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The L.A. Complex, “Down in L.A.” (1.01)

The L.A. Complex logo.

A review of the new Canadian drama, written and directed by Martin Gero, after the jump… Advertisements

NEWS: Dan For Mayor Cancelled

The Dan For Mayor logo

Sadly, the amusing Canadian sitcom, which I’d enjoyed watching grow from a mediocre show about nobody I liked to a decent show about plenty of people I liked, has been cancelled by CTV. It’s too bad, because the show was a lot of fun, and Fred Ewanuick in particular deserved the showcase. I’d debated whether … Continue reading

Blackstone, “Future? What Future?” (1.01)

The Blackstone logo

A review of the Showcase drama’s pilot, written by Gil E. Cardinal and directed by Ron E. Scott, after the jump…

Almost Heroes, “Terry and Peter vs. the Law” (1.06)

The cast of Almost Heroes.

A review of the Canadian comedy’s sixth episode, written by Dan Redican & Kyle Muir and directed by  Shawn Alex Thompson, after the jump…

Almost Heroes, “Terry and Peter vs. Their Hero” (1.05)

Bernie and Capt. Cannon share a romantic moment.

A review of the Canadian comedy’s fifth episode, written by Laurie Elliot and directed by Graeme Lynch, after the jump…

Dan For Mayor, “Claire 2.0” (2.04)

A review of the fourth episode, written by Carolyn Taylor and directed by Brian Roberts, after the jump…

Almost Heroes, “Terry and Peter vs. A Living Wage” (1.04)

Terry (Paul Campbell) shines a lamp in Peter's (Ryan Bellevile) face during performance review.

A review of the show’s fourth episode, written by Fraser Young and directed by Graeme Lynch, after the jump…

Dan For Mayor, “Awkward Speedoo” (2.03)

Mike (Benjamin Ayres) gives Dan the stinkeye while being driven on a speedoo by a cop.

A review of the Canadian comedy’s newest episode, written by Carolyn Taylor and directed by David Weaver, after the jump…

Almost Heroes, “Terry and Peter vs. Girls” (1.03)

Bernie (Lauren Ash) and Terry (Paul Campbell) sit in a used car on a stakeout.

If you missed the episode, it’s available streaming on the Showcase website. A review of the charming Canadian comedy’s third episode, written by Ryan & Jason Belleville and directed by Shawn Alex Thompson, after the jump…

Almost Heroes, “Terry and Peter vs. Wendell” (1.02)

Candi (Meghan Heffern) and Bernie (Lauren Ash) discuss Bernie's girl friends, or lack thereof, in Sassitude.

A review of the new comedy’s second episode, written by Jason & Ryan Belleville and directed by Graeme Lynch, after the jump…