Mid-season finale review — Burn Notice, “Dead to Rights”

If you know me and you know this blog, chances are you’ve come across me discussing USA Network and its series before. At a certain point, I feel like my analysis and regularly frustrated view on how USA series like to use somewhat empty devices to keep moving the chains away from the lead characters … Continue reading Mid-season finale review — Burn Notice, “Dead to Rights”

Post-hiatus musings: USA Network edition (Burn Notice and Suits)

After nearly a month, my fairly substantial hiatus here at TVS is over. I am happy to be back providing content for you folks on a regular basis. In my time off, I’ve missed all sorts of television, both viewing- and writing-wise. To combat that, I’ll be whipping up a number of random posts with … Continue reading Post-hiatus musings: USA Network edition (Burn Notice and Suits)

Season Premiere — Burn Notice, “Company Man”

Season four of Burn Notice was not up to snuff but the last two episodes were very, very good. More importantly, after four years of moving the chains and delaying any resolution, the series finally pulled the trigger on bringing Michael in from the cold. Because of this (as I tweeted today), I'm very optimistic … Continue reading Season Premiere — Burn Notice, “Company Man”

Season Finale — Burn Notice, “Out of the Fire” and “Last Stand”

I haven't checked in with Burn Notice since the summer break for a few reasons. One, Thursdays are ridiculously busy, both for television and my schedule in general. Secondly, I haven't had much to say about Burn Notice. The summer episodes were generally dreadful (if you take a look at some of my reviews during … Continue reading Season Finale — Burn Notice, “Out of the Fire” and “Last Stand”

Burn Notice, “Breach of Faith”

This week's episode of Burn Notice is being compared to season two's "Bad Breaks" because of the hostage situation premise and although "Breach of Faith" might not be quite as good as that effort, it's still a damn fine hour of television.I'm kind of a sucker for tight quarters hostage situation episodes and series like … Continue reading Burn Notice, “Breach of Faith”