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.
Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More
Darren Hanlon: Where Did You Come From?
In 'Secret Wars #2' Gravity Reverses
Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern
Bang on a Can All-Stars: Field Recordings
Clear Skies and Clearer Understanding in 'Storm #11'
Shamir: Ratchet (take one)
Shamir: Ratchet (take two)
"Come in here, dear boy, have a cigar. You're gonna go far, just like the 207th most acclaimed album of all time, Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here.