<p>Keri Russell and Will Arnett in &quot;Running Wilde.&quot;</p>

Keri Russell and Will Arnett in "Running Wilde."

Credit: FOX

'Running Wilde' - 'Oil and Water': A job fit for the Colonel

Episode three shows improvement, but how much hope is on the horizon?

A review of last night's "Running Wilde" coming up just as soon as I get out of the Easthampton drunk tank...

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<p>Stahl (Ally Walker)&nbsp;and Gemma (Katey Sagal) negotiate on &quot;Sons of Anarchy.&quot;</p>

Stahl (Ally Walker) and Gemma (Katey Sagal) negotiate on "Sons of Anarchy."

Credit: FX

'Sons of Anarchy' - 'Turning and Turning': Did somebody say deal?

The Gemma and Abel problems create unlikely alliances for SAMCRO

A review of tonight's "Sons of Anarchy" coming up just as soon as I'm in a position of influence...

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<p>Barney and Ted make a deal on &quot;How I&nbsp;Met Your Mother.&quot;</p>

Barney and Ted make a deal on "How I Met Your Mother."

Credit: CBS

'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Unfinished': Where's the poop?

An episode that didn't work on either an emotional or comic level

A quick review of last night's "How I Met Your Mother" coming up just as soon as my hairstyle is co-opted by the lesbian community...

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<p>Laura innes and Clifton Collins Jr. in &quot;The Event.&quot;</p>

Laura innes and Clifton Collins Jr. in "The Event."

Credit: NBC

'The Event' - 'Protect Them From the Truth': That's it for me!

Time to check out on this silly show

As I mentioned last week, after "The Eventpilot aired, NBC sent out screeners of episodes two and three. I saw some improvements in episode two, but only enough to push me from outright disgust towards apathy. Then I watched tonight's episode, and realized I was perfectly happy cutting the cord. Specifically, the climactic developments at the Yuma FBI station made me laugh much more than I suspect the creative team would have wanted me to.

I don't care what The Event is (other than a source of frequent Twitter humor), don't care about any of the characters (in spite of Jason Ritter's almost superhuman likability) and find the whole thing to be rather silly.

So that's it for me. What did everybody else think?

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<p>Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski)&nbsp;and Chuck (Zachary Levi)&nbsp;have to have a chat.</p>

Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Chuck (Zachary Levi) have to have a chat.

Credit: NBC

'Chuck' - 'Chuck vs. the Cubic Z': I predict a riot

Nicole Richie and Stone Cold Steve Austin return to trouble our spy lovebirds

A review of tonight's "Chuck" coming up just as soon as I vlog about listening skills...

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<p>Didja get it?</p>

Didja get it?

Credit: NBC

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 40: Stephen J. Cannell, 'Caprica,' Bryan Cranston on 'SNL' and more

Alan and Dan pay tribute to a fallen TV giant


It's a grab-bag on the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast this week, including another tribute to the late Stephen J. Cannell, more discussion about the return of "Caprica," another extended "Mad Men" discussion, and more. 

The run-down:

Stephen J. Cannell -- 00:00 - 08:30
"Saturday Night Live" -- 09:10 - 18:00
The return of "Caprica" -- 18:10 - 24:05
Reader Mail, Ratings and Show Titles -- 24:40 - 35:10
"Mad Men" -- 35:25 - 56:00

As always, you can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. Or you can always follow our RSS Feed, download the MP3 file or stream it on Dan's blog.

As always, feel free to e-mail us at sepinwall@hitfix.com and/or dan@hitfix.com if you have questions you want answered on the show. Please put the word "podcast" in your subject line to make it easy to track them down amid the hundreds of random press releases we get every day.

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<p>Esai Morales as Joseph Adama on &quot;Caprica.&quot;</p>

Esai Morales as Joseph Adama on "Caprica."

Credit: Syfy

Review: 'Caprica' returns to finish season one

Some improvements for the 'BSG' prequel, but maybe not enough

A man goes into a new restaurant, run by a chef he’s liked elsewhere, and orders the place’s signature dish. The entree’s a bit undercooked and the side dishes distracting, so he sends it back to the kitchen. After a very, very long wait, the waiter brings it back, and many of the things the man complained about have been improved, but in the interim the man realized that maybe he’s not in the mood to eat here.

That’s how it’s been with me and “Caprica,” the “Battlestar Galactica” prequel that returns to Syfy tomorrow at 10 p.m. I came to the series with affection for the “BSG” creative team (unlike some, I didn’t have major objections to that show’s finale) and curiosity about how they would view the “BSG” universe through a planet-bound soap opera-style prism. But the first half of season one never really clicked for me, and I can’t say I exactly missed the show in the six months it was off the air. Nor was I sucked back in by the first two new episodes, even though the producers have worked to fix a number of areas I had real problems with in the spring.

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<p>Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) makes a pitch on &quot;Mad Men.&quot;</p>

Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) makes a pitch on "Mad Men."

Credit: AMC

'Mad Men' - 'Chinese Wall': All work and no play?

Family time gets sacrificed for the new SCDP crisis

A review of last night's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as I have dog food experience...

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<p>Mrs. Schroeder (Kelly Macdonald)&nbsp;gets a new job on &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</p>
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Mrs. Schroeder (Kelly Macdonald) gets a new job on "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO/Abbot Genser

'Boardwalk Empire' - 'Broadway Limited': The wrath of the Beast

Nucky brings Margaret closer, and pushes Jimmy further away

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I fluff your pillow...

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<p>Dexter (Michael C. Hall)&nbsp;and the kids take one last trip to the old house.</p>

Dexter (Michael C. Hall) and the kids take one last trip to the old house.

Credit: Showtime

'Dexter' - 'Hello Bandit': Road kill

Dexter struggles to adapt to single fatherhood

As I said after the premiere, most weeks of "Dexter," I'm not going to have the time for more than a quick post like this one. "Hello Bandit" did some interesting things, including Dexter trying to deal with the responsibilities of single parenthood and the introduction of Shawn Hatosy as the first of our guest stars here to illustrate Dexter's journey along the Seven Stages of Grief. On the negative side: more Deb/Quinn and more Batista/LaGuerta.

What did you guys think of it?

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