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TV Recap: Doctor Who, Forever, The Mysteries Of Laura

It is one of the true ironies of TV that a 51 year old show continues to have the most original way of reinventing itself every few years.  That, of course, would be Doctor Who, and the ingenious character device that has the Doctor “regenerate” every so often.  That results in the Doctor being played a new actor each time, but more than that, it also means the Doctor becomes, simultaneously, a brand new character with a personality we have yet to know and an old familiar character with whom we already have a connection.  Like I said, ingenious....

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Lazlo’s Clicker: Who’s Next? The Search For The Next Doctor

On the heels of the announcement that Matt Smith will end his run as the Doctor following the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special and annual Christmas episode at the end of this year, speculation has run rampant about who will be the next Doctor.  Here is my list of potential candidates, depending on what direction the showrunners want to take the Doctor in next. Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source Going Retro – Jason O’Mara image source 41 year old Irish actor Jason O’Mara looked right at home in period shows like the ‘70s-ish...

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Lazlo’s Clicker – Motive, Save Me, More Finales

ABC’s Motive tries to present its format as something novel, and while the show is not a traditional whodunit, its howcatchum storylines are hardly new – Columbo always began every episode showing you the crime and the perpetrator.  The fun was in watching Lt. Columbo (Peter Falk) figure it out. Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source Fun, however, is sorely missing from Motive, a rather tired police procedural that doesn’t use its twist at the beginning of each show to any particular purpose.  The motive for the crime that we see at the beginning...

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Lazlo’s Clicker: Walking Dead Finale, Doctor Who

HIGHLIGHTS This season of The Walking Dead has been building to a seemingly inevitable showdown between Rick’s (Andrew Lincoln) group at the prison and the Governor’s (David Morrissey) army at Woodbury. The finale then, both kept and broke that promise simultaneously, and, as always, kept The Walking Dead’s body count climbing, reiterating the show’s unofficial mantra, “no one is safe.” Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source The second half of The Walking Dead’s third season has been a bit uneven. The high points (the Clear episode, which brought back Lennie James as Morgan; the...

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