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TV Review: ‘Show Me a Hero’, Episode 2

August 24, 2015


If parts of Show Me a Hero’s opener perhaps felt a little too calculated, Episode 2 feels much looser and chaotic, as the proverbial excrement hits the fan for both new mayor Nick (Oscar Isaac) and a couple of the non-politicians we were introduced to in Episode 1…

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TV Review: ‘Show Me a Hero’, Episode 1

August 17, 2015


For those well acquainted with past HBO series or miniseries (co-)written or (co-)produced by David Simon, the opening scene of his newest project, Show Me a Hero, may throw you off guard just a tad…

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