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Episode 046B – Speaking of the Dead – TWD Season 7 Finale Recap

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Speaking of the Dead V, Part II: Beware of Tiger!

In this special minisode, Ryan and Jenn recap the The Walking Dead’s Season 7 finale and share great news for this summer’s return of Speaking of Thrones!

2017 Barry Awards – Fan Vote!

The Recap Sequence – 2016 Highlights:

Happy New Year!

2016 was a big year for The Recap Sequence! When we debuted on CHSR 97.9 FM in January, we were just a couple of TV fans, jazzed about the return of the X Files and hanging on to hope that Jon Snow was really alive.

Since then, we have produced 35 regular episodes, a 10-episode Speaking of Thrones stand-alone series and one nerdtastic, 2-hour, star-studded Star Trek season one finale episode.

Thanks to a recurring cast of expert contributors, a handful of celebrity guests willing to give us a bit of their time, and most of all, our listeners, we humbly and proudly look forward to seeing what we can accomplish in 2017!

And here’s where you can let us know what you think! It’s Barry Award time and you can vote for your Favorite CHSR Music Show, Favorite CHSR Spoken Word Show and Favorite CHSR Host. Want to see “The Recap Sequence” emblazoned across one of those awards?

Please vote for us in the Favorite CHSR Spoken Word Show category, right here:

2017 Barry Awards Fan Vote

You can also vote for your favorite host. Is it Jamie? Is it Ryan? Is it an adorable lab-cultured Jamie AND Ryan abomination? Or maybe it’s just some other host from some other show – and that’s great too. CHSR has a talented field of contenders to choose from and all are deserving of your vote. That said, we’d love to have yours to kick off our 2017!

To help you decide, why not check out this clip of just a few of our highlights in 2016?

The Recap Sequence – 2016 Highlights

Thanks to all of you for a fantastic year one!

All the best in 2017!

Jamie and Ryan
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Speaking of Thrones – Episode 010 – Season Finale!

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Game of Thrones
Season 6, Episode 10
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(SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains details about last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. If you haven’t watched it yet, you may want to stop reading!)

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

Anyone who thought they knew what was going to happen on the season finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” were surely in for a surprise as the jumbo-sized episode delivered plenty of shock and awe.

A somber scene opened the finale as the nobles of King’s Landing dressed in their finest for the trials of Loras (Finn Jones, “Sleeping Beauty,” 2014) and Cersei (Lena Headey, “300,” 2007). Of course, High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce, “Tomorrow Never Dies,” 1997) donned his very best potato sack for the proceedings in which Loras flat out confessed to all of his so-called crimes and declared he would accept whatever punishment the gods deemed just. He also renounced his claim to Highgarden and abandoned the Tyrell name.
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Speaking of Thrones – Episode 009

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Game of Thrones
Season 6, Episode 9
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(SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains details about last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. If you haven’t watched it yet, you may want to stop reading!)

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

Naysayers who’ve been complaining about the slow pace of the past few “Game of Thrones” episodes were shut down with an action-packed episode 9, which aired Sunday night on HBO.

Many likely expected the episode — aptly titled “Battle of the Bastards” — to open with Jon Snow (Kit Harington, “Pompeii,” 2014) and Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon, “Misfits”), but the show opened in Meereen where Daenerys (Emilia Clarke, “Terminator Genisys,” 2015) and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage, “The Station Agent,” 2003) handily disposed of the Great Masters, with the help of a few dragons and the Dothraki of course.
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Speaking of Thrones – Episode 008

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Game of Thrones
Season 6, Episode 8
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(SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains details about last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. If you haven’t watched it yet, you may want to stop reading!)

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

Last night’s episode of HBO’s sweeping fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” was oddly satisfying, despite the lack of the show’s trademark shocking twists and turns. Well, it wasn’t completely devoid of shock factor as some characters met brutal ends, but for “GoT,” it was still a rather tame episode.

Lady Crane (Essie Davis, “The Babadook,” 2014) opened the show with another killer performance, after which she found Arya (Maisie Williams, “Dr. Who”) bleeding in her dressing room. She mercifully bandaged her up and gave her some milk of the poppy. (more…)

Speaking of Thrones – Episode 007

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Game of Thrones
Season 6, Episode 7
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(SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains details about last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. If you haven’t watched it yet, you may want to stop reading!)

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

For better or for worse, things are beginning to fall into place in “Game of Thrones,” which aired Sunday, June 5, on HBO. As the series approaches its finale, many characters are preparing for their endgame, whatever that may be.

Viewers were in for a surprise when HBO started the action with a “cold open” — a scene before the opening credits. The seventh episode of the season immediately rewarded “Deadwood” fans for their patience with a look at Ian McShane as a pacifist septon known as Brother Ray, a far departure from his role as foul-mouthed pimp in the aforementioned series. In the opening scene, he was shown leading a commune of fellow peaceniks who appeared to be building a church. Right before the credits rolled, viewers got a glimpse of Sandor “The Hound” Clegane (Rory, McCann, “Alexander,” 2004), whom Arya (Maisie Williams, “Dr. Who”) left for dead at the end of last season. Brother Ray attempted to council The Hound against violence, but the fallen knight still seemed skeptical.
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Speaking of Thrones – Episode 006

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Game of Thrones
Season 6, Episode 6
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(SPOILER ALERT: This recap contains details about last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. If you haven’t watched it yet, you may want to stop reading!)

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

Almost everyone seemed to be on the move in another fast-paced instalment of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the critically acclaimed series based on George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels.

An exhausted Meera (Ellie Kendrick, 2009) huffed and puffed as she dragged Bran (Isaac Hampstead-Wright, “Closed Circuit,” 2014) through the snow, desperate to escape the pursuing wrights. Just when all seemed lost, a mysterious horseman arrived with a flaming mace to drive the undead back long enough for Bran and Meera to climb on his steed and escape.

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