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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The X-Files

Scully took no grief from Mulder; she questioned him, disagreed with him, and stood up to him. With Doggett, however, there is a more traditional he/she split.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The X-Files

As Mulder seeks to confirm a universe of infinite possibilities, Scully attempts to reaffirm her faith in God -- the granddaddy of supernatural phenomena.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

X-Men: Evolution

The teen X-Men interact in that magical place, high school, and get to drive cars and look fashionably funky (mandatory skater cuts for the guys and thumb rings for the girls) and do all those other things a kid would do in a parent-free environment.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Cameramen with chest-mounted cameras, wearing their own protective helmets, run pell-mell around the players shoving cameras into the huddles, pile-ups, and sidelines to create an up-close and personal 'feel' for viewers.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Weakest Link / Boot Camp

My favorite contestant in the premiere episode, Renee, seemed to be the smartest and most well-behaved player. Her response to losing the game at the end, however, was filled with such animosity towards the winner, John, that I was left feeling like I didn't know Renee at all, which of course I didn't.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Welcome to New York

Christine Baranski delivers one-liners so fast the audience barely knows what hit them. More importantly, she adds shading to what could potentially be a one-dimensional character.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Will & Grace

Will & Grace was an eight-year advertisement for a 'commercialized gay identity' that did nothing to challenge current constitutions of power.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The West Wing

As is often the case with presidential terms, the Bartlett administration ended with great pomp and little circumstance.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

WWF Tough Enough

In order to get this job [with the WWF], the 'Tough Enough' participants are clearly put through hell.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Will & Grace

While 'Will & Grace' is one of the funniest sitcoms on television today, the source of its comedy is occasionally troubling.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Watching Ellie

And now that I'm used to the neck-snappin', speed-skatin' lifestyle this Ellie leads, I'm looking to wash up in Lake Guffaw, to take a dive into the deep end of the Funny Pool.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Web Junk 20

O'Neal is almost never not funny, but his takes can fall flat, especially when he's responding to items like a two-legged dog.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Witchblade

Sara (Yancy Butler) is sexy without wearing high heels and showing lots of cleavage. This is truly a supernatural show.

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Wit

1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Wit

In the end, 'Wit' may be remarkable not for what it is but merely for the fact of its existence -- a serious, quasi-intellectual drama filmed by two Oscar-winners miraculously commissioned by and shown on TV.

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PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?

Just when you think that we might have entered a progressive age when old stereotypes have been eroded beyond recognition, along comes some media event

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PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The West Wing

Leo admits his addictions, and loses his wife through love of politics. Josh follows rashness with rudeness and hands the VP another dagger for the

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Wolf Lake

It's not long before you realize that 'Wolf Lake' isn't so inclined to spell out exactly what is happening or has happened to whom, and that this is actually one of its better inclinations.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Veronica Mars

Beaver's budding criminal career underlined one of Veronica Mars' favorite themes: the abuse of power by the rich.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The View

Why aren't these smart, accomplished women discussing things that are a little more global and political in nature?

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VIP

1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

VIP

PULL.

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