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06-03-2018, 02:39 AM
It's always a pleasure when aikido appears in a TV series. Recently, aikido has appeared in the the 11th episode (2nd season) of "The Good Fight". Here's a link to the episodes' promo:

Although the series take place in Chicago, the dojo in the series bears a noticeable resemblance to Yoshimitsu Yamada sensei's NY Aikikai dojo. I guess it's intentional, as Steve Pimsler sensei, the president of NY Aikikai is credited as "technical advisor: aikido" to the series:
Moreover, a group of NY Aikikai dojo's frequent practitioners take part in the episode. They participate in an aikido practice when the series' lead character (Diane Lockhart, played by Christine Baranski) visits.