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PS Television Exchange: Shameless, True Detective, shows that ended too soon


During the week, Poor Scholars staff members Brian Chimino and Scott Phillips, spend a lot of time talking about the latest and greatest that television has to offer.

This week, Brian and Scott discuss Shameless, True Detective and some shows that ended too soon along the way. 

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An unbiased look at the beginnings of Arrested Development


Arrested Development has one of the most ravenous cult followings of any television show to ever air, but there were also many people who didn’t properly give the critically acclaimed comedy a chance as it got the ax after three seasons on Fox due to low ratings. Now with the return of Arrested Development’s new season exclusively to Netflix streaming on May 26th, the excitement is mounting for the return of the Bluth family. Over the next month, Poor Scholars will be unleashing plenty of Arrested Development-related content but since Poor Scholars’ own Troy Phillips was born in the ’90s and far too young to watch Arrested Development during its initial run — and knew little to nothing about the show other than our other staff members’ rave reviews —  we assigned him the task of giving his unbiased opinion on the first three episodes of the series using a traffic lighting grading system that he created. 

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