Surveillance Summer Watch: Hill Street Blues, “Rites of Spring” Parts One and Two

This is the newest post in 2011′s Surveillance Summer Watch series featuring Cheers and Hill Street Blues. For the next couple of months, I’ll be writing weekly reviews of episodes from each series’ first seasons, with Cheers on Tuesdays and Hill Street Blues on Thursdays. For more information, see this post and for all the SSW pieces, visit this page. Hill Street Blues brings us a … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch: Hill Street Blues, “Rites of Spring” Parts One and Two

Modern Family, “Unplugged”

I've decided to write about the ABC comedies separately this week because I couldn't find any gimmick or theme to shoe-horn them together. And that's mostly because this week's episode of Modern Family is definitely the worst episode of the season and probably one of the two or three worst in the series' short run. … Continue reading Modern Family, “Unplugged”