Season Finale — Raising Hope, “Don’t Vote For This Episode”


I haven’t written about Raising Hope in a very long time, but that’s mostly been a byproduct of my Tuesday schedule and other persona matters. In any event, I wanted to get down a few thoughts about the finale. For the most part, the first season of Hope┬áhas been pretty damn great. First seasons of … Continue reading

Raising Hope, “Romeo and Romeo”


I’ve been a big supporter of Raising Hope since the very beginning, but I didn’t really feel like I was missing it badly since it has been off the air. But then I fired up the DVR to watch “Romeo and Romeo” late last night and I remembered how much fun these characters and this … Continue reading

Raising Hope, “Burt Rocks”


I haven’t checked in with Raising Hope since the “Happy Halloween”/”Family Secrets” double feature almost a month ago, but that’s not because I haven’t been watching. Well, that’s not true, as I missed last week’s episode due to Thanksgiving travel. In any event, Raising Hope is still damn good fun and much, much better than … Continue reading

Raising Hope, “Dream Hoarders” and Running Wilde, “Oil & Water”


More so than new dramas, new comedies need time to grow, time to tinker, time to generally figure out what the hell the series is going to be about and where the jokes are going to come from. It’s easy to hate comedies if they’re not unbelievably funny from the get-go, but in practice, that … Continue reading