Test Pilot #38: The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. Debut date: August 27, 1993 Series legacy: One of the more beloved one-season wonders, mostly for its curious mix of genres, styles and imagery Welcome back to Test Pilot guys and gals! With that extra-special Joss Whedon Theme Week behind us, it’s time to fall back … Continue reading Test Pilot: File #38, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
Test Pilot #34 and #35: Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared Debut date: September 25, 1999 and September 25, 2011 Series legacy(ies): Two of the most beloved and respected short series of all-time Welcome back to Test Pilot guys and gals! With that extra-special Joss Whedon Theme Week behind us, it’s time to fall back into … Continue reading Test Pilot: File #34, Freaks and Geeks and #35, Undeclared
Tuesday update: I've now filled each of these entries with a co-writer. Thanks to everyone who volunteered and shared this. Hiya folks! Just as I did with #TVFail on Friday, I've decided to take this short burst of free time I have currently to plan the schedule for the Test Pilot feature. Constructing the schedule … Continue reading Test Pilot: Announcing the Test Pilot schedule through May 2012
If you're a regular reader of TV Surveillance, you know I love a good list. Or a mediocre list. Or even a horrible list. The point is, I have a lust for lists. This fall, I'd like to provide you folks with more lists than ever and hopefully that will result in a weekly or … Continue reading Friday List: Top 10 individual television seasons
Terriers airs its season finale tonight at 10 p.m. on FX. You should, without question, watch it. It is the best new series of the fall and probably my favorite new drama series of the post-WGA strike era. With this being the afternoon before said finale unspools, I could spend a thousand words imploring current … Continue reading Value in departure: Why a Terriers cancellation isn’t the worst thing in the world (but it’s probably close)