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Time Suck: We recommend 'Suits,' 'Teach,' and more

Time Suck is a regular EW Community feature in which we tireless contributors scour the deep recesses of our pop-culture knowledge to bring you the very best in current entertainment. These recommendations can be consumed in one minute, one hour, one day, or one week. No matter how much or how little free time you have, we’ve got you covered!

So dig in, fellow pop-culture fans! Whether you’ve got all the time in the world or no time at all, there’s something here for you. This week, we recommend an astonishing fast-forwarded look at how The Happiest Place on Earth was built, a teacher with little knowledge but fabulous hair, a trip to Neverland, and a binge-watch of a show with some seriously fine suits.

*Warning: Time is a social construct, so not all of these offerings will fit exactly into their allotted categories. Just go with it.

One Minute: Disneyland time-lapse (and more)

Spending 12 hours at The Happiest Place on Earth is easy, and now you can watch it being built in a minute with this time-lapse video. Construction on Disneyland began in 1954 and took an entire year (which is actually an impressively short time, considering the incredible, detailed, magical result). But through the foresight of the Imagineers (creating real jungles with whimsical rhinos isn’t all they were good at), we get to see it go up in a minute. Just make sure to hum “Whistle While You Work” while watching.

And if time-lapse videos are your thing, make sure to check out the fast-forwarded construction of One World Trade Center in New York City! Michelle Newman


One Hour: Reggie Watts as Teach

Reggie Watts is a man of many talents. An established actor, comedian, and musician, he’s recently gained new exposure (and a new following of fans) as the leader of James Corden’s house band on The Late Late Show. I love Watts for his endearingly creepy look, his deadpan delivery, and, of course, that explosive head of hair. But after discovering a web series on Jash called Teach, I’m an even bigger fan.

With an opening reminiscent of Welcome Back, Kotter (look it up, young ones), Teach takes you into history, literature, music, and science classes (where the teacher is always Mr. Watts). But don’t expect to learn anything of value, unless you too think “To Kill a Mockingbird” is about two people who are obsessed with destroying mockingbirds. Each episode is about six minutes long, so settle in, folks: Summer school is now in session. —MN


One Day: The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy

Still have a Lizzie Bennet Diaries–shaped hole in your heart? I know—me too. In the post-LBD world, we were flooded with web series based on classic literature, but nothing quite lived up to the standard of Lizzie Bennet. Then came The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy. Oh, this web series, you guys: You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll believe in magic again.

In this new imagining of J.M. Barrie’s novel Peter and Wendy, we find ourselves in Neverland, Ohio, home to advice vlogger and big dreamer Wendy Darling (Paula Rhodes), along with her best friend, man-boy Peter Pan (Kyle Walters), and a whole lot of sexual tension. The melding of the medium and base material is clever (using Tinkerbell’s POV is particularly fun); the writing is smart; and the cast is beyond endearing (Brennan Murray’s Michael Darling is a can’t-miss).

Binge all 26 episodes from season one in preparation for the big season two premiere TOMORROW (June 12), which promises to be bigger and better, and have 100 percent more Hook. Take a little trip to Neverland, friends—you’ll never want to leave.Maggie Fremont


One Week: Suits season 4

Spector and Ross on Suits

It’s time to binge-watch Suits to prepare for the season five debut on June 24. Harvey Specter and Mike Ross are worth calling in sick to work and having a neighbor watch your kids for an hour or four.

At its core, Suits is a legal drama. Various lawyers object, judges overrule, briefs are filed, and deals are made. But the focus of the series is the relational dynamics of those working at Pearson Specter Litt.

Harvey Specter’s credentials make him lethal in the courtroom. He’s extremely good at his job and has a reputation for taking no prisoners. He wins cases—period. Harvey has zero emotion when it comes to the job. That’s where Mike Ross comes in. Mike wiggled his way into the firm, posing as a Harvard graduate (lie) who passed the bar (posing as someone else), and was in desperate need of a job (to buy pot). Fortunately, his eidetic memory comes in handy, so Harvey keeps him around. Harvey becomes a crusty, selfish mentor to the genius kid with a heart.

Suits also features strong, intelligent women working in a man’s world. Jessica owns the business, Rachel is a spunky newbie, and Donna is the fabulous glue that holds everyone together. She is one of my favorite female characters on television.

If that doesn’t make you want to watch, I’ll leave you with two words: Louis Litt. Trust me. Lincee Ray

TV Families | EW.com
Mark Harris
February 23, 1990 AT 05:00 AM EST

The Bradys are back, with a passel of 90’s hassles. Do they represent the typical American Family? Did they ever? Who does? Stare and compare!

