Right down the road from the town of Twin Peaks and a stone’s throw, it would seem, from Transylvania is the tacky toon territory of Gravity Falls.
Tru Davies races back and forth through time, getting “do-over days” in which she solves crimes and saves lives.
Television has become a wasteland filled with pathetic parents, impudent adolescents and dysfunctional families. But that’s not news.
“Instant karma’s going to get Earl/It’s gonna knock him right in the head/Earl had better get himself together/Pretty soon he’s gonna be dead.”
The attractions here are blood and guts. Cameras glare cruelly into pried-open chest cavities and at gaping head wounds.
Watch your backs Kelly Clarkson and Ruben Studdard. There’s a mob of kids hot on your heels.
Since 1966, Star Trek has shaped many of our space-age perceptions. So it’s nearly impossible to review Enterprise as a singular entity.
When your sitcom is about someone who does bad, inadvisable things, and it will naturally show her doing bad, inadvisable things. (Whether on Fox or Hulu.)
UPDATED REVIEW: The Disney machine cranks out another same-old-same-old sitcom that’s tween-centric and family-oriented, then uses it to break new ground when it comes to what those families look like.