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Saturday Night Live might be losing yet another big star, Kenan Thompson. The funny man who played Fat Albert in a movie and was a former teen idol, admits he may not last beyond the current season of SNL. He has been on the series for a long time and might be itching to spread his wings on his own. However, it appears this idea has been on his mind for a while. Rumor has it that he was not planning to return this season but stayed at the request of Lorne Michaels. However, it appears he may have nothing to hold him back this time around.
Will you miss Kenan? I would, he has certainly proven himself to a great actor with a lot of talent. He can hold his own easily as well as be able to play many roles. Despite of this talent, he has been overlooked »
- Sarah Peel
We're continuing this periodic summer project where we revisit classic sitcom episode. Last week, we did a "NewsRadio" double feature, and today we're going to talk about one of my favorite episodes of "The Cosby Show," called "Theo's Holiday," coming up just as soon as my corporate headquarters has 49 floors but no phone... Periodically throughout the latter half of the 20th century, various TV genres would be declared dead and buried. Some of them actually stayed dead, more or less, like the Western, while others lay fallow, waiting for the right show to bring the public mood back to it. In the early '80s, the sitcom was the genre being put out to pasture, falling behind dramas of various stripes, from the lofty ambitions of "Hill Street Blues" and "St. Elsewhere" to the soapy environs of "Dallas" and "Dynasty" to the comedy/drama/action mix of "Magnum, P.I. »
- Alan Sepinwall
2 items from 2014
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