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Tucker Burns is a qualified reporter who can't get a job. He applies for a job at the World Chronicle, where they are delighted to have an over-qualified (by their standards!) reporter on staff. It turns out that all the stories the Chronicle reports are true, but written as tabloid articles so that the public can slowly get acclimated to such things. Aided by photographer Wes and alien abductee/reporter Grace, and backed by his mysterious boss Donald Stern, Tucker investigates, ghosts, aliens, and other supernatural phenomena. Written by
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I was very disappointed Sci-Fi Channel cancelled this teriffic show. The Chronicle provided just the right combination of humor, action, and wit which worked out very well about this series about the weird and unusual stories the reporters investigate for this Enquierer-type newspaper. From alien abductions to rich elderly people paying to relive their youth via body switching to vampires at an Elvis convention, The Chronicle was very imaginative and quite entertaining. In particular, there were quite a number of episodes that explored the human psyche. Remember, the magic pizza oven that sucked its victims into a weird dimension where they were exposed to their worst fears? How about the episode where high school cheerleaders were actually willing to become bionic women. Remember in that episode when the reporters went undercover as students, they made references to Beverly Hills 90210 as their reason they could pull it off. Pretty funny for sure! There was even an episode where a so-called superhero had psychological problems of his own. The Chronicle was one show that not only explored the weird and unusual, but took on current issues of human behavior as well. With the series' great writing and blending these issues together, the results really paid off as an overall funny, dramatic and entertaining show. The cast of Chad Willet, Rena Sofer, Reno Wilson, Don Polito, and Curtis Armstrong (as Sal the Pigboy) were all excellent in their roles. They all had great chemistry and really looked like they had fun doing the show. Let's hope they have as good success in their future endeavors now that the show is unfortunately over.
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