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The second spin-off from NCIS (and technically the third from Jag – which is where the original NCIS series was spun out of), NCIS New Orleans is a very different beast to its predecessors. Whereas the first show was a stoic, patriotic series; and the second was more action and comedy orientated; this third entry in the franchise takes things a more quirky and offbeat direction.
Set in New Orleans the show uses its new location to create a different feel straight away. The fact that Scott Bakula is heading the team as Dwayne Pride adds a certain edge to it. Fans of cult television shows will always know him for Quantum Leap, and he manages to bring attention to the show just from that. To be fair though there is much more to NCIS New Orleans to keep people invested, including another interesting cast choice: Lucas Black, known to fans »
- Paul Metcalf
What could be worse than your mortal enemy running a billion dollar company, having infinite resources to work on your doom? How about that same mortal enemy being President of the United States.
In the early 00s, Lex Luthor ran for the country’s highest political office and surprisingly won, giving him complete control over the American government and manipulated events to make him look like a good president. Superman and Batman made a deal with each other that they wouldn’t forcefully remove Lex from office until he did something to force their hand. That time came in the storyline Public Enemies, the opening arc to the Superman/Batman title by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness.
When a huge Kryptonite asteroid heads to Earth, threatening to wipe out all life, Luthor »
- Ricky Church
The list of guest stars appearing across nine seasons and two movies of The X-Files is long and distinguished: Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, and Bryan Cranston all appeared on the show, and would later work together under Vince Gilligan (who wrote and produced for The X-Files) on his hit AMC series Breaking Bad. Jane Lynch would appear, and later hit it big on Glee. Lucy Liu, Ryan Reynolds, Shia LeBeouf, Jack Black, and Seth Green all made appearances on the show early in their careers.
Plenty of established actors showed up as well: Peter Boyle won an Emmy for his role in Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose, while Cch Pounder was nominated for one for her appearance in Duane Barry from the show’s second season. Ed Asner, Lily Tomlin, and Gary Shandling all appeared on the series, and even Billy Connolly turned up in the show’s second feature film, »
- Jay Anderson
3 items from 2016
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