Tuesday, September 28, 2010

No Ordinary Family

Here's now I welcomed ABC's No Ordinary Family  (8/7c) in TV Guide's Fall Preview issue: "There's plenty to like in this muddled hybrid of family drama, supernatural adventure and slapstick comedy. It's certainly unusual, but has a ways to go to become truly incredible. Or even exciting."

ABC's new superhero drama No Ordinary Family debuted Tuesday, and we want to know what you thought of it — and what you think of every new series this season.

The hour-long series stars Michael Chiklis — drawing more on his light-hearted “Fantastic Four” days than FX’s gritty “The Shield” era — as Jim, an artist who does police sketches on the side. While on vacation with his scientist wife Stephanie (Julie Benz), text-happy daughter Daphne and learning-disabled son JJ, the family survives a plane crash, passes through some magical water, and ta da! They have supernatural powers.

“”No Ordinary Family” tries to locate a sweet spot enjoyed by recent superheroic dramas that specialize in more verisimilitude than spandex, such as “Smallville” and “Heroes.” Shows like those lean more toward seriousness and away from the colorfully ridiculous old comic books. Although this often strikes non-fanboys and non-fangirls as woefully atonal, it mostly works here, but it would be nice if “No Ordinary Family” had more humor about it.” [Hank Stuever, The Washington Post]

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