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Chuck Woolery: Naturally Stoned

In an ostensible effort to enliven the proceedings, the show offers snippy, postmodern commentary, not unlike the little voices that ABC lays over the clips on America's Funniest Home Videos.

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Last Comic Standing: The Search For The Funniest Person in America

'I could never go back to a 9-to-5 job, being on-stage telling jokes.'

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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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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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