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6 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Las Vegas

If one sequestered a gang of adolescent males long enough without female company, they'd sooner or later produce a script for Las Vegas.

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6 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Joan of Arcadia

The potential for edgier investigations and deeper questions is built into Joan of Arcadia's framework.

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6 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Coupling

It's the type of show that makes the laugh track seem creepy.

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6 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Brotherhood of Poland, NH

Small towns of America have enough on their plate. Do they really need David Kelley piling on?

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Threat Matrix

Here's a terrorist threat that hasn't yet made a Fox News headline: bees.'

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Rock Me, Baby

It's hard to imagine a new mother not having a problem with a bunch of guys drinking beer out of her baby bottles.

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

One Tree Hill

Nathan represents establishment and conformity, while Lucas represents rugged individualism.

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Navy NCIS

Solving the crime does not seem to be NCIS' goal, as it's more focused on preventing other agencies from conducting the investigation.

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Miss Match

Kate (Alicia Silverstone) is adorable in that way that makes you want to comb the manes of a full set of plastic toy ponies.

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hope & Faith

Recently written off All My Children, Kelly Ripa now turns her attention to primetime, playing a soap star who has been recently written off her soap.

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29 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Angel

'The mighty hero,' taunts Spike, 'reduced to a bloody bureaucrat.'

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24 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Run of the House

It is so inundated with clichés that it's hard to differentiate it from every sitcom you've seen since childhood.

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24 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Mullets

Despite its abject celebration of all things trailer park, The Mullets actually sports an impressive television pedigree.

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24 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Happy Family

Happy Family's bleak view of the family unit and its strong undertones of parental disillusionment are refreshing at a time when sitcoms have gone warm and fuzzy.

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24 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Australian Idol

The show's own contradictions reveal that even the judges are confused as to just what makes an Australian Idol.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Whoopi

Whoopi is intelligent and topical, infused with politically oriented humor reminiscent of such 1970s Norman Lear sitcoms as All in the Family and Maude.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Jake 2.0

The next day, Jake can hear through walls, see like a microscope, and jump, run, and punch like the Bionic Woman.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

'I'm genuinely curious about people.'

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Enterprise

The new season premiere of Enterprise is the Trek version of self-defibrillation.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

All About the Andersons

Where Anthony Anderson's show is mostly self-aware (if tempered by corny sitcom timing), Master P's show is wholly self-loving.

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