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Wednesday, July 25 2012

Wednesdays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

To combat the titans of fall TV ratings, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and American Idol, the networks are offering up space aliens, superheroes, and a monkey!


Tuesday, June 24 2003

Law & Order: Crime & Punishment

The strangeness of the trials -- owing in no small part to the strangeness of the defendants -- undercuts the seriousness of the case.


Tuesday, February 4 2003

Dragnet

Dragnet's best moments belong to Friday and Smith, and have little to do with this investigation.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Because Goren's intellect and intuition never fail, Criminal Intent's narratives never consider the presumption of innocence as a legal (or dramatic) standard.


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Part of the problem is that the 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' writers haven't given Ice T much to do: he's Munch's Yes Man, and it doesn't become him.


Law & Order

Though 'Law & Order' frequently, and most chillingly, tells tales of true crime -- the monstrous pit bull is the most recent example -- it also treats them with the dread, indeed, the disgust they deserve.


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