Star Trek TV Shows – In Data

Star Trek. It’s a thing.
Not only is it a thing, it’s also a big franchise. You might have heard of it.
If you happen to fall into my sociodemographic bracket, you might not have particularly strong …

So Winter Came, huh?

library(tRakt) # devtools::install_github("jemus42/tRakt")
library(ggplot2)
library(dplyr)

gameofthrones <- trakt.get_all_episodes("game-of-thrones") %>% …

Buuurrrp

Everybody loburpes Rick and Morty, and rightly so.
It ticks all the cynical boxes full of nihilistic meta-humor and what not, while satirizing pretty much everything.

So, yeah, I’ll plot the trakt.tv …

Remember Twin Peaks?

Twin Peaks came, Twin Peaks got weird, Twin Peaks went away and recently it came back.
That’s the short story.
Like many people who thought the original series was extraordinarily weird, yet somehow …

Quickly Compare your TV show ratings to trakt.tv

I’ve posted this little snippet a while ago, but I thought it would be nice to update it to work again.

library(tRakt) # devtools::install_github("jemus42/tRakt")
library(dplyr) …

Remember the X-Files?

With the return of the X-Files in form of a miniseries, I was tempted to catch up on the original run of the show, since I had only seen the occasional episode in the late 90’s or early 00’s (my mom …

So Cougar Town Ended

So Cougar Town ended, and I don’t know how I feel about that.

Well, trakt knows hout they feel about it.

library(tRakt)
library(ggplot2)

cougars <- trakt.get_all_episodes("cougar-town") …

So I threw R at a thousand(ish) TV shows

Analyzing TV shows seems to be what I do these days.
So I wanted to keep my newfound calling going and sucked the data for about a thousand shows out of the trakt.tv API, which was nice enough to …

Overanalyzing TV Shows

EDIT 2017-08-14: I’ve fixed all the code so it works and is up to date. Side effects include the text not necessarily matching the data. Whoopsie.

Overanalyzing tv shows has kind of become my jam. So …

I just wanted to rewatch Stargate

Stargate SG-1, while probably a mediocre show in the grand scheme of sci-fi shows, it’s the sci-fi show I grew up with, so I tend to enjoy rewatching parts of it occasionally.
Well, at least …