Tara Ariano

Writer, editor, and snack enthusiast Tara Ariano co-founded TelevisionWithoutPity.com and Fametracker.com before co-founding the site you're reading right now. She's also contributed to New York, The New York Times Magazine, The Awl, Slate, and Grantland, among many others. She lives on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Billy, Don't Be Appläro

Sending TV characters to get lost among the meatballs at Ikea, and speculating as to how that would go for them. 2018.04.23

I Guess The Beverly Hills, 90210 Visual Aids Wrote This For You, Huh?

Val tries to locket down (sorrynotsorry) despite David and Donna's soulmate-itis in all the important snapshots from S08.E19. 2018.04.23S08.E19

Beverly Hills, 90210 Writes Prose On A Con

Dr. Jeff introduces Kelly to an ex-con. Kelly tells Brandon all about him. Brandon proceeds to use the Beat to ruin the guy's life. 2018.04.23S08.E19

Casting The 'Cast

Teaming up TV characters to conquer the audio format. 2018.04.20

Serging Your Sentence

Giving TV-inspired makeovers on each other. Punitively. 2018.04.19

Will & Grace Brings In Will's Brother So That Will Has Someone To Yell At Other Than Grace

Will fell out with his brother Sam over Sam's bad choice of fiancée, but now that they're getting divorced the Truman boys should be chill, right? Well, is Will ever chill? 2018.04.19S01.E14

The Americans Can't Stop Striking Out

While other Washingtonians enjoy the World Series (...for a while), Elizabeth craps out on a couple of missions, and Philip gets emasculated both by capitalism and by his wife. 2018.04.18S06.E04

Finding Our Way Through Lost In Space

Jeb Lund makes his Extra Hot Great début to join our discussion about Netflix's latest TV remake! 2018.04.18

Married At First Sight Shows Us The Fallout From Molly's Disgrace

On the eve of Decision Day, Molly and Jon tell the brides and grooms their bad news. We discuss it in our latest Bride & Doom podcast! 2018.04.17S06.E15

Laughs In Spaaaaaaaaaaace

Shows that Sarah D. Bunting loves become sitcoms...set in space. Hilarity and/or cannibalism ensues. 2018.04.17

Reconsideration Station

The shows that have held up better than we expected -- or reeeeeally haven't. 2018.04.16

Beverly Hills, 90210 Lets The Blind Lead The Blind Through Various Relationship Crises

A variety of randos get inserted into Brandon's, Kelly's, and Steve's storylines in order to serve as very obvious object lessons. 2018.04.16S08.E18

Until The Mime Shows Up

Improving (?) shows via random mime insertion. 2018.04.13

Will & Grace Introduces Us To Grace's Mother, Bobbie, a.k.a. 'The Loins Of Grace's Fruit'

Bobbie comes to town with One Weird Trick to save Grace from spinsterhood. 2018.04.12S01.E13

Tech Wrecks

Ruining classic episodes with current technology. 2018.04.12

Never Again With This: The Minis Archive

We're sending Brandon into the earth in our latest Mini! 2018.04.12

The Americans Reacquaints Paige With Her Scary Mommy

Philip's reaction to Elizabeth's fury about Paige's, uh, normal human frailties leads Elizabeth to wonder whether there might be some ways to solve her problems other than barking or murdering her way out of them. Plus: is Dupont Circle Travel circling the drain?! 2018.04.11S06.E03

Does The Howards End Justify The Means?

Doree Shafrir weighs in on the decor porn and dialectics of the Starz miniseries, plus Big Little Lies for the Canon. 2018.04.11

Married At First Sight Lets Jon Convict Molly

Molly tries to act like the fight that closes her and Jon's trip to Orlando is no big deal. Too bad he's got receipts to show Dr. Jessica. 2018.04.10S06.E14

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