I normally love it when Tim Goodman and I are on the same page, but this week it just makes me sad. Because I may not want to have its babies, but I do still enjoy Wonderfalls and want to see it succeed. And Tim Goodman's right in presuming that it is not long for this world.
But Tim Minear, you see, has created this charming world of idiotic tourists and dive bars and talking inanimate objects. And the fact that this charming world centers around someone who's moody and boozy and doesn't know what she wants to do with her life... It's always nice to see yourself on television. *g*
I worry for whether or not the concept can play out over thirteen episodes -- if it really has legs. The reason cop and doctor shows last so goddamn long is because there's never a drought of stories -- there's always another criminal to catch, another patient to save. Sure, there's a lifetime's worth of cheesy soveniers out there, but how long will it hold our interests? How long until it all takes a backseat to The Love Song of Jaye and Hot Bartender Guy?
But I also worry for whether or not I'll be allowed to make up my mind on this issue. Dear Fox, please accept that everything you put on Friday nights is going to bomb, no matter what, and just leave the damn show on the air for a while. Hmmmkay?