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Well, folks, that’s that. I didn’t quite take us a full year to get through 26 episodes, so that’s something! ┬áIt should also make you quite leery of me trying something more ambitious like Star Trek, Seinfeld, or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. While I know the majority of you that followed along were fans of […]

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Well, here we are: the very last episode. While I can always be hopeful that NetFlix will resurrect the show for a third season, I know that is unlikely. I would think that my multiple watch-throughs of the available seasons would tip off their magical counting/decision-making genie, but I guess if it’s truly magical it […]

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Chet is one of my favorite auxiliary characters on this show. He’s a doofus, but a dangerous one – a boss who is a doofus is still a boss, and a boss can make your eight hours a day pretty miserable if he chooses. Chet is a weird mix of clueless and knowledgeable: matters of […]

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Two weird things happened in this episode: Ted acts very un-Tedlike around his brother Veronica and Linda work together very well without Veronica hassling Linda (well, not much, anyway – she does say Linda isn’t up to being “bad cop,” but that rang more as an assessment of talents than castigation) That first one started […]

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First it was Daleks, and now Veridian is stealing from Star Trek, trying to perfect a universal translator. This seems like a positive direction, but I think I’m in Phil and Lem’s camp: Veridian doesn’t deal in non-evil. They already have plans to use it in prisoner interrogations, and I’m sure there are other terrible […]

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