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Sunday, June 29 2008

Crossing Jordan: Season 1

This star-vehicle about a dysfunctional forensic pathologist, alas, doesn’t burn too brightly.


Monday, June 27 2005

The 4400

The storyline pitches The 4400 deep into schlock sci-fi-horror territory: absolute power applied absolutely and also illogically, to maximize sensation.


Monday, January 3 2005

The 4400: The Complete First Season

The 4400 intimates that most of the returnees' integration problems boil down to fear approximating a post-9/11 'dread of difference'.


Monday, September 29 2003

Threat Matrix

Here's a terrorist threat that hasn't yet made a Fox News headline: bees.'


Sunday, January 1 1995

Crossing Jordan / Philly

Here are two shows that lift their premises, plotlines, and even their personality quirks from tv past and present, fritter away the skills of good actors, and lock skilled writers and producers into tired formulae.


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