
posted by neustile on Apr 11, 2008 - 10 answers

Is Michael Lost?

Where is Michael on TV's Lost? [more inside]
posted by fiTs on Mar 1, 2008 - 15 answers

"The Man Trap" or "Where No Man Has Gone Before" - where do I start?

Trekkie/Trekker Filter: Should I watch the episodes of TOS in the order in which they were produced, or the order in which they were aired? [more inside]
posted by Lucinda on Oct 18, 2007 - 12 answers

"You are stoooopid"

Can someone offer more information about this episode of "Dexter's Laboratory?" [more inside]
posted by Bryan Behrenshausen on Aug 18, 2007 - 8 answers

Looking for XP software designed to rip DVDs of episodic TV?

I own all of the southpark dvds and I want to rip each episode to an individual file for my media center. I know I can do this manually but it is tedious. Is there any Rip software that can do a batch conversion?
posted by lukeomalley on May 4, 2006 - 2 answers

What are the best TV show episode guides?

Are there any TV show episode guides as well-written and interesting as the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine guide? [more inside]
posted by Servo5678 on Nov 11, 2005 - 6 answers

Where to see Episide III in SF?

Which is the best theater in San Francisco to see the midnight showing of Episode III on opening night (in terms of picture size and sound quality, and, of course, ticket availability.) No snarks from the haters, please. [more inside]
posted by robbie01 on May 5, 2005 - 9 answers

"Dinosaurs" show

Does anyone remember the last episode of that old ABC show Dinosaurs (you know, with the puppets?) Something just triggered some strange memory of the last episode and I seem to remember all the characters kicking the bucket (even the baby). Is that what happened? Is there a detailed synopsis of this episode somewhere on the web? Tvtome doesnt have it to much detail. It was called "Changing Nature," i believe.
posted by Slimemonster on Apr 14, 2004 - 17 answers

Where can I find new Daily Show episodes online?

I don't have cable. Is there anywhere online I can find new Daily Show episodes? (other than the main site, of course, which only has a few clips)
posted by Tlogmer on Feb 20, 2004 - 20 answers

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