Rest assured, there is plenty more where that came from. You were too good to stay with us for long, Cop Rock. God rest you and keep you safe and warm. Gobble gobble.
Monday, November 22, 2010
Happy Thanksgiving week, everybody! Rather than bore you with an overly serious, sickly sweet message, I'm going to give appreciation to one of the things I'm most thankful for: the poe-lice, by going back in time to 1990, when cops, judges, and criminals were less afraid to express themselves. The average John Q. Public thinks police work is all about crimefighting and tasings, but they forget about the musical side. Cop Rock was canceled after only 11 episodes, and voted by TV Guide in 2002 as the 8th worst show of all time, but it's bequeathed memories that you will never forget once you've seen it. I actually remember this show when it debuted (and had its finale) in my sixth grade year. With the success of Glee 20 years later, we can make the argument that Cop Rock was a show before its time and was actually a terrific idea all along. If that rationale doesn't convince you, here are a few of my favorite songs: