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An instant breakdown of every episode of ‘Atlanta’ Season 2, hosted by Ringer Culture Editor Amanda Dobbins and a rotating panel of obsessive Ringer staffers.

An instant breakdown of every episode of ‘Atlanta’ Season 2, hosted by Ringer Culture Editor Amanda Dobbins and a rotating panel of obsessive Ringer staffers.
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An instant breakdown of every episode of ‘Atlanta’ Season 2, hosted by Ringer Culture Editor Amanda Dobbins and a rotating panel of obsessive Ringer staffers.

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‘Insecure,’ S3E1: “Better-Like” | The Recappables

8/12/2018
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Ringer staff writers Micah Peters and Alison Herman are joined by comedian and writer Travon Free to break down the Season 3 premiere of ‘Insecure.’ The trio hand out their awards for the episode’s worst decision (1:35), best music cue (8:00), most and least valuable players (15:00), and the most clueless white person (28:30).

Duration:00:31:43

‘Succession,’ S1E10: “Nobody Is Ever Missing” | The Recappables

8/5/2018
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Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey sits down with staff writer Justin Charity to discuss the jarring events of the season's final episode (1:00), its most lasting moments (17:30), and who should be crowned the winner of the episode (21:20). Then, Fennessey is joined by an array of Ringer staffers to debate who deserves the MVP award for the first season (24:30).

Duration:01:07:48

'The Office' S4E9: "Dinner Party" | Best TV Episodes of the 21st Century

8/2/2018
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In honor of The Ringer's list of 100 best TV episodes of the 21st century, Amanda Dobbins, Shea Serrano, and Jason Gallagher discuss this episode's MVPs (10:03), the most iconic moment (13:57), and Shea's new book, 'Conference Room, Five Minutes' (27:43). More from The Ringer: besttv.theringer.comAn Oral History of the Best ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode EverWhat’s the Difference Between a Great TV Episode and a Great TV Moment? Get Shea Serrano's "Conference Room, Five Minutes" here:...

Duration:00:45:04

‘Mad Men,’ S4E7: “The Suitcase” | Best TV Episodes of the 21st Century

8/1/2018
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In honor of The Ringer’s list of 100 best TV episodes of the 21st century, Sean Fennessey, Amanda Dobbins, and Andy Greenwald discuss why “The Suitcase” was picked over other episodes of ‘Mad Men’ (2:27), the themes that make it so great (15:33), and the episode’s iconic quote (23:16).

Duration:00:59:28

‘Lost,’ S4E5: “The Constant” | Best TV Episodes of the 21st Century

7/31/2018
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In honor of The Ringer’s list of 100 best TV episodes of the 21st century, Juliet Litman, Chris Ryan, and David Shoemaker revisit “The Constant” from the series ‘Lost.’ They discuss why this episode made the list (8:48), the lost art of fitting plot into an episode interrupted by commercials (30:34), and the lasting impact of ‘Lost’ (43:35).

Duration:00:48:02

‘Succession,’ S1E9: “Pre-Nuptial” | The Recappables

7/29/2018
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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Jason Concepcion, and Katie Baker discuss which character won the episode (1:00) and how we saw a different side of the Roy family (18:45). Then they give their predictions for the finale (22:45) and more.

Duration:00:28:39

'Billions,’ S3E12: “Elmsley Count”

6/10/2018
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The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin, Sean Fennessey, and Alison Herman get together over a foosball table and some red wine to celebrate the Season 3 finale of ‘Billions.’ They talk about Chuck’s downfall (6:54), the way Connerty and Taylor are becoming their former mentors (19:16), and their predictions for Season 4 (42:59).

Duration:01:04:17

'Billions,’ S3E11: “Kompenso”

6/3/2018
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It’s comp day at Axe Capital! And also the second-to-last episode of the third season of 'Billions.' The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and Mallory Rubin discuss Chuck Sr.’s sage advice to Taiga (4:54), Salt Bae’s cameo (40:08), and what the future of the series might look like (50:11).

Duration:00:58:08

‘Billions,’ S3E10: “Redemption”

5/28/2018
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The Ringer’s Alison Herman and Miles Surrey connect to discuss that Ben Kim elevator scene (3:43), comparisons between Jock Jeffcoat and Rex Tillerson (9:53), and Maria Sharapova’s cameo (25:50).

