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Tube talk: Happy Endings

Tube talk: Happy Endings

TV & Radio
ABC is not exactly being subtle about its desire to turn Wednesday nights into a comedy block. They've already renewed Modern Family, Cougar Town, and The Middle for next season, while the fates of Mr. Sunshine and Better With You are currently undecided. Enter midseason replacement Happy Endings, which premiered last night with two half-hour episodes. Last night's episodes aired in the prime post-Modern Family slot, but starting next week the show will air after Cougar Town. But enough about logistics -- is the show any good? Well, I've gone on record as saying I don't like to evaluate a program so quickly, but there will only be 13 episodes of Happy Endings this season so why not? I'd say it has the ingredients of a good sitcom: a solid ensemble cast with a few potential stars (I imme...
Just Shut Up! — 7 Television Characters I’d Like to Smack

Just Shut Up! — 7 Television Characters I’d Like to Smack

Featured Posts, TV & Radio
Harriet Brindle (Small Wonder) — On a show already full of loathsome characters, Harriet was especially rage-inducing. Watching this show as a pre-teen was one of my first times experiencing true hate. All I remember thinking every time she opened her yap was that I wanted to go to college, become a theoretical physicist, invent a machine that would allow me to travel inside a television, and then smack the freckles off her smug little face. Although I suppose it's to Emily Schulman's credit that she was able to make Vicki the frigging robot seem appealing by comparison. (skip to about the 2:30 mark and feel the hate flowing through you) Ted Mosby (How I Met Your Mother) — I've been watching HIMYM from the first season, but have always felt that there was just a certain littl