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I have not read the book but I found JPOD to be a rather pointless show. It had moments of laughter but the attempt at humor just seemed lame for the most part. One is left wondering about the relationship of the main character and his odd parents, but the rest of them are just THERE. It is trying to be another quirky CBC prime-time show. It's quirky but perhaps trying too much. I would much rather be watching "This is Wonderland" but the CBC ditched that one unfortunately. Other new shows such as "Chuck" and "Reaper" were attention grabbers. With JPOD, I found myself just wanting an hour of my time back to make lunch for the next day or anything. I was left uninspired, bland and pretty much brain-dead. What was the point if it didn't do anything for me intellectually or emotionally. Either a show has a message or it is entertaining or both. I see neither here. I cant say it is horrible, but if you don't have cable and there is nothing else on the other 3 channels, and you don't have to make lunch the next day, you might kill some timewith this. Better yet, read the book, I here it is good.
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