Reviews > TV

11 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM


Judging from its pilot, TNT's crime drama Wanted thinks you're an idiot.

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10 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Average Joe: The Joes Strike Back

The final competition involved words and sentiment, shifting the advantage to Nathan, despite a tropical location that favored Rocky's fit physique.

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9 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Inked / Miami Ink

What was once a symbol of rough trade is now trendy.

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8 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

30 Days:  Revisited

What the next season of 30 Days needs is a greater focus on

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4 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Master Blasters

Exploding rockets is good, clean, American fun, but it's a fundamentally goofy thing to do with your spare time.

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3 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

Kathy Griffin's comedy routine challenges the A-list as a concept and effect, though the performance manifests Griffin's own drive for fame.

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2 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Meet Mister Mom

Here's a good one. Take the moms away from two households for a week and watch the dads freak out while trying to manage the kids and domestic duties.

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1 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Tony Bourdain: No Reservations

Mostly, Tony Bourdain is mad at us, for allowing our taste buds to be tainted by fast food and microwaved mediocrity.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Law Firm

David E. Kelley used to rail against reality television. He argued that it was putting writers out of work and played to viewers' basest instincts. So much for that high road.

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27 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Over There

In exploring the dilemmas posed by TV and technology, Over There just about keeps pace with the war it's depicting.

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26 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Situation: Comedy

Situation: Comedy is a reality show where NBC producers break the fourth wall, turn to us half-wit boobs and ask, 'Got any ideas?'

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25 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Big Brother 6

Watching this show, we lose sight of the harmful implications of real life surveillance, where others can eavesdrop on our private conversations or scrutinize our personal information, without our knowledge and without probable cause.

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20 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM


It's like watching three fruit flies buzzing around inside a jar that's too small to house them.

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19 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The 70s House

If MTV wanted the kids to experience the '70s, they would have to endure gas rationing and news reports dominated by a Constitutional crisis.

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18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Andy Milonakis Show

This show demonstrates again that in this age of reality TV, anyone can be a celebrity.

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14 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM


Entourage makes fun of Hollywood, but protects and promotes its mystique at the same time.

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13 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Closer

The premiere of The Closer was a very good moment for women who watch women on the small screen.

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12 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Inside

It's hard not to hope that The Inside will be a replacement for Buffy, especially since creator Tim Minear is connected to the Buffyverse.

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11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

30 Days

Honestly, no one does sympathetic smarm better than this mustachioed master (Morgan Spurlock).

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11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dancing with the Stars

More than anything, Dancing with the Stars highlights the questionable use of the term 'star'.

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