La Femme Nikita's miserable and corrupted world of moral dead zones and US-sanctioned torture forces its hero to make a real-world choice between pragmatic collusion or principled, perhaps doomed, resistance.
Most people know 24 as a taut thrill ride in real time. But there is a seamier side of the show that caters to the unfulfilled fantasy lives of our nation’s foreign policy and national security policymakers.
Suffering from December doldrums on the tube? Fear not. There is a light on the horizon beyond all the holiday specials and reruns. Here are five shows returning in 2010 that will help fill up your DVR.