Hart of Dixie is not snarky like Gossip Girl, nor will it conclude with jaw-dropping cliffhangers and bloody deaths like The Vampire Diaries.
Following an advanced screening of the Hart of Dixie premiere, how would I describe this new CW fare? Scott Porter took exception to my earlier classification of the series as "cute," so how about "comfortable?" Maybe "endearing?"
It's a show based around characters, the choices they make, the directions in which their lives have gone and the ways in which they deal with subsequent surroundings, relationships and consequences. There's also an alligator named Burt Reynolds.
The pilot spends most of its 44 minutes setting the scene. It's heavy on exposition: Dr. Zoe Hart is forced to work in a practice left to her by the mysterious Harley Wilkes in order to improve her bedside manner and earn a residency in NYC. Read More...