Category: Miscellaneous Show

Curious to know what we think of the latest television premieres and finales? Check out these individual episode reviews. If you would like us to discuss a specific show, please write us here.

Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 1.5

Charlie’s Angels 1.01: Angel with a Broken Wing

The challenge with pilots is they’ve got such specific remits the writers can’t afford to get creative. Characters and contexts may vary, but the approach…

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 4.0

Go On 1.01: Pilot

One of the great pleasures in life is learning from experience. When life gives you lemons, you don’t just make lemonade; you also get it in your head to shake a different tree. Case in point

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 3.5

House MD 8.22: Everybody Dies

I don’t envy the minds behind “Everybody Dies”, who, after eight seasons, had to come up with a definitive end for a series that’s proven largely directionless since its sophomore year. I don’t mean

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 3.0

Lost 6.16: The End

Yes, yes, the Lost finale was very moving, and I got teary-eyed on several occasions. The part that really got to me is when Hurley tells Sayid the one thing the Iraqi widower needed to hear all his life, but, hey, I’m sure

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 3.5

Major Crimes 1.01: Reloaded

Reviewing the pilot for Major Crimes feels a bit like writing about a random episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. TNT has advertised the new…

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 2.0

Nikita 1.01: Pilot

Amanda: “What does the butterfly on your back mean if not transformation?” I don’t envy the creative team behind Nikita. Like V, the series is…

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 3.0

Person of Interest 1.01: Pilot

What’s with all the 9/11 references this year? I expected news shows to make a big deal out of the tragedy’s ten-year anniversary, but we also got gratuitous

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 3.5

Revenge 1.01: Pilot

Have you ever tuned in to a soap opera and started resenting the characters for wasting their vast wealth and whining incessantly about the woes…

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 2.0

Revolution 1.01: Pilot

NBC’s Revolution opens with a somewhat exciting teaser (if you’re into that sort of thing) in which all technology across the world ceases to work, leaving the human race

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Posted in Miscellaneous Show Verdict: 2.5

Ringer 1.01: Pilot

Going by the commercials, one might think Ringer a thriller in the vein of The Prisoner. In fact, the show is a lurid soap opera with noir

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