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March 23rd, 2007

100 Words, 15 TV Show Reviews, Part Deux

Back in 2002, I wrote a Ping titled “100 Words, 25 TV Show Reviews” (which was, itself, a response to Paul’s 60 Words, 60 Movie Reviews). Since it’s been over five years, I’ve decided to revisit this topic with a current set of 25 15 shows (some of which will overlap the previous version).

American Idol: I hate, but watch.
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?: Great concept, awful execution.
The Colbert Report: Staying snarky… sweet, Stephen.
The Daily Show: Miles better than CNN.
Family Guy: Good for occasional laughter.
Family Ties: Bring back the reruns.
Futurama: It’s coming back! Sorta!
1 vs. 100: Underrated game show concept.
Saturday Nighty Live: Re-losing its mild bite.
Simpsons: The movie’s coming soon.
Smallville: Stopped watching this season.
Studio 60: I sorta’ miss it.
That’s So Raven: It’s still on?!!! JEEZ.
30 Rock: Meh. Really, it’s overrated.
24: Absurd, yet absurdly fun.
The White Rapper Show: Goofy, but self-aware.

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

COD March 23, 2007, 1:40 pm

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader – Apparently not.
Lost – I lost the plot sometime last season.
Battlestar Galactica Robot chicks are the hawt.

Greg March 23, 2007, 5:39 pm

Don’t count out Studio 60 just yet. It’s still not cancelled, just on hiatus. You never know.

Merle March 23, 2007, 6:02 pm

Yikes. I saw about four minutes of “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?”.. only because I could not believe how stupid the contestants were.

People get paid big bucks for being *dumb*? Why did they not teach me this in school? All this time I tried to learn things, when all I had to do was go “duh!” now and then and guess randomly with a nervous grin on my face?

Merle March 24, 2007, 1:00 am

Err.. meta-comment. Putting things in *asterisks* doesn’t seem to bold it (as the text suggests). And there’s no way to make things into italics.

Feel free to delete this, of course. It’d just be nice if, well…

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