Sunday, January 1 1995
Lost survives because its mix of fantasy and mystery, character development and plot twists, predictability and sharp twists -- in short, its mix of cleverness and crap -- is like nothing else on TV.
Lucky Louie's preoccupation with the prurient threatens to turn a promising spin on the sitcom into a one-note novelty.
But this isn't the first time viewers have been asked to watch a plot they already know well.
Unlike Federal Agent Fox Mulder, these guys, sitting penniless in a warehouse laden with powerful computers and espionage equipment, are true subversives.
'The Laramie Project' gives the townspeople a voice, an opportunity to respond to the murder and the trials that put them in the national spotlight.
The juxtaposition of the innocent Kyle with such tainted youth indicates the show's attitude regarding 'kids today': they're irresponsible, confrontational, and selfish.
Just Shoot Me's point [is] that the world of fashion magazines is shallow, empty, completely fake... and very, very funny.
The eye-popping, gag-inducing, jaw-dropping comedic assaults of 'Jackass' are funny because they take such exaggerated steps over the boundaries of acceptable behavior.