Archive for October, 2015

Note: required viewing of Fanboys is as follows: Star Wars Episodes IV, V, VI and I. Many, many, many times. After high school, Eric (Sam Huntington) ditched his friend group to become a grown-up, by selling used cars. After finding out that his former bestie (and fellow Star Wars fanboy) Linus (Chris Marquette) is terminal   Read More …

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Calling Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law an homage to 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoons is like calling M*A*S*H a love letter to the Vietnam War. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law follows the titular character from a short-lived 1967 Hanna-Barbera cartoon called Birdman and the Galaxy Trio. After giving up superheroing, Harvey Birdman (voice of Gary Cole) pursues   Read More …

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Disney’s version of the Greek mythological hero is so far from the source material that they didn’t even get the name right. Hercules follows the titular character (voiced by Tate Donovan and based on the original Greek myth of Heracles – “Hercules” is his Roman name). As an infant born to gods Zeus (Rip Torn)   Read More …

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As said by Dave Foley himself, NewsRadio is the punk rock equivalent of a network television show. Starring Foley and about eight other “hey, I know him/her from…” kinds of people, NewsRadio is an ensemble workplace comedy about the staff of New York based all-news radio station WNYX. NewsRadio is an ensemble in every sense   Read More …

Categories: TV Show Review