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PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?

Just when you think that we might have entered a progressive age when old stereotypes have been eroded beyond recognition, along comes some media event


PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The West Wing

Leo admits his addictions, and loses his wife through love of politics. Josh follows rashness with rudeness and hands the VP another dagger for the


Wolf Lake

It's not long before you realize that 'Wolf Lake' isn't so inclined to spell out exactly what is happening or has happened to whom, and that this is actually one of its better inclinations.


Veronica Mars

Beaver's budding criminal career underlined one of Veronica Mars' favorite themes: the abuse of power by the rich.


The View

Why aren't these smart, accomplished women discussing things that are a little more global and political in nature?


VIP

PULL.


Undeclared

Undeclared is both funny enough for those currently mired in dorm life and smart enough for those with a sense of objective distance on their college days.


UC: Undercover

Frank's (Oded Fehr) orneriness parallels that of UC's flamboyant villains, who get almost as much screen time as the supposed heroes.


PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Time of Your Life

Time of Your Life, Jennifer Love Hewitt’s first starring vehicle since leaving Party of Five, is, if nothing else, an interesting failure. At first,


Temptation Island (7 February 2001)

The women are also experiencing a lapse in reason, especially Shannon, which both shocks and appalls me. Her dilemma involves Tom, the sexy single whose designated 'occupation' is 'Ivy League Graduate'.


Temptation Island (31 January 2001)

When the producers of 'Temptation Island' showed up on their designer beach, the contestants knew that something serious was about to happen.


The Tick

The Tick is just as likely to defeat a foe by exhausting his or her patience as by a head-butt.


24

At 12:38:54 a.m., Jack's somewhat estranged wife accidentally breaks what looks to be a really nice coffee cup.


Touched By An Angel

Touched By An Angel has the distinction of being the most openly, overtly religious primetime show since the glory days of Fulton Sheen’s Life


That’s Life

It's more like those funny skinny line drawings of 1950s housewives.


Titans

Before they sink beneath the sheets, she coos coyly, 'So why are we wasting it?' My sentiments exactly.


Treasure Hunters

Treasure Hunters is all about America, taking viewers back to a glorious past, boosting domestic tourism, and helping us forget about the war on terror, the price of oil, Karl Rove, and his New World Order.


Temptation Island (17 January 2001)

Come on contestants, get tempted or get off the island.


PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The Tom Green Show

By refusing to abide by the modalities of the medium, Tom Green makes the medium itself stand out.


Temptation Island (21 February 2001)

The women are also experiencing a lapse in reason, especially Shannon, which both shocks and appalls me. Her dilemma involves Tom, the sexy single whose designated 'occupation' is 'Ivy League Graduate'.


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