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What I Watched This Week: 15 Jan 2017

NEW SHOWS It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – “Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy” (A) A brilliant deconstruction of multi-cam sitcoms and the type of network interference Sunny has been lucky to avoid by virtue of being on a a cable … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 8 Jan 2017

NEW SHOWS The Good Place – “What’s My Motivation?” (B+) Has a lot of plot to churn through since there are only two more episodes, but it deepens Jason’s character in a way I didn’t think was possible. It also really … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 1 Jan 2017

NEW SHOWS Brooklyn Nine-Nine – “The Fugitive” (B+) Sometimes I miss NBC’s “super-sized” episodes that weren’t quite double-length. That would have been perfect for this episode. Its subplots are superfluous, but its main story of hunting down escaped convicts with … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

I realized that in my awards giving, I’ve neglected to highlight the best performances in years past. That changes with these highlights, in drama, comedy and limited series/made-for-TV movies. Best Actor and Actress in a Drama Series Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell … Continue reading

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2016 in Review: The Best Shows

Everything I wrote last year about not having enough time to watch everything – the rapid expansion of “Peak TV” – got even worse in 2017. I have a tie on this list AND I’m capping my honorable mentions at … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 6 Nov 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Concord” (B) An opportunity to get away from Danny’s wedding (which I am only disappointed we’re missing because it means no Chris Messina or Greta Gerwig) leads to a very Three’s Company plot. There’s … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 Oct 2016

NEW SHOWS The Mindy Project – “Mindy Lahiri Is a Misogynist” Is Mindy truly a misogynist? Maybe not, but there is something to be said for intra-office female rivalries. The bigger question is why the show decided to casually reveal … Continue reading

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