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  • ‘Vikings’ makes a thunderous return

    It’s a modern cliché to note that the greater the power you possess, the greater your responsibility to use that power wisely. It’s one of the ...

  • Tapping into girl power

    But after the first half-dozen episodes of “The Gilmore Girls,” I see why most of my women friends loved this show when it was on the air from ...

  • Giving screen time to a killer

    I’ve yet to watch Duchovny’s recently wrapped series “Californication,” and have to admit I thought it was still on the air.However, Duchovny is ...

  • Raising the neighbour’s kid

    And I shouldn’t have been surprised by how good it was because “About A Boy” is based on a novel by Nick Hornby.I’ve not read that book, but I ...

  • Accidental spoiler didn’t ruin this show

    Unfortunately, an accidental spoiler made me wonder how I would react to the final unmasking of Rosie Larsen’s killer before it was revealed in ...

  • Travelling through the TV

    The streaming service added the series just before Christmas, and the shows I’ve watched that it has funded in the past have been good to ...

  • Is this the beginning of revival overkill?

    In the smartphone world it’s unlikely, if you’re a TV fan, that you haven’t heard the big news that broke over the weekend by now. But just in ...

  • Cop comedy gets better with age

    While I wait for my TV and its accoutrements to arrive, and go through the whole process of selling and buying a new base of operations, I’ve had ...

  • ‘Brains before bullets’

    In these cases, many people these days often wait until a series has run its course and then start at the beginning — which is much easier to do ...

  • Not your average TV family

    In fact, it was the previous Christmas Eve when my brother-in-law’s mother and aunt, both Scottish ex-pats, started telling me about the BBC ...