<p>Gabriel Macht in &quot;Suits.&quot;</p>

Gabriel Macht in "Suits."

Credit: USA

'Suits' - 'Pilot': Harvard, man

What did everybody think of the new USA legal drama?

Okay, I offered my take on USA's "Suitsin yesterday's review. Now it's your turn. What did everybody think of the legal drama, the fine quality tailoring, etc? 

Not planning to make this part of the review rotation, as you might imagine, especially since I liked next week's episode even less than the pilot. But if things get more interesting later on, I might check back in.

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<p>Louis CK&nbsp;in the &quot;Louie&quot;&nbsp;season 2 premiere.</p>

Louis CK in the "Louie" season 2 premiere.

Credit: FX

'Louie' - 'Pregnant': Who are the people in your neighborhood?

What did everybody think of Louis CK's season 2 premiere?

I gave my overall thoughts on the start of "Louie" season 2 in a review I posted earlier this week. In future weeks, I imagine I'm going to have a lot more to say about specific episodes, but I'll keep my season premiere thoughts brief, coming up just as soon as we sit and play the card game where nobody loses...

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<p>Elijah Wood, Jason Gann and Fiona Gubelmann in &quot;Wilfred.&quot;</p>

Elijah Wood, Jason Gann and Fiona Gubelmann in "Wilfred."

Credit: FX

'Wilfred' - 'Happiness': Dig, dug, dog

What did everybody think of FX's shaggy dog buddy comedy?

I gave my thoughts on FX's strange, funny new buddy comedy "Wilfredin today's review. Now it's your turn. What did everybody think of Elijah Wood being suicidally depressed, Jason Gann as an Aussie man/dog hybrid, and all the rest? Is Fiona Gubelmann, as Dan suggests, the greatest name in human history? And for those of you familiar with the Australian original (also starring Gann as Wilfred), how would you compare the tones and effectiveness of the two series? 

Still pondering how much I have to write about the series going forward, but I imagine I'll at least do brief posts on the next two episodes, which I've already seen. I do like it, but comedy is often trickier to write about weekly, even a weird, dark comedy like this.

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<p>Grant Show and Jeffrey Donovan in &quot;Burn Notice.&quot;</p>

Grant Show and Jeffrey Donovan in "Burn Notice."

Credit: USA

'Burn Notice' - 'Company Man': Back in from the cold?

Michael and the CIA are back on good terms in the season 5 premiere

"Burn Notice" is back for its fifth season, and I have a review of the premiere coming up just as soon as I have some tactical goals and a rough approach...

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 80: 'Suits,' 'Wilfred,' 'Louie,' 'Burn Notice' & 'True Blood'

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 80: 'Suits,' 'Wilfred,' 'Louie,' 'Burn Notice' & 'True Blood'

Alan and Dan go for two podcasts in one busy week

The

Time for the second of this week's two episodes of Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, in which Dan and I review all the things we didn't have time for because I was so damn angry about "The Killing." The run-down:

"Suits" -- 02:35 - 15:10
"Wilfred" -- 15:15 - 26:45
"Louie" -- 26:50 - 36:30
"Burn Notice" -- 36:40 - 42:30
"True Blood" -- 42:30 - 50:00
 
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.
 
And 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>Jason Gann is &quot;Wilfred.&quot;</p>

Jason Gann is "Wilfred."

Credit: FX
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Review: FX's 'Wilfred' a surreal, clever buddy comedy

Can an Australian man in a dog suit fix Elijah Wood?

When you're 5, an imaginary friend can be a fantastic thing. When you're 30, it should be disturbing. But FX's strange, twisted, at times hilarious new comedy "Wilfred" (which debuts tonight at 10) suggests that for some adults, imaginary friends are the best kind of all.

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<p>Wild Bill (Keith Carradine) on &quot;Deadwood.&quot;</p>

Wild Bill (Keith Carradine) on "Deadwood."

Credit: HBO

'Deadwood' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 4: 'Here Was a Man' (Veterans edition)

The legend of Wild Bill nears a close

We're continuing our trip back through the first season of David Milch's epic revisionist Western "Deadwood," and we're continuing to do it with two separate but largely identical posts: one for people who watched the whole series and want to be able to discuss it from beginning to end, and one for people who are just starting out and don't want to be spoiled with discussion that goes past the current episode. This is the former; click here for the newbie-safe version.

A review of episode 4, "Here Was a Man," coming up just as soon as I listen to the thunder...

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<p>Wild Bill (Keith Carradine)&nbsp;on &quot;Deadwood.&quot;</p>

Wild Bill (Keith Carradine) on "Deadwood."

Credit: HBO

'Deadwood' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 4: 'Here Was a Man' (Newbies edition)

The legend of Wild Bill nears a close

We're continuing our trip back through the first season of David Milch's epic revisionist Western "Deadwood," and we're continuing to do it with two separate but largely identical posts: one for people who watched the whole series and want to be able to discuss it from beginning to end, and one for people who are just starting out and don't want to be spoiled with discussion that goes past the current episode. This is the latter; click here for the veteran-friendly version.

A review of episode 4, "Here Was a Man," coming up just as soon as I listen to the thunder...

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<p>Scott Bakula in &quot;Men of a Certain Age.&quot;</p>

Scott Bakula in "Men of a Certain Age."

Credit: TNT

'Men of a Certain Age' - 'Can't Let That Slide': Potty emergency

Joe and Owen have to play the bad guy, while Terry and Erin get stuck in traffic

A review of tonight's "Men of a Certain Age" coming up just as soon as I have to take off my shoes...

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<p>Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams in &quot;Suits.&quot;</p>

Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams in "Suits."

Credit: USA
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Review: USA's 'Suits' a flat legal drama

Another slick but empty USA series

USA has established an odd little tradition in recent years where most of its new series debut with extra-long episodes. On the one hand, I understand that a channel whose motto is "Characters Welcome" would want to give its new shows bonus time to establish those characters from the outset. But on the other, USA shows are designed to be light, easy-to-digest fare - even when they're not airing in the summer, they feel like they should be - and these super-sized opening portions usually feel a bit too leaden for that.

Rarely, though, have I had as hard a time getting through an inflated USA pilot than I did through all 73 minutes (90 minutes when you factor in commercials) of "Suits," the new legal drama that debuts Thursday at 10 p.m. after "Burn Notice."

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