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Man's Best Frenemy: J.R. Ackerley, voiced by Christopher Plummer, was a misfit loner who -- after getting fed up with his German shepherd's improper attachment to his trouser leg -- set out to find a species-appropriate mate for his pet.
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Bartender Derek Brown suggests bitters to enliven your cocktails. "Whenever you taste bitters, there's this visceral reaction [that] sends a signal directly to your brain: 'These are going to kill you -- or these could be fun,'" he says.