Perry Mason – “Chapter Two” (B+)
The show snaps into focus in its second episode, which brings in Tatiana Maslany’s mysterious preacher, Chris Chalk’s dutiful beat cop, as well as some gruesome World War I flashbacks. The show unravels a lot of plot in just over an hour, but its revelations only bring up more questions.
The Simpsons – Season 2 (A- average)
The show finds its footing right away, setting the stage for classic seasons to come. The stretch from “Bart the Daredevil” to “Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment” is among the best runs of TV ever.