Short List

TIME's picks for the week

1 | TELEVISION 30 Rock She says she's giving up doing Sarah Palin, but after Tina Fey's killer SNL impression, her other vehicle returns strong. Nov. 6 brings a cameo by Oprah Winfrey, to whom Fey's TV producer, Liz Lemon, cries, "My work-self is suffocating my life-me!" We like both of her just fine.

2 | DVD Mystery Science Theater 3000 Cable's first and coolest nerd-genius hit, MST3K elevated a derisory premise—a guy and two robots riff on cheesy movies—into glorious comic art. This 20th anniversary edition contains four episodes (the best: Werewolf) and enough goofy extras to make any MSTie...

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