Feedback from our readers
I really enjoyed the Fall TV Preview. I can only hope that you guys do an even better job when about 80 percent of those shows get canceled and we’ve got to know which midseason replacements to watch.
East Windsor, N.J.
Much as I did on every episode of The Love Boat, I found a lot of dramedy in your great article about the show (”The Love Boat 30th Anniversary: A Look Back”). I was so excited by the prospect of one more voyage — as in 1977, cheese is delicious!
I’m looking forward to Reaper and think Bret Harrison is very talented, but I take issue with his quote ”Comedy, drama, horror, action — I hadn’t seen anything like this on TV, so I didn’t really have anything to relate it to.” Might I suggest he watch The CW’s own Supernatural to see it done right?
Bessemer City, N.C.
How did you miss the similarity between Samantha Who? and Overboard with Goldie Hawn? The concept is a direct lift: Goldie was bad. She suffered amnesia. She became good.
Manhasset Hills, N.Y.
The true TV geek in me comes out with this issue. I chart out each night to make sure my DVR can handle it.
Credit Is ‘Due’
For those of us who didn’t watch Walker, Texas Ranger, Paul Haggis’ most enduring TV work is without a doubt Due South (Movies).
Missing in Action
Thanks to Dalton Ross for stating that the best dramas were criminally neglected by the Emmys (The Glutton). I don’t see how the winners can consider themselves real winners, since they didn’t compete with Friday Night Lights, The Shield, or The Wire.
OBSESSIVE FAN OF THE WEEK!
Toronto native Lindsey Patten has been watching Bones for less than a year, but she’s already written enough fan fiction to fill a book — a 280,000-word book, to be exact. ”My family thinks I’m a little weird,” says Patten, who also runs a message board dedicated to the show and plays with Bones magnetic poetry. ”But hey, I just go where the creativity flows.” Maybe Dr. Brennan should embrace that attitude…