Surveillance Summer Watch: Cheers, “The Tortelli Tort,” “Sam at Eleven” and “Coach’s Daughter”

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 … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch: Cheers, “The Tortelli Tort,” “Sam at Eleven” and “Coach’s Daughter”

Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: Families fall apart, come together

If you’d like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. It's really unfortunate that this is the final post in my Surveillance Summer Watch series. Just as it always happens, the summer was much busier than I had expected it to be, with work, trips and currently-airing television taking … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: Families fall apart, come together

Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: One down, one to go

If you’d like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. I've had a lot of balls in the air recently, which have prevented me from getting through my viewing of Sons of Anarchy. However, I did recently complete the first season and figured I should at least post something, … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: One down, one to go

Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: Reacting to a tragedy

If you’d like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. It's been a long time since I've written about my West Wing viewing and that makes me sad. I haven't watched a whole lot of West Wing lately, and that also makes me sad. That is especially disappointing when … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: Reacting to a tragedy

Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: A family affair

If you’d like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. After I finished up the first season of The West Wing I was ready for something else to occupy my television viewing time, if only for a little bit. I sent out a tweet asking followers if I should … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, Sons of Anarchy: A family affair

Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: Reflections on season one

If you’d like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. I spent a good part of my Memorial Day watching the tail end of The West Wing's first season, something that seems like a fitting way for a television nerd to celebrate a very American holiday. Thoughts on the … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: Reflections on season one

Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: A discarded disease

If you'd like to check out previous posts in this series, visit the Surveillance Summer Watch page. With upfronts and a slew of finales, I've only watched three episodes of The West Wing since my last post, but I wanted to post now because one of those episodes introduces a character beat that I have … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: A discarded disease

Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: On Message

In only a few short days, I've plowed through the first 10(!) episodes of The West Wing. Benefits of graduating college ladies and gentlemen! I'm still trying to figure out exactly how to write about the episodes because straight recaps would be boring after the fact, and I'm still reading up on the various issues. … Continue reading Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: On Message