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22 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Barbarians

Barbarians challenges some common misconceptions about these tribal nomads.

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15 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Starsky & Hutch: The Complete First Season

It was a show about a car, with the two leads, detectives David Starsky and Ken Hutchinson, taking second billing.

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Homicide: Life on the Street: The Complete Seasons 1 & 2

Homicide lays out an utterly compelling and occasionally oblique anti-cop-show premise.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Press Gang: Series 1

Press Gang refused to treat its audience like children.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

MTV’s Wuthering Heights

You can almost hear the producers' pitch: 'It's Heathcliff and Catherine via Justin and Britney -- tragic love, but without all those heavy wool broadcloths.'

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Disinformation: The Complete Series

Disinformation is a lot like the Weekly World News as written by James Randi and the staff of The Skeptical Enquirer.

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23 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Complete UFO Megaset

UFO's primary appeal lies in its sometimes brutal battles between humans and aliens.

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The Critic: The Complete Series

Jon Lovitz's alter ego allows for his two biggest strengths as a performer: sarcasm and ironic overacting.

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Brooklyn South: The Complete Series

The first episode features the sort of graphic violence one would expect to see in an R-rated film.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

SpongeBob SquarePants: Seascape Capers

Unlike cartoons that target adults, SpongeBob doesn't employ cynicism, crude humor, sarcasm, or biting social commentary.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

A Charlie Brown Valentine

Snoopy is the kids' only reliable chaperone and role model, and manages to tag along even on the most dog-inappropriate excursions.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The History Channel Presents: The Alamo

At the end of the day, the truth can never compete with a good story.

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The Shield: The Complete Second Season

Inner city realism wasn’t sellin’. People like to be titillated. —Street muralist, “Scar Tissue” Let’s see what kind of a stand-up guy you

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2 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Persuaders

Follows the adventures of two millionaire playboys who divide their time between enjoying the good life and fighting crime.

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The X-Files: The Complete Eighth Season

When a television series grows in depth and complexity, more often than not, there's no going back.

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South Park: The Complete Third Season

In a world filled with bumbling and ineffectual adults, the boys are each other's only source of support and information.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Victory at Sea

In 1952, Victory at Sea not only sold new televisions, but a new conflict as well.

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The Honeymooners: Classic 39 Episodes

Watch an episode of The Honeymooners and you will understand why the 1950s is remembered as the 'Golden Age of Television.'

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3 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Family Guy, Vol. 2 (Season 3)

While The Family Guy's humor often obliterates the boundaries of good taste, it also espouses faith in the American Family.

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7 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Tick - The Entire Series

'Someone's got to don the oven mitts of all that's right and strangle the red-hot throat of all that's wrong.'

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