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Stingless "Scorpion"

I watched the second episode of the new CBS TV show “Scorpion” last night, and was, to put it mildly, underwhelmed. (This isn’t exactly a science fiction topic, and it isn’t exactly a critique of the science in the show, but what the hey… Call it part of the “and more” byline.) I’m not going to discuss the problems which the show’s credibility has had, or the ridiculousness of the plot of episode 1, or the hubris associated with naming the central character after one of the executive producers. 866 more words

Fall TV Week Three: Tuesday & Wednesday - Sitcoms and Stalkers

Only three new shows over the next two days, so I’m combining to save everybody time. Anybody planning to tune into any of these?

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The Strain - a comedy?

What network wouldn’t want to pick up a series from Guillermo del Toro? He is a notorious director, writer and producer of great horror films. In 2006, del Toro pitched the Strain, but Fox wanted to make it a comedy series. 282 more words


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Review

The fourteen hour documentary about the three Roosevelt cousins, Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor, that aired the week before the last week on PBS stations across the country was one of  … 764 more words

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Selina Kyle Review: Gotham Finally Finds the Funny in Brutal Violence

Where the pilot episode was intent on introducing the audience to what felt like a thousand different DC Comics characters, the second episode, “Selina Kyle,” took on a narrower scope, and fit a case-of-the-week plotline into the larger world of Gotham. 645 more words

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Gotham Pilot Review: There Will Not Be Light

For better and for worse, Gotham lives up to its title. This is not a show about any one person, not Detective Gordon and certainly not Bruce Wayne. 584 more words

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Too many TV shows

Following my blog I’m sure you know by now that from time to time I have to talk about a new TV series I follow. 1,050 more words