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Defiance Carries Sci-Fi Tradition

by Jennifer S. Rowe May 12th, 2016
I have been a science fiction fan for many years mostly thanks to my father who introduced me to Star Trek (yes I am a proud Trekie!) when I was 8 years old, so I guess that makes me an expert on the genre. There have been many great
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House of Cards

by Elizabeth Gunto May 5th, 2016
"Ruthless pragmatism." This is the phrase Kevin Spacey says to his soon to be House Majority Whip replacement in the first episode of the second season of House of Cards, and it's a good description for the philosophy that inspires most of the characters, along with greed, power hunger, and the general drives of those on politically-themed television shows.

Spacey plays Francis "Frank" Underwood, a democrat from South Carolina who begins the series as the state's fifth congressional district's representative
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Parks and Rec: An Ensemble to Celebrate

by Jennifer S. Rowe April 28th, 2016
There have always been times in television history when just  the right ensemble came together to make a truly great TV sitcom. I can remember, as a kid, some of the shows that were my favorites such as (oh boy, preparing to really date myself now!), Three's Company, One Day at a Time, M*A*S*H and of course All in the Family. One thing all of these shows had in common was their reflection of the present culture, and they
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  • Bob’s Burgers’ Linda

    by Elizabeth Gunto April 26th, 2016
    Upbeat, enthusiastic and goofy, Linda Belcher (voiced by John Roberts) is the New Jersey mom you never had. She's the wife of Bob from Bob's Burgers, and she's the warm, bizarre heart of the show. As her grumpy husband flips burgers and her children go through puberty and hide and get in trouble for hiding a talking toilet in the woods (long story), Linda supports them all through their
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  • Bob’s Burgers

    by Elizabeth Gunto April 21st, 2016
    Fox Television, despite itself, does have a history of broadcasting hilarious, insightful animated TV. Both The Critic and, of course, The Simpsons are two critic's favorites broadcast on Fox.  Since its debut on January 9, 2011, Bob's Burgers is the station's latest animated family, and it's one of the most offbeat and charming shows on television.

    The eponymous Bob Belcher (voiced by H. Jon Benjamin, who also voices Archer in
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  • The Incredible Dr. Pol

    by T Akery April 19th, 2016
    The Incredible Dr. Pol is a show on Nat Geo Wild about a Missouri vet who takes care of both large and small animals. Dr. Pol is a quite the character and he knows his way around them. While the show showcases farm calls and tending to different patients, it also showcases his family.

    Dr. Pol is a 70-year-old vet who has been taking care of animals all of his
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