Category Archives: Friday Night Lights

“Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan” says goodbye to “Friday Night Lights”

Mo Ryan and I are back, this time with an 80-minute ode to one of the great television shows of the recent past, and perhaps of all time. We look at each season, teasing out the show’s various themes and ponder its overall impact on the TV landscape. We don’t cry. […]

The Weekend That Was

I’ve put out a lot of content over the past few days, at precisely the time at which people largely turned off their computer and went to the beach. I have nothing if not impeccable timing.
So here’s a quick, 1-stop shop of what you might have missed.
Game of Thrones
I dropped not one, but two, podcasts. […]

“Friday Night Lights”: Some insta-thoughts about “The Son”

I’ve written a lot over this Memorial Day weekend. Some of it is already up, and some f it will drop later in the week. But I wanted to write a few more about “The Son,” the fifth episode of the fourth season of “Friday Night Lights.” As many of you know, I’ve been catching […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go: A look at the third season of “Friday Night Lights”

As promised on my podcast, “Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan,” I’m writing up my belated thoughts on each individual season of “Friday Night Lights” as I finally get through them. All thoughts below are based on knowledge of Season 3, and nothing else that follows. Please keep any comments below centered around Season 3, […]

Pipe dreams and desert island discs: a look at the second season of “Friday Night Lights”

Since I finished Season 1 of my catch-up on “Friday Night Lights”, news came out about a possible deal whereby Netflix would pony up cash to actually produce a series called “House of Cards.” With David Fincher at the production helm and Kevin Spacey set to star in it, many (including myself) have wondered aloud […]

Teary eyes, full hearts: a look at the first season of “Friday Night Lights”

As promised on my podcast, “Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan,” I’m writing up my belated thoughts on each individual season of “Friday Night Lights” as I finally get through them. All thoughts below are based on knowledge of Season 1, and nothing else that follows. Please keep any comments below centered around Season 1, […]

“Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan”: The start of “Mr. Sunshine” and the end of “Friday Night Lights”

Mo Ryan and I are back with another edition of our TV podcast. In case it wasn’t obvious by the title above, we talk ABC’s new comedy “Mr. Sunshine” and give a non-spoiler look at the end of “Friday Night Lights.”
As per usual, you can subscribe to the podcast here. Subscribing is your best option to ensure […]