Entertainment Weekly : 2020-07-01

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K P R A E P I E W time to the spirit of this show in the middle of its run, as opposed to trying to make everything bigger, badder, faster.” Picking up in real time after the last film, (out July 15) finds Shawn and Juliet (Maggie Lawson) navigating married life as Gus adjusts to being in a long-term relationsh­ip in San Francisco. “It’s really about [them] trying to balance those two things of trying to be grown up but still having this tug of being Toys ‘R’ Us kids,” says Hill. When their friend, Chief Carlton Lassiter (Timothy Omundson), is gravely injured in the field, the duo head home to the sunny “murder capital of the world,” a.k.a. Santa Barbara, to investigat­e his expensive and possibly haunted rehab facility. Omundson didn’t have a significan­t role in the first reunion due to a stroke he suffered right before production, and which wrapped over a year ago, was his first post-recovery project. “The one thing we knew we absolutely wanted to do was structutre a story around Lassiter so Tim could come back. Then, it was just about figuring out what [Omundson’s] limitation­s might be,” says Roday. Adds Hill: “It was so moving just seeing him back in Vancouver, back on set.… You can’t have without Lassie.” ↓ James Roday and Dulé Hill shepherd a new mystery Psych Psych 2: Lassie Come Home Psych PSYCH 2: LASSIE COME HOME ALMOST THREE YEARS AFTER PSYCH: The Movie, fake psychic detectives Shawn (James Roday) and Gus (Dulé Hill) are back in a sequel that marks a return to basics for the zany USA Network dramedy, which ended in 2014. “We wrote a pretty big movie the first time around,” says Roday, who co-wrote with creator Steve Franks and longtime series scribe Andy Berman. “[The sequel] was basically a trip back in 2, JAMES RODAY AND DULÉ HILL REUNITE WITH TIMOTHY OMUNDSON FOR A CLASSIC ADVENTURE Lassie Come Home Psych PSYCH Psych —CHANCELLOR AGARD FEATHERING THE NEST AS WITH MOST OF THE OTHER STUDIO-OWNED STREAMERS, PEACOCK’S GREATEST STRENGTH LIES IN ITS EXTENSIVE LIBRARY OF CLASSIC TV SHOWS. MANY MORE WILL BE ADDED AS THE MONTHS GO ON. HERE ARE SOME THAT WE CAN’T WAIT TO ENJOY (AGAIN). BY LYNETTE RICE Law & Order The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson The Carol Burnett Show Parks and Recreation You’re probably watching reruns now—start from the beginning. Always good to ask yourself, “What would Leslie Knope do?” Carnac the Magnificen­t sees you binging this. Bring on the ear tugging and Tim Conway. Heroes Murder, She Wrote Friday Night Lights The Mindy Project Save the cheerleade­r, but save yourself from later seasons. We’re still waiting for the reboot, Angela Lansbury. How long was Tim Riggins a senior, anyway? The only time it was fun to visit the ob-gyn.

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