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When Bad Characters Ruin Good TV Shows

AUTHOR: mroberts
Nobody's perfect. Even if your TV show is cooler than a hotel made out of ice, you're still bound to have that one little flaw that otherwise spoils a perfect series. Scooby-Doo had Scrappy-Doo, Saved by the Bell had Screech and Lost had Ana-Lucia. It's too late for these shows to polish off their blemishes, but there are... Continue reading
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Madonna Performs Many Squats at Superbowl Halftime, Also Sings

AUTHOR: mroberts
This year's Superbowl was all about the thigh workout. Certainly there was football, there were lots and lots of multimillion dollar commercials (GoDaddy.com still claims the title of Creepiest Marketing Campaign of All Time), but the real highlight for many people was seeing 53-year-old Madonna perform roughly 250 squat... Continue reading

The Big Bang Theory: A Scientific Study

AUTHOR: mroberts
I can't say I'm the world's biggest fan of The Big Bang Theory. It's a bit surprising considering that I'm Infinity Dish's resident nerd writer, but there are a few things about it that just bug me. The is annoying and a lot of the jokes fall flat, even if I do get a joke's obscure Marvel reference or when Amy and Sheldon... Continue reading
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Fictional TV Awards We Think We Have a Shot at Winning

AUTHOR: mroberts
Television actors and actresses are awarded with a number of accolades each year, from the prestigious Emmy Awards to the slime-covered Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. For all the praise we heap onto television actors, the characters that they portray rarely get the recognition they deserve.
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Series Primer: Next

AUTHOR: mroberts
Always been curious about a particular TV show but don't really know how best to start? Let our Series Primer show you the way! Oh, Next. You glorious, empty, televised equivalent of a Cheez-puff. You are so unnatural and strangely orange yet, when I am tired, sad, sick or all of the above, you are all I need.

Five Reasons Why American Dad is Seth MacFarlane's Best TV Show

AUTHOR: mroberts
When American Dad first premiered it met with some harsh criticism from Seth MacFarlane fans who felt the show was just an uncreative rehash of Family Guy. Patriotic patriarch Stan Smith seemed like just another dumb oaf with a hot wife and weird kids'”much like Family Guy's Peter Griffin. However throughout the years,... Continue reading
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The Strained LOTR/Office Analogies Continue as Mindy Kaling Signs on for New Show

AUTHOR: mroberts
Carrying on the noble (dorky) tradition of my previous Office Breakup post, Mindy Kaling has decided to desert the Fellowship and remain in Rohan to be the wife of Eomer, the horse-lord. And by Rohan I mean Fox. And by Eomer, I of course mean a solo show in which she plays a struggling OB/GYN attempting to "balance her... Continue reading
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CBS Buys Show About Girl Hacker Detective That is Totally Not Lisbeth Salander, Not At All

AUTHOR: mroberts
First there was Armageddon and Deep Impact. A Bug's Life and Antz. Gordy and Babe. Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror, Mirror. And now, thanks to CBS, we have a new War Between the Screen Entertainments With Similar Subjects.

T.V. Crushes Worth Having: David Krumholtz

AUTHOR: mroberts
I'll admit it, I started watching Numb3ers because it was available on Netflix streaming, David Krumholtz held a title role, and I needed something to do whilst folding laundry. Despite the creepy tight mouth on Rob Morrow's Don Eppes, and season one's laughably daffy dialogue, Num3ers eventually grew on me as a show, but... Continue reading
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TV's Top 5 Sexiest Nerdettes

AUTHOR: mroberts
It's never been a better time to be a nerd. Twenty or so years ago, nerds were getting stuffed in lockers and given atomic wedges. I mean, that might still be the case now, but at least nerds nowadays can blossom into acceptable and loved socially awkward nerds.