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

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

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'Chuck' - 'Chuck vs. the Suitcase': I do my little turn on the catwalk

Chuck and Sarah's relationship proves a help, not a hindrance, to the series

A review of tonight's "Chuck" coming up just as soon as I miss Ace of Base...

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<p>Janet Montgomery joins the cast of &quot;Human Target.&quot;</p>

Janet Montgomery joins the cast of "Human Target."

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 39: 'No Ordinary Family,' 'Law & Order: Los Angeles,' 'Human Target' & more

Alan and Dan look at the last couple of new shows debuting this month

The

The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast fall preview ended last week, but there are still a couple of new shows debuting this week, plus a few returning shows of note, plus a "Mad Men" episode with lots of ambiguous developments to debate. Plus, you get a brief glimpse of how, sadly, the podcast sausage gets made! 

The run-down:

"No Ordinary Family" -- 01:20 - 10:25
"Law & Order: Los Angeles" -- 10:26 - 21:00
"The Good Wife" -- 21:00 - 25:50
"Human Target" -- 25:55 - 33:50
"Mad Men" -- 34:15 - 56:20

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.

We should have time for reader mail again starting next week, so feel free to e-mail us at sepinwall@hitfix.com and/or dan@hitfix.com

<p>Michael Chiklis gets strong in &quot;No Ordinary Family.&quot;</p>

Michael Chiklis gets strong in "No Ordinary Family."

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Review: ABC's 'No Ordinary Family'

Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz offer fun superheroics, but the family part needs tweaking

As the father and mother of a nuclear family that somehow gets super powers during a South American vacation, Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz spend a good chunk of the premiere of ABC’s “No Ordinary Family” (it debuts tomorrow at 8) figuring out the limits of their new abilities. Sure, Chiklis can lift a few tons and catch bullets, but can he fly? How fast can super-speedster Benz run, and why don’t her clothes burn up from the friction?

These are the kinds of questions that will appeal to a certain brand of fanboy or girl, and the show sprinkles in other comic book references like a figurine of Kitty Pryde from The X-Men and a building named for legendary writer/artist Walt Simonson. But in its pilot episode, “No Ordinary Family” seems to be testing its limits just as much as Chiklis and Benz are, and there are definitely weaknesses that creators Greg Berlanti and Jon Harmon Feldman will need to be careful of getting hurt by.

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<p>Joan (Christina Hendricks)&nbsp;contemplates a big decision on &quot;Mad Men.&quot;</p>

Joan (Christina Hendricks) contemplates a big decision on "Mad Men."

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'Mad Men' - 'Hands and Knees': Do you want to know a secret?

Another Jon Hamm masterpiece as Don's lies threaten to catch up to him

A review of last night's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as I give you a closer look at my walking stick...

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<p>Jason Schwartzman in &quot;Bored to Death.&quot;</p>

Jason Schwartzman in "Bored to Death."

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'Bored to Death' - 'Escape from the Dungeon!': Bring out the Gimp

The private eye parody returns

"Bored to Death" is back for a second season, and while I suspect I'm not going to be writing about it a lot, I have a few thoughts on the premiere and the series in general coming up just as soon as I see the tasting menu...

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<p>Michael Pitt in &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</p>

Michael Pitt in "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO/Abbot Genser

'Boardwalk Empire' - 'The Ivory Tower': Mama's boy

Jimmy and Nucky each scramble to clean up Jimmy's mess

A review of the second episode of "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I turn on the vacuum sweeper...

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<p>Dexter (Michael C. Hall)&nbsp;spends time at a funeral home in the season five premiere.</p>

Dexter (Michael C. Hall) spends time at a funeral home in the season five premiere.

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'Dexter' - 'My Bad': Black widower

A Michael C. Hall tour de force as Dexter deals with Rita's murder

"Dexter" is back, and I've got a review of the fifth season premiere coming up just as soon as I put a Mickey Mouse hat on you...

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<p>Tanya (Lauren Hodges)&nbsp;does a little time in the API&nbsp;basement on &quot;Rubicon.&quot;</p>

Tanya (Lauren Hodges) does a little time in the API basement on "Rubicon."

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'Rubicon' - 'In Whom We Trust': Under the bridge downtown

Will and Katherine finally team up

A review of tonight's "Rubicon" coming up just as soon as I call you "old man"...

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<p>The cast of &quot;Blue Bloods.&quot;</p>

The cast of "Blue Bloods."

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'Blue Bloods' - 'Pilot': The family that polices together...

What did everybody think of the new Tom Selleck drama?

As I've said at various points this week, the shows I've elected not to review for time reasons haven't necessarily been the ones I hated, but the ones I had little to say about. "Blue Bloodswas definitely one of those. Cast with a bunch of actors I like (Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, even Nick Turturro as an NYPD cop again), solidly-executed, promise of some larger arc in addition to whatever cases Donnie and company work, etc. Nothing really wrong with it, but also nothing that really excited me, either. (The case in particular was both manipulative and dull.)

There's been some showrunner turnover, so maybe I'll check back on it in a few weeks to see what kind of show it's become, but in the meantime, what did everybody else think?

<p>&quot;The Office.&quot;</p>

"The Office."

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'The Office' - 'Nepotism': Spanking the flunky

A solid return after a weak season six

A review of "The Office" season seven premiere coming up just as soon as they have open auditions for the band Hanson...

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