The Mandalorian Season 1 Easter Eggs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, look back at every Star Wars Easter eggs from the first season of the Disney+ series The Mandalorian. Listen as a Shaolin master breaks down some kung fu fight scenes from The Matrix, Police Story, Kung Fu Hustle, and more. And finally, see if the cast of the Netflix series Ratched can identify real medical instruments after their time on the show. Read More »

ratched trailer final

Call me crazy, but when I watched One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, I never once thought, “This movie needs a prequel revealing that Louise Fletcher’s Nurse Ratched is actually a crazy serial killer.” But that’s apparently exactly what Ryan Murphy thought, and since no one knows how to say “no” to Ryan Murphy anymore, here we are with Ratched. The Netflix series has frequent Murphy player Sarah Paulson playing the nurse, and while it certainly looks all kinds of stylish, I can’t help but ask: Why?

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ratched trailer

Ryan Murphy‘s latest collaboration with Sarah Paulson may yield another hit for the American Horror Story creator. Murphy’s upcoming Netflix series Ratched looks to be a glorious showcase for the Emmy-winning actress, who plays the young Nurse Ratched before she became one of cinema’s most notorious villains in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Watch Paulson don the nurse’s cap and the iconic chilling stare in the official Ratched trailer.

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ratched first look

What makes a monster? That’s what Ryan Murphy and Sarah Paulson are seeking to find out with the upcoming Netflix series Ratched. Murphy’s prequel to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest stars Paulson as a younger Nurse Ratched, chronicling how she came to be one of cinema’s most notorious villains. The series has been long in the making, with the Emmy Award-winning showrunner spending a year securing the rights to the character before the project finally got going in 2017. The series is set to finally premiere this September, and Netflix has released the first images from Ratched to drum up interest. See the Ratched first look images below.

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mom tv series

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Walking Dead cast member Chandler Riggs joins A Million Little Things.
  • Netflix has renewed both F is for Family and Fuller House.
  • Kristin Scott Thomas and Fiona Shaw join Fleabag season 2.
  • The final season of Homeland has been pushed to fall.
  • Rosanna Arquette joins Ryan Murphy’s Ratched.
  • The Walking Dead has been renewed again, because of course it has.
  • Archer season 10 premieres in April.
  • Bewitched reboot might not happen.
  • Freeform picks up Party of Five reboot.
  • Pieces of Her series headed to Netflix.
  • Modern Family will finally come to an end in 2020.
  • Mom has been renewed for seasons 7 and 8.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Nurse Ratchet TV Series

Ryan Murphy was on a Television Critics Association panel for his latest FX series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. But after the panel he spoke with reporters further about one of his other shows. One in the works at Netflix is Ratched, a series following the character Nurse Ratched (played by Louise Fletcher) from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and some new details about the series have been revealed.

We know Ryan Murphy’s regular collaborator Sarah Paulson will play Nurse Ratched, and now the executive producer has confirmed Jack Nicholson’s character Randle Patrick McMurphy will be featured too. Find out more about the Nurse Ratched TV series below. Read More »

one flew over the cuckoo's nest prequel

Netflix is about to get Ratched.

The streaming service has picked up Ryan Murphy‘s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel about the infamously cruel nurse who ruled with an iron cap over the inmates of the mental institution. The series, titled Ratched, will follow a younger Nurse Ratched, presumably before and during her time working at that unnamed Oregon psychiatric hospital, and will focus on how she came to be one of cinema’s most notorious villains.

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