Tag Archives: Michael Scott

One Long, Last Look at The Office

Last week’s penultimate episode of The Office gave us a frustrating glimpse of what might have been. In a season filled with mediocre comedy, intelligence-insulting plot choices[1], and inexplicable character development, we got a flawed but good episode centered largely … Continue reading

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SitCombat 3/24/11

I’m not sure why the NBC shows would want to go head-to-head with the third round* of the NCAA Tournament, rather than waiting one more week to come back, but they didn’t. Poor strategy aside, we got three new episodes … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 3/3/11

We have an abbreviated edition of SitCombat this week, as NBC pulled a fast one, showing six consecutive episodes of the Office. All were reruns. So, while I would normally review all three series, even if only some were airing … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 2/24/11

Yesterday was quite a day around these parts.*  I can think of no better way to follow up an academic-style commentary about the Obama Administration’s decision to cease defending DOMA than with an analysis of the relative merits of three … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 2/17/11

Can the long-awaited cinematic tale of Michael Scarn top defending champ 30 Rock, or will Sterling Archer’s own action / intrigue (and Burt Reynolds references) allow upstart Archer to take the crown from venerable and little-watched NBC fare? Here’s how … Continue reading

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