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6 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Three Wishes

God and Amy Grant, in all their just bounty, have the right to say no to your wishes. Before then, at least you can audition your agony in front of the American public.

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6 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Night Stalker

The remake of the Darren McGavin vehicle derives from the adventures of Mulder and Scully, down to the male/female tag team of investigators and a secret conspiracy involving mysterious deaths, unexplained body markings, and brooding supernatural forces..

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5 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Loonatics Unleashed

The 'plot' consisted of typical tricks, lots of lame puns, and more action scenes than in Michael Bay's wettest dreams.

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5 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds confuses critical thinking with supernatural abilities.

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America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 5

It's easy (and obligatory) to poke fun at America's Next Top Model, but important to remember that it represents the televisual tip of a gazillion dollar industry iceberg.

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4 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

House

If you're not already watching Fox's House, you should be.

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4 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Commander in Chief

Having gone to the trouble of putting a woman in the White House, Commander in Chief plans to focus on her efforts to keep house. See how far we've come?

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3 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Medium

Allison Dubois (new Emmy winner Patricia Arquette) is a particularly sane TV psychic.

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3 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

How I Met Your Mother

The story of that meeting unfolds in what will surely become the longest flashback in TV history, especially if the series stays on the air beyond a season.

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29 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Smallville

Season Five of Smallville continues to reward comics fans with details taken from Superman's various incarnations over the years.

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29 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Killer Instinct

Despite its frequent reveling in eroticized violence against women, Killer Instinct demonstrates some awareness of the problem.

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29 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Ghost Whisperer

Melinda's acquaintances get their dead-o-grams and move on, serene again even though we know their pain can never fully heal.

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28 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Veronica Mars

Even as Veronica observes that 'all appears hunky-dory' now, she's not about to believe such nonsense.

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28 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Invasion

Invasion is the best Stephen King series he never penned.

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27 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Out of Practice

The pilot episode offered only one moment when anyone appeared relaxed, and those characters, a loving elderly couple Ben spotted in a restaurant, are extras.

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27 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

nip/tuck

The inevitability of death is suggested by the lurking Carver, always a threat to Sean and Christian.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / Law & Order

Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Aside from making its occupants physically uncomfortable, the office intensifies their confrontations, forcing them to butt heads without the chance for literal escape from conflict.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Kitchen Confidential

Presentation, on the plate or on television, goes a long way, and Confidential has the look of a winner.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Extras

Extras finds a rich vein of comic agony in the world of film and television background players.

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