The year of skipping

Saturday, February 10, 2007 by · Comments Off 

The slow way. The bizarre tradition of serial dramas and sitcoms is the attempt to mimic real life even though they’re clearly set in some alternate reality; so the ensemble cast of The West WingERDawson’s CreekGilmore GirlsFriendsBabylon 5, even Alias, drift onward on a yearly basis for the length of their run, as we watch five to 10 years in the life of the characters, countless Christmases and birthdays. Read more