Dead Like Me.

Dead Like Me may be a little too smart for me. Or maybe the show is just unfocused and trying to do too much all at once.

Alias, Seasons 4 and 5.

It wasn’t until ABC announced the show’s cancellation that the writers finally gave in and accepted the fact that “sense” was simply never going to be a part of their legacy in the way that dysfunctional families and bright red wigs would be.


The burning question of the 2003-2004 TV season was this: “Does the world have room for two shows about young women who are visited by voices from a higher plane that tell them to help people?” The answer was “not so much.”

Ha! Cough, wheeze.

A minute ago, I was trying to figure out why my throat was sore. I think I’ve figured it out.

Alias, Season 3.

In a way, Alias just can’t win: its viewers have been trained to expect twists and betrayals at every turn, to the point where the only way to really surprise them would be to not do the shocking thing. (Spoilers within, but they’re pretty much exactly the spoilers you would expect.)

Angel, Season 5.

Notes on the final season of Angel. There are some mild spoilers, but none of it ever made any sense anyway, so reading on probably won’t hurt too much.

Alias, Season 1.

So now there’s a spy club even more evil than what Sydney’s used to, although it’s not the spy club that Zoe from Firefly works for. You’re probably thinking this post is full of spoilers for the first season of Alias, and you’re probably right.

Jeez, isn’t that King back yet?

How much of this stuff can a person really take in before going into analeptic shock?

Firefly: Brief notes on half a show.

Even though the show contains plenty of po-mo formal trickery and became popular in the closed format of DVD, it exhibits some very traditional traits of television shows.

Your reward for playing a game? Another game!

Games as unlockable content in other games.