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24 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Law & Order: Crime & Punishment

The strangeness of the trials -- owing in no small part to the strangeness of the defendants -- undercuts the seriousness of the case.

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24 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Faking It

It is essentially a documented sting operation, but it is a harmless and quite enjoyable one.

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9 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under's challenging third season reminds us that the gulf between it and rest of the widgets that pass for television shows is monumental.

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9 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Keen Eddie

Keen Eddie is breezy summer fun: fast-paced, quirky, and, a rarity in summer TV, intelligent.

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9 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Fame

Through these auditions, viewers are introduced to the one element that distinguishes Fame from similar series -- compassion.

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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout

On the morning of 28 February 1997, the LAPD had no idea what they were in for.

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3 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Da Ali G Show

Ali G misses that Americans prefer their humor compartmentalized, prefer the joke to have a beginning and end.

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2 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Martha, Inc.: The Martha Stewart Story

Dissing Martha is, apparently, a good thing.

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28 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Secret Agent aka Danger Man

John Drake, is about as unlike Bond as it's possible to be, the kind of agent who actually paid attention in spy school.

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12 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Crank: Made in America

Offers only disparate pieces of a large and complex puzzle, resulting in yet more evidence that 'drugs' inspire infatuation in outsiders.

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12 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Complicated Women

Broads, dames, chicks: whatever you call them, women in film have historically gotten a bad deal.

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5 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Angel

Tim Minear's fourth season finale of Angel makes elegant, self-conscious commentary on the ways that corporate structures frame (if not ordain) life decisions.

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21 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Strange Fruit

A meditation on the song of the same name that chillingly relates the story of a lynching.

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21 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Real Time with Bill Maher

A provocative, dead-on, and hilarious political roundtable.

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21 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Platinum

While hip-hop continues to accumulate force and focus to speak more truth to power, it is good, really, to see N'Bushe Wright.

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31 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Wanda at Large

Wanda Sykes' new show provides a perfect stage for her one-lining sass.

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31 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Oliver Beene

Oliver Beene is strangely sterile.

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31 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

King of the Hill

As good as he tries to be, Hank comes into repeated conflict with the rapidly changing world around him.

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31 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Black Sash

What makes these kids primo WB material is their emotional intensity and, no small thing, their incessant desire to talk about same.

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3 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Pentagon Papers

Repeatedly underlines, at times subtly and others more plainly, the responsibility of living in a democracy.

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