Tuesday, September 21, 2010


Chase (NBC)
Monday 10:00 PM

What it's about: A team of bad ass U.S. Marshalls hunt down some of America’s most wanted deep in the heart of Texas.

What I thought about it: Well, I think producer Jerry Bruckheimer might have made a misstep with this one. I can see it being 'chased' right off the fall schedule. Hopefully, The Event will do well and it will retain most of that audience. If not, this show is in trouble.

Poor writing lead to a lot of cringe-worthy lines ... lines that really good actors might have had a problem with which made it even worse when this crew (lead by Kelli Giddish and Cole Hauser) tried to tackle them. Plus, it practically beat us over the head with the fact that it's shot in and takes place in Texas. It practically screamed, "Look we're shooting this in Texas and we've got more Texas flavor than a cowboy in a ten-gallon hat wearing his Levi's and chompin' down on a big juicy Texas-sized steak. It's big because everything's big in Texas and we ARE in Texas. Really we are!"

Action is great and there was some action in Chase. The problem is action alone can't carry a series, not for an hour and definitely not for a season.

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