Category Archives: TV

TV: Extinct, Episode 1

Some people, having seen the name of Orson Scott Card, have already tuned out of this post. Because of his religious beliefs, Card has unpopular opinions. I don’t hold that against him. I still like his work. Advertisements

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TV: The Good Doctor, Episode 2

Watching that was awkward.

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Breaking Apple

Apple’s TV Strategy Becomes Clearer as Top Stars Jockey for Shows This makes me laugh like hell: Though Apple isn’t looking to replicate the pace or scale of rival Netflix’s $6 billion annual spend, it is eager to be in … Continue reading

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Bad Move: The Anti-Good Life

In the mid-1970s, BBC ran a very sweet and very funny sitcom called The Good Life. I loved that series.

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The Oyville

Episode 4. The Orville meets The Starlost. So the intent is to do a Star Trek with people who act more like the kind of people we’re surrounded by. Basically, all of the bad comic book-level dialogue plus all of … Continue reading

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TV: The Good Doctor

The anti-Gregory House, M.D.. Or so one would be led to believe from the promos that tout “From The Creator Of House.”

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TV: Star Trek: Discovery

Perhaps the most controversial and anticipated grave-robbery of Star Trek yet.

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The Orville. WTF Happened?

Someone went and read a post I forgot I had ever written: Robert Beltran Speaks Trek Hard Truths. Which brings me to recall what I read at The Verge the other day: How Seth MacFarlane could save his terminally bland … Continue reading

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TV: T. (AKA: Professor T.)

Imagine a combination of the following: Endgame, House, M.D., Sherlock, Lie To Me, Ally McBeal, and a sprinkling Dennis Potter‘s Pennies from Heaven. That would be one hell of a series, huh? It exists! It’s from Belgium and it’s called … Continue reading

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TV: The Funniest Thing This Year

I don’t play videogames. If I say more than that, I will alienate the jillions of people who do and like them (I will alienate them later in this anyway). So it’s a complete surprise to me that the funniest … Continue reading

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