In this episode of podcast, I'm joined by Louis Peitzman to lament the failures of the porous sixth season of Dexter. Remember, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if you're into that kind of thing.
Dexter is a series that I don’t really care about anymore. I’m not emotionally invested in anything that happens to any of the characters and the writers and Showtime have made it perfectly clear that they have no problem avoiding taking the series into the final stretch (i.e. putting pressure on Dexter and/or having Deb … Continue reading Season Premiere review — Dexter, “Those Kinds of Things”
I have to admit, this episode was after my own heart based on its title alone. Please tell me you all catch the reference. If you don't, watch this video. It is disappointing that The Good Guys is saying goodbye for fall for a number of reasons, but most importantly, because it has hit a … Continue reading The Good Guys, “Don’t Tase Me, Bro!”
The last episode of The Good Guys was entirely forgettable and I was starting to see the frays in the series' formula. "Small Rooms," while featuring a number of problems on its own, reminded me of how enjoyable an hour of television with these guys can be. The one question I have about "Small Rooms" … Continue reading The Good Guys, “Small Rooms”
Based on the production code information found on Wikipedia, this was originally going to be the second episode of The Good Guys. It feels like a second episode. I was surprised to see that Todd VanDerWerff gave this episode a "B" for the A.V. Club because after the opening bit at the courthouse, I was … Continue reading The Good Guys, “$3.52”
After three episodes, it seems like The Good Guys is now less concerned with parodying cop shows of time past and simply being a straight-up comedy with police elements. That's sort of disappointing, but it was a fine line to tow from the beginning and perhaps it's just easier to go this route with the … Continue reading The Good Guys, “Broken Door Theory”
Last night, I tweeted that, "The Good Guys is unbelievably goofy and maybe a little stupid. But it makes me smile. What else can you ask for in June?" Yeah, that pretty much sums up my thoughts on the series. But I will say that I liked "Bait & Switch" even more than the pilot … Continue reading The Good Guys, “Bait & Switch”