Created by Scott Pendergast A disappointingly underwhelming TV show that—so far--smothers its own potential cleverness with a thick, warm blanket of comfy family drama that never quite pays off, at least until the seventh episode—coincidentally a Thanksgiving-themed episode. Your enjoyment of So Help Me Todd (2022, CBS/Paramount) will depend on your tolerance for having your heart … Continue reading Todd Wright (So Help Me Todd)
Created by Paul Monash Tom Sicox starred as BRADDOCK, a private eye in the not-distant-future on the trail of some stolen components for a new later device, while contending with a jealous lover or two. Braddock, supposedly "the last private eye in America," relied on “old fashioned methods”--none of those fancy-schmancy “computerized” tricks for him. A … Continue reading Braddock
Created by Michael J. Wilson and Douglas Wyman What the holy fuck? Valerie Bertinelli, P.I.? No, really... Nobody's ever going to accuse Ms. Bertinelli, with her squeaky clean One Day At a Time TV persona and girl-next-door physique, of being one hot mama. But for a generation of us guys coming of age in the … Continue reading Sydney Kells (Sydney)
Radio Anthology Series (1947-54) "Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you... ESCAPE!" ESCAPE! was American radio's most popular and acclaimed anthology series, offering "high-adventure" thrillers and mysteries, airing on the CBS network from 1947 until 1954. It aired over 230 … Continue reading Escape!
Created by Michelle King and Richard King Alicia: Are you gay? Kalinda: I'm private. CBS' hit legal drama The Good Wife, which ran from 2009 until 2016) was NOT a P.I. show. But one of the major characters on it was, and for a few glorious seasons, we were treated to occasional glimpses of KALINDA SHARMAN, … Continue reading Kalinda Sharma (The Good Wife)