We Need Middle-Closure!

This is so not fair. Not only did The Middleman » 9/02/08 5:43pm 9/02/08 5:43pm season one end on a new high note with last night's bizarre alternate universe story — making us feel clawing hostility at the thought that it could be the last ever episode — but it also left way, way too many loose ends laying around. Loose ends that may never be tied…

The Fangs Of Love Are Sharp, And Apparently Wooden, On The Middleman

I'm still reeling from the revelations in last night's new Middleman » 8/19/08 5:30pm 8/19/08 5:30pm episode. Well, two revelations in particular, both involving Lacey, the show's unsung star. I almost had a temperomandibular joint disorder from having my jaw drop so many times. To be fair, the episode's main plot was one that I could take or leave…

The Middleman's Sexual Revolution

A 1960s hero gets cryogenically frozen and wakes up in 2008. In the hands of most TV shows or comics, this storyline would have been full of silly fish-out-of-water jokes. Oh, he doesn't understand the internet! He's never seen an ipod! Etc. But The Middleman sidestepped all that stuff and went for the really… » 8/12/08 2:00pm 8/12/08 2:00pm

The Middleman Knocked Our Blocks Off!

The main plot of last night's Middleman episode was only middling - I've seen similar storylines mocking boy-bands before - but all of the interactions between the characters, and the fizzy dialog, were funnier than ever. I honestly would watch The Middleman even if it was just a whole episode of Lacey and Wendy… » 7/22/08 1:45pm 7/22/08 1:45pm