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Escape through Television

Last month, unbeknownst to any of you, I wrote a blog post that I never published entitled Understanding Unpopular Views that used television as my examples.  I wasn't really happy with the writing, so it sits...  It did, however, bring up thoughts on recent television series.  I've always been a television junkie.  As, I've gotten older, the likable shows seem to have dwindled.  Have I become picky in my old age, or has the formula for writing television shows changed drastically?

I can rattle off numerous television shows from the 70s, 80s, and 90s that I watched from start to finish.  Now, it's only a handful - and most I missed on first airing because it didn't grab me with their promos, so I binge watch them.  If they are good, I binge them all - or they head to the unwatched, possibly never to be finished "pile."

Thinking back the first show that I had been excited about in quite some time was Heroes.  It did not disappoint!  That first season was a…