Steve's Cornucopia of Televised Whimsy
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Criminy sakes, how'd they do that?
"Dad's in the hospital? Can I call you back after this is over?"
- Babylon 5 -
Just follow the link -- I've typed more than enough about it
on this Web server already...
Pretty darned good
"Sorry, boss, can't do an all-nighter tonight. Never mind why."
- Earth: Final Conflict -
Kind of low-key, but interesting. It reminds me a lot of B5's first
season: there's a bigger story being told, but it's only appearing in
dribs and drabs. Unlike The X-Files, I get the sense the writers
actually know where the story is going from the start. Plus they
have the coolest official Web site (or rather, sites) of any show
(Episode guide site)
- The X-Files -
Dragnet, as Rod Serling would have done it. I'm starting to get a
bit bored with it, though; nothing ever gets resolved. If that
doesn't change I probably won't be watching too much longer.
- Cupid -
the place to go for rapid-fire repartee. The dialogue is a joy to
Not too shabby
"Gotta remember to set the VCR before I leave."
- Iron Chef -
Without a doubt the oddest thing on my list. A Japanese show
that's best described as a cross between Yan Can Cook and American
Gladiators. This one is on hold thanks to the Japanese distributor's
decision to pull the English subtitles.
- King of the Hill -
After the bit about kissing the practice head,
who wouldn't be hooked on this show?
- Fantasy Island -
I admit, I liked the original, and the new version oozes style.
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