Show-o-Matic

Breaking down each episode of our favorite formulaic shows by how closely it hews to said formula.

In 'Stanks And Anne,' Hoarders Invites You To Eat Dinner While Sitting In A Garbage Pile

Or if that doesn't float your boat, how about celebrating Christmas year-round because you can't reach your decorations to take them down? 2016.12.19S09.E02

Hoarders Tries To Define The Difference Between A Hoarder And A Collector

And the answer might be, 'When your collection puts you $750,000 in debt and you still won't sell any of it.' 2016.12.19S09.E01

The Rubber Hits The Road For Kristie On Intervention

She's self-treating her OCD with tallboys and duster. Is she headed for a crash? 2016.12.14S16.E03

It's The First Marciano/Parker/Made Reference Hat Trick On Dinner For Five

Plus inspirations, hernias, and the politics of offering a line reading. 2016.12.12S01.E03

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Always Got By On Her Own

She never really cared until she met you. But now Josh's cool new girlfriend chills her to the bone! 2016.12.09S02.E07

Pitch Winds Up Its First Season With A Bang

A couple, actually -- but does it have anywhere else to go? 2016.12.08S01.E10

Arrow Goes Behind The Mask

Secret identities get blown away all over the place as Arrow goes into its midseason break. 2016.12.08S05.E09

The Flash Roasts Chestnuts On An Open Fire

With Savitar nipping at his nose. 2016.12.07S03.E09

Sleeping Becomes Dangerous On Intervention

Tiffany's difficult childbirths and postpartum depressions put her in a tailspin, and her co-dependent husband isn't helping pull her out. ...Weeeeeslehhhh. 2016.12.06S16.E02

Once Upon A Time Wishes Logic Into The Cornfield

Genie, I served with Anyanka. I knew Anyanka. Anyanka was a friend of mine. Genie, you're no Anyanka. 2016.12.05S06.E10

Pitch Takes It Out In Trade

Is Lawson headed for Chicago? Is Evelyn's money headed for the drain? And how Pitch-y is 'Scratched'? 2016.12.01S01.E09

Arrow Has Some Guests

Everyone who's ever been on the show, and a handful of people from other shows, all stop by to vex Oliver and his pals. 2016.12.01S05.E08

Superfriends Turn On Each Other In A Flash

Barry puts together a supergroup to fight off an alien invasion, but the aliens have other plans. 2016.11.30S03.E08

Intervention Can't Go Back, So Get Over It

Candy Finnigan pours some T over the head of Katie's self-absorbed mom, but can that -- or anything else -- get Katie into treatment? 2016.11.29S16.E01

'It Was Everything Bad': The Dinner For Five Pilot

The PILOT isn't bad; that's a quote from Jon Favreau about trying to do a sex scene. All that and more in the inaugural Show-o-Matic for everyone's favorite film-dish dinner show. 2016.11.29S01.E01

Maci, Taylor, And All Their Tattoos Get Married On Teen Mom

Cate's there for the big day, but Amber's busy getting plastic surgery and Farrah is off feuding with her future stepdad. 2016.11.28S06.E15

Are The Librarians Just What The Doctor Ordered?

This week's The Librarians invites along a few classic Doctor Who tropes, but did the host get taken over? 2016.11.28S03.E02

Once Upon A Time Belabors The Point

Belle and Rumple's birth plan really isn't going well. 2016.11.27S06.E09

The Flash's Caitlin Plants A Kiss Beforeā€¦Freezing

But will her cold lips actually result in Barry dying? 2016.11.23S03.E07