RAKE: "SERIAL KILLER" REVIEW

Adapted from an Australian series of the same name by the original's creator, Peter Duncan, the new FOX series Rake (premiering Thursday) is being trumpeted as a drama while the commercials and premiere episode play closer to pure comedy. There are indeed plenty of laughs, which should come as no surprise knowing the involvement of Peter Tolan (The Larry Sanders Show, Rescue Me), but there's an undercurrent of danger that runs through the premiere. Greg Kinnear stars as Keegan Deane, a likeable lout who can't get out of his own way. He's a low-rent defense attorney who, judging from the opening hour, will be happy to help his clients but isn't about to move Heaven and Earth to do it.

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