Now and Again

1999, TV Show


I'd like to back up Kelly ...

Question: I'd like to back up Kelly H.'s comments about watching a movie with objectionable words or gratuitous nude scenes edited out. I personally don't want to hear the F-bomb, and Kelly made an astute point in saying that Deadwood and The Sopranos would probably have a wider appeal were it not for the profanity. I don't agree that PAX programming was insipid, though, because Sue Thomas, F.B.Eye and especially Hope Island are on my list of favorite shows ever, along with State of Grace, Homefront and Now and Again, which never resorted to profanity  to attract interest. Plus, I could watch them with my kids. Even shows like Firefly, Wonderfalls and Veronica Mars, which are aimed at viewers who are teens and up, are well-crafted and engaging without the lewd content that CSI seems so intent on. I love the show, but some weeks, I can't handle watching it. (I admit that I am a Desperate Housewives fan — I just watch it when my kids are in bed.) Family-friendly viewing and interesting, ... read more

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Premiered: September 24, 1999, on CBS
Rating: None
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Premise: A dead man's brain is implanted in a genetically enhanced body as an experiment by the government, which forbids him to contact his grieving family. Blending sci-fi and adventure (with some humor and romance thrown in), the series found a small but loyal audience, which was left hanging when the show was canceled after a cliff-hanging first-season finale. Created by Glen Gordon Caron (`Moonlighting').


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