A helpful tip for the creators of future scripted series (if there are ever going to be scripted series again, what with the writers' strike that won't end): If you're going to name your show after a character, you really want to make sure that character is by far the most interesting one on the show.To read the full thing, click here.
"Bionic Woman" ran into this problem earlier in the season, with recurring guest Katee Sackhoff regularly wiping star Michelle Ryan off the screen. Now, if you want to be technical, Sackhoff was playing another bionic woman, which gave that show's producers some cover. For that matter, if you want to be technical, the title of Fox's new "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" happens to contain that show's most interesting character.
It just ain't Sarah Connor.
Friday, January 11, 2008
Today's column reviews "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," which is suffering from a serious muscle deficit: