Most commercial TV shows are junk that turn people’s brains to mush. I don’t have cable or satellite TV and that’s a good thing. I watch mostly HBO-type shows on DVD. But once in a while I start watching some crappy commercial TV show like 24 and even though I know it’s junk, I watch it anyway. These are shows with little substance or significance, but they go down easy and they’re fun while they last. If I had to watch them on TV with commercials and wait a week between episodes, I’d never bother. But on DVD, not so bad.
I gave up watching 24 a couple seasons ago, but I recently I began watching Lost on DVD, and god help me, I’ve watched every episode of the series so far (the final season begins next year). This trailer is exactly what the show is like.
Pretty bad, eh? I’m looking forward to the final season.
I’ve also begun watching 30 Rock. It’s a funny show. Here’s a typical scene: