Dennis Cass

Dennis Cass writes about television for Slate.

Television
May 19 2004 5:52 PMHistorical FictionColonial House asks its participants to role-play like it's 1628.
Television
May 6 2004 5:00 PMThe Rules of the GameWhy does Survivor: All-Stars make experienced contestants look like amateurs?
Television
April 14 2004 5:23 PMIn the CutAccording to a new crop of shows, plastic surgery is serious business.
Television
April 1 2004 6:28 PMMasters of DisillusionmentPenn & Teller's show explains why everything you know is wrong.
Television
March 12 2004 5:53 PMBad AppleOn USA's Touching Evil, a cop's wrongs don't get justice right.
Television
Feb. 24 2004 3:12 PMBehind the PoliticsStaffers shows us the blood, sweat, and fast food that make up the 2004 Democratic campaigns.
Television
Feb. 13 2004 6:06 PMAn Unreliable NarrativeUSA's Laci Peterson drama attempts to tell a tale that's still unfolding.
Television
Jan. 30 2004 3:47 PMChoose Your Own MisadventureToddTV is reality television's first meta-show.
Television
Jan. 16 2004 4:56 PMWomen in LoveShowtime's The L Word is Sex and the City about lesbians.
Television
Dec. 29 2003 6:02 PMIn the BedroomClean Sweep trots out the junk in the homes of American consumers.
Television
Dec. 15 2003 5:03 PMOne-Man ShowWhy is Two and a Half Men the hit no one is talking about?
Television
Dec. 3 2003 3:56 PMEmbarrassing RichesHow The Simple Life makes you feel sorry for Paris Hilton.
Television
Nov. 12 2003 2:17 PMBaby BoysThe men are the most interesting thing on Rich Girls.
Television
Oct. 27 2003 3:51 PMLord of the WBTarzan in puppy love.
Television
Oct. 2 2003 2:53 PMDr. Phil Is a SoftieThe TV shrink's weird fat-fighting crusade.
Television
May 17 2004 6:11 PMMemorial DaysScrapbooking shows that one person's junk is another's decoration.
Television
April 30 2004 5:39 PMAdult EntertainmentThe Fairly OddParents is a cartoon that's smart enough for the 'rents
Television
April 9 2004 6:48 PMVenus EnvyOn VH1's Best Week Ever wannabes make fun of real celebrities.
Television
March 18 2004 7:03 PMRevenge of the NerdsGame Over hides its video-game dorkiness under the guise of a family sitcom.
Television
March 1 2004 6:42 PMTattoo YouEye of the Beholder demonstrates that beauty may be only skin-deep.
Television
Feb. 19 2004 5:17 PMThe O.C.'s Trojan HorseHow a wiseguy beat out a brooding loner.
Television
Feb. 6 2004 6:02 PMBlinded by the RightDennis Miller's new talk show is all about his political conversion.
Television
Jan. 23 2004 10:40 AMBreakfast of ChampionsCold Pizza is ESPN's unsuccessful attempt to make sport of the news.
Television
Jan. 7 2004 5:08 PMWinner Trumps AllNBC's The Apprentice features16 strivers who hope to work for The Donald.
Television
Dec. 23 2003 4:35 PMCops and RobbersIn ABC's Line of Fire the good guys are bad, and the bad guys even worse.
Television
Dec. 8 2003 4:58 PMSaturday Night FeverAl Sharpton shimmies to James Brown on SNL.
Television
Nov. 17 2003 5:39 PMThe OneOn ESPN2's chess championships, Garry Kasparov tries to stop the rise of the machines.
Television
Nov. 4 2003 4:47 PMHow the Other Half LivesNational Geographic gets cheap laughs out of pig sacrifices.
Television
Oct. 17 2003 11:58 AMActing OutThe Handler wonders what happens when undercover cops can't keep their cover.
Television
Sept. 23 2003 2:14 PMFreaks, Geeks, and NazisWill HBO's surreal Carnivàle add up to anything?

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