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Throwback Thursday: What's the best episode of 'Boy Meets World'?

Girl Meets World–which premiered on Disney Channel this past week–could really be dubbed a permanent ’90s Throwback Thursday (that’s technically airing on Fridays). In honor of this week’s Throwback Thursday, let’s hash out a very specific, very ’90s question: What is the all-time best episode of Boy Meets World?

As is the case with long-running shows (Boy Meets World aired from 1993 to 2000), there are a ton of options, and it’s a bit of a tough call. Do you go with one early in the series’ run that gave us an iconic moment (like, say, when Topanga kissed Cory up against the lockers), or a past-its-prime contender that reminded fans of the glory days (that would be “Seven the Hard Way,” a.k.a the episode with Plays With Squirrels)?

Or do you pick an episode that had a super-significant moment, but actually wasn’t all that great of an episode (cough, Cory and Topanga’s wedding, cough)? And let’s not forget about episodes with all-time perfect catchphrases, but a plot that wasn’t particularly memorable–looking at you, “Un-dah-pants episode.”

Clearly, there’s a lot to consider. With that said, here are a couple of finalists: READ FULL STORY

Video: Every time Bob says 'oh my god' on 'Bob's Burgers'

Besides the ability to make great puns about hamburgers, Bob Belcher doesn’t have much going for him. His rent is high, his kids are rambunctious and insufferable, and something seems to go wrong every week. And yet, Bob faces the world with the same stoic cry: “Oh my god!”

The Huffington Post has collected all of Bob’s outbursts from Bob’s Burgers into one glorious supercut, and the range of emotion from H. Jon Benjamin is pretty incredible–he nails the subtle difference between the “I drank from a lizard’s butt” oh my god and the  “we’re screwed, we’re screwed, we’re really, really, really screwed” oh my god. READ FULL STORY

Watch 'Devious Maids' costars Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci swoon, a lot

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You can learn a lot about Devious Maids‘ Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci when you sit them down together. For example: Ortiz still has a keepsake from her college bartending days. “Sean Penn came in, and I was so obsessed with him. I still have one of the dollars [he gave me]. He’s a really good tipper,” she says. And Lucci has been known to watch Taxicab Confessions. “It’s really interesting people watching,” she says, laughing. “You can learn a lot.”

We got them to reveal a few more secrets when they stopped by EW to take our Pop Culture Personality Test. Watch it below. READ FULL STORY

AMC's 'Walking Dead' marathon: A survival guide

Big plans for the Fourth of July weekend? Barbecue? Fireworks? Spending time with family and friends you feel bad for not seeing more often?

Nuts to all that! Why not spend the most American weekend of the year watching the most American show on television? No, not Turn. I’m talking about The Walking Dead, AMC’s beloved death-festival melodrama.

The network will air all 51 episodes of the post-apocalyptic saga starting on the morning of July 4, which means you can spend the next few days experiencing four seasons of zombie killing, lead-character fatalities, Rick Grimes’ poor leadership decisions, gruff-but-lovable Daryl Motherf—ing Dixonisms, people yelling “Sophia!” to no avail, people trusting the Governor when they really shouldn’t trust the Governor, admirably adventurous attempts at Southern accents, ridiculously romantic Glenn/Maggie moments—and did we mention the zombie killing? READ FULL STORY

The agony and the ecstasy of getting more 'Community'

Here’s to some more time in a dreamCommunity was picked up by Yahoo Screen yesterday, rescued from cancellation after its original home, NBC, declined to give it a sixth season. Dan Harmon is back and so is the cast, whose contracts were set to expire Monday night.

Yahoo’s 13-episode order puts the show that much closer to fulfilling its fans’ perpetually hashtagged mantra—#sixseasonsandamovie, a quote from Abed’s season-two love of NBC’s now-cancelled The Cape. But even as it’s time to pull out the old hashtag (and invent new ones—#sevenseasonsandasearchengine, anyone?), Community‘s renewal reanimates the painful something that makes Abed’s original line funny: the absurdity of being a diehard fan, of loving something blindly and too much.

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Chris Harrison blogs 'The Bachelorette' episode 7

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This week we set down in the beautiful city of Brussels, Belgium. This town is known for its rich history, chocolate, mussels, and now playing the United States in the knock-out phase of the World Cup. It’s amazingly ironic that we play them this Tuesday.

