On today’s A.V. Club Live, a few of our assistant editors try to parse out last night’s premiere episode of Legion. Like David (Dan Stevens), we want to know, is this real? And what is the show trying to say with its possible connection between mental illness and mutants? Like most who watched the premiere, we’re not exactly sure what’s going on, but are riveted nonetheless.
Martha Kelly discusses Baskets and if her character will ever get that cast off
Rachel Dratch explains how her autobiography came to life
Tim Baltz takes our Rorschach test, and sees a lot of blood
How similar are Hamilton Yount and Baron Vaughn to their Mystery Science Theater 3000 characters?
Tim Baltz tries our TV editor’s job and discovers he’s pretty good at it
AJ Mendez Brooks on taking the first step toward treating mental illness
Rachel Dratch will forever associate Man Seeking Woman with her election night dread
AJ Mendez Brooks’ discusses growing up in an environment that stigmatized mental illness
Scott Adsit once told an audience the president had been shot, for comedy’s sake
On Legion, David Haller just can’t catch a break
For author Thomas Frank, complacency is at the center of Democrats’ problems
Noam Pikelny performs "Waveland" live in The A.V. Club studio