Posted by therebelprince on September 29, 2010
Episode two, episode two. To FOX’s surprise, the ratings for this character-based drama didn’t match those of Dancing With The Stars so, in the last week, Lone Star has built up a sense of expectation throughout the media. The show needed viewers to tune in to keep it going. The viewers didn’t tune in, but I think they would’ve liked what they got – more so than me perhaps.
[Well, the word on the street is that FOX has sent Lone Star to live on a nice farm with so many of its brothers and sisters. Hopefully, we'll at least get time for an abrupt storyline tie-up if nothing else...]
“One in Every Family” was a very solid hour of television, and deftly managed to complicate the plot several times over, without locking the show in to any one direction. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by therebelprince on September 25, 2010
I was going to wait a few episodes to review Lonestar, but apparently the show may not have that much time up its sleeve, so I thought I’d get in now and ask, why didn’t you watch the pilot?
Lonestar is definitely the best new show of the season, at least on merit of pilot alone. Going in to it with no knowledge beyond the network plot description, this show was endlessly more complicated, and more genuine, than I’d expected. The soundbite premise of “con artist juggles two wives in Texas” struck me as being a bit trite, and more likely to appeal to the Big Love set. But watching it: wow. Just wow. Read the rest of this entry »
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