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Why Does The Twilight Zone Hold Up So Well?

I recently watched a review of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and in it, the reviewer noted that he didn’t find that TV show as funny as he thought he should have. The reason is because it was such a trailblazer … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice at The Office

I enjoy good books and witty TV shows. And wouldn’t you know it, I found that two of my favorite pieces of entertainment that fall into these two categories resemble each other in surprising detail. Many of the characters in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Episode of Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series is often held up as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, cartoon shows ever made. I was the perfect age to enjoy this show as a kid, and I find myself enjoying it on … Continue reading

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Timeless Childhood Lessons from the ’90s

What I particularly enjoyed from the ’90s was the subtle way that TV stations snuck important life lessons into fun presentations. And there is no better example of this than the “Totally Kids Detective Agency” on Fox. Continue reading

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10 Villains Who Were Defeated by Simply Ignoring Them

It’s refreshing when a film subverts expectations. For example, we usually expect an epic battle between good and evil at the end so that the hero will decisively triumph over his enemies. But sometimes that’s not necessary. Sometimes the hero’s … Continue reading

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What Makes My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic a Surprisingly Amazing Show

As a father of several young children, I get exposed to a lot of great entertainment that I never would have watched otherwise. Transformers: Rescue Bots, Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated, and Octonauts are all surprisingly engaging in their own unique … Continue reading

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Star Trek’s Insights Into the Campus Rape Hysteria

Season 3 of Star Trek: The Next Generation is probably my favorite season of that show. It introduced us to the awkward yet lovable character of Reginald Barclay, offered a proper sendoff to Tasha Yar after her embarrassing departure from … Continue reading

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