BCTV Daily Dispatch 19 June 2021: Rick and Morty Return; Doctor's Day

Because Time won't give me time. And time makes lovers feel like they've got something real. But you and me, we know we've got nothin' but time. And time won't give me time… BCTV Daily Dispatch! Welcome back to our daily dose of some of the best things happening across the television landscape (and with tons of love and respect to Culture Club) as we head into a weekend that sees the return of Rick and Morty. New faces this time around include a trailer for Wellington Paranormal, Christopher Eccleston returns for new Who, five ways Batman and Catwoman could have their sex lives "Snyder-ized," "Hell in a Cell" on WWE SmackDown, and Ronald D. Moore talks Worf and "Star Trek."

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Following that, we have the "BCTV Rewind" with a selection of curated articles more than worth your time that you may have missed the first time around. Then we round out everything with another edition of "BCTV Weird" with a look at what we're calling the funniest cold open in the past seven seasons of NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

10. Night Court: Lacretta Joins NBC's Melissa Rauch/John Larroquette Pilot

9. Saved by the Bell Star Elizabeth Berkley Shares Season 2 BTS Selfie

8. Wellington Paranormal Trailer: "Shadows" Spinoff Hits The CW This July

7. The Boys, What We Do In The Shadows "Crossover" We Need More Of

6. Doctor Who: Big Finish, Christopher Eccleston Team for More Adventures

5. 5 Ways Zack Snyder Could "Snyder-ize" Batman & Catwoman's Sex Life

4. Surprise! The Hell In A Cell Main Event Is Happening On Smackdown

3. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald D. Moore Talks Worf Arc Fight

2. Hell's Kitchen Season 20 Preview: Blue Team Commits A Cardinal Sin

1. Doctor Who: Mandip Gill Shares Jodie Whittaker's Birthday Mode Look

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And here are a few more articles to add to your reading lists- including Heels creator Michael Waldron, a Rick and Morty Season 5 preview, Tom Hiddleston writes a Loki promo, Don Callis gets fired, The Walking Dead celebrates Season 1 artistically, The Witcher offers a Season 2 preview of Geralt's destiny, and Manifest may just have some life still left in it:

Heels Creator Michael Waldron Discusses Amell/Ludwig, Sting & More

Rick and Morty Season 5: Forget Nimbus- Morty Has A Date with Jessica!

Loki Star Tom Hiddleston Engages In A Little Promo-Writing Mischief

Impact Wrestling: Don Callis Fired, Sami Callihan Reinstated

The Walking Dead: Artist Alex Maleev Honors Rick Grimes & Season 1

The Witcher Teases What Destiny Has Planned for Geralt in Season 2

Manifest Update: A Little Maze Magic? Netflix, WBTV Reportedly Talking

BCTV Daily Dispatch 19 June 2021: Rick and Morty Return; Doctor's Day
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Aside from being an incredibly funny series overall, NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine has reputation for some of the best cold opens out there. And while this may not be that huge of a shock, we have to give the title fr the best cold open to S05E17 "DFW." All we need to say is Jake (Andy Samberg), a police line-up, and the Backstreet Boys. But as much as everyone (rightfully so) praises the performance, extra points go to the righteously awkward reminder at the end that makes you feel bad- for about a second before it's all funnier than it was before:

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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