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28 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Miracles

Skeet Ulrich brings to Miracles a combination of weary intensity and ethereal pretty-boy beauty.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Mister Sterling

Presiding over this commotion is the series' preternaturally cool hero, the highly principled and motorcycle-riding Bill Sterling (Josh Brolin).

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Joe Millionaire

Joe Millionaire is intent on satisfying the backlash lust of women-hating men.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Abby

Abby's writers have an opportunity to develop more fully one character, and give a black woman a star turn.

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24

7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

24

'Fiction' and 'reality' aren't so much opposites as they are of a piece.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

We discovered, in the most painful and tragic way, that we're not so safe, after all.

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15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Robbery Homicide Division

You have to hand it to 'Robbery Homicide Division'. It knows just where it comes from.

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MDs

15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

MDs

While the two MDs modeled on Pierce and McIntyre lovingly call their hospital 'the Mish' and claim to help those exploited by HMOs, the show mostly focuses on wealthy white doctors and administrators.

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15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Caroline Rhea Show

Rhea may not have come on with the same bombast that O'Donnell did, but, in a way, that's what makes her a winner.

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15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Boomtown

By playing safe, they might just as easily be playing dead.

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15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Birds of Prey

Follows neither the super-crip model of disability perception, where an individual's 'triumph' over disability is celebrated through public tokenism, nor the common perception of disability merely as an object of pity.

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7 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

What I Like About You

Perhaps What I Like About You will be a little cultural barometer, mirroring X and Y tastes and giving both generations one more home in primetime.

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7 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

John Doe

In John Doe, suspense takes a backseat to certainty.

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7 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Hidden Hills

Even more problematic is the moment when it's time for the episode's moral message, delivered with the subtlety of a bumper sticker.

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7 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

American Dreams

American Dreams recognizes an important point: rock and roll was deeply dependent on television in its early days. And that hasn't really changed.

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30 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Without a Trace

Insofar as it depicts agents who think and verify before acting, Without a Trace unexpectedly provides an antidote to the current media crime-fighting frenzy.

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30 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Twilight Zone

The most recent tales from the Zone suggest it can again become a venue for investigating contemporary cultural and moral dilemmas.

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30 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Survivor: Thailand

Ever helpful, Jeff Probst reminded everyone that, on Survivor, assumptions are always wrong.

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30 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Presidio Med

Diverges from ER in that it is, oddly, more conservative.

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30 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Hack

It's life-changing redemption all the way, at the hands of a flawed saint who can instruct us all.

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