Thursday, June 2 2005
In The Golden Girls, which can be exceedingly smart, this kind of writing just feels lazy.
Wednesday, June 1 2005
Such righteousness could have easily overwhelmed another TV series, but Roger Moore's charisma saves the day.
Wednesday, May 25 2005
The casual, chatty extras capture the series' spirit: whimsical, free-spirited, and tinged with nostalgia.
Tuesday, May 24 2005
Being a network TV show and therefore bound by certain attractiveness requirements, The Lone Gunmen couldn't just follow the nerds.
Thursday, May 19 2005
Scrubs is, at its worst, a competent sitcom, and at its best, a shortlist candidate for best scripted program of the post-Seinfeld era.
Wednesday, May 18 2005
But if adults might seek a bit of cat development or story arc, kids are fine with repetition.
Monday, May 16 2005
As Koji and Junco drift apart, not only is their dialogue minimal, but they also appear repeatedly framed by windows and doorways.
Friday, May 13 2005
One could argue that Star Trek: Enterprise's liberal ideology is a reflection of the Clinton years.
Wednesday, May 11 2005
I Love Lucy was one of the few sitcoms that knew how to manage its guest stars, either in wonderful character bits or as themselves.
Thursday, May 5 2005
Egotistical and utterly deluded as to his own popularity, Toad's adventures are by far the series' best, owing much to David Jason's maniacal performance.
Arresting for any number of reasons -- graphic violence, extreme masculinity, harsh language -- Oz also brilliantly inventive with its percussive soundtrack.
Tuesday, April 26 2005
In the final episode of God, the Devil and Bob, titled 'Bob Gets Involved', Bob (voiced by French Stewart) goes on a rampage against rap music.
Monday, April 18 2005
It should come as no surprise that Dynasty: The Complete First Season oozes the '80s.
Thursday, April 7 2005
We don't know their past, we don't know the extent of their connection, but we're in love with these characters.
We are more eager to see how Ellen is going to muck it up than to believe she's looking for a partner.
Thursday, March 31 2005
The Question of God presumes the answer to its titular 'question' to be yes.
Love the mullet or he'll kick your ass.
America's Next Top Model is intriguing, appealing, and grotesque, much like the fashion world itself.
Wednesday, March 23 2005
Mesmerizingly played by Daniel Benzali, Ted respects the law but understands that the courthouse is just one of its venues.
Embracing NASCAR, stunt driving, and short shorts, the series had such a good time being ridiculous that it was often fun to tag along.