Pre-show notes follow after the jump.

Original air date: 4/10/11
Total run time: 1:56:03
File size: 55.7 MB

Syfy’s Being Human
Ezra’s Galaxy Quest joke (and the interesting Twitter follow-up)

The Killing
China makes time-travel TV/movies illegal
10 ways of looking at Blade Runner


Budget deal
* Shutdown averted in (literally) the 11th hour
* Cuts vs. riders — Planned Parenthood funding held up process
* Were we temporarily in budget limbo yesterday morning? (process item for Bill)
* Clarifying budget baselines
* What, if anything, have tea partiers learned?

Rounds 2 and 3
* Debt-limit vote in May or June
* Paul Ryan’s radical House GOP budget plan
* “This is a cause”
* Potential political peril for GOP, uniting moment for Dems

Elections in Wisconsin
* Rachel’s shout out

Glenn Beck leaving Fox News

* Obama 2012 launches (did you see the dog-whistle?
* Trump surges in national poll

1. Bryan Fischer, American Family Association
2. Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.)
3. Bill O’Reilly, Fox News
4. Rush Limbaugh
5. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.)
6. Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, Fox News (a rare combo nomination)