Kind Of Family
TheBradyBunch 1969-74: Blended
The Bradys 1990-: Enormous
Married…With Children 1987-: Postnuclear
Thirtysomething 1987-: Extended
The Flintstones 1960-66: Modern Stone Age

Family Pet
The Brady Bunch: Tiger
The Bradys: Alice
Married…With Children: Buck
Thirtysomething: Grendel
The Flintstones: Dino

Typical Guest Star
The Brady Bunch: Davey Jones
The Bradys: There’s no room
Married…With Children: Sam Kinison
Thirtysomething: Carly Simon
The Flintstones: Ann Margrock

Expression Of Joy
The Brady Bunch: Groovy!
The Bradys: Ritual hugging
Married…With Children: ”Oh, great.”
Thirtysomething: ”Of course I’m happy for you. Really. But what about me? Why does it always have to be about you?
The Flintstones: ”Yabba-dabba doo

Expression Of Rage

The Brady Bunch: ”Hmmm…”
The Bradys: ”If you back away from something you really want, then you’re a quitter!” (the angriest any Brady has ever been)
Married…With Children: ”Aaagh, God, take me from this miserable life!”
Thirtysomething: ”I’m not angry, OK?”
The Flintstones: ”Willllmaaaa!”

Typical Problem
The Brady Bunch: Marcia and her rival both want to be the prom queen.
The Bradys: Bobby gets paralyzed.
Married…With Children: Al doesn’t buy his family Christmas presents.
Thirtysomething: Nancy gets cancer.
The Flintstones: Fred and Barney are staying out too late.

Typical Solution
The Brady Bunch: The prom committee decides to have two queens.
The Bradys: Bobby gets married.
Married…With Children: They hate him.
Thirtysomething: If only we knew…
The Flintstones: Wilma and Betty decide to follow them.

House Style
The Brady Bunch: Conservative but mod, circa ’69
The Bradys: Conservative but mod, circa ’90
Married…With Children: Roach motel
Thirtysomething: Enviable
The Flintstones: Suburban cave

Clothing Style
The Brady Bunch: Early Osmonds
The Bradys: Made in the USA
Married…With Children: Flammable fabrics
Thirtysomething: Eclectic earth tones; nice ties
The Flintstones: One-piece

Most Annoying Character
The Brady Bunch: Alice’s cousin Emma, the substitute housekeeper (too strict)
The Bradys: Marcia’s husband, Wally (chronically unemployable)
Married…With Children: Steve (supercilious)
Thirtysomething: Ellyn (goes through Hope’s drawers, babbles, changes hairstyle every other week, generally mistreats her friends)
The Flintstones: Mr. Slate (bossy)

Attitude Toward Sex
The Brady Bunch: Never heard of it
The Bradys: Omigod — even Cindy does it!
Married…With Children: Peg: Yes. Al: No.
Thirtysomething: They didn’t get all those kids by accident.
The Flintstones: Prehistoric

How Spouses Fight
The Brady Bunch: They don’t.
The Bradys: Infrequently, but it happens
Married…With Children: Tooth and nail
Thirtysomething: They stop talking
The Flintstones: Fred and Barney go bowling while Wilma and Betty max out their charge cards.

How Kids Get Into Trouble
The Brady Bunch: Greg takes a puff of a cigarette.
The Bradys: Carol’s grandson steals her business cards and sticks them in the spokes of Bobby’s wheelchair.
Married…With Children: By committing felonies
Thirtysomething: Ethan plays with a forbidden toy rocket.
The Flintstones: They don’t.

How They’re Punished

The Brady Bunch: ”It’s not what you did, honey — it’s that you couldn’t come to us.”
The Bradys ”Next time, ask.”
Married…With Children: By the authorities
Thirtysomething: It blows up in his face.
The Flintstones: They’re not.

What Family Does For Fun
The Brady Bunch: Takes special three-part vacations to Hawaii and the Grand Canyon
The Bradys: Has flashbacks
Married…With Children: Exchanges insults
Thirtysomething: Talks
The Flintstones: Attends showings of The Monster at the Bedrock Drive-In

Unsolved Mysteries
The Brady Bunch: How exactly did Carol’s first husband and Mike’s first wife die?
The Bradys: What’s with Marcia’s new face and Bobby’s blonde hair
Married…With Children: What kind of hair spray does Peg use?
Thirtysomething: Why did Nancy take Elliot back? What do Gary and Susanna see in each other?
The Flintstones: How does Barney’s shirt stay on if he has no shoulders? Where do Fred and Wilma plug in their TV?

Worst Behavior
The Brady Bunch: The Brady children once made Alice feel under-appreciated.

The Bradys: Marcia’s son Mickey watches Bobby’s car-crash tape for fun.
Married…With Children: The Bundy’s kill their neighbor’s dog.
Thirtysomething: Elliot has an affair and talks about it.
The Flintstones: Characters don’t wear under-clothes.

Best Reason To Watch
The Brady Bunch: This is what life should be.
The Bradys: They’re all grown-ups now!
Married…With Children: Terry Rakolta hates it.
Thirtysomething (Tie) This is your life. This isn’t your life.
The Flintstones: This is what life might have been.

Best Reason Not To Watch
The Brady Bunch: Blurred vision from rerun overdoses.
The Bradys: You’re all grown-ups now.
Married…With Children: She has a point.
Thirtysomething: After a while, you think it’s real.
The Flintstones: The Simpsons

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