The week started out with me paying a visit to the guys to try to get a sense of how they were all feeling. This is a pretty intense group right now, and I know that’s because all of these men are falling or already in love with Andi. I can’t remember a season of The Bachelorette where so many of the men were head over heels in love with our girl at this point.

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Video: 'Under the Dome' star Rachelle Lefevre kindly stalked Bradley Whitford

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Under the Dome returns June 30 for a second season, and Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) will have her hands full with a potential love triangle—enter mystery man Sam (new series regular Eddie Cahill)—and a dome that viewers will get to know even better. “As ever-present as the dome was last season, it’s almost more like a character this season,” she says. “It’s more of a sentient being—people feel like they’re connected to it, and it starts to control the atmosphere and the environment.”

We got to know Lefevre better when she stopped by EW to take our Pop Culture Personality Test. Find out which film she regrets seeing with her father, what movie she snuck into with her mother, which book she lied about having read in high school, and how she got her hands on a signed Bradley Whitford photo. READ FULL STORY

How 'Game of Thrones's The Mountain trained for his big fight

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, better known as the murderous Ser Gregor Clegane (nicknamed The Mountain) on HBO’s Game of Thrones, is a pretty impressive guy, physically and otherwise. At 6’9″ and 419 pounds, he competes on Iceland’s strongman circuit, and even finished second in the 2014 World’s Strongest Man competition.

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Björnsson revealed his training regimen (including eating 8,000 calories a day), his memories from being on set, and his opinion of his native country (“We have the most beautiful women and the strongest men”).

Some of Björnsson’s best quotes:

Sports Illustrated: What was the most challenging part of filming the now-famous Game of Thrones fight scene with Pedro Pascal?
Björnsson: To be able to finish the whole scene without mistakes after having learned the fight scenes—they were really fast-paced and complicated. All of this was new to me, one big challenge. But we managed to make this incredible scene, one of the more talked-about of all.

You were trained by the swordmaster C.C. Smiff  [who famously worked on Gladiator] for that fight scene. What did that training consist of?
We trained from morning until evening for weeks and went through every detail of the fight. C.C. Smiff is probably one of the more knowledgeable in the [movie fighting] business but the whole GoT team is incredible.

Read the rest of the interview, including details on the strange requests Björnsson gets from fans, here.

This week's cover: Halle Berry lands on 'Extant'

Cop shows, doctor shows, courtroom-based dramas–for years, Halle Berry had heard pitches for just about every iteration of what’s already on TV. Nothing seemed invigorating enough for her to briefly abandon a still-thriving film career. Then, in the fall of 2013, a spec script called Extant started a feeding frenzy in Hollywood, with just about every major TV player–ABC, FX, Netflix, you name it–trying to buy the sci-fi thriller. As soon as CBS prevailed, CBS Entertainment Chairman Nina Tasser knew exactly who she wanted to play Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns from a year-long solo mission in space with a baby (possibly alien in origin) in her belly. READ FULL STORY

Erykah Badu tries to kiss a TV reporter during his live shot

Let’s say that you were a PIX11 reporter doing a live shot on the 5 p.m. news about Shia LaBeouf’s arrest, and you were going to wind up getting videobombed as you tried to wrap up this segment on a Manhattan street. Who would be the perfect suspect to perpetrate this devious and disorienting crime? If you said Shia LaBoeuf… well, that’s actually a really good and meta choice. But it was actually Erykah Badu, decked out in a HOI (hat of interest). Standing behind PIX’s Mario Diaz, the singer made a family-unfriendly gesture in which one of her fingers made the acquaintance of a few fingers on her other hand in the shape of a circle and also grabbed him to plant a kiss. Without registering exactly who was making the advance, he instinctively pushed her away with an “excuse me” while gamely continuing his report. Badu later tweeted a playful “sorry” to him, and Diaz (who, coincidentally, once had a shot crashed by Tiger Woods before his first pro win) accepted her apology while citing some fitting Prince lyrics. He also noted that his wife, who was watching off-camera with their two-year child when the incident happened on Friday, approved of her move.

Watch Badu in action below. READ FULL STORY

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