Push, Nevada

2002, TV Show


I am still annoyed at the ...

Question: I am still annoyed at the network and also at the writers for canceling and not wrapping up the murder mystery on Reunion. I seem to remember a quirky show that was on ABC on Thursday nights back when NBC ruled the night. The show was about an IRS agent sent to investigate a murder in a desert town. It was odd, like Twin Peaks, but was canceled mid-season. The writers gave the audience a quick conclusion to the story. Yes, it was not developed and it was thrown together as the IRS agent was being chased from this crazy town, but at least it was closure for the audience who invested time in watching. What are your thoughts, and do you remember the show on ABC? Thanks. Answer: You're thinking of Push, Nevada, which aired for eight self-indulgently unwatchable weeks in 2002. I didn't care much for it — for my taste, this was a case of a show way too in love with its own quirkiness— but at least when the boom was lowered, the writers rushed an ending into place, no matter how ... read more

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Premiered: September 17, 2002, on ABC
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Premise: An IRS agent investigates embezzlement at a casino in a desert town full of mysterious residents who keep warning him to leave. It's a bizarre suspense series whose biggest gimmick was an interactive component that allowed viewers to sift through clues and win money. Although the show itself, masterminded by Ben Affleck and one of his business partners, was fairly murky and canceled early, all of the clues were presented, and one viewer did collect a $1 million prize.


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