Duration:00:42:39

‘Billions’: S3E9, "Icebreaker"

5/21/2018
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The Ringer's Alison Herman and Miles Surrey discuss the introduction of John Malkovich's character, Russian oligarch Grigor Andolov (3:05); how art imitates life through Jock Jeffcoat (14:!3); and how Axe and Taylor's relationship continues to evolve (25:27). More from The Ringer: ‘Billions’ Superlatives: The Disappearance of Dollar Bill’s Dollar BillAri Spyros of ‘Billions’ Is the Most Brilliantly Hateable Character on TV

Duration:00:38:30

‘Billions,’ S3E8: “All the Wilburys”

5/13/2018
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The Ringer’s Alison Herman and Chris Almeida link up to talk about Ari Spyros’s cringiest moments of the episode (17:06), the tense relationship between Axe and Taylor (10:42), and their MVPs and LVPs of the week (35:32).

Duration:00:49:48

'Atlanta,' S2E11: "Crabs in a Barrel"

5/11/2018
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The Ringer's Amanda Dobbins, Alison Herman, and Micah Peters discuss the Season 2 finale of 'Atlanta' (4:17), the highlights of this season (24:13), and aspects of the season they wish had been different (37:49). More from The Ringer: The ‘Atlanta’ Season 2 Awards

Duration:00:46:19

‘Billions,’ S3E7: “Not You, Mr. Dake”

5/6/2018
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The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Alison Herman discuss this Very Chuck Episode (5:00), Wendy's unsubtle seduction technique (29:17), and the best pop culture references of the week (45:56).

Duration:01:09:39

'Atlanta,' S2E10: "FUBU"

5/4/2018
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The Ringer's Amanda Dobbins, Andrew Gruttadaro, and Micah Peters take a trip down memory lane with this throwback episode. They discuss the heartbreaking twist (3:48), the best '90s moment (14:59), and what may be in store during next week's season finale (17:20). More from The Ringer: Subscribe to 'The Dave Chang Show'

Duration:00:19:56

'Billions': S3E6, "The Third Ortolan"

4/29/2018
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The Ringer's Alison Herman and Miles Surrey discuss the significance of Chuck and Axe being on the same side (5:11), the most scarring food moments of the episode (7:32), and this week's MVPs (17:47). More from The Ringer: hereSubscribe to 'The Dave Chang Show'

Duration:00:28:25

'Atlanta,' S2E9: "North of the Border"

4/27/2018
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The Ringer's Amanda Dobbins, Alison Herman, and Justin Charity discuss Pajama Jam (2:30), why Earn and Paper Boy's falling out was inevitable (14:13), and the episode's LVPs (38:33). More from The Ringer: Subscribe to 'The Dave Chang Show'Subscribe to 'Westworld: The Recappables'

Duration:00:43:28

Introducing 'Westworld: The Recappables'

4/23/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker introduces a brand-new podcast, which will cover Season 2 of HBO's 'Westworld.' Subscribe to the 'Westworld: The Recappables' feed here. Don't worry, we will continue our recaps of 'Atlanta' and 'Billions' in this feed! In this episode, David Shoemaker, Chris Ryan, and Danny Heifetz discuss the Season 2 premiere of 'Westworld' (1:38), the most shocking moment of the episode (22:39), and what new plot theories were created (37:07). More from The...

Duration:00:44:42

'Billions:' S3E5, "Flaw In The Death Star'

4/22/2018
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The Ringer's Sean Fennessey and Alison Herman discuss learning more about Taylor's life outside of Axe Capital (12:30), the best quotes from this episode (16:38), and why Dollar Bill is the Loser of the Week (26:37).

Duration:00:30:52

'Atlanta' S2E8: "Woods"

4/20/2018
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The Ringer's Amanda Dobbins, Andrew Gruttadaro, and Justin Charity discuss Al's emotional journey through the woods (1:00), deer guts (4:32), and Brian Tyree Henry's Emmy-worthy performance (13:12).

Duration:00:24:27

'Billions' S3E4: "Hell Of A Ride"

4/16/2018
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Mallory Rubin discuss how terrible Chuck is (1:55), why Taylor isn't as interesting this season (25:47), and the most scarring scene of the week (and maybe the year) featuring Chuck Sr. (37:05). More from The Ringer: 2018 NBA Playoff Mega-Preview With Ryen RussilloThe Nature of Consciousness in ‘Westworld’ Season 1, Episodes 1-5

Duration:00:55:33