TV Gal Gets 'Lost' in Thought
Stay with me here ... this analogy is going to work.
For over a year, we believed the daft President was an indecisive nincompoop only to recently discover that he's really the evil mastermind giving Jack Bauer the fifth longest day of his life on "24." Last week, when
Just think about it for a minute.
Pickler may giggle all the way to an "Idol" victory. Also as a side note, is Katherine McPhee (who I still think is terrific) the worst dressed Idol ever?
Other things on my mind:
How many life-changing events will happen on "Will & Grace"? Grace is pregnant. Will's father died. And Jack is growing up? Thank goodness Karen is still a lush. I always get nervous when a show starts racing with abandon towards its series finale. Not everything has to be wrapped up in a neat little bow. As a viewer, I prefer to think of them as they always have been, living out the rest of their fictional lives in ignorant TV bliss. Please reference
Love in the
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Quotes of the Week
"Thanks boss." Josh to a picture of Leo on "The West Wing." Dori was the first to submit this very poignant quote.
"Are you kidding? If you really want the details, I'll write you a report." Chloe coming out of the bathroom when Miles asks her what she was doing on "24." Thanks to Stephen and Kate for the quote.
"Were you watching 'House of Wax' again? You know that Hilton girl scares you." Keith to Veronica when she said she was having a nightmare. Thanks to Danielle for the quote.
"I think I liked you better when you just hit people with your stick." Bernard to Mr. Echo on "Lost." Thanks to Cindi and Jem for the quote.
"Oh Perry. You're so edgy and cantankerous. You're like
"Taylor, are you drunk?" Simon to Taylor on "
Where Have I Seen Them Before?
So we were all very excited to see Alexis Denisof, Wesley on both "
Dan was the first to catch
Mariah and Sara were the first to spot Wayne Pygram, the healer Rose went to see in Australia on "Lost," was Scorpius on "Farscape."
Highlights of the Week Ahead
All times listed are Eastern Standard Time for April 17 to 23
If you're like completely evil and doing the vice president's sinister bidding, wouldn't you have an unlisted number and address? This week on
I'd like to give a big TV Gal shout out to Sean Callery, who composes the music on "24" (Monday, FOX, 9 p.m.) Because I'm loving the new up tempo vibe of the score of the show lately. Definitely ups the stress level.
Joan's cousin dates a player for the
So far, I've only seen the pilot but there's something quite charming about "What About Brian" (Monday,
You know what? I'll tell you what dude. It's just all right for me, man. Randy has simply got to get an opinion on "American Idol" (Tuesday, FOX, 8 p.m.)
So, I definitely hit on a sensitive subject with my rant about
VH-1 will air the five never before seen episodes of "Love Monkey," which only lasted three episodes on
After a pregnant pause, Sydney and the gang return for more butt-kicking action in
To the TV Gal Reader Belongs the Spoils
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Annie will finally find out that Matt and Sarah eloped before their big wedding on "7th Heaven."
Michael and Sara will lock lips on "Prison Break". and it seems like the good doctor will have to be let in on the plan. Also a familiar face will soon be back at Fox River. A familiar face who we've seen in quite a few commercials lately.
The season finale of "Crossing Jordan" will be a doozie. Jordan will wake up with a gun in her hand and ex-boyfriend J.D. lying dead next to her. Don't you hate it when that happens?
If you haven't been tuning into the final season of "That '70s Show," you might want to now. It seems they are planning on putting Fez and Jackie together.
Sam's ex-husband Steve (who will still be played by
We love Bright on "Everwood," right? Well, let me say that we might not love him so much as he continues to struggle with the fact that he and Hannah are not sleeping together. Meanwhile, Nina proposes to Jake.
You know how that Life and Death Brigade stunt Logan was planning sounded dangerous on "Gilmore Girls"? Well, it was.
I'm hearing Michael will have a lot to do with the "Lost" season finale.
That's all for today. I'll be back next week with my thoughts on "Alias," "The Sopranos," "Everwood," "How I Met Your Mother," "Without a Trace," May sweeps and much, much more. Have a question, seen a familiar face, have an inside scoop or want to nominate a quote of the week? Write me at firstname.lastname@example.org.