12 Mai 2007

JTS Commentary, Part V (Family Affair)

Insufferable and unbearably insipid, this show was always one of those I ended up watching despite myself--chalk it up to the hypnotic nature inherent in the tube's technology. I remember coming home from elementary school on smoggy L.A. afternoons in the early 1970s and hating Buffy, Jody, and the pseudo-british Mr. French as I was watching, yet I couldn't tear myself away. Obviously, the former child stars couldn't live with themselves after what their treacly performances had inflicted on the viewing public.